Art Basel Miami Beach

December 3-6, 2009

Wellington Photo covered the Opening Day Exhibitions of the world-famous Art Basel Miami Beach held at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami, FL - Thursday, December 3, 2009




Art Basel Miami Beach,  the most important art show in the United States, is a cultural and social highlight for the Americas. As the sister event of Switzerland's Art Basel, the most prestigious art show worldwide for the past 40 years, Art Basel Miami Beach combines an international selection of top galleries with an exciting program of special exhibitions, parties and crossover events featuring music, film, architecture and design. Exhibition sites are located in the city's beautiful Art Deco District, within walking distance of the beach and many hotels.

An exclusive selection of more than 250 leading art galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa will exhibit 20th and 21st century artworks by over 2,000 artists. 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 feature young galleries, performance art, public art projects and video art. The show is a vital source for art lovers, allowing them to both discover new developments in contemporary art and experience rare museum-calibre artworks.

For upcoming shows please visit the Art Basel website at www.artbaselmiamibeach.com