Miami’s Longest Running Contemporary Art Fair Opens to Strong First Day Sales


LONDON.- Art Miami, Miami’s longest running contemporary art fair and anchor fair to the city of Miami, opened to the public for the first day yesterday, with dealers reporting strong sales and promising leads from serious art collectors and museums. Distinguished for its depth, diversity and quality, Art Miami presents an incredible showcase of works from internationally renowned modern and contemporary art from 100 international art galleries. Highlights from Wednesday’s sales included: • Contessa Gallery sold Booster by Robert Rauschenberg for $225,000 to a notable private collection. Considered the most important print in Rauschenberg’s career, the print consists of a life‐size X‐ray image of Rauschenberg himself and other seemingly random images. At the time of its creation it was the largest hand-­pulled single‐she