29 November 2019


Your Art Basel Miami Beach 2019 Everything Guide – Artlyst

The 18th edition of Art Basel Miami Beach takes place in the newly renovated Miami Beach Convention Centre from 5-8 December 2019.

6 December 2016


Art Basel Explored – Artlyst Survives Day Two of Miami Art Week

Art Basel Miami is the world’s largest and perhaps the most important art event in the world. It opened yesterday and takes place at the Miami Beach Convention Centre, all this week

7 December 2015


Art Basel Miami Sales Report 2015 The Winners And The Losers

It has been another fabulous year for Art Basel Miami Beach with strong sales and a record number of visitors to the Miami Convention Centre event, as well as Untitled, Art Miami, NADA and Pulse.  The fairs which opened early in the week saw the opening party held outside the Bass Museum despite some rather unusual turns of […]

12 December 2014


Art Basel Miami: Summing Up Superficiality In The Contemporary Art World

If you thought the Frieze Art Fair was the pinnacle of superficiality in the contemporary art world, Art Basel which took place last week on Miami Beach is its attention grabbing, celebrity obsessed, glitter sprinkled sister: part art fair, part Spring Breakers! This is what Frieze would look like if frequented by the excessively moneyed, […]

2 December 2014


Art Basel Miami Has Over Twenty Satellite Fairs On Offer This December

Art Basel Miami Beach, the biggest contemporary-art fair in the U.S. will offer $3 billion of art, as auction revenue hit a record last month in New York. This years Art Basel Miami is the fair’s 13th edition, with 267 galleries from 31 countries representing 4,000 artists. Sellers expect collectors to continue their buying spree […]

1 December 2014


20th Century Women Artists Dominate Art Basel Miami’s New Survey Section

Art Basel Miami Beach launches a new program, which opens this week, seeing the launch of “Survey,” a new art-historical section devoted to artists that reached their peak during the second half of the 20th century. This inaugural edition of “Survey” will feature nine solo exhibitions and four group shows, focused in their majority on […]

24 November 2014


Curator Nicholas Baume Returns For Art Basel Miami 2014

Nicholas Baume, Director and Chief Curator of ‘Public Art Fund’, is returning for his second year curating Art Basel’s Public sector. The curator will be working under the theme Fieldwork, with Miami Beach’s Collins Park being turned into an outdoor exhibition space with 26 large-scale and site-specific installations by leading and emerging artists from 13 […]

30 September 2014


Art Basel Miami Unveils Nine Solo Shows And Four Thematic Presentations

Art Basel’s new sector, Survey, will launch in Miami Beach this December with a strong selection of thirteen art-historical projects, providing insights into the work of artists Rosemarie Castoro, Ralston Crawford, Henry Darger, Lenora De Barros, Niki de Saint Phalle, Valie Export, Paul Feeley, Poul Gernes, Tetsuya Ishida, Alison Knowles, Andrei Monastyrski, Lydia Okumura, Gina […]

6 December 2013

Art Basel Miami: Wynwood Satellite Fairs And Events Review

Art Basel Miami week centres around the main fair held each year in the Miami Convention Centre. It is a celebration of international artistic trends as well as a global art market trade fair where you can actually purchase museum quality work by 20th and 21st century artists. It is easy to spot the current […]

5 December 2013

Art Basel Miami Opens To The Public In A Wave Of Optimism – Review

The art world has descended on glamorous Miami Beach for this year’s Art Basel Miami, which opened for a VIP and press preview yesterday and to the public today (Thursday). This is one of the most important events on the international art calendar and a place to catch up on the trends and directions for […]

4 December 2013


Kolkoz Unveil New Site Specific Installation For Art Basel Miami

The Mayor of Miami, Tomás Regalado has unveiled a major new installation, ‘Curiosity’ by French artist duo Kolkoz, an ambitious work created especially for Art Basel in Miami Beach. Presented by Audemars Piguet in partnership with prestigious art gallery Galerie Perrotin, ‘Curiosity’ takes the form of a snow covered chalet floating in front of the […]

28 November 2013


Art Basel Miami Week Main and Satellite Events Guide 2013

Next week Miami plays host to Art Basel – This once a year excessive art overdose comes complete with palm trees and caters to the serious and not so serious minded. Art Basel Miami week is a magnet for the international cultural core who annually   descend on this vibrant Art Deco resort, to pay homage […]

26 November 2013


Ry Rocklen Creates Site Specific Absolut Art Bar Pavilion In Miami

A site specific pavilion which launches annually during Art Basel Miami week,  brings together a brand new collaboration with the Los Angeles-based artist Ry Rocklen, who will create an installation titled, ‘Night Court’. This imaginative environment sponsored by the Absolut Vodka brand will draw on Rocklen’s recently unveiled line of useable furniture made of trophy […]

12 November 2013


New British Art Comes To Miami For Art Basel Week

British art has always had a distinctive quality perhaps stemming from the mix of post-Empire eclecticism with a touch of eccentricity. ‘Art Britannia’ is an Art Basel Miami satellite exhibition curated by Londoner Ben Austin and produced by Karelle Levy, a Miami resident. The event explores contemporary practice from UK with an emphasis on painting […]

7 November 2013


Art Basel Miami Announces Conversations And Salon Programme For 2013

Art Basel in Miami Beach’s brings together the worlds’ leading artists, museum directors, collectors, and curators for a daily line up of events. The programme offers dynamic dialogs between prominent members of the international art world. Featured artists include Doug Aitken, Cory Arcangel, John Baldessari, Dara Birnbaum, Abraham Cruzvillegas, Jim Drain, Olafur Eliasson, Tracey Emin, […]

7 December 2012


Damien Hirst Emperor Spotted Stark Naked At Art Basel Miami

The vicissitudes of the art market have claimed another high profile scalp, according to data collected by Artnet and analysed in a Bloomberg article last week, Damien Hirst prices are static. Walking around Art Basel Miami this week there are many works by the British YBA Artist on offer, but few takers for a multitude […]

30 November 2012


Warhol Exhibition Featured At Overture Art Fair During Art Basel Miami

Arts for a Better World (AFABW), which promotes the arts as a change agent for social responsibility, will return for its third edition during Art Basel Miami Beach 2012 with Overture, its newly designed and enhanced international platform for contemporary art. In addition to a dynamic group of international galleries, the central exhibit to be […]

13 November 2012


Art Basel Miami Announces Conversations And Art Salon Lineup

Tate Modern’s Chris Dercon and the Serpentine’s Hans Ulrich Obrist lead stellar discussions lineup at this years Art Basel Miami. Since its inauguration in 2002, Art Basel Conversations has offered the show’s public a chance to see dynamic dialogs between prominent members of the international artworld, each offering their unique, first-hand perspective on producing, collecting, […]

30 November 2011


Art Basel Miami The Parties The Hangovers

Here is a list of the best parties throughout the weekend. During the first week of December, for the last 10 years, the contemporary art world descends upon Miami for what can only be described as a 24/7 feeding and drinking frenzy. Art Basel Miami is a four-day event at the Miami Beach Convention Center, […]

30 November 2011


Art Basel Miami VIP Day Spending Spree

10th edition art fair rocks with $2.5 billion of art offered It is the final day of November 2011 and this could only mean the preview day of Art Basel Miami and its VIP extravaganza. The Americans do this well and believe me with over $2.5 billion worth of art, ranging from Warhol and Koons […]

28 October 2010


Photo Miami Cancelled For 2010

One of the most popular art shows during Art Basel Miami has been cancelled this year, a month shy of their press preview, on November 30. Photo Miami 2010, which was due to take place in the first week of December, has been cancelled the organiser’s press representatives have announced. Last year, in spite of […]