Interviews from Art Basel Miami Beach by Pamela Beck (5/5)

There are as many ways to think about art as there are to create it. Join ARTdart columnist, Pamela Beck, in this 5 part feature interview series with 5 participants from Art Basel Miami, as she explores and considers the different perspectives that define the art world.

There are as many ways to think about art as there are to create it. Join ARTdart columnist, Pamela Beck, in this 5 part feature interview series with 5 participants from Art Basel Miami, as she explores and considers the different perspectives that define the art world.


photo (10) Mindy Solomon – Mindy Solomon Gallery, St. Petersburg


PB: Which fair were you in?

MS: Art Miami

PB: You participate in many fairs. How did you decide which art to bring for this particular audience?

MS: I wanted to bring colorful, well-articulated, primarily non-objective works.

PB: Was it different than art you bring to other fairs?

MS: Yes, the art I brought to Miami was different, although I have brought the same art to some of the other fairs I attend.

mindy-booth

PB: What were the visitors to this show like?

MS: Not many young hipster types, mostly older and serious.

PB: How would you describe the energy or spirit of this particular show?

MS: High and good

PB: Can you share any specific interesting/funny incident/experience that happened to you while at the fair?

MS: Just a lot of interest

PB: What was your typical day and night like?

MS: Long and tiring

Doug Rickard, #39.177833, Baltimore, MD., 2008, 2011,  Archival Pigment Print
Doug Rickard, #39.177833, Baltimore, MD., 2008, 2011, Archival Pigment Print

PB: Did you see any artists whose work you especially liked?

MS: Yes, Photographs by Doug Rickard at Yossi Milo Gallery at Pulse, and painting and ceramic sculpture by Allison Schulnik at Mark Moore Gallery at Pulse.

PB: Did you see any particular trends in contemporary art at the shows?

MS: Definitely seeing more material based works- more texture, surface and construction experimentation. It’s exciting to see the exploration.

PB: How did you do?

MS: It was a strong fair.

PB: Are you returning next year?

MS: Yes

Read PART ONE: Interviews from Art Basel Miami Beach (1/5)
Read PART TWO: Interviews from Art Basel Miami Beach (2/5)
Read PART THREE: Interviews from Art Basel Miami Beach (3/5)
Read PART FOUR: Interviews from Art Basel Miami Beach (4/5)

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