Art Basel 2010Wellington Photo covered Art Basel Miami Beach which took place December 2 - 5, 2010 and is a cultural and social highlight for the Americas. Art Basel remains the most prestigious art show in the United States with it's sister show in Switzerland being the most prestigious art show worldwide for the past 41 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 of Miami Beach'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 will be a vital source for art lovers, allowing them to both discover new developments in contemporary art and experience rare museum-caliber artworks.
Much more information including upcoming Art Basel events can be found by visiting the official Art Basel site at ArtBaselMiamiBeach.com