Now be here, Pérez Art Museum Miami, 2016

305 artists braved the inclement weather to make history. Photo: Amanda Bradley.

305 artists braved the inclement weather to make history. Photo: Amanda Bradley.

MIAMI, FLA.- On the morning of December 10, 2016, Pérez Art Museum Miami partnered with Los Angeles-based artist Kim Schoenstadt to organize a historic event – Now Be Here #3 – a gathering and photograph of South Florida female and female identifying contemporary artists. 305 artists braved the inclement weather to make history. This community gathering comes at a time when issues of gender equality and identity are at the forefront of cultural discourse in the United States.

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Now be here, New York, 2016

Kim Schoenstadt, the artist responsible for "Now Be Here #1," in which she brought together 733 female artists for a portrait at Hauser Wirth & Schimmel in Los Angeles in August, is reprising the project, this time at the Brooklyn Museum. "Now Be Here #2" is set to take place the morning of Sunday October 23, in the museum’s Beaux-Arts Court.

This event will take place at the Brooklyn Musuem of Art.
Organized by Carmen Hermo, Assistant Curator Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Brooklyn Museum and artist Kim Schoenstadt.

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Now be here, Los Angeles, 2016


Photo: Isabel Avila and Carrie Yury. Courtesy: Kim Schoenstadt and Hauser Wirth & Schimmel

Photo and sponsored by: Ruben Diaz


New Work
 Image courtesy of the artist and Chimento Contemporary. Photo: Ruben Diaz.



WLRN: South Florida Female Artists Captured In Traveling "Now Be Here" Portrait Project by Amanda Rabies, December 12, 2016

Hyperallergic: In Brooklyn, 600 Women Artists Unite for a Photograph by Christen Clifford. October 24, 2016

Artnet News: 600 Female Artists Took the Brooklyn Museum by Storm This Weekend by Rain Embuscado. October 24 2016

Whitehot Magazine: The View From Now Be Here: Kim Schoenstadt's LA Idea Heads to NYC by Shana Nys Dambrot. October, 2016

The Art Newspaper: Calling all women artists: the Brooklyn Museum wants to take your picture. Kim Schoenstadt takes her idea for a group portrait on the road from Los Angeles to New York by Jori Finkel. October 10, 2016

The Los Angeles Times: A portrait project draws L.A. female artists to Hauser Wirth & Schimmel for a joyous flash mob by Carolina A. Miranda. August 29, 2016

The New York Times: "Now Be Here" Takes a Portrait and Makes a Gender Statement by Jori Finkel. August 29, 2016

89.3 KPCC: 700 Women pose for a massive group photo in downtown LA by Elina Shaken. August 31, 2016

Artbound: More Than 700 Female Artists Posed for a Portrait, Seven of Them Reflect on the Experience by Kim Abeles. September 3, 2016

Blouin Art Info: Gagosian to Host Hillary Clinton Fundraiser, LA Portrait Project Brings Together 733 Female Artists, and More by Taylor Dafoe. August 30, 2016

The Huffington Post: 733 Women Artists Posed For A Photo In Stunning Gesture of Solidarity by Priscilla Frank. August 31, 2006

Artsy: Why Kim Schoenstadt's Now Be Here is More Than a Celebration of Female Artists by Casey Lesser. August 30, 2016

The Art Newspaper: More than 700 women gather for artists' photo in LA by Scarlet Cheng. August 29, 2016

Art and Cake: Now Be Here: Women artists make a stand, and a photo by Dani Dodge. August 29, 2016

Artnet News: 733 Female Artists Gather for Kim Schoenstadt's Giant Photo Op by Brian Boucher. August 29, 2016

The Huffington Post: The Subversive Power of Women's Laughter: Over 700 Women Artists Gather for a Historic Photo Event at Hauser Wirth and Schimmel by Lita Barrie. September 9, 2016

The Los Angeles Times: 700 women artists to gather at Hauser Wirth & Schimmel for group photo by Deborah Vankin. August 27, 2016

Artillery Magazine: Kim Schoenstadt by Peter Frank. February 23, 2016

be-Art magazine: Established Artist Selection: LA artist, Kim Schoenstadt by Beatrice Chassepot, January 29, 2016 

Huffington Post: Kim Schoenstadt's Architecture of the Mind by Shanz Nys Dambrot, January 29, 2016  

Wallpaper* Magazine - Off the wall: Kim Schoenstadt's new work mashes up 2D and 3D representations by Charlotte Jansen, January 11, 2016