Emotional Collecting Emerges as Top Trend at Miami Art Week

Collectors bring curiosity to a week of Miami art fairs making emotional connections and purchases. Miami Art Week takes place Dec. 3-8, 2019 with more than 80,000 collectors, curators and art enthusiasts attending art fairs anchored around Art Basel Miami Beach. The defining trend of this art fair frenzy is the concept of emotional collecting, […]

Miami Art Week Highlights: Artist Interviews and Art Collecting Trends

Join The Design Tourist Karen LeBlanc as she takes you on a whirlwind tour of Miami Art Week, hitting all the major art shows and fairs to check out the latest trends in art collecting and interview artists doing cutting edge work. From Art Basel, the marquee event, to Miami Art Week’s many satellite shows, […]

Art that Atones South Africa’s Apartheid Past

Miami Art Week 2019 Meet the Artist: Experience the Art Series The Artist: Ralph Ziman The Idea: Humanitarian Art That Reconciles South’s Africa’s Apartheid Past  The Art: The Casspir Project An overarching theme to the creative works that intrigued me during Miami Art Week was about a hyperawareness of social issues. Artwork with a confessional quality […]

The iPorn Art of Michael Seri

Miami Art Week 2019 Meet the Artist: Experience the Art Series The Artist: Michael Seri The Idea: Social Commentary on Our Addiction to Smart Devices and Social Media The Art: iPorn Dress Miami Art Week blurs the lines between art, design and fashion for new creative expressions that start conversations, precisely the point of provocative art. […]

The Ceramic Scenography of Artist Andrea Mancuso

Miami Art Week 2019 Meet the Artist: Experience the Art Series The Artist: Andrea Mancuso The Idea: Stimulate Curiosity by Juxtaposing the Familiar with the Unexpected The Art: Metamorphosis In my Meet the Artist: Experience the Art Series from my visit to Miami Art Week, I introduce you to the work of Italian Designer Andrea Mancuso. […]

Highlights From Red Dot Miami and Spectrum Miami

With dozens of art fairs and shows Miami Art Week competing for my attention, it’s impossible to attend and experience every art, fashion and entertainment event. Shows extend from Miami Beach, anchored around Art Basel Miami, the mothership of all art fairs, and spread throughout downtown Miami and Wynwood District. My strategy is to experience […]

The Neon Art of Ilan Neuwirth

Miami Art Week 2019 Meet the Artist: Experience the Art Series The Artist: Ilan Neuwirth The Idea: Spreading Joy by Illuminating the Beauty of Found Objects The Art: Neon infused Pop Art At the Red Dot Miami Art Fair, the glowing, whimsical works of Miami based pop artist, Ilan Neuwirth caught my eye, piquing my curiosity. […]