Art Basel Miami Beach 2011

At Art Basel, Carl Andres Galore

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Carl Andre, 16 Small Aluminum Square, 1981, at Loretta Howard Gallery/Nyehaus

As The Art Newspaper noted last week, painting dominated Art Basel Miami Beach 2011.

Reporters Georgina Adam, Charlotte Burns and Riah Pryor argued that was because dealers were playing it safe: compared with sculpture (to say nothing of video or installation art), paintings are relatively easy to ship–and sell. Not every collector has room for another large Thomas Houseago piece, though most can find room for a new painting. Read More