Six Discoveries to Make at Miami’s Untitled Art Fair 2021

by Jacoba Urist on Cultured Magazine

Untitled Art Fair celebrated its tenth anniversary Monday and proclaimed Miami’s grand Art Week return with a VIP crowd snaking alongside its oceanside tent and swift sales to rival pre-pandemic levels. Known for featuring exciting mid-career and emerging artists around the globe, with over 145 galleries and four guest curators—Natasha Becker, Miguel A. López, Estrellita Brodsky and José Falconi—this year’s edition proved not only the largest, but the most diverse and ambitious yet. The doors opened with the palpable frisson of artists, dealers and collectors thrilled to be back in Miami and in conversation with one another. Below are Untitled Art Fair’s six standout presentations that shouldn’t be missed.

 

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Diane Rosenstein Gallery

Los Angeles

Los Angeles artist Vanessa Prager’s latest works shine at Diane Rosenstein’s booth this week. Known for her impasto paintings, Prager’s elaborate canvases feel lusciously hazy and sculptural. Recasting post-Impressionism through a 21st-century lens, her art redefines perception in our photo-saturated, high-resolution world. “I was trying to find renewed hope and beauty,” the artist explains. “The light palette is a way of looking through things for me and creating a kind of Alice in Wonderland effect, coming through the other side and arriving at something else.”

 

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