INK Miami Art Fair, established in 2006, draws museum directors, curators and committed collectors of works on paper. All exhibitors are members of the International Fine Print Dealers Association (IFPDA) and are selected among members of the Association for their outstanding ability to offer collectors a diverse survey of 20th century masterworks and just published editions by leading contemporary artists.

INK showcases works by internationally acclaimed artists as well as the latest projects by leading contemporary print publishers and an in a courtyard hosts a series of events with an airy, relaxed ambiance.

¡DESAYUNO CUBANO! Wednesday, November 30, 10 am Kicks off the fair with a special morning preview featuring Cuban-style breakfast bites.

ARTIST TALK: JOSE LERMA Thursday, December 1, 11 am  Gregg Perkins, Assistant Professor at the University of Tampa. Jose Lerma is an internationally recognized artist whose works have been the subject of solo exhibitions at Andrea Rosen (New York), Xavier Hufkens (Brussels), and Galleries II Capricorno (Venice).

CURATOR-LED TOUR Friday, December 2, 2 pm Jane Simon, Curator, Contemporary Art Museum Institute for Research in Art will lead a tour of the Fair’s themed exhibition, Saving Face: Reinventing the Portrait.

PULP PARTY  Thursday, December 1, 5:30 – 7:30 pm A cocktail reception to celebrate INK Miami as the premiere venue for works on paper during Art Basel Miami Beach. Festivities include complimentary hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, and music by DJ King Eulas.

New projects on offer this year include artist Julie Mehretu’s first artist book, Poetry of Sappho, a collaboration with Arion Press; editions by Mimmo Paladino, Rachel Whiteread, and Ed Ruscha at Mixografia, Peter Blake and Damien Hirst at London-based publisher Paul Stolper; Robert Kipniss and American self-published artists/printmakers at The Old Print Shop; Jose Lerma, Judy Pfaff and Robert Cottingham at Tandem Press; Carlos Garaicoa, Alex Katz and Christian Marclay at Graphicstudio; and Daniel Kelly and Hiroshi Yoshida at Verne Collection. Additions to the roster include Irish contemporary print publisher Stoney Road Press, Carl Solway Gallery, Mary Ryan Gallery, and Arion Press. Stoney Road Press will introduce works by Irish artists such as Brian O’doherty and Dorothy Cross. Dolan Maxwell will show works by Trenton Doyle Hancock, Ryan Parker and David Shapiro. Carl Solway Gallery will offer 20th century master prints by James Rosenquist and Robert Rauschenberg in addition to new editions by Ann Hamilton. Other post-war contemporary includes works by Andy Warhol, Yoshitomo Nara, and Martin Eder at Dranoff Fine Art and Manolo Valdes, Francis Bacon, and Paula Rego at Marlborough Graphics. Neptune Fine Art will feature monotypes by Wolf Kahn in addition to 20th century masterworks by Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse and Georges Braque.

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INK Fair November 30 – December 4, 2011 

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