The 2020 edition of Design Miami, took place from November 27 to December 6, with the members and collectors preview on the first day. Join My Design Agenda and discover everywhere discover everything that you missed!
The 16th edition of Design Miami, the annual global design forum usually held concurrently with Art Basel in its own space across from the Miami Beach Convention Center, returned to the Moore Building in the Miami Design District this year and features several virtual and in-person events.
Among them is its debut Podium exhibition, curated by Aric Chen, which focuses on the theme “America(s)” and showcases 139 pieces ranging from rare and important folk and mid-20th-century pieces to contemporary works from 57 designers, as well as exhibitions from 11 international design galleries and three curated Curio presentations. Complementing these exhibitions are a series of creative brand collaborations and satellite exhibitions, within the Moore Building and throughout the Miami Design District, including various gallery and cultural exhibitions, the Chilean design collective Great Things to People’s award-winning immersive environmental installations, and an exhibition of the private collection of design visionary Craig Robins.
Design Miami also hosted a series of robust virtual talks and all of the works are available to view and purchase virtually via Design Miami/ Shop. Other local stalwart art-world patrons and institutions, including Jorge Pérez and the Pérez Art Museum Miami, the Margulies Collection at the Warehouse in the Wynwood Arts District of Miami, the Rubell Museum, and many other local galleries and museums will host their own in-person or virtual events during Art Week, from Nov. 30-Dec. 5.
Art Miami, the longest-running art fair in the city, is taking place virtually exclusively on artsy.com from Dec. 2-20. And Art Basel will present a series of virtual conversations and more than 2,500 works from 255 galleries from around the world through OVR: Miami Beach, the December edition ofArt Basel’s Online Viewing rooms, which will run from Dec. 2-6 (the 2-4 are VIP preview days, and the 4-6 are open to the public). Read on for a selection of this year’s highlights.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, a number of Design Miami 2020events are taking place online, alongside a program of physical exhibitions and activities. Over 19 digital talks are being hosted on the Design Miami website including “Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America” by The Museum of Modern Art, and “Makers and Shakers,” a three-part series produced by Shaker Museum.
HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE FAIR AND ITS DESIGN DISTRICT SATELLITES:
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