Art Miami Tips: Cranio, Risk and much more at the Sagamore Hotel

Posted on December 06, 2017

Sagamore Hotel Miami Beach returns to Miami Art Week for the 16th year, celebrating its claim to fame as a “hot-spot” for artists, collectors, and exhibitors from around the globe. This year, the hotel will continue the tradition with its ongoing series #SagamoreisArt, presenting URBAN LEGENDS, a curated selling exhibit showcasing the works of iconic and emerging urban artists that will remain on display from December 4, 2017 – January 4, 2018.

“This year marks an influential time for the Sagamore Hotel, as we endure long-lasting relationships with the art and cultural community. We’ve created a platform to allow both recognized and up- and-coming talent to utilize the property to present their creativity whether it be through art, music, fashion or food,” explains Ronit Neuman, Sagamore Hotel’s Co-Principal. The theme URBAN LEGENDS pays homage to the culture and history of urban street art and allows artists to communicate directly with the public at large. These artists often show socially relevant content infused with aesthetic value to attract attention and to a cause a form of Art Provocation.

“Urban artists are a testimony of our societies and are our contemporary poets. Through their works, they share our stories and discuss the evolution of our world, they are telling our modern legends,” explains Sebastien Laboureau, Sagamore Hotel’s Art Advisor, and urban art specialist. During Miami Art Week, Sagamore will showcase some of today’s most influential names in the urban art community through an ongoing exhibit and live happenings. The artists exhibited will include ABSTRK, Jojo Anavim, Bambi, Banksy, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Philipp Hugues Bonan, Cranio, MrD1987, D*Face, Demsky, Faile, Shepard Fairey, Romain Froquet, Inkie, Invader, Kai, Kan, Keith Haring, M.Chat, L’Atlas, Jenny Perez, Pimax, Miss Tic, RISK, Zevs, and more in partnership with numerous international art galleries, and curated by Sebastien Laboureau. In addition, the hotel will showcase an exceptional mural attributed to Banksy compliments of FAAM, entitled “Cave Man,” a wall presenting an iconic visual, painted in LA in 2008.