Founded in 2005, PULSE Contemporary Art Fair is an established part of the annual art calendar in Miami and is recognized for providing its international community of emerging and established galleries with a dynamic platform for connecting with a global audience. PULSE offers visitors an engaging environment in which to discover and collect the most compelling contemporary art being produced today.
PULSE Miami Beach is a fair that continues to be at the forefront of contemporary art and a well-respected platform for the discovery of emerging to mid-career artists. Presenting a unique opportunity to connect during Miami Art Week, PULSE engages the artistic community and market locally to globally, presenting a broad perspective of what comes next in an intimate setting as if in your own home.The 14th edition of PULSE Miami Beach marks the second year of directorship by Katelijne De Backer, whose guidance has brought a vibrant audience of art collectors, curators, and enthusiasts to over 70 galleries, including exhibitors from Canada, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Netherlands, Scotland, South Africa, Switzerland and Ukraine among others, and introduced 26 first-time exhibitors at the fair. From site-specific installations, new video art, cutting-edge painting and photography to multi-media works, this year’s PULSE Miami Beach aims to showcase the breadth of artistic production happening across the globe.
Arusha Gallery_Charlotte Keates
Included in PULSE this year is a fresh group of digital work comprising PLAY, a collection of independent installations making up PROJECTS, and new PERSPECTIVES partnership with the David Lynch Foundation in discussion with PULSE artist Miya Ando and others on Meditating, Art and the Creative Process. Additionally, PULSE will continue its steadfast fair feature PRIZE, a tradition since 2006 where a jury-awarded cash grant is presented directly to an artist of distinction chosen from a SOLO presentation at the fair.
Momentum Fine Art_Aristotle Roufanis_Alone Together VIII_2017
PROJECTS Special Commission features Moonlit Clouds by Miya Ando and presented by Vince, a site-specific work that invites meditation and interaction with visitors, activating the PULSE tent to create an experiential entry into the art fair.Spain is Part of You – an international campaign for the Spanish Tourism Board (Tour Spain) – features an interactive live painting by PROJECTS artist Antonyo Marest.