Art + Design in Miami: The Art of Craft

Knitting, knotting, weaving and other handywork from the art and design fairs in Miami

In our second look at the common threads running through Art Basel and its satellite fairs, we shed light on the knitted, knotted, woven and other handywork that elevated traditional craft techniques to an artistic level. While we all were taken by Ambach & Rice Gallery‘s presentation of Ellen Lesperance‘s flattened-out sweater diagrams (covered on Cool Hunting last April), below are ten works new to …

Art + Design in Miami: Tricks On The Eye

Our look at the illusory works found at Art Basel and the surrounding fairs

Many themes emerged from the various galleries converged in Miami for Art Basel and the surrounding fairs this year, but unsurprisingly the one that stood out the loudest among the crew from Cool Hunting was work that played visual tricks on the viewer. Whether eluding us with clever technology techniques or purely an abstract form of painting, below are the pieces that grabbed our attention …

Pavilion of Art & Design New York

The famed fair for high quality historic design and contemporary wares travels from Paris to New York for the first time

Founded 15 years ago in Paris, the Pavilion of Art & Design brings together some of Europe’s most interesting galleries and dealers focused on modern, decorative and tribal art. In 2007 PAD co-founders Patrick Perrin and Stéphane Custot took the show on the road to London, and now the art savants have set up shop in New York at the Park Avenue Armory. Perrin and …