In celebration of the legendary New York City bar’s 20 year anniversary, Aaron Bondaroff, Al Moran and Ulli Rimkus bring the downtown institution Max Fish to Miami for the week of Art Basel. Taking over a functioning bar space in downtown Miami, the team will be recreating an art installation out of the core elements of the Lower East Side location and importing it’s colorful cast of characters for the week. With a prime location downtown Miami, it will most definitley be the common meeting point for Art Basel attendees and act as the main clubhouse for all of the creative community during the fair week. A full lineup of live bands and dj’s will be performing nightly during ther week as well as movie screenings in an outdoor space.
Featuring artwork by Scott Cambpell, Neckface, Kevin Long, Ako & Atiba, Jery Hsu, Theresa Dillon, Jesse Gold, Mr Kiji, Chris Yormick, Andrew Kou, Joaquin Stengleman, Andre Aimi, Judi Rosen, Patrick Graf, Pia Arrabio, Dave Aron, Jason Wright, Cycle, Ivan Rodriquez, Keeva, Isabel Asha Penzlien, Jonthan Meltring, Tony Cox, Alain Levitt, Bobby Puelo, Mark Gonzales, Olga Sophie Kapplen, Steve Powers, John A Grigley, Angela Boatwright, Sally Penn, Thomas Campbell, Scott Lenhart, Brian Deran / Baby Leg, Toben Yelland, Vanessa Salle, Josh Wildman, Wes Lang, Greg Woolard, Wierdo Dave, Brigette Engler, Mike Farmer, John Drury, Royce Meier, Jondra Nolan, Brent Richardson and Leo Fitzpatrick.
Max Fish is one of the most colorful and electric places in New York and has even hosted the likes of Mark Gonzales and the late Shawn Mortensen. Having opened on December 2 1989, the space has become an institute almost for creative minds and the people of Lower East Side so it is welcoming to see it recognized this way.
OPENING RECEPTION DECEMBER 2, 2009 at 6PM
LIVE PERFORMANCES FOR THE WEEK
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2009
I.U.D. / Silkflowers / Animals Of The Arctic
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2009
BARR / Mike Bones / Wilder Zoby (Chin Chin) / Jaccuzzi Boys
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2009
Gang Gang Dance / Endless Boogie / Teepee
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2009
Special Secret Performance
Resident DJ’s Tim Barber, Leo Fitzpatrick and Benton