arteaméricas is the premier fair of art from Latin America and Spain. Returning for its tenth installment in 2012, it will showcase the latest trends in paintings, sculpture and multimedia. Galleries from all over the Americas will be participating, representing hundreds of emerging artists and renowned masters. The fair takes place in Miami Beach, drawing a diverse and upscale audience to enjoy high-quality art within an intimate setting. Argentina will be the invited country.
March 3 – March 5, 2012
Saturday, March 3 12 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Sunday, March 4 12 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Monday, March 5 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
New in 2012: less days and longer hours to reflect the Miami lifestyle
Miami Beach Convention Center - Over 1,000 parking spaces available in front, plus two new parking buildings 1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139
$12 – tickets on sale at the door --- FREE from 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. every day
In 2011, the fair had 54 galleries showcasing more than 300 artists. The artists represented by the galleries hail from every country in the Americas and Spain. The three-day arteaméricas event will feature works by internationally recognized master artists and sculptors. Likewise, vanguard contemporary artists will be on hand in order to exhibit their works as the latest in modern art.
New Art & Curated Projects
In 2012, arteaméricas introduces its new concept FotoAméricas, a photography exhibition open to artists from all nationalities. Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art will also participate in arteaméricas, with an exhibition curated by Jorge Santis.
arteaméricas is committed to the advancement of the arts and to supporting the community’s student artists from Florida International University (FIU), Miami International University of Art & Design, the New World School of the Arts and Miami Dade College.
Special exhibit showcasing art from Spain will be featured in the coming years.
Organized by Dr. Marijean Miyar, arteaméricas 2012 will bring back Art Talks, a series of four discussion tables aimed at furthering the understanding of the visual arts, biennial productions and collecting practices. There will be theater-type seating in the comfort of the Salón where lectures will present to the fair’s attendees. Lecturers will include the renowned Venezuelan artist, Carlos Cruz-Diez. Salón arteaméricas will also show video art throughout the fair’s three day run. This space will be furnished by Poltrona Frau.