Art + Design in Miami: Photography

Infrared surveillance film, DIY negatives and suggestive stills seen at Pulse, Art Basel and NADA

The vast presentation of photography at last week’s art fairs in Miami included an array of highly impressive artists. Among the tremendous amount of work on display below are five picks of the most compelling photographers at Art Basel, Pulse and NADA this year. Matthew Brandt The well-deserved hype about this young artist continues to grow as he produces work that is not only visually …

Art + Design in Miami: Comic Aggression

Disgruntled artists mingle the cute with the profane

Artists have plenty of cause for complaint: politics, sexuality, war, the commercialization of the art market. Too witty for sincere criticism, the discontents at Art Basel 2012 and surrounding Miami fairs decided to childishly air their respective gripes with obscene humor. The result isn’t the inflammatory art of old, but a comic voice that mocks the nature of societal outrage. See below for highlights of …