Miami (CBSMiami) —Art Miami and its sister fair, Art Context, fills the space with about 200 galleries from 14 countries featuring the work of hundreds of artists. The opening party on Tuesday night was talked about when Banksy’s work, called “Charlie Brown,” was sold by Maddox Gallery for $ 4 million.
Sold to private American collectors in Art Miami VIP Preview.
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The elusive artist Banksy first spray-painted this piece on the walls of Los Angeles in 2011.
However, an exhibition caught the eye of CBS4’s Lisa Petrillo. This is the work of 10-year-old Andres Valencia, a fourth-year student in California, and has been screened at his first major art show.
“I saw his work and said,’I have to show this in Art Miami,'” explained Nick Korniloff, executive director of Art Miami. “He is a solid genius, and his artistic proceeds not only benefit Andres and his growing art career, but also to our son’s foundation, the Perry J. Cohen Foundation. It’s close to my heart and important to bring. “The 2015 14-year-old sea off Jupiter Inlet.
“How do you learn this?” Petrillo asked the 10-year-old artist genius.
“I always liked to draw when I was little. I had this picture in my living room, which I really liked, and I always tried to copy it. I’m getting better and better at drawing. Now, Valencia said.
On Tuesday night, actor Channing Tatum became a fan of posing with Andres’ paintings, and actress Sofia Vergara bought it. His other seven acrylic and oil paintings were sold. Andres praises great men like Basquiat and Picasso and is completely self-taught.
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“Well, I don’t have an art teacher yet, but I want one soon,” he said.
“I think you can probably teach something to an art teacher,” Petrillo said.
“Yes,” Andres replied with a laugh.
Winwood Wall unveiled 13 new walls created by top street artists around the world during this Art Week.
Jessica Goldman Threbnick, CEO of Goldman Global Arts, managed the wall and named this year’s theme “Agents of Change.”
“The artist was always a changing agent, whether he changed his perspective or his neighborhood,” said Threbnick. “That is, the idea for this theme is to let everyone know that everyone has the opportunity to be an agent of change.”
Petrillo and Threbnick toured the beautiful and diverse mural installations and sculptures. Threbnick exhibited colorful works by Portuguese artist Bordalo. He uses all recycled plastic materials to create tall sculptures that drop the chin.
“He very strongly believes in the importance of an environment that protects our environment and realizes and recycles auto parts, trash cans and everything he finds. It’s really great,” she said. rice field.
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At Miami Art Week 2021, you’ll find inspiration everywhere.