ART BASEL 2021 is freshly out of lockdown and ready to shred the art world with an anticipated number of blow-your-mind eye and tactile candies for the masses this year. If you’ve been following BestkeptMTL for a few years, you know we have you covered when it comes to Art Basel’s best exhibits, Secret pool parties and underground Art sales. Well, this year is gonna be a BIG ONE. With our Art Basel Vet and NFT Agent liason ON LOCATION, we have an unparalelled opportunity for an eager NFT collector who has some ETH to spend, on some ACTUAL art…
Throughout the week, Miami will be home to a number of satellite art fairs as well. Taking place concurrently and adjacent to Art Basel.
Nov 3 – Dec 5 – Miami Beach
Celebrating its 20th year in Miami, SCOPE returns to its iconic location on the sands of Miami Beach, nestled in the iconic architecture of Ocean Drive at 8th Street. With stunning views of the ocean, SCOPE’s extraordinary selection of contemporary art from 140 international exhibitors will be presented alongside museum-quality installations, panel discussions, and nightlife events.
Dec 1- Dec 5 – Miami Beach
On its 17th year the premier venue for collecting, exhibiting, discussing and creating collectible design, Design will explore the theme “Human Kind”, focusing on the subjects of equity and inclusiveness. Curated by Wava Carpenter, this year’s programming will explore the theme of Human•Kind, spotlighting design-led visions for a more equitable and interconnected future.
Nov 30 – Dec 5 – Miami & South Beach
The second most attended art fair in the world and 31 years in, Art Miam will feature 140 galleries from 17 countries. Some of the artists they will be showcasing include Fernando Botero (Art of the World Gallery), KAWS (Rosenfeld Gallery) and Kenny Scharf (Arcature Fine Art & Ross+Kramer Gallery).
Its sister fair, CONTEXT Art Miami is dedicated to the development of emerging and mid-career artists, featuring more than 61 galleries from 17 countries. Its boutique fair Aqua is recognized for presenting young and established galleries with strong emerging and mid-career artists. aqua’s unique environment is held in a classic South Beach hotel – consistently staying true to its signature relaxed yet energetic vibe.
And now for the ULTRA Rare Retro NFT Collection: ANIMUS
ANIMUS Gif Art NFTs By Lord Of The Files RARIBLE AUCTION Dec 1 – 4, 2021
When: Nov 30th at Midnight – Dec 4th at 11:59pm, during ART BASEL
Where: L.O.T.F ANIMUS RARIBLE Auction
Unique Bonus: Auction Winner will also unlock a cool Rasperry PI Digital Frame!
If you’ve been following BestkeptMTL for a few years, you know we have you covered when it comes to Art Basel’s best exhibits, Secret pool parties and underground Art sales. Well, this year is gonna be a BIG ONE. With our Art Basel Vet and NFT Agent ON LOCATION, we have an unparalleled opportunity for an eager NFT collector who has some ETH to spend, on some ACTUAL art…
Art, or should I say ‘Art’, can seemingly be anything…yet art is the most specific thing. What art actually IS evades definition, however, we know that great art innovates as it assimilates the past. Its integrity depends on originality. High art is completely personal… These are the qualities Lord Of The Files hopes to build on, which will contrast with other competing NFT imagery, which focus primarily on aesthetic illustration. While shiny, opalescent, chromed, dripping, honey-covered spaceships oozing with nipples and lusciousness certainly do have an appeal…it is just the superficial attraction of graphics that seduces our optic nerves, minus the content, minus the layers of interpretation, minus meaning. My work can be qualified in many ways, however, for our purposes here, it is important to underline the works’ unique quality. Significant art tends to be different from all the rest…not just a bit different, but RADICALLY different… Indeed, so different as to almost not qualify… to be barely perceptible as art. If the obfuscated spectator denounces the art, claiming it is not art…there is a chance that it actually is art.
Animus extends the boundaries of sight, proposing novel ways of seeing, leading the spectator beyond the image. Animus in Latin meant ‘mind’; the word is related to ‘animate’ and ‘animal’. In this series, the life spark is expressed through the kinetic expression of living creatures. The explosive rush of the cheetah, the lumbering stride of an elephant, the lofty glide of a seabird, all carving through space with their own intricate dances, reveal the spectacular creativity of life, which employs every method of locomotion, yet rejects the straight line.
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