Basel Week 2013 Recap Part 2: Scope, Pulse and Miami Project

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Yesterday, we shared our photos from what went down during Basel Week in Miami (December 3-8) during the art fairs Context and Aqua, as well as Kenny Scharf’s garden installation, “Tony’s Oasis,” and the “Women on the Walls” street art exhibition in Wynwood (read our extensive recap here). To conclude our on-going Basel Week coverage, today we bring you our highlights of Pulse, Scope and Miami Project.

At Scope, we reveled in Nychos’s paintings of dissected cartoon creatures in Mighty Tanaka’s booth, immersed ourselves in Alex Kiessling’s large-scale, sci-fi painting at Galerie Suppan Contemporary’s booth and were mesmerized by Zhang Su’s delicate painting for Beautiful Asset Art Project. At Pulse, we got lost in the vortex of Jen Stark’s paper sculpture for Martha Otero Gallery, investigated the uncanny reflections of society in Alex Gross’s paintings and went to space with the “Afronauts” in Cristina de Midel’s conceptual photo series. At Miami Project, we had a hard time looking away from Kris Kuksi’s epic assemblage at Joshua Liner Gallery’s booth and investigating the notion of the artificial in Eckhart Hahn’s still lifes with animals at Pablo’s Birthday’s booth.

Basel Week was one hell of a ride, with more art to see than the human brain can physically absorb. In case you missed it last week, read our coverage of the main fair, Art Basel Miami Beach, here, check out Miami street art highlights here and Faile’s interactive installation in Miami here. That’s all, folks! Until next year.


Cyrcle for Black Book Gallery

Brian Viveros sculpture in front of paintings by Dan Quintana and Brian Viveros for Copro Gallery

Brian Viveros with his work

Korin Faught for Corey Helford Gallery

Ron English for Corey Helford Gallery

Soey Milk for Corey Helford Gallery

Ted Lawson for Emmanuel Fremin Gallery

Handiedan for Spoke Art

Joel Philips with his work for Spoke Art

Scott Hove for Spoke Art

Thinkspace 12″ by 12″ Show install

Audrey Kawasaki for Thinkspace

Alex Kiessling for Galerie Suppan Contemporary

Atilla Adorjan for Galerie Suppan Contemporary

Morten Andersen for C.A.V.E. Gallery

Nychos for Mighty Tanaka

Miss Van for Fifty24MX

Zhang Su for Beautiful Asset Art Project

Miami Project:

Wayne White for Western Project

Jorge Santos for 101/exhibit

Whitfield Lovell for DC Moore Gallery

Dustin Yellin for Richard Heller Gallery

Kris Kuksi for Joshua Liner Gallery

Julie Heffernan for Catherine Clark Gallery

Laurent Chehere for Muriel Guepin Gallery

Tracey Snelling with her work for Rena Bransten Gallery


David A Smith for Art Catlin

Eckhart Hahn for Pablo’s Birthday

Cristina de Midel for Black Ship

Jenny Morgan for Driscoll Babcock

Margaret Bowland for Driscoll Babcock

Anthony Goicolea for Gallery Senda

Jenny Morgan for Martha Otero Gallery

Mars-1 for Martha Otero Gallery

Mike and Tim Biskup in front of Tim’s work for Martha Otero Gallery

Alex Gross for Jonathan LeVine Gallery

Jeremy Geddes for Jonathan LeVine Gallery

Masakatsu Sashie for Jonathan LeVine Gallery

Sandra Chevrier for Mirus Gallery

Roy Nacham for Zamach Contemporary Art

Samuel Salcedo for Gallery Robert Drees

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