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Best events, exhibits during Miami Art Week, Art Basel 2021

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Isabelle Albuquerque’s “Orgy for 10 people in one body: 5, 2020” will be on display at “Skin in the Game,” an exhibition curated by Zoe Lukov.

For art connoisseurs, Art Basel and Art Miami have to be top of the list. But Miami Art Week blessedly brings a range of experiences for every taste. Here are the ones on the top of our list for 2021:

AMAZING POP-UP MAZE

Early scouting indicates the wow of the week will likely be Chanel’s larger-than-life pop-up maze in a pop-up forest.

Immersion artist Es Devlin —

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Using art to save Florida’s iconic springs

When she viewed a retrospective exhibition of her paintings of Florida springs, Gainesville artist Margaret Ross Tolbert was shocked to discover that, “My paintings were showing different colors of green in the spectrum of blues, and I finally realized this was no artistic innovation on my part, but it was that I was seeing the brilliant green of algal growth in the springs’ headwaters, where once the dark strands of eel grass waved beneath the surface. I was seeing (and documenting) the effects of reduced flow (or discharge) in the springs, some of which have decreased several levels of magnitude.”  

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34 Artists to See at the 2021 Tom of Finland Art & Culture Festival

Tom of Finland Foundation (ToFF) is presenting the 26th Tom of Finland Art & Culture Festival — Tom of Finland 101: RAW Anatomy. ToFF Vice President & Curator S.R. Sharp said of this year’s event: “Tom of Finland would have been one hundred and one this year, so 2021’s educational theme is Tom of Finland 1-0-1. For this particular ‘course,’ RAW Anatomy, the artists are our instructors.” The Festival will be open to the public Saturday, December 4 and Sunday, December 5, from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, at Second Home, located at 1370 North Saint Andrews Place in Los

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Miami Art and Design Week 2021: Everything You Need to Know

Art is, of course, the focus of Art Basel, and this year, 253 galleries from around the world will have a presence. Meridians, devoted to large-scale sculptures and paintings, installations, video projections, and live performances in a dedicated space on the main show floor, is once again curated by Magalí Arriola, director of Museo Rufino Tamayo in Mexico City. This time around, Meridians spans creations by Brazilian artist Maxwell Alexandre, as part of his Pardo é Papel series depicting favela life, from Rio de Janeiro gallery A Gentil Carioca, as well as U.S.–and Ghana-based artist Todd Gray’s Sumptuous Memories

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