The Art Wynwood Fair Returns 2/14-18

The Art Wynwood Fair Returns 2/14-18

Following its widely acclaimed inaugural edition, the groundbreaking Art Wynwood Fair, enthusiastically embraced by the international art dealer community, Miami and the Wynwood Arts District will return for its second year during Presidents Weekend February 14- 18, 2013. The lure of cutting edge street art, pop surrealism and murals, as well as, the finest in contemporary and modern art, proved irresistible to international collectors and art enthusiasts. The second edition of Art Wynwood is responding to this fast growing interest and has expanded to include over 70 premier international galleries.

Such is the fascination on the international circuit that Official Luxury Real Estate Partner. Christie's International Real Estate re-scheduled its international brokers conference to coincide with Art Wynwood and will host a special evening at the fair.

Guests at the exclusive VIP Preview on Valentine's Day, February 14 will experience a First View of the highly anticipated Art Wynwood at this private reception. It's the first opportunity to acquire some of the finest pieces of contemporary art before the Fair opens to the public. VIP guests will enjoy cocktails and hors d'oeuvres.

Showcasing a diverse range of fresh and edgy works by established and emerging international contemporary artists from more than 13 countries around the globe, Art Wynwood continues to shine a spotlight on Midtown Miami and the Wynwood Arts District as a flourishing international cultural destination and the epicenter of Miami's art, fashion, design and culinary communities.

This year's fair will honor the late Tony Goldman who was so instrumental in the development of the Wynwood Arts District and the inaugural launch of Art Wynwood last year. A main feature of the 2013 Fair will be the highlight of street art, murals, pop surrealism and other genres from the contemporary underground movement exemplified by two very special projects dually commissioned by Jessica Goldman CEO of Goldman Properties and Art Wynwood, which include a stunning wraparound installation suspended above the VIP Lounge by famed artist Jesse Geller. Additionally Wynwood Walls and Art Wynwood will present a curated exhibit by Meghan Coleman featuring specially commissionEd Lenticulars with original paintings by selected artists installed in the pass through areas of Art Wynwood. Artists participating include: Aiko, Ron English, Logan Hicks, Futura, Swoon, Kenny Scharf and How & Nosm.

"We have received an incredibly positive response from those who visited and participated in the inaugural edition of Art Wynwood, last year. This year's strong renewal rate of participating galleries and new participating galleries reflects a confidence that Midtown Miami's Wynwood Arts District has truly evolved into a year-round cultural destination for collecting contemporary art, particularly during President's Day Weekend.", says Nick Korniloff, Fair Director and Partner.

Art Wynwood is perfectly positioned to further the growing world-wide recognition of this movement by providing the enthusiast and seasoned art world traveler alike, a distinctive opportunity to explore, learn and collect what is fast becoming the most significant art movement of our times




More On: Meghan Coleman, Ed Lent, Ed Gall, Beverly Hills, Leslie Smith, Nancy Hoffman, Robert Fontaine.

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