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Urban Legends exhibit
A Curated Selling Exhibit Honoring Iconic and Emerging Urban Artists for the Public to View, along with the Highly Anticipated Saturday Brunch
Sagamore Hotel Miami Beach returned to Miami Art Week for the 16th year, celebrating its claim to fame as a “hot-spot” for artists, collectors, and exhibitors from around the globe. This year, the hotel continued the tradition with its ongoing series #SagamoreisArt, presenting URBAN LEGENDS, a curated selling exhibit showcasing the works of iconic and emerging urban artists that will remain on display from December 4, 2017 – January 31, 2018.
The theme URBAN LEGENDS pays homage to the culture and history of urban street art and allows artists to communicate directly with the public at large. These artists often show socially relevant content infused with aesthetic value to attract attention and to a cause a form of Art Provocation. “Urban artists are a testimony of our societies and are our contemporary poets. Through their works, they share our stories and discuss the evolution of our world, they are telling our modern legends,” explains Sebastien Laboureau, Sagamore Hotel’s Art Advisor, and urban art specialist. During Miami Art Week, Sagamore will showcase some of today’s most influential names in the urban art community through an ongoing exhibit and live happenings. The artists exhibited will include ABSTRK, Jojo Anavim, Bambi, Banksy, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Philipp Hugues Bonan, Cranio, MrD1987, D*Face, Demsky, Faile, Shepard Fairey, Romain Froquet, Inkie,Invader, Kai, Kan, Keith Haring, M.Chat, L’Atlas, Jenny Perez, Pimax, Miss Tic, The Unsigned Artist, Zevs, and more in partnership with numerous international art galleries, and curated by Sebastien Laboureau.
The URBAN LEGEND exhibit will be open for one month, to the public, welcoming guests to peruse the art at their leisure 24/7 with complimentary admission or can arrange for a private tour with the hotel’s resident art advisor, by appointment only. Most pieces will also be available to purchase.
Participating galleries and partners include Art in the Game, Bel Air Fine Art, By Night Gallery, Fine Art Auctions Miami, Gregg Shienbaum Fine Art, H Gallery, Leila Murdoch Gallery, Markowicz Fine Art, Taglialatella Galleries, The Barlington Group, Urban Art Fair, and Vroom & Varossieau.