This year’s Art Basel Miami 2016 is an art fair that features 269 prominent galleries from North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia and Africa, exhibiting works of more than 2,000 artists from the 20th and 21st centuries. It’s reapplication rate of 98% shows the importance of this art fair to the galleries that participate which may be because it attracts more than 70,000 visitors each year.
Art Basel 2016 Miami is open to the public from 01 to 04 December 2016 at the facilities of the Miami Beach Convention Center. The Colombian based galleries participating are: Casas Reigner, Mor Charpentier and Instituto de Visión – all basedin Bogota.
Art Basel Sectors
Art Basel presents art through multiple sectors, each defined by its own independent selection process and committee of experts. These are presented below with the relevant Colombian connections
Galleries: More than 200 of the world’s leading Modern and contemporary art galleries displaying paintings, drawings, sculptures, installations, prints, photography, film, video, and digital art by over 4,000 artists.
Nova: Designed for galleries to present one, two or three artists showing new works that have been created within the last three years, the Nova sector often features never-before-seen pieces fresh from the artist’s studio and strong juxtapositions.
Positions: Curators, critics, and collectors can discover new talents from all over the world when a single artist present one major project here.
Edition: Leading publishers of editioned works, prints, and multiples present their collaborations with renowned artists.
Kabinett: Curated exhibitions of certain galleries are presented in a separately delineated space within their booths.
Public: This sector includes outdoor sculptures, interventions, and performances, sited within an open and public exhibition space at Collins Park (2100 Collins AVE) near the beach.
Film: A presentation of films by and about artists. Screenings take place inside the Convention Center and in the outdoors at SoundScape Park.
Survey: Historical art projects are presented in this sector.
Magazines: Worldwide art publications display their magazines in single-magazine stands or the collective booth.
Vernissage ( invitation only)
Thursday, December 1, 2016, 11am to 3pm
Thursday, December 1, 2016, 3pm to 8pm
Friday, December 2, 2016, 12 noon to 8pm
Saturday, December 3, 2016, 12 noon to 8pm
Sunday, December 4, 2016, 12 noon to 6pm