With 212 exhibitors, Galleries is the main sector of Art Basel. Some of the world’s greatest galleries exhibit there from works by the most promising talents to great masters. The most powerful in the world of dealersWhat Gagosian, Pace, Hauser & Wirth, Helly Nahmad Y Lisson Galleryreturn to occupy in 2022 prominent spaces in the Miami Beach Convention Center.
There will also be a presence from Latin American galleries and others that promote the art of minority or marginalized communities. In recent years, Art Basel Miami Beach has made an effort to be more inclusive. “We wanted to lower the barriers to entry, not around quality but around how long you had to be in business and what the nature of the business was,” he said. Marc SpieglerGlobal Director of Art Basel, in conversation with The New York Times. “These galleries already have enough obstacles without our rules, which are out of date.”
These are some of those deserving firms that don’t always get where they deserve, but that connoisseurs value and visit.
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To Gentle Carioca
Located in the historic center of Rio de Janeiro, A Gentil Carioca is a contemporary art gallery founded on September 6, 2003 by three artists: Márcio Botner, Ernesto Neto and Laura Lima. This nature makes this initiative unique in Brazil.
In 2021, completing 18 years of activities, A Gentil Carioca expanded its essence with a new exhibition space in the Downtown Area of Sao Paulo. In December 2005 she participated in her first international fair (NOTHING miami).
Since then, it has gone through more than 100 editions of the main contemporary art fairs in the world. He participated in Art Basel, in the meeting in Miami Beach, for the first time in 2011, and he has not missed a single year.
This contemporary art gallery founded in tokyoin 2005, for shinji nanzuka (which originally called it Nanzuka Underground), specializes in Asian and international art, with an emphasis on rediscovering overlooked artists after World War II, such as Harumi Yamaguchi either keiichi tanamiwithout omitting emerging talents such as including Hiroki Tsukuda either Haroshiboth present in his 2022 show. Nanzuka believes in the expansion of the term art, which is why he also works with the design, music and fashion industries.
with the title I Create It, for this edition of Art Basel the gallery worked on themes such as the reemergence of value in a socially difficult and unpredictable era and the power of imagination. In addition to its Japanese authors, it includes works by the British Oliver Paynethe Spanish Javier Calleja and the nigerian wahab saheedamong others.
It was founded in Cape Town when Jonathan Garnham thought of creating a space for artistic projects, and it became a commercial gallery in 2012. Co-directed by hannah lewis Y Catherine HumphriesBlank focuses on bringing emerging artists to the level of the established, particularly those who work in conceptual and abstract work.
Without losing the original spirit of being a house for projects, the gallery occupies a place of reference for art in South Africahas brought its artists to international exhibitions and institutions, as well as private collections, and strives to champion contemporary expressions of African art.
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Founded in Paris In 1999, this gallery established global networks of collaboration, in such a way that today it is present beyond the European market, from the Americas to the Middle East, from Asia to Africa. It is also a publishing label specializing in art.
Among the creators he represents are Daniel Buren, Alicja Kwade, Ugo Rondinone, Camille Henrot, Lee Ufan, Latifa Echakhch, Anish Kapoor, Bertrand Lavier, Zineb Sedira, Dhewadi Hadjab and Huang Yong Ping. His vision unites artists from different generations and different periods to constantly reassess what is being talked about when talking about the contemporary in art.
House of Gaga
Fernando Mesta founded House of Gaga in Mexicoin 2008, together with jose rojas. The venture was conceived as an extension of the Perros Negros production office —a space for the development of projects, with an artist residence— and began operating as a commercial gallery in January 2008.
Gaga is interested in representing Mexican and international artists of different generations, with whom they operate in a close relationship, seeking to establish an open and changing structure that incorporates their possibilities of free experimentation with a serious commitment to their artists.
Elba Benitez Gallery
Inaugurated in 1990, in Madridit was proposed to cover the broad and growing spectrum of contemporary art supports, from painting to video, from sculpture to photography, from installation to collective actions.
As the gallery grew, it added other channels, particularly the interaction with other disciplines: architecture and urbanism, cinema, projects for public spaces. Committed to the mutation capacity of contemporary art, it represents, among others, Vik MunizEl Ultimo Grito, Cristina Iglesias, Joachim Koester, Miriam Bäckström, Carlos Bunga and Cabello/Carceller.
Design Miami/, the other favorite fair for visitors for its perspective on design, architecture and fashion
Art Basel, the most anticipated of Miami Art Week 2022, was inaugurated with a special edition for its 20th anniversary
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