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Explore the Modern and Contemporary World of Art Basel Miami Beach ⇒ Art Basel Miami returns for yet another thrilling edition and will benefit from the participation of more than 200 of the most prestigious and international modern and contemporary art galleries from all around the world. The artistic event will take place from 6-9 December and today, CovetED gathers some of the best features as well as discloses a series of luxury hotels, fine dining venues and design attractions in Miami Beach for one to fully explore.

 


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Art Basel has been active since 1970 and it has always been a place where galleries and collectors could present high-quality pieces and discuss the magnificence of design, alongside critics and curators. At the present time, Art Basel has an overall account of three fairs, one in Switzerland, other in Miami Beach, and lastly one in Hong Kong.

 

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This year, over 4,000 artists are expected to display their work, from beautiful paintings and sculptures to massive installations as well as works related to photography, film, video and digital art. Visitors can find works ranging from editioned pieces by young artists to museum-calibre masterpieces. To see the full list of exhibitors click here!

 

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Besides the art galleries, Nova, Positions, Edition, Kabinett and Survey will be the main sectors of the event. The first was designed for galleries to present one, two or three artists who will show work they have done over the last three years. The second one presents a curated platform for a single artist to present one major project which in turn will allow curators, critics and collectors to discover new talent. The third one will be all about rare yet significant publications. Kabinett will be here galleries present a curated exhibition by an artist of their choosing. Lastly, Survey will be a space for the showcase of precise art historical projects.

 

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Kabinett (Galerie Peter Kilchmann/Shirana Shahbazi). Image Source: Art Basel

 

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Nova (Tanya Leighton/Sanya Kantarovsky). Image Source: Art Basel

 

Furthermore, Art Basel will once again host 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 art world, each offering their unique perspective on producing, collecting, and exhibiting art. The Conversations space is programmed by Mari Spirito, the Founding Director of Protocinema, Istanbul/New York.

 

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Top Luxury Hotels

 

Now, let’s take a look at five-star hospitality venues that you ought to experience while in Miami. These luxury hotels are known for their elegant interiors and outstanding architecture, not to mention attentive service!

 

Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club

 

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Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club, an oceanfront destination bringing a new era of glamour elevated with chic Italian dining and a world-class spa.

 

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⇒ Address: 9011 Collins Ave, Surfside, FL 33154, USA

 

Carillon Miami Wellness Resort

 

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Carillon Miami is situated on a 750-foot stretch of private beach and is regarded as Florida’s most comprehensive spa and wellness resort. The unique venue features countless luxurious amenities, including well-appointed suites, on-site dining options, empowering therapeutic treatments, among many others.

 

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⇒ Address: 6801 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33141, USA

 

Pestana Miami South Beach

 

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Located on an Art Deco Boutique Hotel in Miami, the Pestana South Beach hotel is comprised of four buildings with white and blue façades. Here, you can immerse yourself in the most sophisticated side of architecture, culture and urban events, along with typical American beach culture.

 

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⇒ Address: 1817 James Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139, USA

 

Other excellent options to stay during your visit to Art Basel are the W South Beach HotelMarseilles Hotel and Grand Beach Hotel Miami Beach.

 

Fine Dining Restaurants to Visit

 

Nobu Miami

 

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For those who enjoy Japanese cuisine, then the Nobu Miami restaurant is the perfect option for you. With food prepared by the extremely skilled Chef Matsuhisa, the restaurant presents traditional Japanese dishes with influences from Peru and Argentina.

 

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⇒ Address: 4525 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140, USA

 

The Bazaar by José Andrés

 

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In this fine establishment, José Andrés creates sophisticated cuisine in an indoor-outdoor space designed by Philippe Starck. The Bazaar menu blends Andrés Spanish heritage and personal ingenuity with influences from the local Latin culinary tradition.

 

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⇒ Address: 465 La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA

 

Cecconi’s

 

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Cecconi is located in the courtyard of Soho Beach House and it is a modern day classic Italian restaurant. Cecconi’s serves hand-made pasta, seafood and dishes from Italy using the finest ingredients.

 

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⇒ Soho Beach House, 4385 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach

 

Other restaurants worth paying a visit are the Blue Ribbon Sushi in the Plymouth Hotel, Italian restaurant Casa Tua, Mandolin Aegean Bistro that fuses Greek and Turkish influences, the seafood bistro Seaspice as well as the Surf Club by Thomas Keller, among countless others.

 

Main Design Attractions

 

Miami Design District

 

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From 3-9 December, the Miami Design District will be in full force. Here, you will be able to see some of the world’s most prestigious brands, including the likes of Kartell, Armani/Casa, Dior, Christian Liaigre, Dolce & Gabbana, Bvlgari, Versace Home, Poltrona Frau, among many others. So you are bound to find plenty of inspiration within the district. In addition, a series of fashion, art and design exhibitions will be taking place.

 

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Miami Beach Botanical Garden

 

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⇒ Address: 2000 Convention Center Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139, USA

 

Museum of Art and Design @ MDC

 

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⇒ Address: 600 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132, USA

 

Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami

 

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⇒ Address: 61 NE 41st St, Miami, FL 33137, USA

 

In conclusion, Art Basel is the perfect event for one to enjoy the fine arts in their modern and contemporary forms as well as culture, history, the local vibrancy as well as the splendid and cool beaches of Miami. So make sure not to miss this years’ edition. It is going to be full of surprises!

 


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