Art Basel in Miami Beach 2019

Permanent a-peel: $120,000 banana will enter museum collection

Miami collectors William and Beatrice Cox will donate the fruit piece to an unnamed institution

Get your shine on at Art Basel in Miami Beach

There is plenty to keep magpie collectors happy at the fair

Pérez to host Basquiat show during next Art Basel

Exhibition focuses on wider graffiti and hip-hop culture and includes video, music and fashion

First section of Miami’s $100m Underline public art park to open in summer 2020

The ten-mile project will transform a track of land under the Miami Metrorail into a public recreation area

Memorialising an American tragedy

Survivors, artists and lawmakers debate if public memorials to mass shootings in the US hurt more than they help

'I only think of work I can afford': inside the collection of Martin Margulies

As his Miami arts space turns 20, the arts patron discusses Nathalie Djurberg's pink octopus and why takeout would be on the menu at his dinner party

Art Basel helps Hong Kong exhibitors offset extra costs

Fair organisers says the discounts are not "incentive to do the fair" but are "part of an effort to mitigate their additional expenses"

Expert Eye: Isaac Julien shares his favourite works at Art Basel in Miami Beach

From Faith Ringgold to Frank Bowling, the UK artist and film-maker shows his regard for long overlooked artists

Text and slogan 'statement pieces' draw Instagram crowd to Art Basel

But it's not all about selfies, many art pieces with a motto carry a socially conscious message

'Miami was a cultural desert in 1960': Mira Lehr on the city's transformation and her concerns for the environment

The artist made waves in the 60s by championing women artists; at 85, she is still shaking things up with her gunpowder works

Illustrations of Cuban caricaturist Conrado Massaguer receive Miami show

Massaguer's astute work mocked figures from both sides of political divide

From Miami to Margate: Ellen Harvey’s mural depicting a slice of South Florida travels abroad

The hand-painted designs for her permanent installation will be included in the artist’s solo show at Turner Contemporary next year

Montreal dealer Robert Landau to move his headquarters to Lucerne in 2022

He has secured a 40-year lease on a 35,000 sq. m castle-like complex, with plans to create a sculpture park and private freeport

'My Nick Cave sound suit requires a lot of dusting': inside the collection of Mike De Paola

The real estate and entertainment entrepreneur on why he kicks himself daily for not buying a Simone Leigh sculpture

Exhibition of art without borders comes to Miami's Dade College

In melting-pot Miami, group show focuses on work with themes of immigration and identity

In Pictures | Step back to the future at Design Miami

From Robert Wilson's childhood memories to pint-sized furniture by Isamu Noguchi

Words by Emily Sharpe. Photographs by David Owens

Caribbean artists step into the spotlight

‘The age of the gatekeeper is ending’ and artists from the region are not waiting for anyone to pave the way for their art

Filmsreview

Review | Art and authenticity in Hong Kong

Leave the Bus Through the Broken Window follows filmmaker Andrew Hevia as he fumbles his way through the often exclusionary art world

Turner Prize shocker: what next? Plus, Teresita Fernández in Miami

We talk to Louisa Buck about the decision to award the Turner Prize to all of the nominees. Plus, Miami-born artist Teresita Fernández tells us about her homecoming show at Pérez Art Museum Miami. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793

Hosted by Ben Luke and Helen Stoilas. with guest speaker Louisa Buck. Produced by David Clack, Julia Michalska and Aimee Dawson

Discounts give younger galleries a leg up at Art Basel in Miami Beach

A 20% fee reduction for new galleries exhibiting contemporary art has enabled smaller players to join the fair's main section

Censored queer photographs get second chance at Miami's Nada fair

City officials cancelled a planned display by Pacifico Silano in Bal Harbour last year

David Goldblatt's photographic legacy lives on through digital archive project

South African collection withdrawn from University of Cape Town over censorship row forms the heart of Goodman Gallery’s new initiative

Politicscomment

Chile’s neoliberal ideology has co-opted artist’s creativity

The failed economic experiments of the 1970s laid the groundwork for today’s socio-economic crisis

'My mother placed a Calder mobile above the bathtub': inside the collection of Candia Fisher

The New York-based arts patron on her fascination with maritime artefacts and her regret at missing out on one of Monet's waterlilies

In Pictures | Art Basel thinks even bigger with Meridians

The new section highlights performance and large-scale works of art

Interview by Emily Sharpe. Photographs by David Owens

Design Miami is a real glass act

The material is hot at the design fair, where the line between decorative and fine art is becoming increasingly blurred

Immigrant artist residency launches—steps from Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort

The Peru-born, North Carolina-based painter Renzo Ortega is the inaugural artist-in-residence at Palm Beach’s New Wave Art Wknd festival

South American galleries face down turmoil

Civil unrest and economic shifts have Latin American dealers doubling down on Miami's international market

Women artists fight for reproductive rights with US election fundraising show

"I want to normalise abortion as a life-saving medical procedure, mentally and physically," says Marilyn Minter

In Pictures | Look who we spotted at Art Basel in Miami Beach's VIP preview

Artists, curators and one camera-shy rapper turn out for the fair's opening

Norton Museum in West Palm Beach announces shortlist for photography prize

The nominees for the $20,000 award will all be included in a show at the recently expanded institution in February

What will cultural philanthropy look like in the 21st century? A new forum aims to find out

A survey of 500 art world professionals conducted by the Arts Funders Forum could help museums stay relevant to new patrons

Collectorsinterview

'I have no regrets': inside the collection of Alan Faena

The Argentine real estate developer on installing Alfredo Jaar's electronic billboard on a boat and purchasing his first work at the age of 16

Collage is the thread in Sterling Ruby solo Miami show

Survey of California-based artist’s 20-year career includes work ranging from ‘radical ceramics’ and large-scale sculpture to drawing and photography

Teresita Fernández, an artist of place, brings her art home to Miami

The MacArthur award-winner revisits her early works with a large-scale survey in the city of her birth

Rubells’ new museum offers sweeping survey of contemporary art

Inaugural show in the Miami collectors’ new space, which opens today in the Allapattah district, features more than 300 works

Artistsinterview

'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

Baselscope: what the stars have in store during Art Basel Week

Our resident mystic shares her astrological predictions for art lovers

Art Basel in Miami Beach diary: Buddhas on the beach, and police flag up art installation

Plus Miami Mountain shrinks to fit and Greta Thunberg receives a cool (but warm) tribute

Cuzco paintings meet colonial Cuban culture in Allapattah

Founders of museum of Latin American art believe they may also have a work by Raphael

New art space in Basel will offer free shows

The opening exhibition of the Kulturstiftung Basel H. Geiger, during next year's Art Basel fair, will focus on Caribbean artists

Climate emergency in Miami: large-scale protest march planned during Art Basel fair

With Miami Beach predicted to be 30% underwater by 2045, the convention centre where the fair currently takes place could soon become an island

Maurizio Cattelan presents first new work for a fair in 15 years—and it is a banana priced at $120,000

The piece of fruit taped to a wall at Art Basel in Miami Beach "offers insight into how we assign worth", Perrotin gallery says

Ai Weiwei confronts Amazon destruction in new unreleased film work

Dissident artist is exploring the disappearance of the Brazilian rainforest alongside China’s growing influence in South America

New documentary offers unvarnished view of Clyfford Still

Lifeline/Clyfford Still sheds light on the Abstract Expressionist who despised critics, condemned the work of his contemporaries, and was admired by many

Miaminews

Welcome to Allapattah: two spaces open this week in Miami’s new arts district

Local collectors Jorge Pérez and the Rubells head west of Wynwood in search of more space to show their art

Interview with Pepe Mar on his work safeguarding queer histories

The Mexican-born Miami-based artist is presenting Varla TV, a tribute to the South Beach painter and drag performer Craig Coleman, in Art Basel in Miami Beach’s Meridians show

In Pictures | Immerse yourself in Miami's art

From Kusama's pumpkins to pink furry beasts, our pick of the top art experiences around town this week

In Miami for Art Basel? Eight shows to see outside the fair

From a travelling Stonewall survey to Chilean artist Cecilia Vicuña's first major museum retrospective

Faena Festival aims to spiritually awaken Miami Beach

The second annual arts festival explores spirituality and ritual in a series of new commissions and performances

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