Art Basel is the leading global platform connecting collectors, galleries, and artists. It originated in Basel, Hong Kong, followed by the Miami Beach sector. It is known to be a driving force in the galleries as they nurture the careers of artists. The five-day event also serves to increase transparency and accountability of the art market. Initiatives, including Art Basel Cities and the recently announced Art Basel Inside, overall are striving to create unique artist-led experiences and strengthen local art scenes. Throughout the whole Basel experience, where they can browse through by paying attention to which scenes will be set and where. If you are looking to support your local Caribbean talent, there is opportunity for that at Art Beat Miami.
Art Beat Miami is an annual satellite art fair showcasing emerging and renowned artists from Haiti and around the world. Downtown Toronto, New York features art nouveau and emerging artists, painters, sculptors, art exhibits, murals, performers and musicians. The festival brings together multidisciplinary artists working in collaboration to highlight the culturally rich and diverse creativity of local artists and the Caribbean Diaspora here and beyond. It is an experience of art, culture, exchange, food, fashion and music inspired by Haiti and artists worldwide. During Art Basel Week, the Little Haiti Community invites you to discover multidisciplinary works of art by internationally recognized artists at the Caribbean Marketplace of the Little Haiti Cultural Center. Enjoy live music, food, wall exhibitions, fashion shows, special events, and conversations with artists
At Art Beat Miami, a half-dozen Miami artists present work focusing on Haiti. In its sixth year, the Little Haiti Optimist, Northeast Second Avenue Partnership and Haiti 's Ministry of Culture and Communications. Among the Haiti-based artists included are Olivier A. Gantheir (OliGa) and Claudia Apaid, who will be featured in their showcasing and their specific experiences with the art scene as a Caribbean artist.
Caribbean art has always reflected the region's rich past and the various waves of migration.
Incorporating different styles of European art with its own culture (19659003) With the exception of Haitian art, it is only possible that it was only in the 20th century that we witness witness to the creation of Caribbean artists.
The art fair kicks off 7 pm to 10 pm . on Wednesday, December 4th with a free musical performance in the Caribbean Marketplace and runs through Sunday, December 8th . 212 NE 59th Terr., Miami, FL.
Information at www.artbeatmiami.com/305-492-7868