MIAMI—Art Basel Miami Beach offered aisles and aisle of galleries exhibiting work from more than 2,000 artists. Often some of the more interesting pieces were found on the floor—from a series of colored glass bottles and a large round rubber stamp to nine pieces of beautifully sculpted green glass. A survey of some of the more interesting works on view follows.
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“Magda,” “Paradise Five,” “London Fields” and “Paradise Five,” (all linocuts from editions of 56) by Gary Hume at the Carolina Nitsch of New York/Paragon of London booth.
“Untitled (rubber stamp),” 2012 (Duco paint on RFP) by Reena Kallat at Chemould Prescott Road of Mumbai.
Installation view of “Untitled (rubber stamp)” by Reena Kallat.
“Alston Sajery II,” 2012 (oil on canvas) by Kehinde Wiley at Galerie Daniel Templon of Paris.
“Theater of Speaking Objects,” 2012 (mixed media) by Eva Kotatkova at Meyer Riegger of Karlsruhe, Germany.
“Come to Rest,” 2010 (wood, neoprene tube, SP pipe, silicon, acrylic paint) by Jumana Manna at CRG Gallery of New York.
“Come to Rese” offers an interesting interpretation of the kind of turnstiles found in the New York subway system.
From left, “Espejo para uno profecia I,” 1980 (screen, mixed media on wood) by Manuel Rivera and “11 October,” (mixed media on paper) by Robert Motherwell, both at Galeria Leandro Navarro of Madrid.
Detail of “Water,” 2012 (assorted bottles, water) by Kris Martin at Sise + Hoke of Dusseldorf.
“Series Jelly Fish,” 2005 (nine pieces of glass) by Marepe at Galeria Luisa Strina.
Foreground, “Ombre deportee No. 5,” 2012 (acrylic paint on canvas mounted on wood) by Francois Morellet. In background, from left, “We are happy family,” 2012 (framed embroidery canvases, white neon) by Claude Leveque and “Estremoz Madonna and Child,” 2012 (pink Portugal marble) by Sigalit Landau, all three works at Kamel Mennour of Paris.