Like a high stakes card game, Miami ups the ante at this year's Art Basel with new and improved venues.
Gambling on Miami's position as an up and coming art destination, private investors and local government are
putting money where their mouth is.
The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) now in the Design District ups the ante in Miami's Art Scene. Visitors
will come face to face with paintings by Warhol and Picasso. The Design District offers much to explore with exclusive new stores and world class dining.
After being closed for 2 1/2 years, the Bass Museum has reopened. The Bass artfully and skillfully now showcases
its old masterpieces alongside contemporary art. Paintings by Botticelli, Rubens, El Greco and Van Dyke are strategically placed next to contemporary art to challenge visitors to rethink their
perceptions about art.
The Miami Beach Convention Center the hub of Art Basel, has more exhibit spaces and a new floor plan thanks to the
Convention Center's ongoing renovation. With over 280 galleries vying for attention and stimulating Art Basel Conversations, this year's Art Basel is sure to be bigger and better than ever. Miami is
improving its game.