design.05 Miami

design.05 Miami made its debut last night as part of the art and design frenzy in Miami that is frothing to unknown proportions with Art Basel and its six concurrent shows (Aqua Art Miami, Frisbee Art Fair, NADA Art Fair, Pulse and SCOPE Miami, not to mention every museum and gallery in town and their concurrent shows). There is so much great art and design, …

Jeppe Hein: Distance

Last night we went over to Miami's thriving design district for the design.05 Miami show (more on that to follow) and on our way in got side tracked by this installation from 31 year old Danishman Jeppe Hein. Distance is an exploration of art as a game. When a viewer enters the gallery a white ball is released on to a 330 feet roller coaster …

Art Basel: Art Positions, Containers

A short walk from the main happenings at the Miami Beach Convention Center is Art Positions. The show includes 20 young galleries featuring their artists in shipping containers converted into exhibition spaces. The work here is much more experimental and edgier than that at the main venue and the containers are a challenging venue that some galleries embraced and used well. After the jump are …