xaviera-simmons_web.jpgMIAMI — From Dec. 1-4, Miami Beach will host the 10th edition of Art Basel Miami Beach, the most prestigious art show in the Americas, based at the Miami Beach Convention Center.


More than 260 leading galleries from North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia and Africa will take part, showcasing works by more than 2,000 artists of the 20th and 21st centuries.



To mark its 10th edition, Art Basel Miami Beach will inaugurate a new collaboration with the Bass Museum of Art on the Art Public sector, which will transform Collins Park with unique artworks and performances by renowned artists and emerging talents. For the first time, Art Video will be presented in SoundScape Park on the large-scale outdoor projection wall of the New World Center, designed by Frank Gehry.

The free public viewings will be part of a number of special events and performances taking place across Miami Beach for the duration of the show to celebrate the 10th edition.



Top-quality exhibitions in the museums of South Florida and special programs for art collectors and curators also help make the event a special time for encountering art. See the event website: artbaselmiamibeach.com


Admission:
 One-day ticket $40.
Permanent pass $85. Evening ticket (valid from 4 p.m.) $28. Reduced one-day ticket (students with ID, senior citizens aged 62 and above, groups of 10 or more) $23.
School group (through grade 12 with accompanying chaperone per group of 10) $8.
 Admission free for children under 16 when accompanied by an adult. Combination Art Basel Miami Beach plus Design Miami $55.

For advance group sales
call The Colony Theatre and Miami Beach Convention Center Box Office:
Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.,
305-674-1040 ext. 0.

Advance tickets are available online at Ticketmaster; also in person via Ticketmaster with no service charge through Dec. 4 at the Colony Theater, 1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, 12 – 5 p.m.

Photo:  PHOTO COURTESY OF MCH Swiss Exhibition (Basel) Ltd.

2011 ART NOVA:   David Castillo Gallery | Xaviera Simmons | On Sculpture #2 | 2011.