Art Basel Miami Beach

 December 6 - 9, 2012
Alexander Gray Associates
Art Basel Miami Beach 2012
Installation view
Alexander Gray Associates
Art Basel Miami Beach 2012
Installation view
Regina Silveira, Encuentro (1991/2002)
Art Basel Miami Beach 2012; installation view
Regina Silveira, Encuentro (1991/2002)
Art Basel Miami Beach 2012; installation view
Alexander Gray Associates
Art Basel Miami Beach 2012
Installation view
Alexander Gray Associates
Art Basel Miami Beach 2012
Installation view
Alexander Gray Associates
Art Basel Miami Beach 2012
Installation view
Alexander Gray Associates
Art Basel Miami Beach 2012
Installation view
Coco Fusco (left); Melvin Edwards (right)
Alexander Gray Associates
Art Basel Miami Beach 2012; installation view
Coco Fusco (left); Melvin Edwards (right)
Alexander Gray Associates
Art Basel Miami Beach 2012; installation view
Luis Camnitzer: A Text Printed Twice on Canvas (1972)
Art Basel Miami Beach 2012
Installation view
Luis Camnitzer: A Text Printed Twice on Canvas (1972)
Art Basel Miami Beach 2012
Installation view
Alexander Gray Associates
Art Basel Miami Beach 2012
Installation view
Alexander Gray Associates
Art Basel Miami Beach 2012
Installation view
Luis Camnitzer
A Text Printed Twice on Canvas, 1972
Silkscreen and cut out on canvas; 20.5h x 41.25w in
Luis Camnitzer
A Text Printed Twice on Canvas, 1972
Silkscreen and cut out on canvas; 20.5h x 41.25w in
Luis Camnitzer
Shoes, 1998-1999
Mixed media; 4.13h x 11.5w x 8d in
Luis Camnitzer
Shoes, 1998-1999
Mixed media; 4.13h x 11.5w x 8d in
Melvin Edwards
Koyo, 1973
Welded steel; 11.5h x 7w x 12d in
Melvin Edwards
Koyo, 1973
Welded steel; 11.5h x 7w x 12d in
Melvin Edwards
Tayali Ever Ready (Homage to Henry Tayali), 1981-86-88
Welded steel; 8.75h x 11.5w x 11d in
Melvin Edwards
Tayali Ever Ready (Homage to Henry Tayali), 1981-86-88
Welded steel; 8.75h x 11.5w x 11d in
Melvin Edwards
Nunake, 1993
Welded steel; 13.95h x 9.5w x 6.75d in
Melvin Edwards
Nunake, 1993
Welded steel; 13.95h x 9.5w x 6.75d in
Coco Fusco
The Undiscovered Amerindians; "Oh Wow!" Gushed Annie Sprinkle, 2012
Intaglio, engraving, and drypoint etching on paper; 21h x 18.3w in; Edition of 8 with 1 AP
Coco Fusco
The Undiscovered Amerindians; "Oh Wow!" Gushed Annie Sprinkle, 2012
Intaglio, engraving, and drypoint etching on paper; 21h x 18.3w in; Edition of 8 with 1 AP
Coco Fusco
The Undiscovered Amerindians; ¡Oye Guati-Guapa!, 2012
Intaglio, engraving, and drypoint etching on paper; 21h x 18.3w in; Edition of 8 with 1 AP
Coco Fusco
The Undiscovered Amerindians; ¡Oye Guati-Guapa!, 2012
Intaglio, engraving, and drypoint etching on paper; 21h x 18.3w in; Edition of 8 with 1 AP
Coco Fusco
The Undiscovered Amerindians; If People Thought You Were Real, Didn't You Fail?, 2012
Intaglio, engraving, and drypoint etching on paper; 21h x 18.3w in; Edition of 8 with 1 AP
Coco Fusco
The Undiscovered Amerindians; If People Thought You Were Real, Didn't You Fail?, 2012
Intaglio, engraving, and drypoint etching on paper; 21h x 18.3w in; Edition of 8 with 1 AP
Coco Fusco
The Undiscovered Amerindians; I Enjoyed Your Show, 2012
Intaglio, engraving, and drypoint etching on paper; 21h x 18.3w in; Edition of 8 with 1 AP
Coco Fusco
The Undiscovered Amerindians; I Enjoyed Your Show, 2012
Intaglio, engraving, and drypoint etching on paper; 21h x 18.3w in; Edition of 8 with 1 AP
Coco Fusco
The Undiscovered Amerindians; Oh Please!" Begged the Gentleman at the Whitney Biennial,  2012
Intaglio, engraving, and drypoint etching on paper; 21h x 18.3w in (53.34h x 46.48w cm); Edition of 8 with 1 AP
Coco Fusco
The Undiscovered Amerindians; Oh Please!" Begged the Gentleman at the Whitney Biennial, 2012
Intaglio, engraving, and drypoint etching on paper; 21h x 18.3w in (53.34h x 46.48w cm); Edition of 8 with 1 AP
Coco Fusco
The Undiscovered Amerindians; "Mummy! Mummy!" Cried the Child, 2012
Intaglio, engraving, and drypoint etching on paper; 21h x 18.3w in; Edition of 8 with 1 AP
Coco Fusco
The Undiscovered Amerindians; "Mummy! Mummy!" Cried the Child, 2012
Intaglio, engraving, and drypoint etching on paper; 21h x 18.3w in; Edition of 8 with 1 AP
Coco Fusco
The Undiscovered Amerindians; How Can the Museum Justify Such Deception?, 2012
Intaglio, engraving, and drypoint etching on paper; 21h x 18.3w in; Edition of 8 with 1 AP
Coco Fusco
The Undiscovered Amerindians; How Can the Museum Justify Such Deception?, 2012
Intaglio, engraving, and drypoint etching on paper; 21h x 18.3w in; Edition of 8 with 1 AP
Coco Fusco
The Undiscovered Amerindians; I Noticed That She Has No Hair on Her Legs, 2012
Intaglio, engraving, and drypoint etching on paper; 21h x 18.3w in; Edition of 8 with 1 AP
Coco Fusco
The Undiscovered Amerindians; I Noticed That She Has No Hair on Her Legs, 2012
Intaglio, engraving, and drypoint etching on paper; 21h x 18.3w in; Edition of 8 with 1 AP
Coco Fusco
The Undiscovered Amerindians; I've Seen Pictures of Their Island in National Geographic!, 2012
Intaglio, engraving, and drypoint etching on paper; 21h x 18.3w in; Edition of 8 with 1 AP
Coco Fusco
The Undiscovered Amerindians; I've Seen Pictures of Their Island in National Geographic!, 2012
Intaglio, engraving, and drypoint etching on paper; 21h x 18.3w in; Edition of 8 with 1 AP
Coco Fusco
The Undiscovered Amerindians; "They Are Too White to Be Indians," Said the Skeptic, 2012
Intaglio, engraving, and drypoint etching on paper; 21h x 18.3w in; Edition of 8 with 1 AP
Coco Fusco
The Undiscovered Amerindians; "They Are Too White to Be Indians," Said the Skeptic, 2012
Intaglio, engraving, and drypoint etching on paper; 21h x 18.3w in; Edition of 8 with 1 AP
Lorraine O'Grady
The Fir-Palm (1991/2012)
Silver gelatin print (photomontage); 50h x 40w in (127h x 101.6w cm); Edition of 8 with 1 AP
Lorraine O'Grady
The Fir-Palm (1991/2012)
Silver gelatin print (photomontage); 50h x 40w in (127h x 101.6w cm); Edition of 8 with 1 AP
Dawit L. Petros
Single Cube Formation, No. 2, Santa Barbara, 2011
Chromogenic digital print; 30h x 36w in; Edition of 5 with 1 AP
Dawit L. Petros
Single Cube Formation, No. 2, Santa Barbara, 2011
Chromogenic digital print; 30h x 36w in; Edition of 5 with 1 AP
Dawit L. Petros
Single Cube Formation, No. 4, Nazareth, Ethiopia, 2011
Chromogenic digital print; 36h x 30w in; Edition of 5 with 1 AP
Dawit L. Petros
Single Cube Formation, No. 4, Nazareth, Ethiopia, 2011
Chromogenic digital print; 36h x 30w in; Edition of 5 with 1 AP
Joan Semmel
Touch, 1975
Oil on canvas; 57h x 103w in
Joan Semmel
Touch, 1975
Oil on canvas; 57h x 103w in
Joan Semmel
On The Grass, 1978
Oil on canvas; 48h x 74w in
Joan Semmel
On The Grass, 1978
Oil on canvas; 48h x 74w in
Regina Silveira
Encuentro, 1991/2002
Vinyl; Dimensions variable; Edition of 3 with 1 AP
Regina Silveira
Encuentro, 1991/2002
Vinyl; Dimensions variable; Edition of 3 with 1 AP
Regina Silveira
Enigma 1, 1981
Photogram; 11h x 15w in
Regina Silveira
Enigma 1, 1981
Photogram; 11h x 15w in
Regina Silveira
Enigma 2, 1981
Photogram; 11h x 15w in
Regina Silveira
Enigma 2, 1981
Photogram; 11h x 15w in
Regina Silveira
Enigma 3, 1981
Photogram; 11h x 15w in
Regina Silveira
Enigma 3, 1981
Photogram; 11h x 15w in
Regina Silveira
Enigma 4, 1981
Photogram; 11h x 15w in
Regina Silveira
Enigma 4, 1981
Photogram; 11h x 15w in
Hugh Steers
Chair to Bed, 1993
Oil on Canvas; 60.06h x 53.13w in
Hugh Steers
Chair to Bed, 1993
Oil on Canvas; 60.06h x 53.13w in
Jack Whitten
King’s Wish (Martin Luther’s Dream), 1968
Oil on canvas; 67.88h x 51.75w in
Jack Whitten
King’s Wish (Martin Luther’s Dream), 1968
Oil on canvas; 67.88h x 51.75w in
Jack Whitten
USA Oracle (Assassination of M.L. King), 1968
Oil on canvas; 55.75h x 50w in
Jack Whitten
USA Oracle (Assassination of M.L. King), 1968
Oil on canvas; 55.75h x 50w in

About the Presentation

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December 6 - 9, 2012

Art Galleries Sector and Art Kabinett, Booth K3
Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach, FL

Alexander Gray Associates participated in the Art Basel Miami Beach 2012 art fair, 
Art Galleries and Art Kabinett sectors. The Gallery's booth presentation links the political content and social concerns of 
Luis Camnitzer, Coco Fusco, Melvin Edwards, Lorraine O’Grady, Dawit L. Petros, and Regina Silveira, in artworks from the 1960s to the present.

Early conceptual works by Luis Camnitzer highlight a playful engagement with image, sign, and language. Melvin Edwards' welded steel sculptures push the language of abstraction to conjure a narrative of African Diaspora. Coco Fusco’s 2012 etchings, of The Undiscovered Amerindians series, revisit her seminal 1993 performance collaboration with Guillermo Gomez-Peña. Lorraine O’Grady’s 1991/2012 photo-montage, The Fir-Palm, considers the hybridized heritage of the Western colonies and the subjugated female body. Dawit L. Petros’ photographic works also deploy landscape and the body to explore transcontinental and trans-national migration and identity; Encuentro, a site-specific installation rendered by Regina Silveira, comments on power and combative global politics.

Art Kabinett: History, Painting
The Gallery is honored to present one of three thematic shows for the Fair’s competitive Art Kabinett program. The Gallery's curated exhibition History, Painting connects three painters whose work reflects three distinct movements in American social activism over a period of three decades. The lineage of the Civil Rights, Feminist, and Gay Liberation movements are explored through the paintings of Jack Whitten, Joan Semmel, and Hugh Steers, spanning the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, respectively.

Jack Whitten’s narrative Abstract Expressionist works from the 1960s draw imagery from the Civil Rights movement, including ghosted images of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr; Joan Semmel’s figurative paintings question representation of female sexuality through the lens of self-portraiture; Gay liberation and the AIDS crisis are the cultural context for narrative paintings by the late Hugh Steers (1963–1995). Placed in conversation, the paintings by these three artists weave a coherent historical narrative focused on social progress.

About Art Basel Miami Beach
Art Basel Miami Beach, the most prestigious art show in the Americas. More than 260 leading galleries from North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia and Africa will take part, showcasing works by more than 2,000 artists of the 20th and 21st centuries.

The exhibiting galleries are among the world's most respected art dealers, offering exceptional pieces by both renowned artists and cutting-edge newcomers. Special exhibition sections feature young galleries, performance art, public art projects and video art. The show will be a vital source for art lovers, allowing them to both discover new developments in contemporary art and experience rare museum-caliber artworks.

Top-quality exhibitions in the museums of South Florida and special programs for art collectors and curators also help make the event a special time for encountering art. And every year, a greater number of art collectors, artists, dealers, curators, critics and art enthusiasts from around the world participate in Art Basel Miami Beach—the favorite winter meeting place for the international art world.

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