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Art Basel cancels Miami Beach edition in December

The fair's organisers say they have "no other option" as Covid-19 cases in Florida stay stubbornly high and US travel restrictions remain in place

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Art Basel in Miami Beach waives August withdrawal fee for dealers amid surge in Florida coronavirus cases

Fair organisers say they remain “committed” to the show in December even as the lease for a temporary hospital and Covid-19 testing site at the Miami Beach Convention Center is extended

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Diary

Performance artist who ate Maurizio Cattelan's $120,000 banana launches interactive food show in New York

Visitors to "Hungry Artist" are invited to rip off and eat common snacks displayed on gallery Ca’d’ Oro's walls

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Contemporary art

The five stages of an art world scandal

Creating the ultimate art shock takes more than sticking a banana to the wall

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Mira Lehr: Still playing with fire

The artist made waves in the 60s by championing women artists; at 85, she is still shaking things up with her use of gunpowder in her work. By Gareth Harris

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Cecilia Vicuña: Tales of text and texture

The first major retrospective of the Chilean-born poet and artist, at MoCA North Miami, truly combines her two practices

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Artists

'I wanna catch a fish with my bare hands': Laure Prouvost on politics, mythmaking and her 'grandma's' cure-all tipple

The French artist, for whom interviews are treated as a piece of performance art, is showing work in Art Basel's new Meridians section

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Fees revamp brings new blood to Art Basel in Miami Beach

Over a dozen galleries will join the fair's main Galleries section for the first time

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Cirque du Soleil co-founder Guy Laliberté’s immersive, multi-media art pyramid will not come to Miami

PY1's laser and acrobatics filled show promised to be a trip "through space and time" but was a box office disappointment during its premiere in Montreal this summer

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Art Basel in Miami Beach's new Meridians section to feature works by Frank Bowling and Isaac Julien

The pair are among 30 artists selected for the fair's Unlimited-style section for large-scale installations, videos and performances

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Exhibitions

Faena Festival aims to spiritually awaken Miami Beach

The second annual arts festival explores spirituality and ritual

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Surround yourself in the 70s: Mickalene Thomas installation comes to Miami's Bass Museum

The artist's Better Nights will open during Art Basel in Miami Beach this December, but programming will keep the space active for the community throughout the year

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Art Basel in Miami Beach diary: performing beauty at Satellite, cosmic creations at Untitled and making sweet art world music

Plus, a look into the archive at Solange's porn confession

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Law

Rule of law: Legal tips for art lovers

From new exhibitor regulations at Art Basel in Miami Beach to questions over insurance and taxes

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Bill Fontana: Miami sound machine

The artist and composer’s new South Florida-specific installation is an evocative experience

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Art fairs

Behind the scenes: Diary of an art handler

Having to cope with everything from curious koi to melting Vaseline, an art handler’s working days are certainly never dull

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Collector's Eye

Collector's eye: Jonathan Anderson

Art lovers tell us what they’ve bought and why

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Art fairs

When do satellite fairs become space junk?

With at least 19 such events taking place during Art Basel in Miami Beach this year, have we reached "peak fair"?

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Indigenous art

This land is your land: US art world acknowledge Native American land rights

Movement is partly spurred by the US Department of Arts and Culture, which issued a guide on how to honour native land in 2017

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Late artists finally get their due at Art Basel in Miami Beach

Galleries at the fair are giving lesser-known deceased artists the credit they deserve

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Collector's Eye

Collector's eye: Estrellita B. Brodsky

Art lovers tell us what they’ve bought and why

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Art Basel in Miami Beach diary: the ghost of Dan Flavin, Dan Sallick wants to start a 'slow art movement' and Fab 5 Freddy talks art

Plus, a look into the archive at Isabella Rossellini's saucy series on the sex lives of animals

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Artists

Ebony G. Patterson: new garden-inspired installations reveal an original thinker in full bloom

The artist’s exhibition at the Pérez Art Museum Miami is an intense, immersive experience

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You have to renovate to accumulate: three South Florida museums expand in very different ways

The Norton Museum of Art, the Boca Raton Museum of Art and the Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College show that museum expansions can take different sizes and forms

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Miami’s art scene will keep on growing

The city is young, but it is making a noticeable mark internationally when it comes to contemporary art

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A gift for Chicago, a new work for Norway, and a Rothko rockets in price: talking points at Art Basel in Miami Beach

From a Tschabalala Self painting donated to the Art Institute of Chicago to Goshka Macuga's commission the Norwegian parliament

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Latin American art

Ella Fontanals-Cisneros plans to take her Latin American art collection worldwide

Works from the 3,000-strong collection have already travelled to Mexico, Ecuador and Brazil and in 2019, Fontanals-Cisneros plans to “cross even more uncharted waters”

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Street art is on the rise at fairs—but does it undermine the point?

KAWS edition of 100 prints at Art Basel in Miami Beach proved so popular gallery had to run a lottery

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Tania Bruguera and fellow artists released from Cuban jail

Cuba's culture ministry waters down Decree 349, a new controversial censorship law

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Olafur Eliasson on climate change. Plus, Art Basel in Miami Beach

The artist tells us about bringing ice blocks to London, we discuss the threat of sea level rise on heritage sites, and trace the changing cultural landscape of Miami. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

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Art Basel in Miami Beach diary: Neneh is the Cherry on top at White Cube and stars show support for HIV/Aids charity auction

Plus, feast your eyes on a ten-foot-high chocolate tower

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Art market

Are super-yachts the best places to keep your art collection?

From conservation and insurance to customs and tax issues, the complications of keeping art on boats

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Latin American art

Art Basel in Miami Beach has become Latin American art’s El Dorado

Just as the fair has transformed the city’s image and economy, it has also had a big influence on the neighbouring region's flourishing art trade

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Collector's Eye

Collector's eye: Jorge Pérez

Art lovers tell us what they’ve bought and why

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Artist interview

Pedro Reyes and Carla Fernández: 'death to planned obsolescence'

The Design Miami Visionary award-winners tell us about their projects at the fair

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Kids, Kabinett and going crazy for KAWS: talking points at Art Basel in Miami Beach

From VIPs storming Pace Prints to a tribute to the late dealer Richard Gray

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Market

In debt we trust: the rise of art-secured lending

The rapid growth in the number of loan providers, from private banks to specialist lenders, could transform the art market’s relationship with the financial markets

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Art Basel looks to the future as ‘campus’ around the Miami Beach Convention Center grows

Fair organisers are "focusing on developing a new concept" after discontinuing the Film and Public sectors

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Brazil's artists and galleries fight back at Art Basel Miami Beach

Country's galleries are out in force at the fair after far-right Jair Bolsonaro's election

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Done deals: what's selling in Miami this week

Follow our tweets tagged #TANsalestally for notable purchases from Art Basel and the surrounding fairs

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Collector's Eye

Collector's eye: Dennis Scholl

Art lovers tell us what they’ve bought and why

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Exhibitions

Larry Bell: Through the looking glass

With an exhibition at ICA Miami, we speak to the artist about his innovative work, from transparent cubes to sensuous colour installations

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From the archive: headlines from our 15 years (so far) at Art Basel in Miami Beach

We look back at our very first set of daily papers in 2004

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Art Basel in Miami Beach diary: Arnold Schwarzenegger is a forgery fan and Tomás Saraceno gets nerdy on the beach

Plus, a look into the archive at Larry Gagosian's crabby habits

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The Haas Brothers

Agony Uncles: the Haas Brothers

The stylish siblings answer your questions about the art world

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Protest

'Tania Bruguera's bravery always stands out': art world responds to Cuban artist's arrest

Activist is among several artists detained in Havana on Monday ahead of planned protest

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Art market

Will art market speculation ever go away?

Fifteen years on since we first reported from Art Basel in Miami Beach, art as an investment has taken a new form

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The tax man cometh: new laws on sales tax pose problems for US art dealers

US Supreme Court decision is causing anxiety among dealers

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We are all America: first Faena Festival aims to unify, not divide

There is continuity across the two continents, says curator of Miami Beach event

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Politics

Latin American galleries reassess sales strategies for Miami Art Week after border crackdown

Trump's decision to station 15,000 troops at the country's southwest border has further soured political relations between the US and its South American neighbours

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Exhibitions

Judy Chicago’s career and journey into the art-historical canon celebrated in new show

Exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Miami includes test plates for the artist's most famous work, The Dinner Party

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Dealers take a stand against transphobia at Miami's fairs

Exhibitors at Art Basel in Miami Beach and beyond respond to comments by President Trump with a wide range of queer art

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Exhibitions

Top shows to see in Miami this week

From a tribute to the feminist stalwart Judy Chicago at the ICA to a reunion of the AfriCOBRA artist at MoCA

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Doris Salcedo's army of women reshape the meaning of guerrilla weapons

Some of the 15,000 women who were raped or sexually assaulted during the 53-year war in Colombia are telling their stories through a new memorial

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Art Basel to bring Abraham Cruzvillegas’ acrobatic Autorreconstrucción to Miami Beach

While the Public and Film sectors are not taking place this year, the large-scale performance and installation work will be shown free to the public in the convention centre's new 60,000 sq ft Grand Ballroom

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Performance art

Zardulu behind video of iguana appearing in Miami family’s toilet

The performance piece, viewed by millions as a viral news story, was based on an ancient Greek myth of Kronos usurping the throne of Ouranos, the artist tells us

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Insiders’ tips: what not to miss at Art Basel in Miami Beach

We asked curators, directors and collectors to tell us about the works that stopped them in their tracks

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Mary J. Blige and more Miami gossip

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Artoon by Pablo Helguera, Art Basel Miami Beach 2017, Issue 4

"Roberto is the most unusual Miami art collector—for example, he is not building a museum with his collection"

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Expert Eye: Dan Cameron

Curator picks his top works at Art Basel in Miami Beach

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Swizz Beatz’s commission-free fair returns to Miami

The event is an entry point for new buyers and emerging artists

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Wolfsonian’s poster show to travel to New York and Germany

Works from Miami institution's collection are by Julius Klinger, master of 20th-century poster design

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In pictures: Art Basel in Miami Beach Public sector

Artists claim their turf in Miami Beach

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ARTificial intelligence

A string of shows across the US, starting in Miami, examines the impact of technology on identity and raises the question: what does it mean to be human?

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Huge Frank Stella show highlights artist’s sense of ‘free play’

Studio materials and working archive are the focus of a 300-piece exhibition at the NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale

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Dara Friedman: From the stage to the screen

The film-maker discusses her US-German heritage and how dance influences her work

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Zardulu the Mythmaker reads the tarot for Miami's fair-goers

Today’s horoscope for: Dealers

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Collectors

Collector's Eye: Mera Rubell

She tells us about being open to young art and why she has pigeons in her museum

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Shortlist announced for BMW Art Journey prize

Winner is to be announced early next year

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Miami’s YoungArts foundation creates grant to mentor artists fresh out of school

Daniel Arsham will also mentor the winners, including the inaugural fellow Shenequa

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Exhibitions

The Warehouse goes Pop

Warhol, Johns and Lichtenstein are among the stars of a show drawing on the collection of Martin Margulies

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The Pérez Art Museum Miami acquires skateboard drawing with help from Nada

It's the first work acquired as part of the fair's new acquisition fund for the Miami museum

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As waters rise, artists answer a call to action

Florida is on the frontline of global warming—a crisis that demands creative thinking

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Done deals: what's selling in Miami this week

Follow our tweets tagged #TANsalestally for a cross section of notable purchases from Art Basel in Miami Beach and the surrounding fairs

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Three to see

Three to see: Miami

From Chinese workshops to artists' studios, find out what to see beyond the fair

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Artoon by Pablo Helguera, Art Basel Miami Beach 2017, Issue 3

“This work is very appropriate for hurricane season—it’s a natural disaster.”

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Pulse victims remembered at Pulse fair

Phoenix Lindsey-Hall's disco ball installation pays tribute and references queer club culture

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Artists get down to work at the fair

Stands are transformed into studios as live works lay bare artists’ practice

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On the money in Miami: Five works under $5,000

Our pick of more affordable fair finds

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Fairs

Basquiat Boom reaches Miami Beach

Documentary about artist’s life screens at Art Basel in Miami Beach

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Battle of the Brazilian Basquiat shows

Sao Paolo museum drops show after Banco do Brasil Cultural Centre decides to organise its own

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Rauschenberg draws the crowds

The artist's "fast entertainment for people in stress" is for sale at Art Basel in Miami Beach

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In pictures: Design Miami

Best seat in the house

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Collector's Eye: Ella Fontanals-Cisneros

She tells us about the Barbara Hepworth in her bathroom and her regret at not sitting for Warhol

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Lars Jan: Making waves in Miami Beach

With his immersive installation, the artist wants to raise awareness of climate change

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Mark Ronson parties with royalty and more Miami gossip

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Guggenheim commissions new works from five Chinese artists

Leading artists will produce site-specific works for permanent collection

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Artists bring fight against ‘new fascism’ to the fair

Work made under former dictatorships mirrors current political unrest

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Cuban artists crowdfund to create a ‘Havana Biennial for everyone’

Organisers vow to run their own exhibition after government postpones official event

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Zardulu the Mythmaker reads the tarot for Miami's fair-goers

Today's horoscope is for artists

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Rita Ora, free Botox and more Miami gossip

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Miami fairs raise funds for hurricane-hit artists

Art Center/South Florida has matched Art Basel donation

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Saudi prince revealed as mystery buyer of the Salvator Mundi

News sent Twitter into a tizzy

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Survey says: many US collectors have never had their art appraised or insured

UBS report surveyed 2,475 US-based high-net-worth investors

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Allora & Calzadilla rebuild in Puerto Rico

Artist duo's new piece at ICA Miami responds to US policies towards the island