Art Basel announced the gallery list for its 2015 edition in Miami Beach, comprising 267 leading international galleries drawn from 32 countries across North and South America, Europe, Asia and Africa.
29 galleries are completely new to the Miami Beach show. Art Basel stages the world’s premier art shows for Modern and contemporary works, sited in Basel, Miami Beach and Hong Kong. Defined by its host city and region, each show is unique, which is reflected in its participating galleries, artworks presented, and the content of parallel programming produced in collaboration with local institutions for each edition.
In addition to ambitious stands featuring leading galleries from around the world, each show’s exhibition sectors spotlight the latest developments in the visual arts, offering visitors new ideas, new inspiration and new contacts in the art world. The fair, whose Lead Partner is UBS, takes place at the Miami Beach Convention Center from December 3 – December 6, 2015, bringing together gallerists, artists, collectors, curators, museum directors and critics from across the globe.As the premier show of the Americas, Art Basel’s Miami Beach show presents established and emerging galleries from the United States, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay alongside many of the most important galleries from Europe, Asia and Africa.
Galleries, the main sector of the show, features 191 galleries presenting the highest quality of painting, sculpture, drawing, installation, photography, video and editioned works. With 12 global leaders in the field of prints and limited editioned works, the Edition sector is a perennial highlight. This year’s show features Alan Cristea Gallery, Carolina Nitsch, Crown Point Press, Gemini G.E.L. LLC, Pace Prints, Paragon, Paul Stolper Gallery, Polígrafa Obra Gràfica S.L., Sabine Knust, STPI, Two Palms and Universal Limited Art Editions .
Following its well received debut last year, Survey returns with 14 exhibitions of historically informed works. Further details on the individual projects will be announced in the coming months. The 16 curated solo booths of Positions provide a focus on emerging artists. Instead Nova, which provides a platform for younger galleries to present new work by up to three artists, will feature 34 exhibitors. In addition to showing premier artworks ranging from Modern masters to the latest contemporary pieces across five gallery sectors, many exhibitors will present works in Art Basel’s project-based sectors: Kabinett, Public and Film.
South Florida’s leading museums again time their strongest exhibitions of the year to coincide with Art Basel. Visitors from across the world will also have the opportunity to view the city’s internationally renowned private collections.
This includes much anticipated exhibitions at the Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO), the de la Cruz Collection Contemporary Art Space, the Margulies Collection at the Warehouse and the Rubell Family Collection.
In December the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) will present ‘Nari Ward: Sun Splashed’, ‘No Boundaries: Aboriginal Australian Contemporary Abstract Painting’, ‘Firelei Báez: Bloodlines’, and project galleries by Sheela Gowda, Jeff Wall, Nicolas Lobo and Bik Van der Pol.
The Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami (ICA Miami) will present ‘Shannon Ebner, A Public Character’ and ‘ Alex Bag, The Van (Redux)’ while NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale will show “Pablo Picasso : Painted Ceramics and Works on Paper, 1931-71′, ‘The Indestructible Lee Miller’, ‘The Summer of ’68: Photographing the Black Panthers’, Edgar Degas’ Portrait of Mlle. Hortense Valpinçon’ at the Norton Museum of Art; and ‘Carlos Salas: Latin America and the Global Imagination’ at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA).
As the Bass Museum of Art is undergoing renovation, it has instigated bassX, a series of artists’ projects, exhibitions, events and education programs, in the Miami Beach Library, directly across from the museum.
Featuring the world’s leading galleries specializing in twentieth and twentyfirst century collectible design, the 11th edition of Design Miami, the leading global forum for design, will take place from December 2 to December 6, 2015 at Meridian & 19th Street, opposite the Miami Beach Convention Center.
Art Basel’s 14th edition in Miami Beach / December 3, 4, 5, 6, 2015