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The 10 Biggest Trends In The Art World Right Now

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

Today Art Basel Miami Beach, the goliath art fair that takes over the sunny Florida city for one weekend a year, opens its doors to the public (and qu...

WHOA: You've Never Seen A Gingerbread House Like This Before

Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Home

Gingerbread houses have their place -- at the kids' table and in our childhood Christmas memory bank for the most part -- unless, that is, they're one...

Is Art Basel Miami Beach Squeezing Art Out of the Picture? | NATE FREEMAN | Posted 12.01.2013 | Arts

Let’s play a game: Are the following parties taking place during New York Fashion Week or Art Basel Miami Beach? ...

A Drawing A Day For One Entire Year

Daniel Horowitz | Posted 01.29.2014 | Arts
Daniel Horowitz

I am conducting an experiment in free association -- creating a new image daily in a variety of media and posting them here weekly.

Find. Eat. Drink.'s Where Bartenders Drink in Miami

Find. Eat. Drink. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel
Find. Eat. Drink.

Art Basel opens in Miami on December 5th. If you want to sneak away from the parties, here is Find. Eat. Drink.'s guide to 10 places local bartender...

Visitors Guide to Miami Beyond Art Basel

Rana Florida | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Rana Florida

World-renowned artists, 250 galleries, museum curators and directors, celebrities, highbrow and deep-pocketed collectors, celebrities, and more than 50,000 other lovers of modern and contemporary art will gather in Miami Beach during the first week of Miami for the 12th annual Miami Art Basel.

A Clear, Intelligent Argument Why Miami Is the Best City in America

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami
J.J. Colagrande

I used to think San Francisco was heaven-on-earth -- the natural beauty, weather, mentality and politics, but now I feel with all my heart and mind the best city in America is Miami. And I'm not alone.

One of Tim Biskup's Latest Works 'Feels Like an Acid Trip'

Susan Michals | Posted 12.08.2013 | Arts
Susan Michals

Tim Biskup is kind of a 'dude.' Actually, he's more of a dude/nerd -- but that's a good thing. His quirky persona and occasionally off-kilter sense of humor is part of what makes his artwork so engaging.

Making It in the Art World

MutualArt | Posted 11.12.2013 | Arts
Read More: Art Basel, Arts News

Galleries are expected to be tastemakers, while fostering the careers of the innovative artists they represent. But with the necessity to engage on all of these levels in order earn a reputation as an influential gallery, does that mean mid-sized galleries are setting themselves up for extinction?

10 More Miami Guys You've Probably Dated

Joanna Popper | Posted 10.30.2013 | Miami
Joanna Popper

1.Hablo un poco ingles guy. You have no shared language but his Russian, Creole, French, Portuguese or Spanish turns you on. Love (lust) binds you. Until you get bored watching him Skype back home and just want a conversation with anyone who understands that Liz Lemon is funny.

Chef David Myers' Hong Kong :: Episode 3

Christian Remde | Posted 10.06.2013 | Travel
Christian Remde

David and I didn't want the trip to just focus on the food, but rather take in all this incredible city had to offer, the fashion, the art and, of course, the mind-blowing food scene that is the hallmark of this east-meets-west metropolis.

The Problem With Art Basel's Favela Cafe

Guy Horton | Posted 09.17.2013 | Arts
Guy Horton

For Art Basel, "Favela Café" has been a huge miscalculation. If it seemed funny or brilliant for an instant when it was first proposed, that moment is long past. What we are left with is a ramshackle jumble of bad taste.

Art Olympics Missing Event

Brandon Kralik | Posted 08.21.2013 | Arts
Brandon Kralik

Is the best contemporary classical painting not shown at the Olympics of the Art World because there is no interest in it?

What to See at Art Basel 2013

MutualArt | Posted 08.14.2013 | Arts

Art Basel, the world's most important contemporary art fair, returns this week for its 43rd edition (June 13-16) with over 300 galleries exhibiting the works of 4,000 Artists while 60,000 art lovers take the city by storm.

'I Think The Art Market Is Very Bullish Right Now'

ARTINFO | Posted 08.12.2013 | Arts

"I think the art market is very bullish right now," says Lisa Schiff, New York-based art adviser, minutes before the VVIP opening of the 44th edition ...

Art Basel 2013: Art Unlimited (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 08.12.2013 | Arts

One of the highlights of Art Basel is the Unlimited sector, Art Basel's exhibition platform for large-scale installations, sculptures, paintings, vide...

This Preview Of Art Basel Unlimited Can't Be Contained

Posted 04.17.2013 | Arts

Even in the largest art fairs, all too often the work is confined to the tent's white walls, meaning that sculptures or installations that manage to s...

East Meets West as Art Fairs Continue to Take Over in Asia

Hope Gainer | Posted 06.10.2013 | Arts
Hope Gainer

The art world is taking the world by storm, and art fairs are becoming the new hotspots to hang out at! I first discovered this cultural phenomenon d...

Art Basel Releases Exhibitors... So What's Different This Year?

ARTINFO | Posted 04.07.2013 | Arts

Art Basel, the grand dame of all art fairs, has released its exhibitor list for the 44th edition. The 304 exhibitors hail from 39 countries and includ...

Art Basel Hong Kong Is Really Happening

Posted 11.15.2013 | Arts

Hong Kong's biggest art fair, Art HK, received an official Swiss makeover this year, courtesy of glitzy global brand, Art Basel. The Hong Kong outpost...

Are Art Galleries the Labor Unions of the Art World?

Mat Gleason | Posted 02.10.2013 | Arts
Mat Gleason

An art gallery functions much the same way that a labor union functions. Both of them seek the best price and conditions for labor. One negotiates with management for a group of workers, the other negotiates with collectors for a select group of artists.

Art Basel 2012 Weekend Diary

Tara Solomon | Posted 02.10.2013 | Miami
Tara Solomon

Every party, Art Basel has taught us, needs a live tiger and an alligator-head champagne fountain for décor. A good party is all about the theme, we say, and the weekend wrapping up Miami's most indulgent art week to date gave us plenty to take in.

Picture Perfect in Miami -- Art Fairs Reviewed

Paul Klein | Posted 02.09.2013 | Chicago
Paul Klein


Art Basel Year 11: "It goes to 11"

Joanna Popper | Posted 12.10.2012 | Miami
Joanna Popper

This is Miami. We never miss an opportunity to embrace our motto: More, Bigger, Brighter, Sexier and Splashier. We take an event like Art Basel and crank up the celebration element higher each year. We're a city of enthusiasts, bon vivants and opportunists.

GUIDE: Saturday

Posted 11.15.2013 | Miami

Saturday's the day all you working drones get to come out and play at Art Basel Miami Beach. And there's a selection of free events worth your week...