The afternoon Salon program serves as an open space for short presentations such as artist talks, panels, lectures, and performances – often informal – with a range of speakers including artists, academics, curators, collectors, architects, art lawyers, critics, and many other cultural players.
Salon | Artist Talk | Art Market vs. Art History
Josh Baer, Advisor and Publisher of Baer Faxt, New York in conversation with Joseph Kosuth, Artist, London
Salon | Artist Talk | Public Art: 'Social Animals'
Kate Gilmore, Artist, New York; Alicja Kwade, Artist, Berlin; Mungo Thomson, Artist, Los Angeles
Moderator: Nicholas Baume, Curator of Art Basel's Public sector and Director & Chief Curator of Public Art Fund, New York
Salon | Artist Talk | Olafur Eliasson: Little Sun
Olafur Eliasson, Artist, Berlin/Copenhagen in conversation with Klaus Biesenbach, Director of MoMA PS1 and Chief Curator at Large at The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Salon | Round Table | The Group Show as Collection, as Museum, as Biennial, as Education, as Institution, as Art Exhibition
Daniel Baumann, Dan Byers, and Tina Kukielski, Co-Curators of the 2013 Carnegie International, Pittsburgh in conversation with Frances Stark, Artist, Los Angeles and Erika Verzutti, Artist, Sao Paulo
Salon | Artist Talk | Beyond Post-Black?
Rashaad Newsome, Artist, New York in conversation with Paul Goodwin, Independent Curator and Professor at Chelsea College of Art and Design, University of the Arts London
Salon | Artist Talk | Tracey Emin
Tracey Emin, Artist, London in conversation with Sir Norman Rosenthal, Independent Curator and Writer, London
Salon | Artist Talk | Dara Birnbaum
Dara Birnbaum, Artist, New York, in conversation with David Gryn, Curator of Art Basel's Film sector and Founder of Artprojx, London
Salon | Artist Talk and Book Launch | Focus: Colombia
María Fernanda Cardoso, Artist, Sydney; Juan Andres Gaitan, Curator, 8th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, Mexico City/Berlin; Mateo Lopez, Artist, Bogota; Hans Ulrich Obrist, Co-Director, Serpentine Gallery, London
Salon | Artist Talk | Allyson Vieira: The Plural Present
Allyson Vieira, Artist, New York; Simon Castets, Director and Curator, Swiss Institute Contemporary Art, New York; Adam Szymczyk, Artistic Director, documenta 14 and Director, Kunsthalle Basel
Salon | Discussion | Constructive Art Criticism in Latin America: Realities and Challenges
Jose Roca, Estrellita B. Brodsky Adjunct Curator of Latin American Art at Tate, London, and Artistic Director of FLORA ars+natura, Bogotá; Mario Garcia Torres, Artist, Mexico; Hunter Braithwaite, Editor, The Miami Rail
Moderator: Abaseh Mirvali, Independent Curator, Istanbul/Berlin/Mexico City/Lima
Salon | Art History | 'Brancusi in New York. 1913-2013'
Matthew Affron, The Muriel & Philip Berman Curator of Modern Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art; Dr. Jérôme Neutres, Curator and Writer, Special Advisor to the president of the Réunion des Musées Nationaux-Grand Palais and a board member of the Guimet Museum, Paris; Jean-Jacques Neuer, International Art Lawyer and representative of the Constantin Brancusi Estate
Discussion | Bankrupt Cities. Endangered Museums: Learning From the Case of the Detroit Institute of Arts
Dennis Scholl, Collector and Vice President/Arts, Knight Foundation, Miami; Stephen K. Urice, Professor of Law, University of Miami School of Law, Miami
Moderator: Andras Szanto, Author and Cultural Consultant, New York
Salon | Discussion | Shifting Scale in New York Arts Institutions
Allison Freedman Weisberg, Executive Director and Founder, Recess, New York; Ruba Katrib, Curator, SculptureCenter, New York; Miriam Katzeff, Co-Founder of Primary Information, New York; Peter J. Russo, Director, Triple Canopy, New York
Art Law Talk | Art Title Insurance: What is It and Should You Get It?
Stephen D. Brodie, Esq. and Howard N. Spiegler, Esq., International Art Law Group, Herrick, Feinstein LLP, New York; Judith L. Pearson, President, ARIS Title Insurance Corporation, Denver
Salon | Book Launch | 'More Than You Wanted to Know About John Baldessari'
Meg Cranston, Artist, Curator and Writer, Los Angeles; Hans Ulrich Obrist, Co-Director, Serpentine Gallery, London
Salon | Book Launch and Discussion | ‘Living and Sustaining a Creative Life'
Shamim Momin, Head of Los Angeles Nomadic Division, Los Angeles; Ellen Harvey, Artist, New York; Brian Tolle, Artist, New York
Moderator: Sharon Louden, Artist and Editor of 'Living and Sustaining a Creative Life', New York
Salon | Artist Talk | Ry Rocklen
Ry Rocklen, Artist, Los Angeles in conversation with Jonathan Griffin, Writer and Curator Los Angeles
Salon | 89plus Panel Discussion | Focus: Branding
Brian Khek, Artist, Chicago; Amalia Ulman, Artist, London/Gijón, Spain; Kevin McGarry, Writer and Co-Director, Migrating Forms, Los Angeles; Dena Yago and Sean Monahan, Co-producers of K-HOLE Trends, New York in conversation with Hans Ulrich Obrist, Co-Founder, 89plus and Co-Director, Serpentine Gallery, London, and Simon Castets, Co-Founder, 89plus and Director and Curator, Swiss Institute Contemporary Art, New York
Salon | Discussion | Biennial Biodiversity
Alya Sebti, Artistic Director, Marrakech Biennale; Gabriela Salgado, Co-Curator, La Otra Bienal, Bogota
Moderator: Mari Spirito, Director, Protocinema, Istanbul/New York
Salon | Talk | Paradise (Working Title): The Bar as An Oasis
Naomi Fisher, Artist, Miami; Jim Drain, Artist, Miami; David Andrew Tasman, Architect, New York