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Eric X. Li | Posted 07.22.2012 | World
Eric X. Li

As things slow down in Basel and Miami, leading galleries, dealers, collectors and artists who congregate here are setting the art world of the People's Republic abuzz. It seems to be only an interim culmination of a 20-year trend that shows no sign of slowing.

The Art Basel of Sustainability

John Noone | Posted 05.01.2012 | Miami
John Noone

For those unacquainted with the term, "social entrepreneurship" is the hottest thing currently going in the world of philanthropy. Think of it as charity's business-savvy offspring.

Morley Safer's Art Attack: Watch Out!

Posted 04.02.2012 | Arts

Keeping up with new developments in the art world is thrilling, but the task of keeping track of who's new on the scene, what paintings are selling fo...

WATCH: All-Women Graffers Art Up Wynwood

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 03.05.2012 | Miami

With the help of Primary Flight and Ironlak spray paint, female graffiti collective Few and Far recently painted the largest all-women mural in Miami...

Art Basel Lineup Released

Posted 01.19.2012 | Arts

Art Basel will return to Switzerland from June 14 to June 17 this year, and event organizers have just released the exhibitors list for the world's mo...

How An Art Basel Project Ended With Very Sick Pigs

Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 01.06.2012 | Miami

One of the most talked about exhibits during Art Basel Miami Beach was Miru Kim's "I Like Pigs And Pigs Like Me." For the performance, Kim spent 104 c...

Artist Spotlight: René Garcia, Jr.

Jessica Hoppe | Posted 03.05.2012 | Latino Voices
Jessica Hoppe

René, a renowned artist and founding member of the Project One Gallery in San Francisco, seeks to create art that is fun and accessible to all.

Art Basel Miami Beach: Awesome

Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D. | Posted 03.04.2012 | Miami
Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D.

"Awesome" is a word I reserve for a few select things I have experienced, including walking on the Great Wall of China and my mom's Reuben sandwiches. Art Basel Miami Beach is also on that list.

PHOTOS: The Year In Art

Posted 12.31.2011 | Arts

2011 was the year of the rebel and the art world was not immune from the larger cultural conflicts. The sentiment of civil unrest swept the world and ...

There's Art After Basel

Posted 12.15.2011 | Miami

The weeks after Art Basel Miami Basel have that deafening hum that rings in your ear after a full night of bass-heavy clubbing. The New York hipster c...

Art Basel: Post Purism

Michael Cohen | Posted 02.08.2012 | Miami
Michael Cohen

As Art Basel Miami Beach celebrated its 10th anniversary as the world's most prominent art fair -- something the art world has been championing since ...

WATCH: Jerry Saltz and Charles Saatchi's Imaginary Sauna Convo

Posted 12.08.2011 | Arts

This week has been a testy one for those in the art world. Maybe the post-Basel hangover is leaving critics and collectors grumpier than usual. Either...

PHOTOS: The Strangest Museum You'll Ever See (NSFW)

Posted 12.07.2011 | Arts

Many people, some who don't love art and even some who do, cannot stand museums. Boring, stuffy, pretentious, outdated... the institution of the museu...

Beyond the White Cube: The Best of the New at Art Basel Miami Beach

Yasmine Mohseni | Posted 02.06.2012 | Arts
Yasmine Mohseni

2011-12-07-Screenshot20111207at2.04.33PM.jpg Each December, the art world heads to Miami for the international art fair Art Basel Miami Beach. The goal of this 4-day extravaganza is ostensibly to buy, look, talk and think about art.

Now Eat This! Photos from Edible Newspaper Event at Art Basel Miami

Trina Sargalski | Posted 02.06.2012 | Miami
Trina Sargalski

Food and art merged at Thursday's "Kreemart Digestible News" performance art event by Spanish artist Antoni Miralda and Barcelona's Food Cultura art space.

15+ Minutes of Fabulous: Art Basel Weekend Highlights

Tara Solomon | Posted 02.05.2012 | Miami
Tara Solomon


Miami Art Week Showcases The Bold And Beautiful

JustLuxe | Posted 02.05.2012 | Travel

Just 15 years ago, the creative works most strongly associated with Miami were the cop drama Miami Vice, the underworld epic Scarface and Will Smith's hit single "Welcome to Miami."

PHOTOS: Art Basel's 10th Birthday With Noise Machines And Alligator Corn Dogs

Posted 12.08.2011 | Arts

How does Art Basel celebrate 10 years of jaw-dropping art and illustrious parties? More art and more parties, of course! 'Art Basel Miami Beach's Ten ...

PHOTOS: A First Look At Art Basel Miami

Posted 12.06.2011 | Arts

The entrance to the Miami Beach Convention Center on the opening night of Art Basel Miami Beach had VIP's packed in shoulder-to-shoulder as if they we...

PHOTOS: Will Ryman's Flower Power

Posted 12.06.2011 | Arts

For Art Basel the natural sublimity of the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden gets a touch of the absurd, with oversized and inorganic organic forms ma...

Art Basel Miami Beach Celebrates 10 Years: An Artist's Perspective

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 02.04.2012 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

Overwhelming might be the word to describe my visit to Art Basel Miami Beach and the satellite art fairs. I would definitely recommend comfortable walking shoes.

PHOTOS: Insane Nail Installations From Dzine At Art Basel

Posted 12.05.2011 | Arts

For Art Basel, contemporary artist Dzine turned a Standard, Miami Beach hotel room into the Imperial Nails salon installation for an interactive sculp...

Yea Or Nay: Gabby Union's Printed Dress (PHOTO, POLL)

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 12.05.2011 | Black Voices

Tons of celebs gathered in Miami this past weekend for the city's annual contemporary art fair Art Basel. The fair, now in it's 10th year, is known fo...

Spotify Comes to Art Basel

Robyn N. Cohen | Posted 02.04.2012 | Miami
Robyn N. Cohen

The 10th anniversary of Art Basel Miami is already underway and I was not going to pass up an opportunity to experience it.

Pool Art Fair Shut Down, Building Owner Arrested On 'Illegal Hotel' Charge

Posted 12.03.2011 | Miami

The independent PooL Art Fair ended right as the opening party began when the owner of its South Beach property was arrested for running an illegal ho...