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art collectors and gallerists around the world have to Buy a target: and Sell. Their of luxury, fashion and Glamour-charged encounters can paralyze whole cities

Art fair: Art Basel in Miami: A noble circus on the beach

art collectors and gallerists around the world have to Buy a target: and Sell. Their of luxury, fashion and Glamour-charged encounters can paralyze whole cities

Art fair: Art Basel in Miami: A noble circus on the beach

art collectors and gallerists around the world have to Buy a target: and Sell. Their of luxury, fashion and Glamour-charged encounters can paralyze whole cities, then you can leave transactions in the millions. This is also the offshoot of the art fair Art Basel in Miami.

next to the sandy beach rises for VIP guests, hard-to tourists and connoisseurs of the most important art-Party in the USA. "I want to find something Unique," says writer Jill Spalding, after she walked an hour and a half through some of the 40 course of the exhibition hall. The view of the former "Vogue"-the author jumps from one side to the other as the walls of the galleries ordinary shop window. Objects of interest are photographed with the mobile phone and asks for cards to Visit with the owner of the gallery in front of a possible purchase in contact.

art, worth an estimated three billion Dollar (2.6 billion Euro) is exhibited in the exhibition centre of the "Sunshine City", the multi-edge exhibitions and galleries are not counted. In the case of the 17. Edition of Art Basel in Miami - with more than 80 000 visitors one of the greatest art in the world - flowing wine and champagne. An eccentrically dressed woman pushing a small dog in a stroller. In another place a family photo in front of a work of art that she has apparently purchased just.

A unique path through the art maze can quickly make you dizzy. After renovation work three years, the area of the Congress centre spans this December, stately 45 000 square meters. That's the equivalent of soon, the the Olympic stadium in Berlin, the outer about 56 edge measures 000 square meters.

"here, for example," says Spalding, as she shows on the work, "Redo" of the Cuban Alexandre're. Seven painted on the floor arranged in a Polychrome-wood pieces combine with six hanging watercolors on the wall. "Original and profound," says the New York-based writer. "Exactly what I'm looking for".

With slightly slower steps followed by Spalding's friend, Joseph Cohen - because of his cane, but also because he welcomes all of five meters, the representatives of the galleries. The collector, Ex-Banker and philanthropist in the art world, a familiar face. Spalding listens attentively and with confidence, as he expresses his opinion to "Redo".

at Least 30 of his 80 years of life, Joseph Cohen has been dedicated to the Collecting of works of art, give him a good feeling, he says. "It's more of a connection, a relationship," he explains. And he assured that he knows and it's not interested in him "" how much money he has spent on his collection in the meantime.

One of the most visited galleries, Kurimanzutto from Mexico, has decided this year, for the themes of light, originality and symmetry. "We always put out content beyond the Visual," says the Deputy Director Daniela Zárate. The wire to the client was "an art" requiring months of preparation and dedication. "Many of you know for a long time, others are recommendations," she adds.

The purchase of a work of art is a meticulous and precise act consists of different steps, which can go in a lay unnoticed over. It begins with a precise eye, and an analysis of whether a gallery owner and his assistants reinforcing what the viewer sees and feels. Spalding is only to decide later on what she buys and what this art should cost.

"All the people who approach the gallery, to be seen by us as a potential customer, and the appropriate attention you get," says Zarate. Already in the first hours of the four-day until Sunday of the current fair sold Kurimanzutto two Works of Sarah Lucas, which depicted the artist Frida Kahlo with cigarette. A large-scale Solo Exhibition at the New Museum in New York had missed the British Lucas in the United States and finally a boost.

Zarate is interrupted by a Japanese collector, who asked to be persistent after a painting. But the work of Gabriel Orozco was sold the day before the official opening for 950 000 $ (835 000 Euro). "I'm sorry," says Zarate. The Japanese attack frustrated, handbag your Luxury and power on the way.

dpa

Publish Date : 08 Aralık 2018 Cumartesi 20:00

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