Friday, December 02, 2005

Chili Today; Hot Tamale: Miami Day 3

So, who left the camera behind today? My bad...I promise to try to do better tomorrow.

After a lovely, sunny day of selling work at Aqua...(special thanks to the collectors who supported our artists' efforts) we headed out for the evening ridiculously underdressed. Arriving at the Miami Art Museum party we realized everyone else was wisely sporting parkas...or at least jackets...but we had on light clothing, know, the kind you can see someone's nipples through (yes, there's a lot in SoBe that makes one dwell on nipples [OK, so it wasn't as cold as the photo suggests, but still...this is Miami...come on!) despite the flowing booze and food in the outdoor courtyard, we headed inside for the heat, but were pleasantly surprised to find, for our second time, the stunningly beautiful exhibition by
Shahzia Sikander as well as the really thoughtful exhibition, Mapping Space: Selections from the Collection.

Then we header over the Design District for the Co-Dependent opening, which is really, despite representing the taste of a dozen or so very different curators, a wonderfully cohesive and very high quality exhibition. Again and again, we were like "holy sh*t" that's good work. We also stopped into the Pierogi exhibition, which was impressively true to the mission of the gallery in a very different venue. Favorites included, of course, the work by
Kate Gilmore, Dan Zeller, Johan Nobell, Jane Fine, and Dawn Clements.

Then we headed back to SoBe for a nightcap at the Delano...Fellini has nothing on that scene...

We have some early morning appointments and so are crashing early.

Post Script: Bambino got some very good news from his lawyer today...after years of negotiations, he's getting his green card next week!!!! Finally! We're gonna have a big green party when it arrives. That was truly the best development of the day.


Anonymous josh said...

Congratulations to Bambino! And to you for selling some art.

Since I didn't go to Miami this year, say hi to Jaq and Dirk for me...

12/02/2005 11:12:00 AM  
Anonymous bambino said...

Thank you josh :)

12/02/2005 04:20:00 PM  
Blogger Jackmormon said...

Great news, Bambino!

And, Edward, what this reader really wants is photos from the afterparties. ;)

12/02/2005 04:26:00 PM  
Anonymous bambino said...

thank you jackmormon :)

12/02/2005 05:13:00 PM  
Anonymous Just a Girl said...

I am new to this, but I have to agree with JackM, party pics would be fun!

12/02/2005 08:49:00 PM  
Anonymous Concerned Artist said...

Where is your new post, Ed? I am living through your blog. I am going into withdrawal.

12/03/2005 10:19:00 AM  
Blogger Edward_ said...

sorry C.A.

I tried to blog late last night, but actually fell asleep at the keyboard...the fair's opening now, but I got some pics I'll try to post later.

sales were excellent yesterday!


12/03/2005 10:57:00 AM  
Blogger rb said...

hooray! green card! excellent sales! SoBe scene!

(pops champagne cork)

12/03/2005 02:16:00 PM  

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