art basel miami beach 2012

Searching for Darren Bader’s ‘Pretty Face’ at Miami Basel

Sadie Coles HQ's booth at Art Basel Miami Beach. (The New York Observer)

There are two red apples on the ground inside Sadie Coles HQ’s Art Basel booth right now. Naturally, one might assume that these are works by New York artist Darren Bader, who is the master of such readymade works and is represented by Coles. Mr. Bader’s show at MoMA PS1 earlier this year included burritos, fresh vegetables and cats, and during Frieze in London he presented lasagna injected with heroin at Coles. Apples, in comparison, seemed rather tame. Was he taking a low-key approach to Miami Basel? Read More