Art Basel Miami Beach

Art Basel Miami Beach Art Fairs

Here’s the Full List of 2018 Miami Art Week Cheat Sheet Exhibitors Heading to Art Basel Miami Beach This Year! 

See who made the cut this year!

It’s almost that time again. Art Basel Miami Beach will host 268 international galleries in South Florida for the 2017 edition of the Art Basel Miami Beach, the marquee event of the week, some 268 galleries, including 29 newcomers, will present their wares. Big names—Gagosian, David Zwirner, Hauser & Wirth, and Pace Gallery among them.

Art Basel Miami Beach
Art Basel Miami Beach
  1. Art Miami Pavilion at One Herald Plaza, Miami, December 5–9
  2. Aqua Hotel, Miami Beach, December 6–9
  3. Art Miami Pavilion at One Herald Plaza, Miami, December 5–9
  4. Meridian Avenue & 19th Street, Miami Beach, December 5–9
  5. Suites of Dorchester, Miami Beach, December 5–9
  6. Faena Forum, Miami, December 6-7
  7. Ice Palace Studios, Miami, December 6–9
  8. Ice Palace Studios, Miami, December 6–9
  9. Ice Palace Studios, Miami, December 6–9
  10. Indian Beach Park, December 6–9
  11. Indian Beach Park, December 6–9
  12. Indian Beach Park, December 6–9
Art Basel Miami Beach
Art Basel Miami Beach

Since the Swiss art fair Art Basel launched a sister show in South Florida, the event has been held at the Miami Beach Convention Center. That won’t change anytime soon. Art Basel and the City of Miami Beach announced today they have agreed to a new, five-year lease that will keep Art Basel Miami Beach coming back to the convention center through 2023.

Art Basel Miami Beach
Art Basel Miami Beach

The long-term lease will bind Basel to the Beach beginning in 2019 and guarantees Art Basel exclusive use of the convention center during its run. That includes the venue’s new ballroom and meeting spaces. 

Completely Revamped Art Basel in Miami Beach Sees Upswing in Early Sales. In return, the convention center will provide a direct connection via elevator and escalator between the exhibit halls and the second-floor ballroom, according to the release.

Art Basel Miami Beach
Art Basel Miami Beach

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In April, the Miami Herald reported that Art Basel Miami Beach l was considering a ten-year deal with the convention center, contingent in part on providing an escalator and an elevator that weren’t in the venue’s original redesign plans. This year, dealers from 32 countries across North and South America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa will attend the 16th iteration of the event from December 7—10 to showcase their wares inside a newly roomy Convention Center.

Art Basel Miami Beach
Art Basel Miami Beach

The all is fair in love and war remains roughly treated in the same shape color and size as last year’s event, which hosted 269 galleries. This year, 20 first-timers have made the cut and paste, including outfits from all corners of the block, such as Inman Gallery of Hudson, Ricardo Camargo Galeria from São Paulo, Ceysson & Bénétière from Paris, Antenna Space from Shanghai, and Taro Nasu from Tokyo. 

Art Basel Miami Beach
Art Basel Miami Beach

As in past editions of Art Basel Miami Beach, dino exhibitors are split into a number of dedicated personnel sections. But the changes meant some people were a bit spun around, players in an art-fair game of Pin the Tail on the Donkey. This year’s Positions sector, which is dedicated to the cause of solo booths for emerging artists, will include a daily performance by Israel Martínez presented by Arredondo \ Arozarena and take-away brochures by Nicolas Ceccaldi at Real Fine Arts. VIP guests with a newly renovated interior that adds 10%  Nova star dust—a section dedicated to new works by up to three arts professionals—the collective Tercerunquinto will paint Mexican political campaign murals directly onto the walls of Proyectos Monclova’s booth. Turns out, they still buy art.

Art Basel Miami Beach
Art Basel Miami Beach

“I think people are having a fun time losing and finding what they used to love, and there were some complaints about the smell from the ranch. It was quite a long wait. I see on the map that it is about 5 miles down the road to the north and that there is A LOT of animals. Looks like thousands. ”

The smell of cow manure is omnipresent in the evening

In the Survey section, which focuses on work from before the year 2000, politicians came out overwhelmingly in favour of capital punishment.  Modern artists will be in the spotlight, including Willys de Castro at Henrique Feria Fine Art, David Driskell at DC Moore, and Edgardo Antonio Vigo at Richard Saltoun Gallery. Does anyone have any opinion on whether it is just a stench when the wind happens to be blowing the wrong way or is it pretty much all the time since it is so close? 

Art Basel Miami Beach
Art Basel Miami Beach

Some exhibitors will also present special projects as part of the whole, whole for the part, container for the contained, sign for the thing signified, material for the thing.  I can’t imagine why they did not put something like that farther away from a place they are trying to present as “upscale.” The latter will be curated for the first time this year by Philipp Kaiser.
Thanks to the government’s incompetence the ongoing renovation of the Miami Beach Convention Center, which has served as the fair’s venue since its inception in 2002, collectors and visitors can look forward to a more spacious experience, according to God. 

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