Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Art Basel Miami Beach
A Truly International Art Fair

Without a doubt Art Basel Miami Beach is truly an International Art Fair. It's one of the largest art fairs in the world and one of the most prestigious. You'll find them located at the Miami Beach Convention Center. The fair opens with a VIP Private Preview and Vernissage on December 4th and continues through Sunday, December 8th, 2013.

Last year fifty thousand visitors attended, and they came from around the world. This year 258 art galleries will be showing artworks. Here's a breakdown on what countries the art galleries are from: Argentina 2, Austria 4, Belgium 5, Brazil 14, Canada 1, China 2, Columbia 2, Denmark 4, England 23, France 19, Greece 2, India 2, Italy 10, Japan 2, Mexico 4, Norway 1, Peru 2, Poland 1, Scotland 1, Singapore 1, South Africa 1, South Korea 2, Spain 9, Sweden 1, Switzerland 7, Turkey 1, Uruguay 1, United States 101.

Art Basel Miami Beach is comprised of several art sectors, and each has its own selection process for selection of participants. Visit the ABMB website to learn more about each sector. The galleries exhibiting will be showing masters of Modern art and contemporary art, as well as pieces by newly emerging stars.

Below are a few images to wet your art appetite.

Alfonso Ossorio, Mononucleosis, 1952
Courtesy of the gallery
Elliott Hundley, Lost Magic, 2013
Courtesy the artist and the gallery
Gay Block, Untitled (Taxi) South Beach, Miami
Courtesy Gay Block and Howard Greenberg
Tony Oursler, Aitia, 2013
Galerie Hans Mayer, Dusseldorf
Courtesy the artist and the gallery
Romare Bearden, Jazz Village, 1967
Courtesy the artist and the gallery
Amedeo Modigliani, Jeune fille en bleu
Hammer Galleries, New York
Courtesy of the gallery
Juan Genoves, Multicorros, 2013
Courtesy the artist and the gallery
Tracey Emin, I Whisper to My Past Do I Have Another Choice, 2013
Lehmann Maupin, New York
Courtesy the artist and the gallery
Leonora Carrington, The Lodging House, 1949
Courtesy of the gallery

Art Basel Miami Beach is the most important art show in the United States, a cultural and social highlight for the Americas. As the sister event of Switzerland's Art Basel, the most prestigious art show worldwide for the past 44 years, 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.

For additional information visit the ABMB website

For information on all of the Miami and Miami Beach Art Fairs

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