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2 Nov 2012

Art Basel Miami Beach: A Decade Of Cultural Brilliance Within A World-Class City In South Florida

It was 2002 when the people behind the Swiss art show Art Basel had decided to
bring their event to Miami Beach. However, they were unsure as to whether or not
the contemporary art community was going to be supportive within the South Florida

Nevertheless, everything turned out well and the event was well-received by people
in the world-class city which continues to look forward to the annuel event which is
now considered to be one of the most influential shows within the United States today
as a wide range of people including art collectors, curators, museum directors, and art
lovers continue to support the outstanding event.

Over the years, the size and stature of the event had continued to increase as it now
features more than 260 of the most well-known international galleries including its
very own program that features indoor and public pieces which are showcased across
the city.

Today, the Art Basel Miami Beach is recognized as being responsible for a cultural
renaissance across the South Florida region. Private spaces and public institutions
such as the Miami Art Museum, the Museum or Contemporary Art, North Miami, and
even the Miami Science Museum are all looking to establish their new homes while
the Wynwood Arts and Design districts are now blooming with galleries, boutiques,
and art studios.

Even as the economy has been dealing with obstacles, it seems the Art Basel Miami
Beach continues to be a strong force. Artists worldwide are still making their way
to becoming better at what they do and there are many who support their ambitions,
including wealthy Latin Americans and art lovers from all around the world.

In 2012, the Art Basel Miami Beach is set to run from December 6 to December 9.
Many believe that it will be even more remarkable than it has ever been in the last

Amon the sections that people can expect to find at the Art Basel Miami Beach is the
Art Nova where artists are required to only feature work that has been created within
the last three years by two to three selected artists. Art Positions is also a highlight to
see as it showcases work from young artists who are up and coming on the scene.

Art Kabinett, on the other hand, will be a thematic section that offers a wide platform
for curators while Art Public will remain to be the most visible section which people
are definitely not going to miss.

All of these sections will be presented in spaces spread through the convention center
of the event. People who are earger to attend Art Basel Miami Beach are encouraged
to explore all the private collections and art spaces which will feature an impressive
collection of art pieces.

Selda Kirkan
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