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Tony Tasset, Arrow Sculpture, 2016. Courtesy of Art Basel
The AB/MB PUBLIC sector, produced in collaboration with The Bass Museum, will feature 20 site-specific installations in Collins Park (Collins Avenue between 21st and 22nd Streets, South Beach) beginning Wednesday, November 30, 8 p.m. Using the theme "Ground Control" ( and inspired by David Bowie) works by artists from 10 countries will be on view all week. Some highlights: Erwin Wurm's larger-than-life sculpture of two figures called "Big Disobedience"; Tony Tasset's monumental sculpture of arrows; David Adamo's small bronze sculptures of everyday objects (flip flops, styrofoam cups etc.); and a street light by Wagner Malta Tavares that will glow in the dark. Performers at Wednesday's opening include Lady Bunny (who will transform the park's rotunda into a spaceship-disco tribute to Bowie), Rob Pruitt, Naama Tsabar and Davide Balula.
AVAF for Wynwood Walls
Wynwood Walls (2520 NW 2nd Avenue, Miami) and the Goldman Family launch their new collection of 12 artist murals with a big opening celebration on Tuesday, November 29, 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. The latest walls are by AVAF, Beau Stanton, Case, Dasic Fernandez, David Choe, Faith47, Felipe Pantone, Findac, Okuda, Pixel Pancho, Risk and Tatiana Suarez. Also, Japanese street artist Ken Hiratsuka will show several carved boulders. The theme for 2016 is "Fear Less," in honor of the late Tony Goldman who launched the Walls with Jeffrey Deitch in 2009. Additional works by the artists will be on view in the Goldman Global Arts Gallery, and an exhibition curated by Peter Tunney and Jessica Goldman Srebnick will be up all week in the Garden House space. On Thursday, December 1, 6:30 p.m., there's a panel discussion with CRASH and photographer Martha Cooper in the gallery. And, finally, they have commissioned Audrey Kawasaki to create a mural for The Hotel of South Beach (801 Collins Avenue, South Beach). Citi is their Presenting Sponsor.
"F+++ IT" preliminary rendering, courtesy Jen Catron and Paul Outlaw via Satellite
The second edition of the Satellite fair moves into the Parisian Hotel (1510 Collins Avenue, South Beach) from Thursday, December 1, through Sunday. This is an artist-run and concept-driven alternative fair that includes music, performance, new media and technology. For example: They're planning a a queer strip club, a virtual reality lounge, a post-feminist tattoo parlor and after- hours entertainment in the hotel's penthouse curated by NYC alt venue Trans-Pecos. Look for the giant milk carton and cereal bowl out front by the art duo Jen & Paul.
Artsy and SoundCloud present "Collective Reality," an immersive virtual reality experience, in the Faena Art Dome on the beach behind the Faena Hotel (3201 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach) on Wednesday, November 30, 8 to 11 p.m. They are planning several site-specific works by artists including Rachel Rossin, Jon Rafman and Jacolby Satterwhite, plus a special musical guest. Note that this an "invite only" and RSVP mandatory event. GUCCI provided support.
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