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Mark your calendar for various Dutch projects during Miami Art Week 2014

Theo Jansen “Strandbeests”, Studio Job, Satyendra Pakhalé, Amsterdam Street Art, Juliette Jongma, Galerie Vivid, Ted Noten and many more Dutch presenters will be presented in Miami during Art Basel Miami Beach 2014

Thu, Dec 4 - Sun, Dec 7  2014

Miami Art Week 2014

Dutch Culture USA is pleased to announce that there will be a full and exciting roster of Dutch art and design projects and presentations in Miami during Art Basel Miami Beach. We will inform you about each and every project in the upcoming weeks, but for now want to provide you with a brief overview so that you can make sure that you mark your calendar:

Theo Jansen “Strandbeests” on the beach in Miami Beach

In partnership with Haute Horlogerie Manufacture Audemars Piguet, the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) is delighted to bring Theo Jansen’s Strandbeests to Art Basel Miami Beach. From December 4 through 7, 2014, a clutch of Strandbeests, each with unique characteristics and histories, will inhabit a prominent stretch of Miami Beach. Daily, visitors will be able to meet Jansen as he leads his larger-than-life, wind-powered creatures in demonstrations along the beach. An accompanying installation will feature Jansen’s newest Strandbeests, including the 42-foot-long Animaris Suspendisse, as well as a reproduction of Jansen’s workshop and an exhibition of Lena Herzog’s photographs of the Strandbeests. This will be complementing Audemars Piguet’s watch exhibition in the Collectors’ Lounge at Art Basel’s 2014 shows, where the brand’s stand was designed by leading French designer Mathieu Lehanneur.
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Satyendra Pakhalé at the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

The Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is pleased to announce it will host an outdoor design exhibition from December 6, 2014 – May 31, 2015 featuring a limited edition collection of the iconic Fish Chair by designer Satyendra Pakhalé. As part of the annual Design at Fairchild, the exhibition will blend art, nature, and design together to create a space where visitors are welcome to interact with the pieces and the surrounding nature. Pakhalé, who is represented by the internationally renowned ammann//gallery from Cologne, Germany, has partnered with creative director Guilio Cappellini of the Italian design firm Cappellini, part of the Haworth Collection, to produce 40 limited edition Fish Chairs made in a special color specifically chosen to complement the neighboring tropical greenery. During the 2014-2015 Design at Fairchild season, the exhibition will be curated by Cristina Grajales of New York’s Cristina Grajales Gallery. Fairchild’s 8-acre Arboretum will house the pieces, where they will be surrounded by more than 700 species of tropical flowering trees.
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Studio Job solo presentation via Carpenters Workshop Gallery at Design Miami

The Carpenters Workshop Gallery is set to guide visitors on a tour of studio job‘s landmark pieces during Design Miami/ 2014, December 3-7, 2014. the solo exhibition will take you on an excursion through the imagination of the Dutch-Belgian duo, in which you will explore all aspects of their creative practice — from concept sketch to realized piece — and their references to some of the world’s most prominent monuments.
Read more here Note that Studio Job will also be heavily present in the Faena Arts District. More information to follow.

Janne Kyttanen solo presentation via Galerie Vivid at Design Miami

Also at Design Miami/2014, Rotterdam-based Galerie Vivid will present work by Janne Kyttanen, a pioneer in design for 3D printing, who has created award-winning collaborations with brands including Hyundai, Asics, Nivea, NIKE, Philips and L’Oreal. Now
Creative Director for 3D Systems, the largest specialized 3D printing company in the world, Janne has access to the world’s most innovative, cutting edge software, materials and technology.
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Studio Makkink, Reinier Bosch, a.o via Priveekollektie Contemporary Art + Design at Design Miami

Also at Design Miami/2014 Leusden-based Priveekollektie will present selected works by Studio Makkink & Bey, Reinier Bosch, Mar Canet, Varvara Guljajeva, Dominic Harris, Arik Levy, and Carolina Wilcke. Key in the collection is the combination of contemporary art and limited-edition design and the crossing of the fine line between both disciplines.
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Ted Noten special presentation via Ornamentum Gallery at Design Miami

Also at Design Miami/2014 Ornamentum is set to presentTed Noten, who will create a house as a portrait of himself as an artist, an environment to frame a selection of new works. The confines connote a domestic setting in old-world simpler times, while the chaos of a modern cityscape development adorns the wall.
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Satyendra Pakhalé presentation by Ammann Gallery at Design Miami

Also at Design Miami/2014 Ammann Gallery will present work by Ron Arad, Shi Jianmin, Nucleo, Satyendra Pakhalé, and Wolfs + Jung. Ammann Gallery exhibits iconic contemporary art and design pieces while cultivating the best emerging designers from around the globe.
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Amsterdam Street Art (ASA) Expo in the Wynwood Art District

From December 4-7, 2014 ASA will present a large pop-up exhibition and several murals by the finest Amsterdam street artists, including The London Police, DHM/Hugo Mulder, Sober Industries, Beazrility, Tim van Vliet, Telmo/Miel, and SjemBakkus, who will all present work around the theme of Amsterdam/Dutch Culture. American artists Ze-Florist and AXEL VOID will present their view on Amsterrdam. ASA and the artists will also present a workshop about street art on Saturday, December 6, 2014, 1-4pm. Visit them at NW 2nd Avenue and 24th Street in the Wynwood District (behind Panther Coffee, from December 1, 2014, every day from 1pm to experience live painting, music and more.
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Dutch galleries at the art fairs

The following galleries will participate in a number of art fairs, including:
At Art Basel Miami Beach: Galerie Juliette Jongma
At Art Miami: Galerie Delaive, Galerie Leslie Smith, Galerie Rueb, and Torch Gallery
At Context: Amstel Gallery and Witzenhausen Gallery
At Scope: Andenken Gallery, Kallenbach Gallery, and Wanrooij Gallery
At Pulse: LMAK Projects And finally, don’t miss the Heineken House Live Art Pyramid at Scope Miami Beach!

Other projects are still in the making, with possibly another Dutch street art and mural project in the Miami Design District, and other projects to be announced. Please visit and our Facebook page often in the coming weeks to check for frequent updates and more information.
Should you know of any Dutch projects, presentations and other noteworthy events that we have missed, please contact Robert Kloos via robert [dot] kloos [at] minbuza [dot] nl

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