The 14th Annual Art Basel Miami Breakfast in the Park Presents: Daniel Joseph Martinez
Sunday, Dec. 10 (9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.) Free and open to the public (RSVP required in advance at https://fiu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_a2JrZaf8gYLpzql) — An official Art Basel week event, Breakfast in the Park draws hundreds of art collectors, patrons, gallery owners, cultural luminaries and artists from around the world, many of whom are visiting Miami for Art Basel. Each year a noted sculptor is invited to speak. This year, Los Angeles-based Daniel Joseph Martinez has been invited to Miami as the guest speaker. Guests enjoy a complimentary outdoor breakfast, informal lecture and guided tours of Florida International University’s Sculpture Park and the exhibitions in the museum. View the Sculpture Park’s artwork here. Presented in partnership with West Kendall Baptist Hospital.
Throughout his career, which spans nearly four decades, Martinez has tackled questions of race, identity and the body in his multidisciplinary work.
Martinez has represented the U.S. in 11 biennials worldwide, including the Venice Biennial, Mexico City Biennial, and two Whitney Biennials.
His sculpture, “A Meditation on the Possibility of Romantic Love; or Where you Goin’ with That Gun in Your Hand: Bobby Seale and Huey Newton Discuss the Relationships between Expressionism and Social Reality Present in Hitler’s Paintings” (2007) graces the Frost Art Museum FIU’sfront entrance (a gift from Dennis and Debra Scholl). More info at https://frost.fiu.edu/calendar/2017/bitp.html