Painting According to Art Basel Miami Beach
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Painting According to Art Basel Miami Beach

Robert Lostutter, “Untitled” (1970), oil on canvas, Corbett vs. Dempsey MIAMI BEACH — Ignore the commercialism, class strata, crowds, and cost of kombucha at Art Basel Miami Beach . If you only look at the art — forget the floor plan, you’ll get lost anyway — it’s an affair worth the trip, because if you want to see the newest art made in Saint Petersburg, Vienna, Barcelona, or Berlin, it’s here. The works by contemporary artists are mostly from 2016, and a prevailing medium is painting — representational painting, or image-based work to use a more comprehensive term. Historical pieces are choice and unexpected, with some “discoveries” to general viewers. Leonor Fini, “Chthonian Deity Watching over the Sleep of a Young Man” (1946), oil on canvas, 10 5/8 x 16 3/4 inches, Francis M. Naumann Fine Art Leonora Carrington, “Temple of the Word” (signed and dated July 1954), oil and gold leaf on canvas, 39 1/2 x 31 1/2 inches, Mary-Anne Martin Fine Art Leonor Fini , showing at Francis M. Naumann Fine Art, was a self-taught artist born in 1887 in Argentina, who was raised in Italy but fled to Paris where she became involved with the Surrealists, […]

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