Art Miami is the leading international contemporary and modern art fair
that takes place each December during art week. It is one of the most
important annual contemporary art events in the United States,
attracting more than 82,000 collectors, curators, museum professionals
and art enthusiasts from around the globe annually. Entering its 28th
edition, Art Miami remains committed to showcasing the most important
artworks from the 20th and 21st centuries in collaboration with a
selection of the world’s most respected galleries.
CONTEXT Art Miami, the sister fair to Art Miami, is dedicated to the
development and reinforcement of emerging and mid-career artists,
launched in 2012. CONTEXT’s open atmosphere creates a meaningful
dialogue between artists, galleries and collectors while providing the
ultimate platform for established and emerging galleries to present
cutting-edge and emerging talent. www.contextartmiami.com
Art Miami moving to former Miami Herald site on Biscayne Bay for Art Basel 2017
After outgrowing its home of a decade in Midtown, Art Miami is moving closer to the water for Art Basel 2017.
annual art fair has signed a multi-year agreement with Resorts World
Miami to temporarily rent out during December’s annual Art Week the
vacant lot on Biscayne Bay where the former Miami Herald building once
stood. The terms and exact length of the agreement are confidential.
move will allow Art Miami’s two major fairs, Art Miami and CONTEXT, to
operate out of the 14-acre lot — each fair’s tents are currently a block
apart in Midtown — while offering room for the fair’s projected growth.
Boutique art fair Aqua will remain at its current space at 1530 Collins
Ave. on Miami Beach.
Art Miami’s three fairs, which signal the unofficial launch of Art Week, have been expanding annually. In 2016, Art Miami grew from 115 exhibitors in 2015 to 125.
CONTEXT has gone from 68 dealers in 2012 to 100 this year. The shows
attract more than 80,000 people, an attendance rate higher than the
week’s premier event, Art Basel.