Inaugural show will be the only fair dedicated to applied arts and sculptural objects during Art Week
As the newest addition to Miami Art Week, the invitation-only FORM MIAMI will showcase a highly curated selection of 25 international galleries exhibiting the very best in the applied arts and sculptural objects. FORM MIAMI will kick off its inaugural 4-day run on Thursday, December 7th , with a VIP Opening Night Preview on Wednesday, December 6th.
Taking place in a new venue in the epicenter of Miami Art Week, FORM Miami will be located at Washington Avenue and 17th Street, just steps from the Miami Beach Convention Center. The space, designed by renowned architect, Morris Lapidus, will make FORM Miami a premiere destination for the Art Basel Miami Beach collecting crowds.
FORM MIAMI will feature prominent international galleries whose programs showcase innovation in contemporary decorative arts and design, highlighting work in ceramics, fiber, glass, and wood. Works presented will include both emerging and established artists making statement works in these media. Some of the notable galleries confirmed to exhibit at this year’s Show are Adam Blaue Gallery, Blue Rain Gallery, Charon Kransen Arts, Collection Ateliers D’Art De France, George Billis Gallery, Habatat Galleries, Hawk Gallery, JewelersWerk Galerie, Schantz Galleries, and Studio 21 Fine Art.
“We are thrilled to launch FORM in Miami this December to create a destination for the very best in the applied arts and sculptural objects,” said Donna Davies, Vice President of Urban Expositions’ Art Group. She continued, “With more than two decades of experience producing fairs, including SOFA CHICAGO, we are looking forward to bringing a fair dedicated to this exciting genre to Miami.”
FORM MIAMI will be located at 1723 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139.
Tickets are available in advance or at the door. VIP tickets are $100 per person and provide access to all days of the event. Tickets are $25 for general admission, and $20 for students, seniors and groups. For advance ticket sales, visit http://www.formmiami.com.
Wednesday, December 6 th – VIP Preview – 2-7PM
Thursday, December 7 th – 11AM– 8PM
Friday, December 8 th – 11AM – 8PM
Saturday, December 9 th – Noon – 8PM
Sunday, December 10 th – Noon – 6PM
About Urban Expositions and SOFA CHICAGO:
FORM MIAMI is owned by Atlanta-based Urban Expositions, which produces SOFA CHICAGO, Art Aspen, and Art Palm Springs. All art fairs are presented by galleries from the world exhibiting modern and contemporary art in a variety of media, including painting, photography, sculpture and mixed- media.
Founded in 1994, SOFA CHICAGO (Sculptural Objects Functional Art and Design) is Chicago’s longest continuously running art fair and the world’s foremost fair dedicated to masterworks of contemporary art and design in all media. Presented by international art galleries, SOFA CHICAGO offers the best in museum-quality contemporary art and design. For more information, visit http://www.sofaexpo.com.
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Rebecca Moskal, Communiqué