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"Myths, Words, and Fire," Art Installation by Laura Kimpton at SLS South Beach Hotel during Art Basel Miami Beach 2015

  • MIAMI BEACH, Florida
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  • November 20, 2015

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Laura Kimpton, Self Portrait, White Bird, 2014. Found objects, photograph, resin, 72 x 60 x 5 inches
Laura Kimpton, Art Truck with Videos, 2015. Designed by Laura Kimpton, painted by Shrine, videos by Laura Kimpton
Laura Kimpton in collaboration Jeff Schomberg, LOVE, 2015. Welded steel sculpture with bird cutouts, 6 feet high
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  • A three-story painted wrap on the front façade of the building;
  • A painted art truck filled with televisions displaying Kimpton’s Burning Man EGO Installation Burn and other videos;
  • An 18-foot flaming, propane, Celtic Forest tree by the hotel entrance;
  • An EGO burning video in the hotel lobby near the elevators;
  • In the pool area, 10-15 easels with 2-D mixed media pieces including Self Portrait, White Bird;
  • On the beach, a moat with flaming steel books and an 8-foot centaur and an 8-foot mermaid;
  • In the bar area by the pool, 200 small pillows made from Kimpton’s oil paintings and throw blankets for the couches.
About Laura Kimptonwww.laurakimpton.com
Volta NY
Pier 90
New York, New York

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