Celebrating the beautiful, the abstract, the prominent and influential, Miami Beach's four day long Art Basel is back in full swing for its 11th year running. With more than 200 participating galleries and over 2,000 artists featured, the event will combine the pleasures of art with the passion of Miami's infamous parties.
Go for the art and stay for the party. Thatís one way to do Art Basel Miami Beach, the most prominent and influential contemporary art show in the Americas. Back for its 11th year, this four-day event is a citywide spectacle of art, culture and social events that art lovers should experience at least once. If youíre heading down to South Beach for this yearís affair held Dec. 6 through 9, Startle.com has insider-only tips for getting the most out of your stay.
The original Art Basel began in 1970 in Basel, Switzerland and was founded by local gallery owners to showcase contemporary and modern art.