Speaker(s): Denise Gerson
The Miami Art Scene and the City as an Arts Destination Today
Miami, as most everyone knows, is about much more than just beaches, with the city's rise to prominence as a thriving art center.
The Miami art scene is booming and here's why! In recent years, the Miami art scene has been on the rise. With a growing number of art galleries and art fairs, plus a renewed interest in Miami-based artists, the city is quickly becoming an arts destination. Here's a look at the growth of the Miami art scene and the art market before you hear from our Miami expert Denise Gerson.
The Growth of the Miami Art Scene
In the past decade, there has been a significant growth in the number of art galleries in Miami. This growth is due in part to an increase in collectors and buyers from around the world who are interested in purchasing works by emerging and mid-career artists. In addition, many well-established galleries from New York and Europe have opened satellite locations in Miami.
This increase in gallery spaces has helped to create a vibrant art scene in Miami. There are now more opportunities for local artists to show their work, and for collectors to purchase works by their favorite artists. In addition, art fairs such as Art Basel Miami Beach, Art Miami, SCOPE and Untitled have put Miami on the map as an international arts destination. Each year, these fairs attract thousands of visitors from around the world, which contributes to the city's economy.
The Miami Art Scene is Booming
Thanks to a growing number of art galleries, art fairs and collectors from around the world who are interested in purchasing works by emerging and mid-career artists, Miami is hot! With its vibrant arts community, world-class museums, and beautiful weather, it's no wonder that Miami is quickly becoming one of the most popular destinations for art lovers.
Join Miami Art Expert Denise Gerson
This session will explore the growth of the Miami art scene and the art market throughout the state. Denise Gerson, the Associate Director of the University of Miami’s Lowe Art Museum, will lead this session. As a highly regarded independent curator, arts writer, private art consultant, and accredited fine art appraiser, she will also look at the renewed interest in Miami-based artists.
Denise Gerson, who retired in 2012 as Associate Director of the University of Miami’s Lowe Art Museum, is a highly regarded independent curator, arts writer, private art consultant, and accredited fine art appraiser. Holding a Masters degree in Art History from UM, she is a frequent lecturer, art fair juror, and arts panelist. A past Chairperson of Art in Public Places for the City of...