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Miguel Paredes, Official Artist Of The 12th Annual Latin Grammy’s®, To Celebrate Art Basel Across Miami: From Wynwood To South Beach

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Miami, FL (PRWEB) November 23, 2011

Celebrated Miami-based pop and multi-media artist, sculptor and urban realist, Miguel Paredes, has announced plans to showcase his work at events throughout Art Basel week at locations on Miami Beach, at his 6,000 sq. foot gallery in the Wynwood Arts District and on Lincoln Road

Paredes will begin the week with a launch event on Wednesday, November 30th at an event produced in partnership with South Beach’s chic Hotel Gansevoort. The event will take place along the 2nd floor mezzanine overlooking the lobby as well as the grand ballrooms, Paredes will welcome over a thousand VIPs, collectors and media to preview his newest collections.

Upon recently returning from his exhibitions in Korea, Paredes is gearing up to exhibit new works utilizing inks from plants and seeds on natural paper from Korea. Several new pieces from his popular “Pulgha™ & Birds series will be on exhibition along with a collection of larger than life Pulgha™ sculptures

Paredes is currently represented by a variety of agencies for licensing and special projects including William Morris Endeavors and the Revolutus agency. Most recently, Paredes has signed on with Acme Archives Limited for the Disney Underground Collection. Disney Underground celebrates the interpretations of a new generation of visual artists stemming from the urban underground pop art movement. Miguel will be previewing his new work for the collection and is set to break new ground in this exciting and innovative art movement.

In addition to the unique pieces of art on display, Champion Porsche will showcase a one-of-a kind, custom designed Miguel Paredes Limited Edition Porsche Speedster.

Guests will also enjoy complimentary Sapporo Beer, Rex Goliath Wine,
signature cocktails by Cointreau, Zu Vodka, Riazul Mescal and Scorpion Tequila.

Chef Richard L. Ingraham, who is currently the personal chef to Miami Heat superstar, Dywane Wade, will prepare some of his signature bites in the VIP lounge area.

DJ Tom Laroc, whose repertoire includes performances with the likes of Jay Z & Sean “P. Diddy” Combs will be providing beats for the evening.

Following the gala launch event, Paredes will open his 6,000 square foot gallery in Miami’s Wynwood Arts district to the public every day starting Dec. 1st – Dec. 4th. The gallery will be open for public viewings of the new art work from noon – 5pm with special events nightly from 7pm – 11pm each evening.

Guests will enjoy complimentary cocktails provided by Riazul Mescal and Scorpion Tequila and on Dec. 1st, bites provided by Chef Adrianne’s Vineyard Restaurant. Chef Adrianne has been featured on the popular Food Network show “Chopped” and is the host of NBC 6’s "Maximum Flavor with Chef Adrianne.” The Wynwood gallery will also feature the Perrier Refresh Lounge for guests to relax and reenergize during day and evening hours.

Keeping the energy buzzing at the Miguel Paredes Fine Art Gallery in Wynwood will be DJ Ari X on Thursday and Friday and DJ Trails on Saturday.

For media requests and interviews, contact James Goll at the 24-Group.
JG(at)24-Group(dot)com or 917.626.4769.

In addition to the Gansevoort and his Wynwood Gallery, Paredes will showcase his work, at a location at 412 Lincoln Road.

Paredes is also participating in the ‘Pop-Up Piano Miami’ project with a custom designed Steinway piano.

WEDNESDAY NOV. 30th
Miguel Paredes Pop-up Gallery at the Gansevoort Hotel
7pm-11pm
The Gansevoort Hotel
2305 Collins Ave, Miami Beach

DECEMBER 1ST, 2ND, 3RD & 4TH
Miguel Paredes Fine Art Gallery
12pm -5pm: OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
7pm - 9pm: VIP Invite Only
9pm -11pm: OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
173 NW 23rd Street - Wynwood, Miami

DECEMBER – JANUARY 1 2012
Miguel Paredes Pop-Up Gallery
412 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach
Open daily from 9am to 11pm

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