Art Miami, America’s foremost contemporary art fair, is returning for its 26th edition this December, maintaining its title as the original and longest-running Miami art fair. As the No. 1 ranked international art fair for attendance in the U.S. and second-most attended globally, Art Miami attracts more than 85,000 new and established collectors, curators, museum professionals, press and art world luminaries annually to its 200,000 square foot pavilion in the Wynwood Arts District.

Art Miami will be kicking off the Miami Art Week celebration with a VIP Private Preview on Tuesday, December 1, from 5:30PM to 10:00PM, presented by Merrill Lynch and once again benefiting the Pérez Art Museum Miami. The fair will be open to the public December 2-6.

Art Miami remains committed to showcasing the most important artworks from the 20th and 21st centuries for acquisition in collaboration with a highly vetted selection of international galleries, and will continue to preserve its well-known reputation as Miami’s premier anchor fair in 2015.

Art Miami’s 2015 line-up will feature 120 galleries from 19 different countries, presenting important modern masters and blue chip contemporary artists, as well as the most sought after living artists from the around the world.

The following galleries have been confirmed for participation:

Adler & Conkright Fine Art | Miami; Allan Stone Projects | New York; Andrea Schwartz Gallery | San Francisco; Antoine Helwaser Gallery | New York; Arcature Fine Art | Palm Beach; ARCHEUS/POST-MODERN | London; Armand Bartos Fine Art | New York; Art Nouveau Gallery | Miami; Arthur Roger Gallery | New Orleans; Ascaso Gallery | Miami; Bernarducci Meisel Gallery | New York; Bernice Steinbaum Gallery | Coconut Grove; Berry Campbell Gallery | New York; Bridgette Mayer Gallery | Philadelphia; C. Grimaldis Gallery | Baltimore; C24 Gallery | New York; Casterline | Goodman Gallery | Aspen; Catherine Edelman | Chicago; Cernuda Arte | Coral Gables; Chowaiki & Co. | New York; CONNERSMITH. | Washington; Contessa Gallery | Cleveland; CORDEIROS GALERIA | Porto; Cynthia Corbett Gallery | London; CYNTHIA-REEVES | New York; David Benrimon Fine Art | New York; David Klein Gallery | Birmingham; David Richard Gallery | Santa Fe; Dean Project | Miami Beach; Diana Lowenstein Gallery | Miami; DIE GALERIE | Frankfurt; Dillon Gallery | New York; Dolby Chadwick Gallery | San Francisco; Dranoff Fine Art | New York; Durban Segnini Gallery | Miami; Durham Press | Durham; Espace Meyer Zafra | Paris; ETHAN COHEN NEW YORK | New York; Evelyn Aimis Fine Art | Miami; Flowers Gallery | New York; GALERÍA ÁLVARO ALCÁZAR | Madrid; Galería Barbié | Barcelona; Galeria Freites | Caracas; GALERÍA LA COMETA | Bogota; Galerie Anhava | Helsinki; Galerie Boulakia | Paris; Galerie Ernst Hilger | Vienna; Galerie Forsblom | Helsinki; Renate Bender | Munich; Galerie Terminus | Munich; Galerie von Braunbehrens | Stuttgart; GALLERY ANDREASBINDER | Munich; Gallery Rueb, Gallery Delaive, Torch | Amsterdam; Gazelli Art House | London; Gerald Peters Gallery | New York; Goya Contemporary Gallery | Baltimore; HackelBury Fine Art | London; Haines Gallery | San Francisco; Heller Gallery | New York; HEXTON | modern and contemporary | Chicago; Hollis Taggart Galleries | New York; Horrach Moya | Palma de Mallorca; Jackson Fine Art | Atlanta; James Barron Art LLC | Kent, CT / Rome, Italy; James Goodman Gallery | New York; Jerald Melberg Gallery | Charlotte; Jerome Zodo Contemporary | Milan; JONATHAN NOVAK CONTEMPORARY ART | Los Angeles; Klein Sun Gallery | New York; KM Fine Arts Chicago- Los Angeles | Los Angeles; Kuckei + Kuckei | Berlin; Leonard Hutton Galleries | New York; LESLIE FEELY | New York City; Lisa Sette Gallery | Phoenix; Long-Sharp Gallery | Indianapolis; Mark Borghi Fine Art | Palm Beach; Mayoral | Barcelona; McCormick Gallery | Chicago; Michael Goedhuis | London; Michael Schultz Gallery | Berlin; Mixografia | Los Angeles; MODERNISM INC. | San Francisco; Nancy Hoffman Gallery | New York; Nicholas Metivier Gallery | Toronto; Nikola Rukaj Gallery | Toronto; Now Contemporary Art | Miami; Olga Korper Gallery | Toronto; Omer Tiroche Contemporary Art | London; Osborne Samuel | London; Other Criteria | New York; Pan American Art Projects | Miami; Peter Blake Gallery | Laguna Beach; Peter Marcelle Project | Southampton; PIECE UNIQUE | Paris; Priveekollektie Contemporary Art | Design | Heusden aan de Maas; Queue Projects | Greenwich; Repetto Gallery | London; RGR + Art | Valencia; Rosenbaum Contemporary | Miami; Scott White Contemporary Art | San Diego; Simon Capstick-Dale | New York; Sims Reed Gallery | London; Smith-Davidson | Amsterdam; Sous Les Etoiles Gallery | New York; Sundaram Tagore | New York / Hong Kong / Singapore; Taylor Graham | New York; Tresart | Coral Gables; UNIX Gallery | New York; Vallarino Fine Art | New York; VERTES | Zurich; Waterhouse & Dodd New York | London | New York; Wetterling Gallery | Stockholm; William Shearburn Gallery | Saint Louis; YARES ART PROJECTS | Santa Fe; Yufuku Gallery | Minato-Ku; Zemack Contemporary Art | Tel Aviv; Zolla/Lieberman Gallery | Chicago

Details at www.ArtMiamiFair.com

Jacob Hashimoto, “Mathematical Clouds, Histories, Past and Future”, 2014, Paper, wood, acrylic and Dacron, Courtesy Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki

Mayoral
Joan Miró, “Painting (1977)”
House paint and rope on corrugated cardboard, mounted on wood, 130 x 90 cm
Courtesy Mayoral, Barcelona

Schedule of VIP Events:

Art Miami Kickoff VIP Cocktails + Dinner
November 12, 2015
As a kickoff to the collaboration with the Fair, Merrill Lynch will host a VIP Screening of the highly acclaimed and brilliant documentary entitled BERNICE, by first time film maker Kristina Sorge.

This short format documentary tells the story of art world pioneer and instigator, Bernice Steinbaum. In this beautifully crafted documentary, Ms. Sorge highlights her subject’s lifelong efforts to support and empower female artists as well as artists of color throughout their careers. The personal obstacles and hardships faced by artists she so staunchly represented were amplified by the racial and gender inequality of the art world especially during the 1970s and 80s.

Tickets for cocktails and the screening of the film at JW Marriott Marquis Miami, will go on sale mid October. An invitation only VIP dinner will follow the screening at db Bistro Moderne.

VIP Art Miami Preview
December 1, 2015 | 5:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.
By Invitation Only – VIP Cardholders and Members of the Press
Collectors, curators, artists, art enthusiasts and members of the press are invited to experience an exclusive First View of the highly anticipated Art Miami and CONTEXT Presented by Merrill Lynch for a cocktail reception benefiting the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM).

This can’t miss event is the first opportunity to acquire the finest works from the emerging, cutting-edge, contemporary and modern art movements prior to the fairs’ opening to the public the following day.

Exclusive VIP Reception
December 3, 2015

Merrill Lynch and Diamonds Unleashed, along with Art Miami, will come together and host an exclusive VIP reception in the fair’s VIP Lounge for Diamonds Unleashed Ambassadors, Miami Dolphins players, Merrill Lynch clients and top collectors. By Invitation Only.

SPONSORS

merrill lynch
Merrill Lynch – Presenting Sponsor of the VIP Previews of Art Miami and CONTEXT Art Miami
Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management is a leading provider of comprehensive wealth management and investment services for individuals and businesses globally. With 14,370 Financial Advisors and over $2.5 trillion in client balances as of June 30, 2015, it is among the largest businesses of its kind in the world. Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management specializes in goals-based wealth management, including planning for retirement, education, legacy, and other life goals through investment, cash and credit management. Within Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management, the Private Banking and Investment Group focuses on the unique and personalized needs of wealthy individuals, families and their businesses. These clients are served by more than 150 highly specialized Private Wealth Advisor teams, along with experts in areas such as investment management, concentrated stock management and intergenerational wealth transfer strategies. Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management is part of Bank of America Corporation.

diamonds unleashed

Diamonds Unleashed – Spearheaded by Kara Ross, the organization is a unique social impact program that seeks to extend the symbolic meaning of a diamond to more than engagement and wedding rings. The group symbolizes women’s strength, independence and solidarity and offers a strong charitable tie-in. Diamonds Unleashed Ambassadors are comprised of leading women from around the globe, including Zaha Hadid, Norma Kamali, Tory Burch, Serena Williams, Martha Stewart and dozens of others, who are working to achieve this mission.

christie’s

Christie’s International Real Estate – The world’s leading luxury network will once again be a Main Sponsor of the Fair and will host an interactive booth showcasing top properties from around the world in conjunction with 15 of their top affiliates.

Drawing upon their success as one of the world’s oldest art auction houses, Christie’s implemented an innovative real estate venture in 1995. Integrating centuries of experience with a hand-selected network of talented brokers, Christie’s International Real Estate was formed to satisfy the lifestyle requirements of discerning clientele. The marketing of fine art and high-end properties proved to be a natural combination, resulting in a real estate marketing powerhouse driven by the passion and success of the Christie’s name and the local connections and expertise of seasoned brokers.

By cultivating this unique balance of worldwide scope with a personal touch, Christie’s International Real Estate has become a global authority on the effective marketing of fine properties, providing insightful advisory support along with sensitivity and intelligence. Finely tuned marketing services and a commitment to the business philosophy established by Christie’s in 1766 define a brand based on trust, integrity, discretion, and excellence.

PAMM

Pérez Art Museum Miami – This year, PAMM will once again be the philanthropic benefactor of the VIP Previews of Art Miami and CONTEXT Art Miami. Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) promotes artistic expression and the exchange of ideas, advancing public knowledge and appreciation of art, architecture and design, and reflecting the diverse community of its pivotal geographic location at the crossroads of the Americas. A 29-year-old South Florida institution formerly known as Miami Art Museum (MAM), Pérez Art Museum Miami opened a new building, designed by world-renowned architects Herzog & de Meuron, in Downtown Miami’s Museum Park on December 4, 2013. The facility is a state-of-the-art model for sustainable museum design and progressive programming and features 200,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor program space with flexible galleries; shaded outdoor verandas; a waterfront restaurant and bar; a museum shop; and an education center with a library, media lab, and classroom spaces.
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