Destinations

Art Basel Miami Beach

By

Angel Reyes

on

19/11/2019 8:45 PM

Art Basel is an international fair of profit art private property held annually in Basel, Switzerland, Miami Beach, Florida and Hong Kong and Sells established and emerging artists. Fairs also offer parallel programming in collaboration with local host city institutions. While Art Basel offers a platform for gallery presentation and the sale of its works to buyers, it also attracts a large international audience of art lovers and students.

Art Basel began in 1970 with Ernst Beyeler from the Basel gallery owners and Balz Hilt Trudl Bruckner. In its first year, the exhibition attracted more than 16,000 Basel visitors who saw the work of 90 galleries from 10 countries. Thirty art publishers also participated. In 1975, five years after its founding, the exhibition in Basel reached almost 300 exhibitors. Participating galleries came from 21 countries and attracted 37,000 visitors.

To Do Things And To See

  • See New Exhibitors

Twenty galleries will be taking part in Art Basel Miami Beach for the first time, including ten from America, eight from Europe and three from Asia. These include Applicat-Prazan, Tyler Rollin's Art, Murias Centeno, Inman Gallery, Floating Island, and Patron.

  • Take A Look At The Selection Of A New Curator

The conservative and independent spokesman Philipp Kaiser will heal the public sector program for the first time. At Collins Park, Miami Beach presents public sculptures and specific performances by artists from around the world. There will be 11 large-format works on the subject of "Territorial".

  • Listen To A Panel In Series Conversions

The negotiating longstanding Art Basel program will be in the Botanical Garden of Meridian Avenue and Dade Boulevard at the Banyan Room in Miami Beach for the show in a new location. The series focuses on topics related to the global contemporary art scene with a range of speakers, including artists, gallerists, curators and collectors.

  • Check the movie schedule

From 7 to 9 December, Art Basel will present film and video works in Soundscape Park, focusing on the universal language of dance and movement. This year's program will feature films from Jibade-Khalil Huffman artists Jen Denike and Tin Ojeda, and a series of short films from the Film Archives of Chicago collection.

  • See The Work Of Women

Every year, the section presents Art Basel Cabinet with more than 25 projects. More than half of the participant's present works by female artists. The projects range from thematic group exhibitions to historical art samples and solo exhibitions for up-and-coming stars.

  • Basel House Mural Festival in Wynwood

A party at outdoor Wynwood Court from December 6th to 10th will feature live music, art, and magic. More than 60 local and international street artists create murals, while dozens of lorries with food vendors and a virtual reality playground nourish and entertain everyone. 

  • Live music in the Design District

On the 8th and 15th of December at 6 pm, the Palm Court will host the special musical achievements of Art Basel. Grammy Award Emilio Estefan and Master of the Miami Symphony Orchestra Eduardo Marturet produce concerts. The symphony will be presented on the 15th.

  • Guided tours of public art in the Miami Design District

The next series of visits, led by art critics and educators every two months, will take place on 3 December. The one-hour walk behind the stage of the Public Art Design District (Buckminster Fuller's Dome Eye Fly) begins. at 14:30 from a TBA location.

  • Cultural Market in Pinecrest Gardens

Stroll with the family through local food stalls, crafts and an up-and-coming exhibition by artist Xavier Cortada Miami, which takes place on 3 December from 9 am to 2 pm. Enjoy free entry to the gardens and see a new installation created by Patrick Dougherty, winner of the Chevalier Arts Challenge.

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