photo MIAMI is a leading international contemporary art fair for photo-based art, video and new media returns to the Wynwood Art District in Miami, Florida, home of the 3rd annual photo MIAMI contemporary art fair. photo MIAMI 2008 will showcase works by over 200 contemporary artists at the 40,000 sq. ft. marquee structure located at NW 31st Street and North Miami Avenue, steps away from the Rubell Family Collection and the developing Midtown Miami district. Over 60 new and established galleries will present highly anticipated works- many that will be seen in the U.S. for the first time. photo MIAMI 2008 will also have a dedicated Solo Projects section. photo MIAMI 2008 will open with a media preview reception on December 2 from 4-6 p.m. An invitation only reception will take place on December 2 from 6-10 p.m. Public hours are December 3, 11a.m.-3p.m.; December 4-6, 11a.m.-7 p.m.; and December 7, 11a.m.-6p.m.
During the five-day run at photo MIAMI 2008, more than 15,000 art enthusiasts are expected to visit the international contemporary art fair. photo MIAMI 2008 offers its visitors the most exclusive and eclectic photographic and new media art works from all over the world. The photo MIAMI 2008 selection committee has identified galleries from Argentina, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, The Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, the U.K. and the United States to participate at this year’s fair. The dedicated Solo Project section is organized by independent curator and author Paco Barragán, who serves as the head of the photo MIAMI selection committee. Highlights include multimedia media installations by artist Carlos Aires (Galeria Sandunga) and artist Sabine Dehnel (MasArt Gallery).
Galleries represented at photo MIAMI 2008 include : Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain, (Montreal) showcasing four contemporary Canadian artists, including Taiwan born Chih-Chien Wang, Galerie Kashya Hildebrand (Zurich) presenting the US premier of “Borderland” the new series by American photographer Jeffrey Aaronson, Craig Scott Gallery (Toronto), showcasing the U.S premiere of brand new works from Chinese artist Maleonn (Ma Liang); Crown Gallery, (Brussels) presenting Paul Graham’s new series “A Shimmer of Possibility” and U.S. based gallery Lisa Sette Gallery (Scottsdale), presenting new photographs by Julianne Swartz.
photo MIAMI is organized by artfairs, inc., producers of the globally acclaimed photography and contemporary art fairs including photo LA and ART LA. photo MIAMI takes place during Art Basel Miami Beach and is in close proximity to Art Asia, Art Miami and Scope.
ADN Galería, Barcelona - Alonso Art, Inc., Miami - Arte x Arte, Buenos Aires - Arte Foundation, San Juan - ATM Contemporary, Gijon - Robert Berman Gallery, Santa Monica - Camara Oscura Galeria de Arte, Madrid - Stephen Cohen Gallery, Los Angeles - Crown Gallery, Brussels - [DAM] Berlin, Berlin - Dolores de Sierra Gallery, Madrid - Mirta Demare, Rotterdam - dpm, Miamiespaivisor - Galería Visor, Valencia - Estiarte, Madrid - Galerie 40 Rother, Wiesbaden - FULL_ART, Seville - G/P Gallery, Tokyo - Charles Guice Contemporary, Berkeley - HackelBury Fine Art Ltd., London - Galerie Hafenrichter & Fluegel, Nuremberg - Nohra Haime, New York - Hardcore Art Contemporary Space, Miami - Galerie Kashya Hildebrand, Zurich - Leonhard Ruethmueller Contemporary Art, Basel - MasArt Gallery, Barcelona - MKgalerie, Rotterdam / Berlin - Fonseca Macedo, Ponta Delgada - Robert Morat Galerie, Hamburg - Lyle O Reitzel Gallery, Miami - Galerie Orange / Lacerte Art Contemporain, Montreal - Oswald Gallery, Jackson - Pierre-François Ouellette art contemporain, Montreal - PaciArte Contemporary, Brescia - Panamerican Art Projects, Miami - Ton Peek, Litrechtphoto-eye Gallery, Santa Fe - Fernando Pradilla, Madrid - Prometeogallery di Ida Pisani, Milan - MARCdePUECHREDON, Basel - Galería Sandunga, Granada - Craig Scott Gallery, Toronto - Galerie Seippel Köln/Johannesburg, Cologne - Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale -Galeria Sicart, Vilafranca del Penedès - Cokkie Snoei, Rotterdam - Sous Les Etoiles Gallery, New York - TZR Galerie, Dusseldorf - Galerie Van Kranendonk, Den Haag - Onno van Toor, Rotterdam - Pascal Vanhoecke Gallery, Paris - Galerie Voss, Dusseldorf - Galerie Heinz-Martin Weigand, Ettlingen / Karlsruhe - Witzenhausen Gallery, Amsterdam / New York - Galerie Esther Woerdehoff, Paris.Informations at www.artfairsinc.com.