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Art Basil, Galleries to Dine For where Food is a Feast for the Eyes

Miami Beach, Wynwood District-Florida The connection between the euphemistically named ‘ArtBasil’ (artbasil.test) and Art Basel/Art Miami may seem tenuous. Guests attending the three hallmark ArtBasil affaires unanimously agreed on  one cohesive point,  “that serious ‘art’ appreciation was made more palatable with Master Chefs sampling their made on-the-spot ‘gourmet bites’ prepared by internationally acclaimed chefs and paired […]

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 […]

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 […]