Next month, the fairs frenzy in Florida sees a new arrival on the scene: ‘Miami Art + Design (MA+D)’ from February 14-18 to be held in a new circular waterside pavilion at Bayfront Park in downtown Miami.
The fair is an intriguing
collaboration between seasoned Florida fair organisers David and
Lee Ann Lester of International Fine Art Expositions (IFAE) and the
Syndicat National des Antiquaires (SNA), the French association of
art and antiques dealers who organise the long-established
Paris Biennale and co-organise New York's Salon:
Art + Design.
The focus is American and European art
and design which, according to Christian Deydier, president of the
SNA, they hope will be especially attractive to collectors,
architects, and designers from throughout the United States and
"This collaboration will bring Miami a
new major 'in season' international event," said David Lester. "The
new waterfront location in the heart of Miami's Arts &
Entertainment District, next to the new Museum Park, is one of the
most extraordinary and exciting fair locations in the
They have secured some well-known
dealers for the first event, including Phoenix Ancient Art (New
York), Richard Green (London), Peter Finer (London), Moretti Fine
Art (Florence, London and New York), Galerie Dumonteil (Paris),
Galerie Alain Marcelpoil (Paris) and Stair Sainty Gallery
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