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EVENT RECAP: The Art Plug Power House at Art Palm Beach 2019

Miami-based curator and art world personality, Marcel Katz (@theartplug) of The Art Plug debuted the second iteration of his new immersive art experience, The Art Plug Power House, at ArtPalmBeach 2019 on January 17th – 20th. The second iteration featured over 20 contemporary artists from across the globe, including CB Hoyo, Zevi G, Rhymezlikedimez, Matthieu Venot, Tiago Magro, Lefty Out There, John Paul Fauves and Ketnipz, who joined forces and converted over 3,000 square feet of the fair into a multi-faceted space exhibiting sensory art works and installations located in the fair’s Trailblazer pavilion.

From CB Hoyo’s interactive experience fake art gallery which guided guests through a gallery revealing a clandestine art forgery shop hidden behind to Kourosh Keynejad’s Saharan photo exhibit tent titled which transported fair goers on a sensory journey showcasing his global photography, The Art Plug Power House offered a variety of visual installations designed to heighten the senses to a whole new degree.

To commence the fair, Marcel led a panel discussion at Art Palm Beach entitled Mastering the Art of Instagram about the effects social media has had on the art community on the final day of the fair. Featured artists on the panel included Tiago Magro, Kourosh Keynejad, Robin Velghe of RhymezLikeDimez and Harry Hambley of Ketnipz. The panel explored social media platforms and how they created a new wave of digital art disruptors that are changing the way we observe and discover art.

TIAGO MAGRO

Tiago Magro, a Brazilian born mixed media artist who is transforming the urban streets of Miami Beach, New York, and Brazil, into imaginative paintings, using radiating colors and blazes of music to showcase his pure love of art through live performance.

KOUROSH KEYNEJAD’S CALESCENT

KETNIPZ’ DINNER WITH BEAN

RHYMEZLIKEDIMEZ’ WAKE UP IN THE SKY

DANIEL COLUMBIE OF PROP MOVIE MONEY’S MONEY THRONE

MATTHIEU VENOT

JOHN PAUL FAUVES’ MARILYN

John Paul Fauves (@lefauves), a contemporary artist from Costa Rica who is mixing fragments of popular icons such as Mickey Mouse, James Dean, and Marilyn Monroe, and transforming them into vibrant compositions. And now, after honing his skills for 15 years and studying under esteemed modern artist, Joaquin Rodriguez del Paso, Fauves has become an internationally recognized artist..

LEFTY OUT THERE

ZEVI G

Photos by Felix Angel (@revelartpro), Berkley McGaughey (@berkleymcgaughey), Pete Shot (@peteshot), Amy Vardijan (@amyvardijan). Video by Felix Angel (@revelartpro).

For general & art inquiries, please contact theartplug@marcelkatz.net.

Press inquiries: press@theartplug.net.