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Art Basel in Miami Beach 2016: Salon

01 Dec 201604 Dec 2016

Art Basel‘s stimulating program of Conversations & Salon talks allow audiences to deepen their knowledge of artistic practice, the international artworld, and the art market.

Salon is an open platform for dozens of short, often informal presentations, such as artist talks, panels, lectures and performances with a range of speakers representing many different aspects of the artworld.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

2pm to 3pm | Art Basel Cities Discussion | The Future of Buenos Aires’ Cultural Landscape
Horacio Rodríguez Larreta, Mayor, Buenos Aires City, Buenos Aires; Diego Radivoy, Director General, Creative Industries of Buenos Aires City, Buenos Aires; Orly Benzacar, Owner and Director, Ruth Benzacar Galería de Arte, Buenos Aires; Alec Oxenford, Collector and Founder of OLX & Letgo, Buenos Aires
Moderator: András Szántó, Author and Cultural Consultant, New York

3pm to 4pm | Discussion | Biennial Commissions: Impact and Complications
HE Sheikha Hoor Al Qasimi, President and Director, Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah; Damián Ortega, Artist, Mexico City; Gabriele Horn, Director, Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art, Berlin
Moderator: Kate Sutton, Writer, Zagreb

4pm to 5pm | Discussion | Why is Gender Still an Issue?
Maura Reilly, Director, National Academy Museum and School, New York; Joan Snyder, Artist, New York; Susan Fisher Sterling, Director, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C.; Paul Schimmel, Vice President and Partner, Hauser Wirth & Schimmel, Los Angeles
Moderator: Jillian Steinhauer, Senior Editor, Hyperallergic, New York

5pm to 6pm | Debate | Public Museums & Private Partnerships
Neal Benezra, Director, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco; Norah Stone, Trustee, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco; Howard Rachofsky, Collector, Dallas
Moderator: Carol Kino, Freelance Journalist, WSJ Magazine, The New York Times, 1stdibs, Cultured, and others, New York

6pm to 7pm | Discussion | New Biennials in the Americas
Ngahiraka Mason, Curator, Honolulu Biennial, Honolulu; Rocío Aranda-Alvarado, Curator, Site Santa Fe, and Senior Curator, El Museo del Barrio, New York; Trevor Schoonmaker, Artistic Director, Prospect.4, New Orleans, and Chief Curator, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham; Pablo León de la Barra, Curator, Site Santa Fe, and Guggenheim UBS Map Curator Latin America, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Moderator: Jens Hoffmann, Co-Artistic Director, Front International, Cleveland, and Director of Special Exhibitions and Public Programs, The Jewish Museum, New York

7pm to 8pm | Lecture Performance | 18 Low Resolution Stories
Bernardo Ortiz, Artist, Bogotá

Friday December 2, 2016

1pm to 2pm | Art Market Talk | Post-Election Art Market
Heather Podesta, Founder and CEO, Heather Podesta + Partners, Washington D.C.; Daniel H. Sallick, Chairman, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, and Founder and Partner, Subject Matter, Washington D.C.
Moderator: Josh Baer, Advisor and Publisher, Baer Faxt, New York

2pm to 3pm | On Collecting | What is Modern, Really?
David Fleiss, Co-Owner and Director, Galerie 1900-2000, Paris; Niklas Svennung, Partner and Senior Director, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris; Ahmed Alsoudani, Artist, New York; Hubert Neumann, Collector, New York
Moderator: David Ebony, Contributing Editor, Art in America, New York

3pm to 4pm | Artist Talk | Francesco Clemente: Sleep of Reason
Francesco Clemente, Artist, New York, in conversation with Bonnie Clearwater, Director and Chief Curator, NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, Florida

4pm to 5pm | Art Market Talk | The State of the Emerging Art Market
Beat Raeber, Co-Owner, RaebervonStenglin, Zurich; Rob Teeters, Principal, Front Desk Apparatus, New York and Artistic Director, The Power Station, Dallas; Shelley Fox Aarons M.D., Collector and Supporter of Contemporary Art, New York; Kenny Schachter, Writer, Dealer and Lecturer, London
Moderator: Sarah Douglas, Editor-in-Chief, ARTnews Magazine, New York

5pm to 6pm | Artist Talk | Mark Dion: South Florida Endeavors
Mark Dion, Artist, New York, in conversation with Tim Rodgers, Director, Wolfsonian-FIU, Miami Beach

6pm to 7pm | Discussion | Air Space, Third Space and Monumentality
Christian Wassmann, Founder, Studio Christian Wassmann, New York; Matías Duville, Artist, Buenos Aires; Laura Raicovich, President and Executive Director, Queens Museum, New York
Moderator: Arie Amaya-Akkermans, Head of Programmes, Ab/Anbar, Tehran/Moscow

Saturday, December 3, 2016

1pm to 2pm | Crowdfunding | Reclaiming Networks: Global & Local
Wafaa Bilal, Artist, New York; Stefan Benchoam, Artist and Exhibition Maker, Director of Proyectos Ultravioleta and Co-Director of NuMu, Guatemala City; Katy Diamond Hamer, Art Journalist, New York; Chana Budgazad Sheldon, Director, Locust Projects, Miami
Moderator: Renaud Proch, Executive Director, Independent Curators International, New York

2pm to 3pm | Discussion | LA and the Proximity Factor
Mary Leigh Cherry, Co-Owner, Cherry and Martin, Los Angeles; Thao Nguyen, Art, Architecture and Design Agent, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Los Angeles; Philipp Kaiser, Independent Curator, Los Angeles; Lita Albuquerque, Artist, Los Angeles
Moderator: Jori Finkel, Journalist, The Art Newspaper and The New York Times, Los Angeles

3pm to 4pm | Artist Talk | Howardena Pindell: Travelogues
Howardena Pindell, Artist, New York, in conversation with Naomi Beckwith, Marilyn and Larry Fields Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago and Valerie Cassel Oliver, Senior Curator, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston

4pm to 5pm | Debate | Spectacle, Events & Arts
Juan Andrés Gaitán, Director, Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City; Hrag Vartanian, Editor-in-Chief and Co-Founder, Hyperallergic, New York; Lady Bunny, Drag Queen, Nightclub DJ and Founder of Wigstock, New York; Nicholas Baume, Curator of Art Basel’s Public Sector and Director and Chief Curator of Public Art Fund, New York
Moderator: Stan Parish, Editor-in-Chief, ‘The Future of Everything’ at The Wall Street Journal, New York

5pm to 6pm | Discussion | Latin American Collaborations
Catherine Petitgas, Collector and Patron, Chair of the Board of Gasworks/Triangle Network and Member of the Tate Latin American Acquisitions Committee, London; Alexandre Arrechea, Artist, Havana
Moderator: Ricardo Porrero, General Director and Editor-in-Chief, Editorial Código, Founder and Director, Gallery Weekend México, Mexico City

6pm to 7pm | Artist Talk | Sun Xun: Reconstruction of the Universe
Sun Xun, Artist, Beijing, in conversation with Barbara Pollack, Art Critic and Independent Curator, New York

Sunday, December 4, 2016

1pm to 2pm | Discussion | Artists’ Resale Royalties in the US
Lauren van Haaften-Schick, Art Historian, and Associate Director at The Art & Law Program, New York; Tony Matelli, Artist, New York; Maxwell Graham, Director, Essex Street, New York
Moderator: Franklin Boyd, Founder, Xipsy, New York

2pm to 3pm | Artist Talk | The Artist as Composer
Molly Palmer, Artist, London; Susannah Stark, Artist, London; Kathryn Mikesell, Founder, The Fountainhead Residency and Studios, Miami; Rachel Mason, Artist, Los Angeles
Moderator: William J. Simmons, Lecturer in Art History, City College of New York, New York With an introduction by David Gryn, Curator of Art Basel’s Film sector and Founder of Daata Editions and Artprojx, London

  • Artist Talk | Bogotá Milagros l. to r. Pedro Friedeberg, Beatriz González, Hans Ulrich Obrist © Art Basel Artist Talk | Bogotá Milagros l. to r. Pedro Friedeberg, Beatriz González, Hans Ulrich Obrist © Art Basel

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Mari Spirito portrait by Ali Taptik, 2015, Istanbul

Mari Spirito

Special Events

Destination: Miami
Type: Talk

Art Basel Cities: The Future of Buenos Aires’ Cultural Landscape

Destination: Miami
Type: Talk

Biennial Commissions: Impact and Complications

Destination: Miami
Type: Talk

Why is Gender Still an Issue?

Destination: Miami
Type: Talk

Public Museums & Private Partnerships

Destination: Miami
Type: Talk

New Biennials in the Americas

Destination: Miami
Type: Lecture

Lecture Performance: 18 Low Resolution Stories

Destination: Miami
Type: Talk

Art Market Talk: Post-Election Art Market

Destination: Miami
Type: Talk

On Collecting: What is Modern, Really?

Destination: Miami
Type: Talk

Francesco Clemente: Sleep of Reason

Destination: Miami
Type: Talk

Art Market Talk: The State of the Emerging Art Market

Destination: Miami
Type: Talk

Mark Dion: South Florida Endeavors

Destination: Miami
Type: Talk

Air Space, Third Space and Monumentality

Destination: Miami
Type: Talk

Crowdfunding | Reclaiming Networks: Global & Local

Destination: Miami
Type: Talk

LA and the Proximity Factor

Destination: Miami
Type: Talk

Howardena Pindell: Travelogues

Destination: Miami
Type: Talk

Debate: Spectacle, Events & Arts

Destination: Miami
Type: Talk

Latin American Collaborations

Destination: Miami
Type: Talk

Sun Xun: Reconstruction of the Universe

Destination: Miami
Type: Talk

Artists’ Resale Royalties in the US

Destination: Miami
Type: Talk

The Artist as Composer

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