Newsletter No. 06
October 23, 2014


RYAN MCCANN, Death to Obey, 2014
Dimensions variable, mixed media
Courtesy of Inner State Gallery



Celebrating its 14th year of introducing galleries to the contemporary market, SCOPE returns to its location on the sands of Miami Beach with 122 International Exhibitors from 27 countries and 48 cities.

Located at Ocean Drive and 9th Street, SCOPE Miami Beach opens on Tuesday, December 2, with its exclusive Platinum VIP Brunch, VIP & Press First View, and to the general public December 3 - 7, 2014.


SCOPE Miami 2014

Ocean Drive at 9th + 10th
Miami Beach, FL 33139

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Paradigm Gallery

Small Vortex, 2013
Prisma marker on cardstock
8.5 x 11 in.

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Repetition The Emotional Cycles, 2014
Framed Photographs

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Gana Art
  Gallery On Wade
VB39.293.TE, 1999
127 x 152 cm

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Insulated Shed II, 2006/07
Aluminum, metal garage door & plexiglass
6 x 8 x 12 ft.

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Keumsan Gallery
  Gallery Shilla

Existing in Costume, 2006
100 x 80 cm

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Sans Titre, 2012
Corian mixed media sculpture
100 x 70 x 20 cm

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In collaboration with the Galleries Association of Korea and sponsored by the Korea Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, SCOPE Miami Beach 2014 is honored to present FEATURE Korea. This curated section offers a glimpse at the current art trends in Korea and shines new light on the country's contemporary cultural practice. Fifteen Korean galleries will present artists from one of the leading centers of Asian contemporary art, promoting a cultural exchange between Miami and Korea.

  Vertical Gallery
Faithful Portrait, 2014
Acrylic on Wood

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Untitled, 2014
Acrylics, ink and spray paint on canvas
36 x 56 in.

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Celebrating artwork that bends, blends and transcends genre, Juxtapoz Magazine will curate a selection of SCOPE galleries as a highlight of FEATURE. Juxtapoz Presents galleries embody the New Contemporary that is SCOPE's hallmark and add a singular dynamism to the Miami Beach 2014 show.

Juxtapoz has invited Kimou "Grotesk" Meyer to design and create an interactive installation entitled the "Juxtapoz Newsstand." Inspired by classic newsstands of Brooklyn, New York, Juxtapoz Newsstand is based on an iconic cover of Juxtapoz Magazine designed by Grotesk in 2009, an illustration that was recently shown in conjunction with Juxtapoz's special projects during their 20th Anniversary in 2014. Juxtapoz Newsstand will feature special artist-made goods, magazines, as well as the release of their newest book title, Juxtapoz Hyperrealism.

Juxtapoz will also release a special edition SCOPE newspaper featuring coverage of Juxtapoz Presents at the Miami Beach 2014 show.

Pavleye Art & Culture
  NextArt Gallery
Untitled, 2012
Moving stills
Variable, edition of 7

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Pisztoly, 2013
Mixed media

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Long-established as the original incubator for emerging work, SCOPE's Breeder Program celebrates its 14th year of introducing new galleries to the contemporary market. A remarkable opportunity for exposure, Breeder Program alumni include: Peres Projects, John Connelly Presents, Galeria Enrique Guerrero, Daniel Reich Gallery, Bischoff/Weiss, INVISIBLE-EXPORTS, SEVENTEEN, ROKEBY, Taxter Spengemann, Magical Artroom and Spinello Projects, among other notable galleries.

SCOPE has teamed up with online print and design company, MOO to search for emerging creative talent to exhibit at SCOPE Miami Beach. The theme is Creativity Squared – which means you can turn any medium into the perfect Instagram. So think outside the box... but inside a square!

Instagram your original artwork to #CreativitySquared and while you're there, say hello – you can find us on @SCOPEArtShow and @MOO. Remember, the winning submission will be printed on MOO's Luxe Square Business Cards, so feel free to use any medium, but remember to color inside the lines! Submissions must be new Instagram posts! Our judges are excited to see your inspired submissions – the competition opens on September 17, 2014, and ends at 11:59 (PDT) October 26, 2014.

See Terms and Conditions for details and limitations.


The Heineken House is a multi-sensory experience, featuring a Live Art Pyramid as the core. Standing over 35ft tall, the pyramid features 12 massive live art walls to be hand-painted live during SCOPE Miami Beach. The interior features a covered bar serving ice cold Heineken, while the exterior provides seating for patrons to witness the transformation of this multifunctional installation.



For the third year in a row, VH1 is teaming up with SCOPE to bring the ultimate mash-up of ART + MUSIC to Miami Beach. SCOPE is unrivaled as the premier showcase for emerging contemporary art and VH1 continues its commitment to music and to helping expose its audience to up-and-coming artists with buzz-worthy music programming like the You Oughta Know concert, Make a Band Famous and Storytellers.

VH1 and SCOPE's shared commitment to fresh, innovative and emerging art of all disciplines makes them the perfect match to celebrate the crossover between the two worlds in fun and exciting new ways. In past years, VH1+SCOPE have hosted unforgettable parties featuring performances by music artists like Tegan and Sara and Metric and curated activations and collaborations between artists like painter Hebru Brantley and producer/rapper Kasseem "Swizz Beatz" Dean. This year, live music and art will meet again as the art world descends on Miami for its biggest pilgrimage of the year.

VH1 delivers the ultimate mash-up of music, pop culture and nostalgia for adults who still want to have fun. VH1 is available in 99 million households in the U.S. VH1 also has an array of digital channels and services including VH1 Classic, VH1 Soul, the VH1 App, and @VH1, the hub for all things music and pop culture. Fans may also access current and retro VH1 programming via the VH1 App, the network's three-in-one video, new form content and co-viewing app, available for free on iOS and Android platforms. VH1 is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. For more information, go to,, or the VH1 Facebook page. Follow us on Twitter @VH1PR.


Since 2011 Red Bull Curates: The Canvas Cooler Project has paired hand-picked artists with venue owners of the hottest local bars, lounges and restaurants across the U.S., presenting them with a one-day challenge to transform a blank canvas wrapped cooler into an inspired functional work of art. The finished pieces are exhibited in a one-night only public gallery showcase in which a panel of curatorial judges vote to send two artists from each city to SCOPE Miami Beach. The coolers are then displayed at their designated venues across each city for public viewing.

Red Bull Curates: The Canvas Cooler Project 2014 launched in Los Angeles in March, with additional exhibitions in Portland, Denver, Chicago, New Orleans, Orlando, Houston, and Philadelphia, honoring a diverse group of artists from mixed disciplines including fine art, street art, multimedia design, and more. Eighteen artists, representing their respective cities, are invited to show and sell a new collection of their original artwork developed exclusively for SCOPE Miami Beach.


The entries are in. The time has come to decide who gets to show their art at galleries across the country and face off at SCOPE Miami Beach in December. BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® Gin and Russell and Danny Simmons' Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation are looking for the next big name in visual art - and now is your chance to vote.

Take a look at the Artisan Series gallery and choose your favorite from hundreds of pieces. Sculpture, mixed media, painting, and photography: the online gallery overflows with imagination and creativity. Vote now!


As the Official Automotive Sponsor of SCOPE Miami Beach 2014, The FIAT® Brand is delighted to offer a complimentary shuttle service for SCOPE VIP cardholders and Art Basel Miami Beach VIP cardholders. Showcasing a fleet of FIAT 500L vehicles, the FIAT shuttle will be making stops at the SCOPE Pavilion and Art Basel Miami Beach. Additionally, visitors can stop by the FIAT Lounge at the SCOPE Miami Beach Pavilion for the opportunity to explore the FIAT 500L, the five-passenger model that expands the FIAT brand’s style and efficiency.


Located in the heart of South Beach, the iconic Loews Miami Beach Hotel boasts 790 luxury guestrooms, situated directly on the Atlantic Ocean. The hotel features a palm tree lined promenade, oceanfront sparkling pool, the St-Tropez inspired, state-of-the-art SOAK Cabana Deck with private rooftop terraces, the new exhale South Beach spa and 65,000 square feet of meeting and function space. Guests can indulge in seven restaurants and bars including Nautilus, Preston’s and Scoops, in addition to the hotel’s newest dining concept - the first outpost of New York City's beloved Lure Fishbar - located in the hotel’s historic St. Moritz building. Additional amenities include SoBe Kids’ Camp, a fitness center and premium shopping at Splash and Splish retail boutiques.

For additional information or to make a reservation at Loews Miami Beach Hotel, please call 305-604-1601, toll free 800-23-LOEWS or visit


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In 2015, the City of Miami Beach will celebrate its 100th anniversary with an extraordinary, unique mega beach concert unlike any other experienced. The centennial event will also provide an unprecedented platform to protect our spectacular marine and coastal ecology with an emphasis on climate change strategies for our future. As an urban, tropical, ocean-side city with one of the most popular and celebrated beaches in the world, we believe 2015 is the year to celebrate both our illustrious past and our future. Miami Beach leads the way with a global climate initiative for the next 100 years.

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SCOPE taps into the cultural psyche to present only the most pioneering work across multiple creative disciplines. With over a decade of critically acclaimed art fairs and non-profit initiatives that extend beyond the ordinary in contemporary art.