Miami Beach

The Show

December 5 – 8, 2019

Sectors

Galleries

Galleries

Over 200 of the world's leading international Modern and contemporary art galleries display artworks by over 4,000 artists, including paintings, sculptures, installations, photography, film, video, and digital art. Visitors can find works ranging from editioned pieces by young artists to museum-caliber masterpieces. 

Nova

Nova

Designed for galleries to present one, two or three artists showing works created within the last three years, the Nova sector features strong juxtapositions and never-before-seen pieces fresh from the artist's studio.

Positions

Positions

This sector allows curators, critics, and collectors to discover ambitious new talents from across the globe by providing a platform for a single artist to present one major project.
​Edition

​Edition

Leading publishers of editioned works, prints and multiples exhibit the results of their collaboration with renowned artists, providing visitors with the opportunity to see significant and rare publications.

Meridians

Meridians

Curated by Mexico City-based Magali Arriola, Meridians, which is located in the Miami Beach Convention Center’s new Grand Ballroom, will provide galleries with a unique opportunity to present ambitious, monumental works that push the boundaries of a traditional art fair layout, including large-scale sculptures and paintings, installations, video projections, and live performances.

​Kabinett

​Kabinett

In a separately delineated space within their booths, galleries present a curated exhibition by an artist of their choice. The diverse curatorial concepts for Kabinett include thematic group exhibitions, art historical showcases and solo shows for rising stars.

​Survey

​Survey

Survey presents precise art historical projects. These may include solo presentations by an individual artist, juxtapositions and thematic exhibits from artists representing a range of cultures, generations and artistic approaches.

​Magazines

​Magazines

Art publications from around the world display their magazines in single-magazine stands or the collective booth. Editors and publishers often attend the show and many magazines contribute presentations to Conversations, our series of lectures and discussions by prominent members of the artworld.

Conversations

Art Basel hosts a series of conversations on topics concerning the global contemporary art scene. Conversations offers a platform for dynamic dialogues between prominent members of the international artworld, each offering their unique perspective on producing, collecting, and exhibiting art. The series include artist talks, panels, and discussions with a range of speakers including artists, gallerists, curators, collectors, architects, art lawyers, critics, and many other cultural players.

Curators and Advisors

Magali Arriola

Magali Arriola

Meridians

Magalí Arriola is an independent curator currently living in Mexico City. Arriola joins Art Basel with recent institutional experience at KADIST, where she is Lead Curator for Latin America; Museo Jumex, where she was Curator between 2011 and 2014, and Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporaneo, where she served as Chief Curator between 2009 and 2011. She is the curator for the Mexican presentation at the 58th Venice Biennale in 2019, showing artist Pablo Vargas Lugo with a project entitled 'Acts of God'. Her other recent independent curatorial projects include What do you dream of? The Mohole Flower and other Tales, Galeria Luisa Strina, Sao Paulo, August-October 2018; A Place out of History, an exhibition curated into a film screened at documenta14 and FIDMarseille (2018), produced by Destello Films; and Sunset Décor, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York City, June-August, 2017.

Ed Winkleman

Ed Winkleman

Conversations

Ed Winkleman is a private art dealer in New York City and co-author of 'How to Start and Run a Commercial Art Gallery', as well as author of 'Selling Contemporary Art: How to Navigate the Evolving Market'. He was a founding member and the first president of the Williamsburg Gallery Association and an early member of the New Art Dealers Alliance. With Murat Orozobekov, he co-founded Moving Image, the video and film art fair that has taken place in New York, London, and Istanbul.