November 20, 2020
Art Basel is Canceled
While Art Basel was technically cancelled, hotels in Miami are still celebrating art
during the COVID-19 pandemic. Below are a couple examples on how you can experience
art in Miami this December.
French Artists J.Leo and Léo & Steph Make U.S. Debut at Markowicz Fine Art
Markowicz Fine Art, a paramount art gallery in the heart of the Miami Design District, showcasing an array of international artists, will present new art collections by both French-Brazilian Pop Art couple Léo & Steph, and Parisian photographer J. Leo, during Miami’s Art Week from November 28th to December 6th. Both exhibitions will mark the U.S. debut of both artists, now exclusively showing at Markowicz Fine Art.
The gallery will host a series of small group showings reserved to only 10 people every 45 minutes. After being greeted with a glass of champagne, guests will receive a private, narrated art tour of the three-story gallery and its exhibitions including Léo & Steph, J. Leo, Arno Elias, Carole A. Feuerman, François Bel, Metis Atash, Shiori Eda, and Alain Godon. The event is free and open to the public. Interested art aficionados can reserve their showing between noon and 8 p.m. each day during Art Week, with the last appointment available at 7 p.m. Booking is available through Eventbrite or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Live Painting by Tiago Magro at Buya Izakaya + Yakitori
Buya Izakaya + Yakitori will host Brazilian-born artist Tiago Magro for an art + cocktail reception during Miami Art Week on Tuesday, December 1st. The ticketed event will feature a live painting by the artist that will be raffled later that night in addition to other raffle prizes, a cocktail reception, live entertainment, and a fun surprise in the Golden Gai, the eatery’s hidden bar. The mixed media artist’s work can already be found in the restaurant – a bold wall along the bar and opposite end of the dining room designed with nostalgic 90s tour posters of Nirvana, Beastie Boys and Nine Inch Nails.
Shelborne South Beach + Museum of Graffiti + Gustavo Oviedo
The Shelborne South Beach is proud to present Symbiosis by Gustavo Oviedo in partnership with The Museum Of Graffiti, on exhibition in the hotel lobby during the exhibition’s opening night. Cocktails will be served by Q Mixers, including Jose Cuervo margaritas.
Dec. 2 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Copper Door B&B + Jacqueline Gopie
Local Miami artist Jacqueline Gopie, introduces her latest collection, "Freedom to Play" at the Copper Door B&B. The Copper Door B&B will be hosting a reservation only, Meet & Greet with artist, Jacqueline Gopie along with refreshments.
Dec. 18-20, 12pm to 2pm