Miami Art + Design
By DowntownMiami.com | Published: February 10 2014
Downtown Miami’s vibrant and multicultural Bayfront Park inaugural debut of Miami Art + Design (MA+D) on President’s Day Weekend, February 13 – 18, 2014.
Miami Art + Design to Showcase Fine and Decorative American and European
Art and Cultural Symposia at Bayfront Park February 13 – 18
Inaugural Event Preview to Benefit Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum on
MA+D will showcase more than 40 prominent international art and design galleries featuring fine and decorative arts from
Old Masters, Impressionism and Post-Impressionism to Post War and Pop Art offering collectors an opportunity to view
and purchase treasures rarely seen outside major museum collections.
MA+D is produced by International Fine Art
Expositions (IFAE) in collaboration with the SNA, the organizer of the prestigious Paris Biennale and co-organizer of New
York's Salon: Art + Design.
MA+D will open with a Vernissage benefit for the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum on February 13 beginning at 6:30
p.m. The Museum will also conduct special tours in conjunction with the fair. Tickets for the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art
Museum Vernissage benefit on February 13 include a First View from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. for $250 per person and a
Collectors' Invitational from 8:30 p.m. - 11 p.m. for $150 per person. Cocktails, canapés and live entertainment will be
available throughout the evening. To purchase tickets, please contact Ximena Gallegos at the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art
Museum at 305-348-2254 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Attendees will view museum-quality artwork in a spectacular and custom-built 50,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art, air-
conditioned circular pavilion surrounding the Isamu Noguchi-designed Fountain at Bayfront Park. The event will also
feature an ultra-contemporary beach bar on the sands overlooking the bay on the northeast corner of the pavilion where
guests may enjoy live popular island beats, cocktails and panoramic views of Miami. Live musical performances will also
take place on additional stages. Daily lunch and cocktails will be served in the fair's well-appointed glass-walled
restaurant, The Bistro, overlooking Biscayne Bay.
Featured works on display include Pablo Picasso’s “Le peintre,” Josef Albers’ 1964 “Homage to the Square: Midsummer”
and Alfred Sisley’s “Printemps à Veneux” from Richard Green Gallery (London); Jean Dufy’s “Le port de l’île d’Yeu” 1928,
“Place de la Concorde” 1926 and Renoir’s “Mademoiselle Paule Gobillard,” red chalk on paper, circa 1885 from Galerie
Jacques Bailley (Paris); unique wood sculptures from Agustín Cárdenas including “Colonne de mémoire” 1974 in African
Teak and “The Rooster” 1957 from Galerie Vallois (Paris), Bicci di Lorenzo’s “The Man of Sorrows with the Virgin Mary
and St. John The Evangelist” tempera on panel and Giovanni di Ser Giovanni Guidi’s (Lo Scheggia) “Scene of an Antique
Triumph” tempera on panel from Moretti Fine Art (Florence+London+New York); Federico Beltrán-Masses’ “Mme.
Bonnardel (Madeleine de Montgomery, Mme. Jean Bonnardel)” oil on canvas and his “La Reina de Saba” (The Queen of
Sheba) c. 1921-23 from Stair Sainty Gallery (London); Lucio Fontana’s “Rosario de Santa Fe 1899 – 1968 Comabbio”
Concetto Spaziale, 1956 from Toninelli Art Moderne (Monaco); Agostino Bonalumi’s “Oro 2013 (gold)” oil on stretched
canvas from Robilant + Voena (London+Milan); Colombian textile artist Olga de Amaral, Polish sculptor Igor Mitoraj and
Greek sculptor Manuela Zervudachi from Galerie Agnès Monplaisir (Paris); Jingdezhen Porcelain Panels by Zhu Di and
paintings by Zhang Guojun from FitzGerald Fine Arts (New York+Beijing); a K’iche Two-Part Urn from the Southern Maya
Highlands Late Classic Period circa A.D. 650-850 and a Mayapan Figural Censer from the Lowland Maya Late Post-
classic Period circa A.D. 1200-1450 from Ancient Art of the New World, Inc. (AANW) (Miami) and a variety of African,
Oceanic and North-west Coast American art from Tambaran Gallery (New York).
Galerie Alain Marcelpoil (Paris), Galerie Dumonteil (Paris), Giangola & Menser (Miami), Peter Finer (London), Phoenix
Ancient Art (New York), among others, will also be participating in the show. >More