At NADA Miami Beach, Sex Sells—and Ceramics, Too—to Droves of Collectors from Near and Far
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At NADA Miami Beach, Sex Sells—and Ceramics, Too—to Droves of Collectors from Near and Far

Works by Joanne Greenbaum at Rachel Uffner’s booth. Following yesterday’s Art Basel Miami Beach VIP opening , NADA Miami swung open its doors for invited guests this morning at the Ice Palace, where 106 galleries are currently selling their wares. During NADA’s first few hours, business was going swimmingly, and dealers were beaming. Inside, the atmosphere was frenetic, but outside the building, the vibe was serene—the sun was shining, and attendees sipped iced coffee while lounging on hammocks beneath palm trees. Just as the fair opened, at 10 a.m., collectors were out in force, including Martin Z. Eisenberg, the Horts, Jill and Peter Krauss, and Ann Schaffer. Contemporary Art Museum Houston director–turned–dealer Bill Arning, adviser Todd Levin, Hamptons gallerist Joel Mesler, and Primary Information publisher Miriam Katzeff were also on hand. Paintings by Hamishi Farah at Chateau Shatto. “It’s been a wild day!” Davida Nemeroff, of Los Angeles’s Night Gallery, exclaimed. Night’s booth was consistently packed, and she said that “something by each of our ten artists has sold,” including an Ian Davis painting ($22,000), an Andrea Marie Breiling work ($10,000), and a bold painting of a horse by Andy Woll ($24,000). By noon, New York’s Jack Hanley Gallery […]

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