Before you hit the halls, browse the show’s Online Catalog and bookmark the artworks, projects, and galleries that spark your interest. Discover Meridians, the show’s newest sector dedicated to monumental and immersive artworks. Learn more about the 34 large-scale projects included in the sector from curator Magalí Arriola in this interview, or listen to the Meridians audio guide, narrated by Arriola herself. Make sure to download the Art Basel app (for iOS and Android) to enjoy the best digital experience.

Experience the fantastic variety of Modern and contemporary art on view in the show’s Galleries, Edition, Nova, Positions, Survey and Kabinett sectors. 

Consult our floorpan to find out where your favorites will be located, and dive into Art Basel Stories for a more in-depth look at the show’s protagonists and highlights.

If you have not done so yet, buy your tickets online now to avoid lines at the box offices. 

Do not miss our Conversations program, where major figures such as artists Nicole EisenmanPaul Mpagi SepuyaJudith Bernstein, and Marilyn Minter, gallerists Anton Kern and Daniel Roesler, collectors Dennis Scholl and Anita Zabludowicz, authors David Wallace-Wells and Antwaun Sargent, and many more will discuss the issues that have been shaping contemporary culture. Conversations starts Thursday, December 5 and is accessible to the public free of charge. 

Beyond the show floor, visit “Disruptions”, a series of large-scale public artworks by a group of intergenerational Argentine artists in Collins Park, including Marcela Sinclair, Matías Duville, and Agustina Woodgate. Organized in the frame of our Art Basel Cities initiative and partnership with Buenos Aires, it will offer a window onto the current Argentine art scene and is curated by Diana Wechsler and Florencia Battiti.

Make the best of South Florida’s vibrant cultural landscape and visit our Online Events Calendar to find out more about all exhibitions, openings, guided tours, studio visits, and talks taking place during the show.

Follow us on InstagramFacebookYoutubeLinkedInWeiboWeChat, and and become part of the Art Basel world with the hashtag #artbasel.

Enjoy the show!

Top image: detail of works by Isa Genzken, on view at Galerie Buchholz‘s booth during last year’s edition of Art Basel Miami Beach.

Art Basel

Founded in 1970 by gallerists from Basel, Art Basel today stages the world’s premier art shows for Modern and contemporary art, sited in Basel, Miami Beach, and Hong Kong. Defined by its host city and region, each show is unique, which is reflected in its participating galleries, artworks presented, and the content of parallel programming produced in collaboration with local institutions for each edition. Art Basel’s engagement has expanded beyond art fairs through a number of new initiatives such as The Art Basel and UBS Global Art Market Report and Art Basel Cities.  

Private View (by invitation only)

Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 11am to 8pm Thursday, December 5, 2019, 11am to 3pm

Public days

Thursday, December 5, 2019, 3pm to 8pm Friday, December 6, 2019, 12noon to 8pm Saturday, December 7, 2019, 12noon to 8pm Sunday, December 8, 2019, 12noon to 6pm 

Upcoming Art Basel shows

Hong Kong, March 19-21, 2020 Basel, June 18-21, 2020 

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