|arteamÃ©ricas will showcase the latest trends in paintings, sculpture and multimedia from contemporary artists as well as renowned masters from Latin America. Fifty galleries taking up more than 80 spaces will showcase more than 300 artists. The artists represented by the galleries hail from every country in the Americas. This year, the fair gives a special tribute to Mexico.
Art Talks. Conceived and organized by Dr. Julia Herzberg,Â arteamÃ©ricas 2011 brings back Art Talks, a series of four discussion tables aimed at furthering the understanding of the visual arts, biennial productions and collecting practices. The panels are structured to promote reflection and critical analysis of issues relevant to biennial directors, curators and artists, as well as the formation of private and public collections. Topics will include: Contemporary Art Scene; Biennials; Private Collectors and Public Collections; and Diverse Artistic Voices.
Art Talks 2011 will take place in the newly created SalÃ³n arteamÃ©ricas. This area will have theater-type seating where lectures will also be presented to the fairâ€™s attendees. Lecturers will include Carol Damian, Enrique Martinez Celaya, and Ricardo Pau-Llosa, among others. SalÃ³n arteamÃ©ricas will also be showing video art throughout the fairâ€™s four days run.
arteamÃ©ricas is headed by Leslie PantÃn, President; Emilio Calleja, Vice President and Dora ValdÃ©s-Fauli, Fair Director. The Selection Committee for 2011 included Dr. Julia Herzberg, internationally renowned curator from New York; Angel Felix, Director of the Cultural Program of the Interamerican Development Bank; and Leonor Amarante, acknowledged curator and critic from Brazil. Carol Damian, Director of the Frost Art Museum, has been in the committee since the fairâ€™s first year. All four carefully evaluated every gallery and their artists, in order to continue to raise the quality of the fair.
arteamericas 9th edition received the generous support of AT&T, acknowledging that art has no limits. AT&T remains committed to finding unique ways to support the cultural institutions, traditions and performances that make diverse communities unique; and works hard to bring its socially responsible values to life every day through its products, services and conduct.
|Miami Beach Convention Center, Hall D
1901 Convention Center Drive
Miami Beach, Fl 33139
Friday March 25, 12 â€“ 9
Saturday March 26: 12 â€“ 8
Sunday March 27: 12 â€“ 7
Monday March 28: 12 â€“ 5