Heading to Miami? Here are the Gold Coast Gallery shows not to be missed, from Palm Beach to Wynwood – 71Bait

Miami Art Week is back with so much more to see and do alongside Art Basel. For one, the city’s gallery scene is as strong as ever, with a flurry of lively openings next week from the likes of David Castillo and Nina Johnson. Meanwhile, blue-chip names (see: Pace, Acquavella, White Cube) have opened locations near Palm Beach in recent years. Here’s our selection of vibrant gallery exhibitions to see during the fairs in both cities.


“Anthem-X” at the Malin Gallery

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Helina Metaferia, out of my mouth (2018). Courtesy of the artist and the Malin Gallery.

After recently exhibiting his own work at New York’s Malin Gallery, painter Jared Owens has partnered with the gallery to curate a group show during Miami Art Week in collaboration with Art For Justice Fund and Silver Arts Projects, where Owens works as an artist. in residence. Anthem X brings together multidisciplinary artists whose work explores America’s sociocultural landscape, including painter and trans-disability advocate Chella Man. A portion of sales goes to Right of Return, a grant that supports formerly incarcerated artists.

2440 NW 5th Avenue, Wynwood, Miami; Nov. 28-Nov. 3 December 2022.

Raul de Nieves: The Book by Nina Johnson

Mexican-American artist Raúl de Nieves is having a moment with his recent solo exhibitions at Boston’s ICA, the SCAD Museum of Art in Savannah, the Cleveland Museum of Art and the Company Gallery, among others. He often works with beadwork and traditional Latin American sewing techniques to create large, figurative sculptures. During Miami Art Week, de Nieves will reveal the A book, a series of wall-based, sequined sculptures that focus on the artist’s relationship to his body, his sexuality and his spirituality.

6315 NW 2nd Avenue Miami; Nov. 28, 2022-21. January 2023.

“The Floral Impulse” by David Castillo

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Multidisciplinary artist Xaviera Simmons and David Castillo have co-curated an exhibition featuring 25 artists whose work explores the symbolism of the flower as representing both celebration and mourning. Find everything from still lifes to Lyle Ashton Harris Dear Splita photo collage of clipped white lilies in a glass vase that references everything from the deaths of John F. Kennedy Jr. and Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy to the artist’s own body.

3930 NE 2nd Avenue, Suite 201, Miami; Nov. 29, 2022-28. January 2023.

“Rafael Lozano Inhibitor: Impulse Topology” at Superblue

Superblue and BMW have teamed up for the presentation impulse topology, by Mexican-Canadian artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer. An iteration of this installation was recently on display at the Pace Gallery in New York and shouldn’t be missed. It consists of 3,000 lightbulbs hanging from the ceiling, which look like an inverted mountain landscape. Lighting and an accompanying soundtrack change based on visitors’ heartbeats; Upon entering, sensors will read your pulse through a non-invasive palm scan.

1101 NW 23 Street, Miami; November 17, 2022 – August 2023.

“Ronny Quevedo: ule ole allez” at Locust Projects

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Locust Projects is hosting three separate exhibitions for Miami Art Week before moving to a new location (double the size) at 297 NE 67th Street. In the main gallery, Ronny Quevedo presents his performance-based installation ule ole allez. Born in Ecuador and based in New York, the artist used paper and canvas to trace the footprints of local people futsal (Indoor soccer) leagues when they played the beautiful game.

3852 North Miami Avenue, Miami; Nov. 29, 2022 – 4. February 2023.


“Lynda Benglis, COLOR + SHAPE” at Pace Gallery

Pace will be staging a mini retrospective of Lynda Benglis’ work, spanning different time periods. It includes seven of her 31 monotype prints palmetto Series (1989) made by the artist from a dyed palm frond. Her glazed ceramic “Elephant Necklace” (2016) and a large format bronze zero cobra sculpture (2020) will also be on display.

The Royal Poinciana Plaza, 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Suite M333, Palm Beach; 30 Nov – 31 Nov December 2022.

“Liu Wei” in the White Cube

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White Cube features a range of old and new installations, paintings, photographs and sculptures by Beijing-based artist Liu Wei. There are metal sculptures from his “Microworld” series, as well as digital paintings from his “Purple Air” series, which feature overlapping lines and geometric shapes that create colorful abstractions that resemble a screen bug.

2512 Florida Avenue West Palm Beach; Nov. 23, 2022 – 5. January 2023.

“Nicole Wittenberg: Our Love is Here to Stay” in Acquavella

Through her dreamy, large-scale landscapes (tree-lined horizons, flowers by night, forests painted with bold strokes of ultramarine blue and cadmium red), New York-based artist Nicole Wittenberg aspires, she said in a statement, “to capture the sensory Emotions of specific moments in nature.” The works in this upcoming exhibition are based on memories and sketches from her 2020 lockdown in Maine.

340 Royal Poinciana Way, Suite M309 Palm Beach; December 17, 2022–2 January 2023.

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