Miami Opens Its Doors to International Art World
Rogers, Ann Gurley, Art Business News
MIAMI -- The successes of Art Basel Miami Beach, Art Miami and the hotel show -scope Miami this past winter have given Miami bragging rights as the New York art scene's southern subsidiary.
Greater Miami has an attractive and vibrant arts scene that adds luster to international art fairs; and the commitment these events have made to the city have had an impact on the quality of life here.
Art Basel Miami Beach opened the art season on Dec. 4, 2003, and ran through Dec. 7. This international art show is a sister to Art Basel, which was founded 34 years ago in Basel, Switzerland. Both are sponsored by UBS, a global financial institution with a long history of being involved in the arts.
Art Basel Miami Beach, now in its second year, attracted 175 leading galleries from the world's most important art centers and 30,000 visitors, including art dealers, curators, collectors and aficionados. The organizers of Art Basel Miami Beach, which was held at the Miami Beach Convention Center, said the majority of participants reported good to excellent sales, ranging from …
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Publication information: Article title: Miami Opens Its Doors to International Art World. Contributors: Rogers, Ann Gurley - Author. Magazine title: Art Business News. Volume: 31. Issue: 3 Publication date: March 2004. Page number: 60+. © 2009 Summit Business Media. COPYRIGHT 2004 Gale Group.
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