Latitude: A platform for Brazilian Art Galleries Abroad has announced its programme for Art Basel in Miami Beach 2013. This December, the project will support 13 Brazilian galleries in showcasing leading contemporary art at Art Basel’s 12th edition in Miami Beach. As the premiere international destination for Latin American galleries, the project will also see 9 additional Brazilian galleries displaying work at five satellite art fairs across Miami; Context, Scope, Art Miami, Untitled Art Fair and the Brazil Art Fair.
Stand Highlights for the galleries exhibiting at Art Basel in Miami Beach 2013 in the Galleries Sector include Casa Triângulo, which will present installation works by the New York based collective Assume Vivid Astro Focus and renowned artists Albano Afonso, Eduardo Berliner, Joana Vasconcelos, Mariana Palma, Sandra Cinto and Vânia Mignone. Galeria Fortes Vilaça will showcase work by up and coming Brazilian artist Erika Verzutti, who is also currently participating in the 2013 Carnegie International and Bienal do Mercosul. Works by Mariana Mauricio, Mauro Piva and Sandra Gamarra will be displayed by Galeria Leme and Galeria Luisa Strina will exhibit work by Argentinean artist Eduardo Basualdo. Galeria Nara Roesler will show geometric structures by renowned Brazilian artist Artur Lescher alongside works by Antonio Dias, Carlito Carvalhosa, Lucia Koch and Paulo Bruscky. Verme lho will showcase Jonathas de Andrade’s political video installation ‘The Uprising.’
Within the other sectors at Art Basel in Miami Beach, Luciana Brito Galeria will present new work by acclaimed artist Marina Abramović within the Kabinett Sector as well as a video work by Fyodor Pavlov-Andreevich within the Film Sector. Within the Nova Sector, Mendes Wood DM will exhibit site specific installations by Deyson Gilbert and Marina Simão and Anita Schwartz Galeriawill bring a selection of works by three renowned Brazilian artists; Abraham Palatnik, Antonio Manuel and Carla Guagliardi whose practices have all remained relevant since the 1950s and 1960s within Brazil. Silvia Cintra+Box4 will showcase the work of emerging artist Laercio Redondo and Baró Galeria will showcase the work of artist Lourival Cuquinha for the Positions Sector.
Nine Brazilian galleries will display work at satellite art fairs across Miami and five of these including Central Galeria, Galeria Estação, Logo, Mercedes Viegas Arte Contemporânea and Paralelo Gallery will be showing work for first time at an international fair. Logo will be exhibiting at SCOPE (3-8 December 2013) and the Brazil Art Fair (4-8 December 2013), Galeria Pilar will showcase works by Andre Ricardo, Montez Magno and Rodrigo Sassi at UNTITLED Art Fair (4-8 December 2013).Athena Contemporânea will display works at Art Miami’s sister fair CONTEXT which focuses on mid-career and emerging artists (3-8 December 2013). Bolsa de Arte de Porto Alegre will exhibit at Art Miami (3-8 December 2013) and in addition to Logo, Central Gale ria, Gal eria Estação, Mercedes Viegas Arte Contemporânea, Paralelo Gallery and Galeria Emma Thomas will have stands at the new Brazil Art Fair (4-8 December 2013).
Latitude: Platform for Brazilian Art Galleries Abroad announces programme for Art Basel in Miami Beach 2013, 5 – 8 December 2013.