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12.04.09 Will Sherman

Dozens of artworks went up in flames last night at Art Burn 2009, an incendiary exhibition outside Miami’s jumble of fairs. Carrying on the tradition of anti-Renaissance priests and desert ravers, burn master and artist El Celso systematically torched creative pieces of kindling that included workwork by Michael De Feo, Darkcloud and fire tagger Ellis […]

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09.23.09 Will Sherman

Artists having trouble getting seen at Art Basel Miami should consider surrendering their work to an inflammatory new installation. Street artist CELSO is staging Art Burn 2009, a brief exhibition of “combustible works on wood and paper” that will be torched in a blaze of glory. There’s no fee to submit, but only the “best […]

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