Your Guide to Art Basel and Miami Art Week

Marian Goodman Gallery

The world’s largest art fair is back and lighting up Miami Beach. Art Basel, the premier modern and contemporary art fair, is making its way to the 305 for its North American iteration of the three city event.

Fredric Snitzer Gallery
Fredric Snitzer Gallery

Showcasing 268 exhibitors and running December 5th to the 9th, Art Basel’s eclectic range of art has something for everyone. Paintings, sculptures, photography, film and all that encapsulate the art of today will be displayed at Art Basel, attracting art connoisseurs to celebrities to everyone in between.

What is Art Basel?

David Castillo Gallery
David Castillo Gallery

Art Basel was formed in 1970 in Basel, Switzerland, when artists Ernst Beyeler, Trudl Bruckner and Balz Hilt collaborated to host an art fair. It was an immediate success garnering over 16,000 attendees in its inaugural year to view 90 galleries from 10 countries.

In the ensuing years Art Basel has grown to three host cities, Basel, Miami Beach and Hong Kong with over 250,000 attendees. Art Basel Miami Beach is the platform for celebrating prestigious art and the creative minds behind it, as well as becoming a hotbed for elaborate events, and decked out soirees.

Art Basel and Art Week Guide

James Miille

The week of Art Basel is also known as Miami Art Week, where over 20 art fairs take place showcasing international art on a global scale. With endless events occurring in a short time span, we’ve put together a guide to some of the fairs taking place that can’t be missed.

Design Miami

Design Miami

When: Dec. 4-9, 2018
Where: Miami Beach Convention Center
Tickets: $27 one-day pass; $75 Art Basel Miami Beach combo ticket
More Info: http://miami2018.designmiami.com/

Pulse Miami Beach

Pulse Art Fair

When: Dec. 6-9, 2018
Where: Indian Beach Park
Tickets: $25 one-day pass; $40 multi-day pass
More Info: https://www.pulseartfair.com/

Spectrum Miami

Spectrum Miami

When: Dec. 5-9, 2017
Where: Mana Wynwood
Tickets: $25 one-day pass; $75 five-day pass
More Info: http://spectrum-miami.com/

Red Dot Miami

Red Dot Miami

When: Dec. 5-9, 2018
Where: Mana Wynwood
Tickets: $25 one-day pass; $75 five-day pass
More Info: http://reddotmiami.com/

Superfine!

Superfine!

When: Dec. 5-9, 2018
Where: 1001 Ocean Drive
More Info: https://superfine.world/

Gallery Guide

Carolyn Kramer

The galleries on display during Art Basel and Miami Art Week should not be missed.  Showcasing the art of emerging and established artists, both local and internationally, the galleries offer a wide range of cutting edge art that is sure to inspire.

Chic Evolution in Art

Chic Evolution in Art

When: Dec. 4-9, 2018
Where: Scope // Booth: H03

Chic Evolution in Art is a creatively driven art gallery that showcases emerging talent from around the world. At Chic we combine cutting edge artwork with sophistication knowing that behind each piece or artwork is the high quality of a passionate artist.

bG Gallery

bG Gallery

When: Dec. 4-9, 2018
Where: Scope // Booth: F37

bG Gallery presents John Kilduff’s Ice Cream Parlor at this year’s edition of Scope Miami. An installation and performance by artist and maveric painter John Kilduff, the bG booth will be set up as the artist’s rendition of an ice cream parlor and guests will have the opportunity to have Kilduff serve up his custom ‘ice cream portraits.’

Richard Gray Gallery

Richard Gray Gallery

When: Dec. 4-9, 2018
Where: ABMB // Booth: A1

Founded in Chicago in 1963, Richard Gray Gallery has locations in Chicago and New York, and works with prominent private and institutional clients worldwide as a leading dealer of Modern, Post-War and Contemporary American and European art.

anOTHER art gallery

aNOTHER Gallery

When: Dec. 4-9, 2018
Where: Scope // Booth: B37

anOTHER art gallery ltd. principally promotes artists whose work is not confined to the normal flat square or rectangular format but are constructed so the boundaries of their works are not arbritrarily controlled by some pre-determined off- the-shelf shape. Use of collage and non-conventional art materials enhace the pieces created.

GR Gallery

GR Gallery

When: Dec. 4-9, 2018
Where: Scope // Booth: D07

Established almost 40 years ago in the late 1970s, Studio d’Arte GR quickly focused its activity on the promotion and valorization of postwar avante-garde artwork of clear Latin matrix, favoring those artists who had created a special, personal propulsion and thrust during the triumph and eclipse of “Informale.”

Edwynn Houk Gallery

Edwynn Houk Gallery

When: Dec. 4-9, 2018
Where: ABMB // Booth: A09

Edwynn Houk Gallery was founded in 1977. Since its inception, the gallery has specialized in vintage photographs from 1917-1939 by the leading figures of the Modernist movement. The gallery has mounted more than 200 exhibitions and published more than a dozen monographs.

Monika Olko Gallery

Monika Olko Gallery

When: Dec. 4-9, 2018
Where: Scope // Booth: B09

“I create a style of work that blurs the lines between photography, painting and sculpting. Mosaics enable me to elicit the tension and stories between hand sculpted and cast pixels and the overall image they compose. I want my art to open a conversation for the viewer.” – Kevin Champeny

Peter Marco of Beverly Hills

Peter Marco Gallery

When: Dec. 4-9, 2018
Where: Scope // Booth: F41

One of the few privately owned businesses on Rodeo Drive, Peter Marco exudes excellency in its family style operation. After 17 years on Via Rodeo, Peter Marco has a reputable clientele of repeat business as well as an international clientele that travel to the store for their jewelry needs.

Richard Beavers

Richard Beavers Gallery

When: Dec. 4-9, 2018
Where: Scope // Booth: C15

Artist’s Inspiration: When I was a little girl my Nana would tell me to go outside to play but I was different, awkward socially. I didn’t fit in with my immediate surroundings. Sometimes I feared it. I want to go far now I’m willing to go as far as I can. I’m not afraid anymore.

Bel-Air Fine Art

Bel-Air Fine Art Miami

When: Dec. 4-9, 2018
Where: Scope // Booth: B35

Bel-Air Fine Art Miami is the first gallery of the group in the United States. After a few month as a pop-up store in Miami Beach during winter 2016/2017, the group opened a gallery in the heart of Miami Design District.

Kolman & Pryor

Kolman and Pryor

When: Dec. 4-9, 2018
Where: Scope // Booth: A21

An interdisciplinary artist, Kate Casanova works at the inter- section of sculpture, technology, and nature. Recently, she has created a series of tiny sculptures such as” Untitled 13,” that explore organic and man-made materials such as rock, foam, fabric, wood, dried mushrooms and found objects. The challenge Casanova faces while working at a small scale is to create forms that, “from a distance, have the power to pull in viewers and then hold their attention with small details when they draw close.”

Carolyn Kramer Gallery

Carolyn Kramer

When: Dec. 4-9, 2018
Where: Scope // Booth: G11

A contemporary art gallery located in Provincetown, MA. Carolyn Kramer, Founder and Gallery Director, has a clear vision and bold approach to the art scene in Provincetown. The gallery’s mission is to exhibit current, provocative art that motivates conversation and progressive thought.

Emmanuelle G

Emmanuelle G

When: Dec. 4-9, 2018
Where: Scope // Booth: A17

Hormazd Narielwalla’s series of Frida Kahlo celebrates with humor the Mexican vision- ary artist’s influence on fashion but also her iconic message that there is nothing women cannot accomplish.

Peter Freeman, Inc.

Peter Freeman

When: Dec. 4-9, 2018
Where: ABMB // Booth: F8

Peter Freeman, Inc. was founded in 1990 and specializes in important paintings, sculptures, and drawings of the 19th and 20th centuries, with a particular emphasis on early Pop and Minimal works. The gallery is also deeply involved with contemporary art.

Samuel Owens Gallery

Samuel Owen Gallery

When: Dec. 4-9, 2018
Where: Scope // Booth: B09

Samuel Owen Gallery represents a thoughtfully curated collection of seasoned, emerging, and undiscovered artists. The gallery is committed to exhibiting the work of emerging to mid-career artists, as well as a variety of strong secondary market works. Since opening in 2004, owners Lee and Cindy Milazzo continue to build a connection between New York City’s vibrant art scene and the local community.

Art Unified

Art Unified

When: Dec. 4-9, 2018
Where: Scope // Booth: H05

Art Unified showcases art internationally, creating conversations through relatable humor, emotional, political and cutting-edge art. Exhibited works vary in focus, ranging from Ewan’s traveling maps, to Andersson’s tougher questions of immigration and religion, to Greener’s relatable early school funny writings, and more.

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