Art Basel in Miami Beach 2015
ABOUT THE FAIR
Art Basel in Miami Beach presents artworks from across the globe, drawing over 70,000 visitors each year. 267 leading galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa show significant work from the masters of Modern and contemporary art, as well the new generation of emerging stars. Paintings, sculptures, installations, photographs, films, and editioned works of the highest quality are on display in the main exhibition hall. Ambitious large‐scale artworks, films and performances become part of the city's outdoor landscape at nearby Collins Park and SoundScape Park.
Dates & Hours
First Choice (by invitation only)
Wednesday, December 2: 11am – 3pm
Preview (by invitation only)
Wednesday, December 2: 3 – 8pm
Vernissage (by invitation only)
Thursday, December 3: 11am – 3pm
Thursday, December 3: 3 – 8pm
Friday, December 4: 12 – 8pm
Saturday, December 5: 12 – 8pm
Sunday, December 6: 12 – 6pm
Tickets to Art Basel can be purchased at the show venue or online.
Day ticket: $47 (valid one day, either Dec 3, 4, 5 or 6)
Permanent ticket: $100 (valid all days, Dec 3 to 6)
Reduced Day ticket for students/seniors: $30 (valid one day, either Dec 3, 4, 5 or 6)
Combination Day ticket for both Art Basel and Design Miami: $60 (valid one day, either Dec 3, 4, 5 or 6)
Exhibitors and Programming
Around 200 of the world's leading international Modern and contemporary art galleries display artworks by over 4,000 artists, including paintings, sculptures, installations, photography, film, video, and digital art. Visitors can find works ranging from editioned pieces by young artists to museum-caliber masterpieces.
Designed for galleries to present one, two or three artists showing works created within the last three years, the Nova sector features strong juxtapositions and never-before-seen pieces fresh from the artist's studio.
This sector allows curators, critics, and collectors to discover ambitious new talents from across the globe, by providing a platform for a single artist to present one major project.
Leading publishers of editioned works, prints, and multiples exhibit the results of their collaboration with renowned artists, providing visitors the opportunity to see significant, and rare publications.
In a separately delineated space within their booths, Galleries present a curated exhibition by an artist of their choice. The diverse curatorial concepts for Kabinett include thematic group exhibitions, art-historical showcases and solo shows for rising stars.
Survey presents precise art historical projects. These may include solo presentations by an individual artist, juxtapositions and thematic exhibits from artists representing a range of cultures, generations and artistic approaches.
As part of Art Basel's show in Miami Beach, over 20 large-scale sculptures and installations by leading and emerging international artists will be installed in Collins Park. Public is again curated by Nicholas Baume, Director and Chief Curator of Public Art Fund, and select works from the exhibition will remain on view through February 2016.
Organized in association with David Gryn, Director of Daata Editions and London's Artprojx, the Film sector presents a dynamic program of films. Outdoor screenings take place at SoundScape Park, where works are shown on the 7,000-square-foot projection wall of the Frank Gehry-designed New World Center; and inside the Miami Beach Convention Center. In addition, New York-based film curator Marian Masone selects a feature-length film for a special screening at the Colony Theatre.