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Wynwood Walls Debut New Art, Message To Be "Fear Less"

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) -- Getting ready to cover Art Week Miami is a project in itself!

The first stop for CBS4's Lisa Petrillo was at the Scott Alan Hair Studio because good art and bad hair don't go together. After a wash and blow dry, it's back home and to the closet where a week of wardrobe is carefully planned day and night. It's about finding that happy medium where style meets comfort.

Dressed and ready for the first stop, Wynwood Walls, where at Tuesday night's VIP party, it's the debut of  the newest exhibit titled "Fear Less" where there are 12 new walls created by internationally renowned street artists.

It's Fearless!

"This year a lot of people have fear,  so we decided to show art that is fearless and hopeful, " said Jessica Goldman Srebnick, CEO of Goldman Global Arts.

Street Artist Dasic Fernandez who created  a colorful new wall is honored to be showing his work for free to all who come and  see it.

"It's very inspiring. There's a lot of stimulation here. I just hope people come here and feel inspired when they go home," said Fernandez.

Over at Art Miami, now in its 27th year, preparations are underway for its big opening party featuring an array of  blue chip contemporary art by the masters.

"We have Picasso's. We have Robert Rauschenberg. We have Warhol's,  Lichtenstein's. We have all the big names,"  said Art Miami Founder Nick Korniloff.

Last year's show attracted some 85,000 attendees through the week and Korniloff is hoping for the best this year as well.

"We've definitely had a crazy year here in Miami and throughout the country but we are expecting a great crowd because our art is so impressive and the buyers come in," said Korniloff.

It looks good so far, a Warhol was bought before the show even opened Tuesday with a price tag of $6 million.

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