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Art Basel in Miami Beach 2017: Conversations

Miami Beach Convention Center

07 Dec 201710 Dec 2017

The Conversations programme invites artists, gallerists, curators, collectors, architects, art lawyers, critics, and many other cultural players to addresses topics concerning the global contemporary art scene. The series is a discussion platform offering unique perspective on producing, collecting, and exhibiting art.

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Special Events

Destination: Miami
Where: Miami Beach Convention Center
Type: Talk

Premiere Artist Talk | Charles Gaines, Artist, Los Angeles in conversation with Bryan Stevenson, Executive Director, Equal Justice Initiative, Montgomery.

Destination: Miami
Where: Miami Beach Convention Center
Type: Talk

Collector Talk | Beyond Collecting: What is Patronage?
Pamela Joyner, Art Collector and Philanthropist, San Francisco; Füsun Eczacibaşı, Art Collector and Philanthropist, Istanbul Moderator: Mark Rappolt, Editor-in-Chief, ArtReview, London

Destination: Miami
Where: Miami Beach Convention Center
Type: Talk

Journalist Talk | The Privatization of Art Journalism Mary Louise Schumacher, Art and Architecture Critic, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; Ossian Ward, Head of Content, Lisson Gallery, London
Moderator: Sarah Douglas, Editor-in-Chief, ARTnews, NY

Destination: Miami
Where: Miami Beach Convention Center
Type: Talk

Museum Talk | LA/LA and Institutional Collaboration Judy Baca, Artist, LA; Alexandre Gabriel, Director, Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel, São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro; Julia Halperin, Executive Editor, Artnet News, NY; Magalí Arriola, Curator, Museo Jumex, Mexico City Moderator: Andrew Perchuk, Deputy Director, The Getty Research Institute, LA

Destination: Miami
Where: Miami Beach Convention Center
Type: Talk

Artworld Talk | Abstraction in Reverse Alexander Alberro, Art Critic and Professor of Art History and Department Chair, Barnard College, NY; Kaira Cabañas, Associate Professor of Global Modern and Contemporary Art History, University of Florida, Gainesville Moderator: Christian Viveros-Fauné, Art Critic and Curator, NY

Destination: Miami
Where: Miami Beach Convention Center
Type: Talk

Artworld Talk | Is Culture in the Americas in Big Trouble? Jordan Casteel, Artist, NY; Anne Pasternak, Shelby White and Leon Levy Director, Brooklyn Museum, NY; Agustín Arteaga, Eugene McDermott Director, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas Moderator: Teju Cole, Writer, Photographer and Art Historian, NY

Destination: Miami
Where: Miami Beach Convention Center
Type: Talk

10am to 11.30am | Public/ Private | Digital Museums and Virtual Audiences Alberto Ibargüen, President, CEO and Trustee, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Miami; Shannon Darrough, Director, Digital Media, The Museum of Modern Art, New York; Rachel Rossin, Artist, NY; Joel Kremer, Director, Kremer Collection and CoFounder, Kremer Museum, Amsterdam Moderator: András Szántó, Author and Cultural Strategy Consultant, NY

Destination: Miami
Where: Miami Beach Convention Center
Type: Talk

Art Market Talk | Global Business Models Thaddaeus Ropac, Founder, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, London, Paris, Salzburg; Juan A. Gaitán, Director, Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City; John Zarobell, Associate Professor and Undergraduate Director of International Studies, University of San Francisco, San Francisco
Moderator: Josh Baer, Advisor and Publisher, Baer Faxt, NY

Destination: Miami
Where: Miami Beach Convention Center
Type: Talk

Artist Talk | Natural Disasters – Whose Crisis is it? Lars Jan, Artist, LA; Isaac Julien, Artist, London Moderator: John Paul Rathbone, Latin America Editor, Financial Times, Miami

Destination: Miami
Where: Miami Beach Convention Center
Type: Talk

Art Market Talk | Is Innovation Enough for Middle-Market Galleries? Vanessa Carlos, Director, Carlos/Ishikawa and Initiator, Condo, London; Stefania Bortolami, Founder and Director, Bortolami, NY
Moderator: Tim Schneider, Founder, The Gray Market, LA

Destination: Miami
Where: Miami Beach Convention Center
Type: Talk

Artist Talk | Public Territories Yto Barrada, Artist, Tangier and NY; Daniel Knorr, Artist, Berlin Moderator: Philipp Kaiser, Independent Curator and Critic, Art Basel in Miami Beach Public Curator, LA

Destination: Miami
Where: Miami Beach Convention Center
Type: Talk

Artist Talk | Artists’ Influencers Who Arthur Jafa, Artist, LA; Jason Moran, Pianist and composer, NY Moderator: Hans Ulrich Obrist, Artistic Director, Serpentine Galleries, London

Destination: Miami
Where: Miami Beach Convention Center
Type: Talk

Curator Talk | I Was Raised on the Internet Omar Kholeif, Senior Curator and Director of Global Initiatives, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago; Eva Respini, Chief Curator, Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, Boston; Pavel Pyś, Curator of Visual Arts, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
Moderator: Michael Connor, Artistic Director, Rhizome, NY

Destination: Miami
Where: Miami Beach Convention Center
Type: Talk

Creative Cities Talk | Culture-Led Urban Regeneration Charles Renfro, Architect and Partner, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, NY; Leandro Erlich, Artist, Buenos Aires and Montevideo; Terence Riley, Architect, Curator, Critic and Museum Professional, Miami
Moderator: Flavio Janches, Professor, Architect and Urban Designer, Buenos Aires

Destination: Miami
Where: Miami Beach Convention Center
Type: Talk

Biennale Talk | Regenerations and Biennials Wayne Gonzales, Artist, NY; Darryl Montana, Artist, New Orleans; William Fagaly, Founding and Current Board Member of Prospect New Orleans and former Curator of African Art at New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans Moderator: Trevor Schoonmaker, Artistic Director, Prospect.4, New Orleans and Chief Curator, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham

Destination: Miami
Where: Miami Beach Convention Center
Type: Talk

Museum Talk | What of Indigenous Art Now? Edgar Heap of Birds, Artist, Oklahoma; Kathleen Ash-Milby, Associate Curator, Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, NY Moderator: Candice Hopkins, Writer and Curator, Albuquerque

Destination: Miami
Where: Miami Beach Convention Center
Type: Talk

Artist Talk | The Artist and the Gallerist Eduardo Brandão, Director, Vermelho, São Paulo; Dora Longo Bahia, Artist, São Paulo Moderator: Stephanie Bailey, Editor-at-Large, Editor-at-Large, Ocula, Senior Editor, Ibraaz, and Contributing Editor, Art Papers and LEAP, London/Hong Kong

Destination: Miami
Where: Miami Beach Convention Center
Type: Talk

Artworld Talk | Translating Images José Carlos Diaz, Chief Curator, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh; Dina Nasser Khadivi, Independent Curator and Art Consultant, Geneva; Mitra Abbaspour, Independent Curator, NY
Moderator: Dr. Shiva Balaghi, Independent Scholar, LA

Destination: Miami
Where: Miami Beach Convention Center
Type: Talk

Artworld Talk | Artist Commissions and Sustainability Sharon Louden, Artist, Editor and Advocate for Artists, New York; Adarsh Alphons, Founder, ProjectArt, NY
Moderator: Lisa Dent, Independent Curator, Writer and Arts Administrator, NY

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OPENING:
thu 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm; fri, sat 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm; sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

CLOSING DAYS:
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ADDRESS:
1901 Convention Center Drive Miami Beach, USA