Art Basel: Grand Opening

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Now in its 4th year on Miami Beach, Art Basel opened doors last night to an eager crowd of collectors, dealers, artists and press. The main event is at the Convention Center, but the overwhelming popularity of Basel has resulted in many outcroppings of art all over Miami and Miami Beach. After the jump are some shots of work (both old and new) we saw and loved last night. Stay tuned for lots more posts from Basel, Scope, Nada, Design Miami and more.

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Artist: Evan Perry
Title: L.Faux: CMYK
Date: 2001 – 2005
Medium: silicone, pigment, hair
Size: 60 x 48 x 10 inches
Gallery: Sperone Westwater, NYC

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Artist: Andy Warhol
Title: Rorschach
Date: 1984
Medium: synthetic polymer paint on canvas
Size: 110 x 100 inches
Gallery: Luhring Augustine, NYC

Dsc 1964

Artist: Tabaimo
Title: Railway Track
Date: 2003
Medium: lithograph
Size: 23 x 16 inches
Gallery: James Cohan Gallery, NYC

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Artist: Felipe Barbosa
Title: ?
Date: ?
Medium: Soccer Balls
Size: appox 96 x 48 inches
Gallery: Casa Triangulo, Sao Paulo

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Artist: Tang Maohong
Title: Orchid Finger-2
Date: 2005
Medium: silkscreen
Size: 45 x 45 cm each
Gallery: ShanghART, Shanghai

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Artist: Tony Cragg
Title: Not yet titled
Date: 2005
Medium: wood
Size: 122 x 51 x 35 inches
Gallery: Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg – Paris

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Artist: Tom Sachs
Title: Untitled (Skull white)
Date: 2005
Medium: bronze, spray paint
Size: 9 x 7 x 5 inches
Gallery: Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg – Paris

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Artist: Paul Feeley
Title: Untitled (April 15)
Date: 1964
Medium: oil-based enamel on canvas
Size: 60 x 60 inches
Gallery: Matthew Marks Gallery, NYC

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Artist: Sarah Lucas
Title: Cock, Coco
Date: 2005
Medium: metal cockerel, cigarettes, glue; china cast dog, cigarettes, glue
Size: 23 x 18 x 7 inches; 11 x 7 x 9 inches
Gallery: Sadie Coles, London

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Artist: Sarah Sze
Title: Sexton (from Triple Point of Water)
Date: 2004 – 2005
Medium: mixed
Size: appox 60 x 36 x 24 inches
Gallery: Marianne Boesky Gallery, NYC