Political Art Snapped Up at Art Basel Miami Beach

Mary Boone
Mary Boone
(Art Basel)
  • The Bass, Ugo Rondinone, Miami Mountain, 2016 © Art Basel

    The Bass, Ugo Rondinone, Miami Mountain, 2016 © Art Basel

Political art was more prominent than usual at Art Basel Miami Beach this year, with more galleries devoting prime real estate in their booths to works inspired by the US presidential election.

Many of those works sold quickly. By Friday afternoon, London gallery Sadie Coles HQ had sold almost everything in its booth, including all five of Does she have a good body? No. Does she have a fat ass? Absolutely, a 2016 edition of prints by Jonathan Horowitz, featuring a big-bottomed Donald Trump, priced at around $12,000 each.

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