Each fair has its own identity, partly because of the geographic location and physical space, and partly because many of the same dealers return year after year, so their aesthetic becomes an integral part of the particular fair. Let’s start with the two big ones: Art Basel Miami Beach and Art Miami, which is across Biscayne Bay in downtown
Re the map: On paper the layout of ABMB looks logical. In reality by mid afternoon I end up feeling like Dante lost in the woods.
See for yourself:
Blue is Positions; green is Nova; Pink is the section for publications. The rest of the map is for regular fair exhibitors. Those yellow squres? They indicate galleries featuring a "Kabinett," a small dection devoted to the work of one artist
Across the bay in Wynwood, the design section of downtown
The secondary market is alive and well here, too. Foreground: Gene Davis at Yares Art Projects, Santa Fe
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