From December 6 through 9, Miami Beach, Florida, hosted the 11th edition of Art Basel Miami Beach, the most prestigious art show in the Americas. More than 260 leading galleries from North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia and Africa took part, showcasing works by more than 2,000 artists of the 20th and 21st centuries.
The exhibiting galleries are among the world's most respected art dealers, offering exceptional pieces by both renowned artists and cutting-edge newcomers. Special exhibition sections featured young galleries, performance art, public art projects and video art. The show was a vital source for art lovers, allowing them to both discover new developments in contemporary art and experience rare museum-caliber artworks.
Top-quality exhibitions in the museums of South Florida and special programs for art collectors and curators helped make the event a special time for encountering art. And every year, a greater number of art collectors, artists, dealers, curators, critics and art enthusiasts from around the world participate in Art Basel Miami Beach - the favorite winter meeting place for the international art world.