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2019 Press

Art Curator Marcel Katz on Bringing His Unique Event The Power House To Miami Art Week

Mens Journal

Marcel Katz is ready to bring his exciting vision to Miami Art Week again. After bringing one of the hippest and coolest experiential parties and art fairs to Art Basel last year, Katz is back again with The Art Plug’s Power House event for 2019.

Year II of The Power House experiential art fair is set for Miami Art Week 2019, with TAG Heuer as the official timekeeper, and has a lineup of a wide range of interactive exhibitions and performance art, including 25 art activations and installations, a gallery exposition of over 50 renowned artists, and an art charity auction in partnership with Paddle8 and Best Buddies.

Art Basel Miami Beach 2019: Your Definitive Guide To Events, Exhibitions And Pop-Ups


In its eighteenth year, art aficionados, culture vultures, and party-goers will once again flock to Miami Beach for the annual extravaganza. The official exhibition runs from December 5 through 8 and will host more than 4,000 artists and 269 leading international galleries at Miami Beach Convention Center to showcase some of the greatest new works the contemporary art scene has to offer. Outside the main show, of course, Miami will play host to a number of satellite exhibitions, celebrity performances, outdoor installations, new hotel partnerships, experiential retail concepts, fitness pop-ups and more that are setting the bar even higher and sure to break last year’s record of attendees.

Your Essential Guide to Art Basel Miami Beach 2019

Forbes Travel Guide

Over the past nearly two decades, the wildly successful Art Basel Miami Beach has been a centrifugal force in transforming the Magic City into an art mecca.

Now in its 18th year, the annual fair returns December 5 to 8 with an expanded lineup for the expected 80,000-plus visitors. This year’s edition brings 269 leading galleries from across the world to exhibit. Of the 20 new additions, more than half come from North and South America. Art Basel Miami Beach has also spawned more than 20 satellite fairs and a bevy of glittering parties and events taking place during the week around the city.

Whether you’re a casual art aficionado or a veteran viewer, follow our guide to see, stay and play like a festival pro.

Q&A: Unplugged with Marcel Katz - The Power Behind Art Plug Power House 2019


Miami, FL – December 2, 2019 – He’s the plug that connects Miami’s social art scene: meet Marcel Katz a.k.a The Art Plug. Marcel Katz is known as the famed art dealer and collector; Katz founded The Art Plug Agency, a Miami-based creative art agency which is a conglomerate between Marcel Katz Art, an art dealership and pop-up gallery and The Art Plug Power House, which features interactive art installations and experiences. We met up with Marcel Katz and the decorated Freestyle Motocross athlete, Ronnie Renner, to discuss just what they have in store for The Art Plug Power House 2019.

Mechanical unicorns and motorcross: Art Week’s wildest event will be at The Citadel

Miami Herald

The Art Plug Power House is back on the Miami Art Week scene for the second year. Last year’s totally lit shindig attracted about 3,000 people when it took over a police impound lot in Allapattah. Unusual highlights at this so-called adult playground included a mechanical bull unicorn, monster truck show and scent bubbles. Read that again.

This year the experiential art fair, which takes place at The Citadel Dec. 6-8, will also have a ridiculous number of things going on: performance art, installations, panel discussions, a charity auction, a gallery exposition, and yes, even a few stuntmen doing wheelies and other shenanigans.

8 Memorable Events And Installations During Miami Art Week 2019

Forbes - Rana Good

Every year Miami Art Week finds a way to lure me in — a few weeks before the event I usually hem and haw over whether it’s worth the trip but the prospect of incredible art shows, parties and events always gets me. It also doesn’t hurt that it’s guaranteed to be warmer than New York City and that I have a chance to see creative friends from around the world who also attend.

2018 Press

Marcel Katz: da PR in discoteca ad art dealer di Salvador Dalì, a soli 30 anni

Forbes - Marco Rubino

Come investire nell’arte contemporanea? Quali i consigli per iniziare una collezione? Che futuro per le gallerie d’arte? Queste sono alcune delle domande che abbiamo rivolto a Marcel Katz, che a soli 30 anni è uno dei più giovani ed influenti galleristi degli Stati Uniti. Marcel, che è balzato recentemente agli onori della cronaca US per essere diventato il più giovane art dealer di Salvador Dalì, ha fondato un gruppo che vede l’arte contemporanea e la street art al centro: una galleria online, un pop-up store (Marcel Katz Art), un’agenzia d’arte (The Art Plug) e una casa editrice d’arte/lifestyle (Monsieur Marcel).

10 Must-See Exhibitions at Art Basel Miami 2018

Hypebeast - Julian Cousins

Miami will once again garner the attention of the art world in the forthcoming Art Basel 2018 festivities this first week of December. The multifaceted installment will feature hundreds of leading international galleries setting up booths at the Miami Beach Convention Center alongside remote shows such as VHILS’ solo exhibition at Wynwood Walls, New York Sunshine‘s “Broken Time” exhibition, and Superchief’s takeover of the Juxtapoz Clubhouse.

Marcel Katz On Disrupting The US Art Scene

Forbes - Felicity Carter

f you follow the art world you’ll know that dealer extraordinaire, Marcel Katz a.k.a. The Art Plug is switching it up. An art dealer, fixer, agent and branding expert he showcases artists of all levels of notoriety. It all started only last year, when he created Marcel Katz Art, an art dealership and pop-up gallery, alongside the fine art publisher, Monsieur Marcel and hey presto The Art Plug was established; a brand and art agency that helps promote artists and push their work globally.

This Art Basel party at a police impound lot sounds insane—in the best way

Timeout - Ryan Pfeffer

Traditionally, police impound lots have not been a place of joy and revelry. Quite the opposite, in fact. But this Art Basel, at least one in Miami will be a thousand percent less depressing than normal.

Enter the Art Plug Power House, an oh-so-Basel pop-up taking over a police impound lot in Allapattah and turning it into one seriously crazy “experiential adult playground.” It is a concept that sounds snatched from a Plantain headline, but we are very pleased to verify its authenticity.

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