Art Basel Miami (December 6 -9, 2012) has for 11 years been one of the top art festivals in the Americas and it returns to the Miami Beach Convention Center (1901 Convention Center Drive Miami Beach, FL). An extension of the Swiss Art Basel festival (aka “the Olympics of the art world”), which also has a branch in Hong Kong, Art Basel Miami features over 260 leading art galleries from USA, Canada, Europe, Latin America, Africa and Asia and over 2,000 individual artists (exhibitors TBA).
Special sections will feature projects by emerging artists, new artworks, public art projects and, performances, video and sound art.
Other programs include
Video art exhibition
Art Basel Conversations (past participants include Ai Weiwei, Chuck Close, and Catherine David)
Art Salon (sort of like an art version of TED talks in which artists give short presentations)
Art Basel Miami is one of the largest art fairs in the US, and attracted over 50,000 visitors in 2011. This year will be sure to continue to bring the finest in art from all over the world.
To learn more, go to http://miamibeach.artbasel.com
December 6 – 9, 2012
Miami Beach Convention Center
1901 Convention Center Drive
Miami Beach, FL 33139