Thousands of art enthusiasts, dealers, collectors and culture aficionados flocked to Miami’s Arts and Entertainment District last night to get a highly anticipated first look at the abundance of world class art and masterpieces presented within the walls of the 100,000 square foot purpose-built tent during the Opening Night Preview Party at Spectrum Miami and Red Dot Miami.
The annual Opening Night Preview Party marked commencement of the five-day global panorama in contemporary art, culture and entertainment. This years highly prestigious event for invitees and ticket holders was in association with Cervera Real Estate, and was hosted by Cerveras CEO, Veronica Cervera Goeseke, and Managing Partner, Alicia Cervera Lamadrid, who joined Redwood Media Group CEO, Eric Smith, for the prestigious ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the shows 12th year in Miami. Thousands of the worlds most affluent art dealers, collectors, artists, gallery owners, curators and art enthusiasts attend the opening night extravaganza for Spectrum Miami and Red Dot Miami on an annual basis.
The Grand Entrance of Spectrum Miami and Red Dot Miami provided a breathtaking backdrop, with an unforgettable display of natures most wondrous creations. Curated by Noor Blazekovic of Irreversible Projects, with the support of Jane Hart of Lemon Sky Projects and Neil Gold of Galleria Farms, A Walk in the Clouds is an elaborate sensory experience, featuring approximately 2000 freshly cut flowers of multiple colors that form a circular arena-like structure each suspended from the ceiling, allowing guests to be completely immersed in blossoming beauty.
The corridors of the only multi-show format in contemporary fine art and upscale urban satellite shows were shoulder-to-shoulder as attendees clamored to see notable works of art being exhibited by recognized artists including a rare and original Fernando Botero, offered from a private collection for the first time, as well as works from Banksy, Wesselmann, a rare Mr. Brainwash, Chihuly, Dali, Picasso, Chagall, Durer, Lichtenstein, and highly collectible works from De La Nuez, Suchta, M&M (Marc & Matt), and more.
Today marks Day One of Spectrum Miami and Red Dot Miami, as it opens its doors from 1:00 p.m. to the public for a glimpse at more than 160 exhibiting artists and galleries from the Florida region and around the globe and up to 75 modern and contemporary galleries representing over 500 leading contemporary artists from primary and secondary markets. Todays highlights from the especially curated program of activity at Spectrum Miami and Red Dot Miami, includes the following.