Warmer Climes Are Calling: Art Basel Miami Beach and the accompanying satellite fairs open their doors this week in Miami to thousands of dealers, collectors, curators, and artists. Art Basel Miami Beach, December 4-7, brings more than 250 art galleries this year, and last year some 75,000 visitors came to the fair.
Art Miami, December 2- 7, the contemporary and modern art fair, celebrates its 25th edition this year with more than 125 international galleries. Its sister fair, CONTEXT Art Miami is dedicated to mid-career and emerging artists, with 75 galleries in the pavilion adjacent to the Art Miami pavilion.
Miami Project, one of six fairs produced by Art Market Productions takes place December 2-7 in Midtown Miami, and Red Dot Art Fair Miami, also December 2-7, returns to the Wynwood Art District with some 60 galleries showing photography, painting, and sculpture.
Also December 2-7, Scope Miami Beach, with more than 100 exhibitors and the fair’s Breeder Program, which introduces new galleries to the market. And Pulse Miami Beach, also December 4-7, moves to Indian Beach Park this year, for its tenth edition of showing cutting-edge, contemporary art.
And finally, a Miami fair just for photo lovers, the Miami Street Photography Festival, December 4-7 in the Wynwood Arts District, showcasing the best of contemporary street photography. Featured photographers this year are Susan Meiselas, Constantine Manos, Maggie Steber, Alex Webb, and Rebecca Norris Webb.