MIAMI—The art world has descended on Miami for Art Basel Miami Beach, where blue chip galleries from across the globe are showcasing an overwhelming amount of fine art. Many galleries from the Chelsea neighborhood in New York are participating in the show and several are exhibiting work by black artists. One in particular, Jack Shainman Gallery, is promoting a healthy offering of mostly new work by black artists.
Among the wider list of artists it represents, Jack Shainman, boasts a impressive slate of critically acclaimed African and African American artists working in a range of mediums—from photography to painting and sculpture. Nick Cave, Carrie Mae Weems, Toyin Odutola and Barkley L. Hendricks are among the sought-after artists whose fine works are featured at the gallery’s booth at Art Basel.
Art Basel at the Miami Beach Convention Center runs from Dec. 6 to Dec. 9, 2012.
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