Since 1970, Art Basel’s goal has been to connect the world’s premier galleries and their patrons, as well serving as a meeting point for the international artworld. Now, over forty years later, its three fairs – in Basel, Hong Kong and Miami Beach – rank as the premier shows of their kind, presenting 20th and 21st century art with a strong curatorial perspective.
Their reputation for showing high quality work has attracted leading international galleries and collectors, offering visitors the most important art from around the world.
In the American show, 269 leading galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa show significant works from the masters of Modern and contemporary art, as well the new generation of emerging stars. Paintings, sculptures, installations, photographs, films, and editioned works of the highest quality are on display in the main exhibition hall. Ambitious large‐scale artworks, films and performances become part of the city’s outdoor landscape at nearby Collins Park and SoundScape Park.
At the nexus of North America and Latin America, our Miami Beach show presents artworks from across the globe. The world’s leading galleries participate, drawing over 70,000 visitors each year.
With miles of sandy beaches dotted with classic Art Deco architecture, world-class art museums, and a glittering nightlife, Miami Beach ranks among America’s most iconic cities. During Art Basel, it embraces the artworld with special exhibitions at museums and galleries across the city, transforming the week into a dense and dynamic cultural event.
Schedule for 2016 :
Thursday, December 1, 2016, 3pm to 8pm
Friday, December 2, 2016, 12 noon to 8pm
Saturday, December 3, 2016, 12 noon to 8pm
Sunday, December 4, 2016, 12 noon to 6pm
Stay tuned at Miami City Social for more information.