Works Of Art Abound In Wynwood This Weekend
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Head to the Wynwood area over the weekend and you’ll find art is everywhere.
One of the newest and most eye catching pieces of street art is at the corner of 22nd Street and NW 2nd Avenue.
It’s called “Multim in Parvo,” created by a female South African street artist known as Faith 47.
The piece is part of the “Women on the Walls” project at Wynwood Walls.
At LMNT at the corner of 36th street and North Miami Avenue is an exhibition, showcase and auction from the Fine Art Auctions of Miami featuring the best of the best of street art.
“What’s going on this weekend is the most importance street art auction sale ever organized in Miami,” explained Sebastien Laboureau a street art expert.
Renowned street artist Speedy Graphito has his own pop exhibit at the Fine Arts Auction and Fair.
“He started in early the 80s and was of the pioneers of street art and these are some of his latest works,” Laboureau said while pointing to Speedy Graphito’s paintings.
Two pieces by the most famous street artist in the world will be auctioned off on Tuesday night.
One piece called “Kissing Coppers” is a section of a wall created by Banksy and bidding starts at $500,000.
Having two authentic Banksy pieces to auction off is quite a coup — many Banksy pieces have been proven to be fakes.
“It’s a Banksy,” said Sebastian, looking at “Kissing Coppers.” “It’s Bansky because we know where it’s coming from and we know the story and the history of this piece.”
At Art Wynwood, the founder Nick Korniloff, who brings Art Miami to life every week during Art Basel, says presenting these cutting-edge artists under one tent shows a commitment to the importance of what they do.
“We created this fair to prove to the International Art market that Miami is a real destination to buy quality art outside the month of December,” said Korniloff.
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Also, for additional details on the Fine Arts Auction, click here.