Miami Art Week 2016: Chaotic Landscapes

Paintings and sculptures across a few fairs that dizzy with their complexity

Landscape imagery has long factored into the world of art and captivated viewers either by way of accuracy or interpretation. While searching the halls of the numerous art fairs that compose Miami Art Week, an abundance of impactful, chaotic landscapes became visible. Some of our selections are easily recognizable as a landscape image; others offer hints by way of color or form. All of them …

Miami Art Week 2016: Theater + Virtual Reality Collide

From intimate, immersive drama to no-limits theater and geodesic dome dance performances, all in the Faena District

One can expect many things from Art Basel Miami Beach and Miami Art Week as a whole—there’s the frequent opportunity for Anish Kapoor selfies; plenty of Instagrammable, text-based statement pieces (some good, some really not); and unlikely collaborations at obscure locations that one must fight against the traffic to witness. This year, however, a few surprises left resounding impressions, and they were drawn from the …

Miami Art Week 2016: Sun Xun’s “Reconstruction of the Universe” for Audemars Piguet

An immersive installation of epic proportions for Art Basel

There’s no denying the substantial perks of hosting Art Basel in the city of Miami during the month of December. Some of the most powerful works during the entire week can be found outdoors, but one such piece does more than bask in the Magic City’s glow; it contributes to the surrounding landscape. Commissioned by Swiss luxury watchmaker Audemars Piguet for Art Basel, Chinese artist …