Sunday, November 18, 2012

Art Basel Miami Beach - December 6th-9th

Art Basel Miami Beach is the most important art show in the United States, a cultural and social highlight for the Americas. Is opening in just a few week, December 6th - December 9th. Art Basel Miami Beach combines an international selection of top galleries with an exciting program of special exhibitions, parties and crossover EVENTS featuring music, film, architecture and design. Exhibition sites are located in the city's beautiful Art Deco District, within walking distance of the beach and many hotels.

An exclusive selection of more than 260 leading art galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa will exhibit 20th and 21st century artworks by over 2,000 artists. The exhibiting galleries are among the world's most respected art dealers, offering exceptional pieces by both renowned artists and cutting-edge newcomers. Special exhibition sections feature young galleries, performance art, public art projects and video art. The show will be a vital source for art lovers, allowing them to both discover new developments in contemporary art and experience rare museum-calibre artworks..

This is a mega contemporary art show with several different art exhibition sections. You'll find ABMB at the Convention Center in Miami Beach, Public Show Days are Thursday, December 6th through Sunday, Dec 9th, hours are 12 noon to 8pm and on Sunday they close early at 6pm.

Art Galleries
More than 200 of the world's leading Modern and contemporary art galleries – from North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia – displaying painting, drawing, sculpture, installation, print, photography, film, video, and digital art by over 2,000 artists. Visitors can find works ranging from inexpensive editioned pieces by young artists to multimillion-dollar museum-caliber masterpieces.

Richard Mosse
Love is the Drug, 2012
Jack Shainman Gallery, NY

Frank Stella
East Broadway Sketch, 1958
Peter Freeman, NY

Henrik Olesen
I Am Sir, 2011
Galerie Buchholz, Berlin/Cologne

Art Nova
This section is designed for galleries representing two to three of their artists with new works, meaning that they have been created during the last three years - and are often even fresh from the studio.

Art Positions
The Art Positions sector is a platform for a single major project from one of their artists, allowing curators, critics and collector to discover ambitious new talents from all over the globe.

Art Kabinett
In Art Kabinett, galleries selected for the Art Galleries sector will present curated exhibitions in a separately delineated space within their booth. The curatorial concepts for Art Kabinett are diverse, including thematic group exhibitions, art-historical showcases and solo shows for rising stars.

Art Public
Art Public presents outdoor sculptures, interventions and performances within an open and public exhibition format at Collins Park.

Art Video
For the second consecutive year, Art Video will present works by some of today’s most exciting artists across two venues, inside the Miami Beach Convention Center and in the outdoor setting of SoundScape Park. Organized in association with David Gryn, Director of London's Artprojx, Art Video Nights will showcase 60 film and video works on the 7,000-square-foot outdoor projection wall of the Frank Gehry-designed New World Center. Selections drawn from the participating galleries of Art Basel Miami Beach include works by a wide array of artists, both emerging and established, from Latin America, the United States, Asia and beyond.

There is much to see at this art fair so plan to spend at least one full day enjoying all that is being offered.

More will be adding additional articles about Art Basel Miami Beach in the next two weeks, including previews of artworks and special events. As always, the best source for current information about art fairs is their own website.

Dan Fear

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