MIAMI, FL.- Art Miami
, Miamis longest running contemporary art fair and anchor fair to the city of Miami, closed the show on Sunday announcing a total record crowd of 41,000 attendees throughout the week and continued strong sales, including a seven figure sale by Galerie Terminus for an important Gerhard Richter abstract painting. Distinguished for its depth, diversity and quality, Art Miami presents an incredible showcase of works from over 100 internationally renowned modern and contemporary art galleries.
Highlights from Sundays sales included:
Galerie Terminus sold a Gerhard Richter abstract painting for $1.1million, and a Heiner Meyer Mickey Mouse sculpture for $80,000
Scott White Contemporary Art sold a Robert Indiana sculpture titled Hope for $190,000, a Tim Bavington for $25,000, and a Kyungmi Shin
Arcature Fine Art sold a large Roy Lichtenstein for an undisclosed amount
Evelyn Aimis Fine Art sold a Robert Rauschenberg and two Jaume Plensa sculptures for undisclosed amounts
Timothy Yarger Fine Arts sold a Louise Nevelson sculpture Untitled for $120,000
Mark Borghi Fine Art sold a Frank Stella Untitled (Black and Orange) for $85,000
Bridget Mayer Gallery sold a Steve Tobin sculpture Steel Root for $75,000, two Frederico Herrero paintings, one German Gomez photograph, one James Sienna drawing, and over 100 Steve Tobin Ceramic Bang Pots
Schantz Galleries sold a glass sculpture by Lino Tagliapietra titled Hopi for $43,000
Jenkins Johnson Gallery sold two Julian Opies for a $24,500 and $12,500 and a Julia Fullerton-‐Batten
Contessa Gallery sold David Drebins Lets get ready to rumble video installation for $22,500 the piece made its world premiere at Art Miami. The gallery also sold a Hanneke Beaumont small bronze sculpture to a notable European collector for $18,000
McCormick Gallery & Vincent Vallarino Fine Art sold a $22,000 Lisa Nankivil painting, and a David Slivka sculpture
The following galleries also reported sales:
Bernice Steinbaum sold a Tatiana Parcero, a Hung Liu, a Maria Fernanda Cardoso, and a Courtney Johnson
Cynthia Corbett Gallery sold a Luis Barba to a collector from the Bahamas, two Klari Reis paintings, and a Deborah Azzopardi
Among the high‐profile crowd of collectors and influencers at the fair on Sunday were: Charles C. Bergman, Chairman and CEO of the Pollock-‐Krasner Foundation; Brian L. Roberts, Chairman and CEO of the Comcast Corporation; and actress CCH Pounder. Throughout the week, attendees also included representatives from important museums and art institutions, including: Phillips de Pury & Co.; Sothebys; Christies;The Kennedy Center; The Akron Art Museum; The Mobile Museum of Art; The Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Cleveland Museum of Art; The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation; The de la Cruz Collection; The Frost Art Museum; The Lowe Art Museum; The Palm Springs Art Museum; El Museo de Art Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires (MALBA); The Boca Raton Museum of Art; and major collector groups from Baltimore, Dallas, and Toronto.
The pace of this years fair has been phenomenal. Sales have far exceeded expectations, for both marquee works and emerging artists, which is a great indicator for the art market and the future of the fair. Art Miami combines depth, diversity and quality with an intimate gallery‐like setting to create the ultimate Art Week experience. The response has been tremendous and an important seven-figure sale was a great way to end this year on a high note. We anticipate more sales to be finalized in the coming weeks as a result of leads made at the fair and look forward to hearing these reports, said Nick Korniloff, Director of Art Miami.