Art Basel Miami Beach, one of the most prestigious art fairs in America, combines an international selection of works by renowned artists and international galleries with a program of special exhibitions and events. Highlights of the show included the introduction of the new Survey sector, which brought 13 art-historical projects to the fair, including solo presentations of the artists Ralston Crawford (Menconi + Schoelkopf), Paul Feeley (Garth Greenan Gallery), Poul Gernes (Galleri Bo Bjerggaard), Alison Knowles (James Fuentes), Lotty Rosenfeld (espaivisor), Niki de Saint Phalle (Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois), Michelle Stuart (Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects) and Alfredo Volpi (Galeria Bergamin) – alongside severl group shows. In addition to all the shows, Art Basel Miami Beach also hosted a daily discussions program that brought together leading artists, museum directors, collectors and curators from around the world.
Solid sales were reported across all levels of the market and throughout the run of the show. Featuring 267 leading international galleries from
31 countries, the show attracted an attendance of 73,000 over five days. Attendees included representatives of over 160 museum and institution groups from across the world – and a surging number of new private collectors from the Americas, Europe and Asia. Following a 100 percent reapplication rate for the Galleries sector and with new galleries coming from across the world, the list of exhibitors was the strongest to date in Miami Beach, firmly solidifying the show’s position as the leading international art fair of the Americas. For more information on Art Basel Miami, please click here.