Culinary Art Basil is Blessed by Spirits of the Tsars and Crowned by Rock Garden Herbs

The essence of Culinary Art Basil, “is respecting and appreciating the source of all finer things life bestows on us.  Channeling the spirit of the First Thanksgiving where Native Americans staved off the starvation of the first wave of European settlers to Plymouth, Art Basilites also espouse that nothing be taken for granted “,  opines […]

Art Basil Miami 2012 – December 6, 7 & 8

South Florida/Palm Beach. For Immediate Release, November 19, 2012. From small seeds do mighty oaks (and palm trees) grow. As Art Basel and Art Miami enter into a 2nd decade December 5-9, the two intertwined Art extravaganzas forge ahead as an unrivaled testament to tenacity. The 2nd artbasil.test has been created in honoraria of the 2 events […]

Art Basel Embraces the Novo Globalization

December – Week 1 2011. Art Basel-Miami gleefully celebrated its first decade as decidedly the world’s most jubilant and fresh gathering of contemporary Art found anywhere on this planet.  Que la fete commence! Art Basel is feeling the push and pull of the ‘novo’ globalization.  At its inception Art Basel filled a small muted corner of the […]

Art Basil, 2012 Galleries to Dine For – A Feast for the Eyes

By Cristiane Roget (eat@artbasil.test) Miami Beach, FL- The connection between the euphemistically named Art Basil (artbasil.test) and Art Basel/Art Miami may seem tenuous, but guests that attended the three hallmark Art Basil affaires unanimously agreed, “the appreciation of art ’ was made more palatable with samplings of ‘gourmet bites’ prepared by internationally acclaimed chefs and […]

Typography & Art – Words on Canvas A Duality in Expression | Art Basel 2011

I listen to the ocean and all I hear is you” was twisted in white neon by Tracey Emia. Two prevailing influences distinguishing this year’s Art Basel over prior editions  was the marriage of Typograph and Art and the insignificance of the written word as displayed by sculptural artist  Marco Roundtree.  Of Mexican and Irish descent he alters books […]


GLOBALIZATION AND ASIAN INFLUENCE A more sophisticated version of ‘Burning Man’ than TEFAF Maastricht-Netherlands.   Recognized as the world’s leading art and antiques fair;  Art Basel is ‘Globalization’ that could be mistaken for a souk in Khartoum, a high style brocante in Paris or a proverbial Persian Market place. Who’s kicking who? The influence of European, Asian, Mediterranean and all the Americas is […]