Life’s a Beach for Art Basel

Art Basel Miami Beach opens December.

Words: Erin Irwin

The 2023 edition of Art Basel Miami Beach will soon be upon us, with 277 international galleries from 34 countries set to attend. This year’s offering is slightly smaller than last year’s, with a focus on galleries located in North and South America. Notably, 2023 will be the last fair with Director Vincenzo de Bellis at the helm, with Bridget Finn set to take over for next year’s edition.

Alongside big names like David Zwirner, Gagosian, Hauser & Wirth and Pace, a wealth of new galleries are set to make their debut. Galerie Minsky from Paris, Ortuzar Projects from New York, and Weinstein Gallery from San Francisco will be heading straight to the main sector on their maiden voyage, while others such as Château Shatto (Los Angeles), Luis De Jesus Los Angeles (Los Angeles), Gypsum Gallery (Cairo), Lyles and King (New York), Silverlens (Manila, New York) and The Ranch (New York) will be setting up in the Nova section. The fair will also see sections titled Positions, which will feature solo presentations, and Survey, which will see galleries presenting historic works.

Art Basel Miami Brach will also host the Meridians sector, featuring 19 new and site-specific works. Introduced in 2019 to showcase large-scale works that otherwise usually would not find a place within a tradition art fair, this year’s exhibition will be curated by Magalí Arriola, Mexico City-based curator and Director of Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporaneo, and will feature works by Ja’Tovia Gary, Hew Locke, Saif Azzuz, Marcelo Brodsky, Reginald O’Neal, Julie Buffalohead, and Gabriel de la Mora.

The art world behemoth will run from December 8 – 10, with VIP preview days scheduled for December 6 – 7. A full list of all participating galleries is as follows:

Main Sector: 303 Gallery, 47 Canal, A Gentil Carioca, Miguel Abreu Gallery, Acquavella Galleries, Almeida e Dale Galeria de Arte, Altman Siegel, Antenna Space, Galeria Raquel Arnaud, Alfonso Artiaco, Balice Hertling, Barro, Nicelle Beauchene Gallery, galería elba benítez, Ruth Benzacar Galeria de Arte, Berggruen Gallery, Blum & Poe, Peter Blum Gallery, Marianne Boesky Gallery, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, Bortolami, Luciana Brito Galeria, Ben Brown Fine Arts, Galerie Buchholz, Canada, Cardi Gallery, Carlos/Ishikawa, Casa Triângulo, Casas Riegner, David Castillo, Chapter NY, Cheim & Read, Clearing, James Cohan Gallery, Sadie Coles HQ, Commonwealth and Council, Company Gallery, Galleria Continua, Paula Cooper Gallery, Corbett vs. Dempsey, Pilar Corrias, Galerie Crèvecœur, Cristea Roberts Gallery, Galerie Chantal Crousel, DAN Galeria, DC Moore Gallery, Tibor de Nagy, MASSIMODECARLO, Jeffrey Deitch, Anat Ebgi, Andrew Edlin Gallery, galerie frank elbaz, Derek Eller Gallery, Thomas Erben Gallery, Larkin Erdmann Gallery, Eric Firestone Gallery, Konrad Fischer, Galerie Fitzpatrick Gallery, Peter Freeman, Inc., Stephen Friedman Gallery, Frith Street Gallery, James Fuentes, Gaga, Gagosian, Galerie Christophe Gaillard, Galerie 1900-2000, Gavlak, Gemini G.E.L., François Ghebaly, Gladstone Gallery, Gomide & Co, Galería Elvira González, Goodman Gallery, Marian Goodman Gallery, Galerie Bärbel Grässlin Gray, Garth Greenan Gallery, Greene Naftali, Galerie Karsten Greve, Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, Hales Gallery, Hauser & Wirth, Galerie Max Hetzler, High Art, Hirschl & Adler Modern, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Edwynn Houk Gallery, Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, Xavier Hufkens, Gallery Hyundai, i8 Gallery, Ingleby Gallery, rodolphe janssen, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, Annely Juda Fine Art, Kalfayan Galleries, Casey Kaplan, Karma, Kasmin, kaufmann Repetto, Sean Kelly, Kerlin Gallery, Anton Kern Gallery, Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Tina Kim Gallery, Kohn Gallery, David Kordansky Gallery, Andrew Kreps Gallery, KRINZINGER, Kukje Gallery, kurimanzutto, Labor, Lehmann Maupin, Tanya Leighton, Galerie Lelong & Co., Lévy Gorvy Dayan, David Lewis, Josh Lilley, Lisson Gallery, Luhring Augustine, Mai 36 Galerie, Maisterravalbuena, Jorge Mara – La Ruche, Matthew Marks Gallery, Philip Martin Gallery, Barbara Mathes Gallery, Mayoral, Mazzoleni, Anthony Meier, Mendes Wood DM, Mennour, Meyer Riegger, Mignoni, Millan, Galerie Minsky, Victoria Miro, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, Mnuchin Gallery, The Modern Institute, moniquemeloche, mor Charpentier, Morán Morán, Galerie nächst St. Stephan, Galerie Nagel Draxler, Edward Tyler Nahem, Helly Nahmad Gallery, Nanzuka, neugerriemschneider, Nicodim Gallery, Night Gallery, Carolina Nitsch, Galleria Franco Noero, David Nolan Gallery, Galerie Nordenhake, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, OMR, Galleria Lorcan O’Neill Roma, Ortuzar Projects, P.P.O.W, Pace Gallery, Pace Prints, Paragon, Parrasch Heijnen Gallery, Franklin Parrasch, Gallery Patron, Peres Projects, Perrotin, Petzel, Polígrafa Obra Gràfica, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Proyectos Monclova, Almine Rech, Regen Projects, Roberts Projects, Nara Roesler, Thaddaeus Ropac, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, Lia Rumma, SCAI The Bathhouse, Esther Schipper, Schoelkopf Gallery, Galerie Thomas Schulte, Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Jack Shainman Gallery, Susan Sheehan Gallery, Sicardi Ayers Bacino, Sies + Höke, Sikkema Jenkins & Co., Jessica Silverman, Simões de Assis, Skarstedt, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Société, Sperone Westwater, Sprüth Magers, Galleria Christian Stein, STPI, Galeria Luisa Strina, Simone Subal Gallery, Galería Sur, Timothy Taylor, Templon, Galerie Barbara Thumm, Tornabuoni Art, Travesía Cuatro, Two Palms, ULAE, Van de Weghe, Van Doren Waxter, Nicola Vassell, Vedovi Gallery, Venus Over Manhattan, Vermelho, Vielmetter Los Angeles, Waddington Custot, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Weinstein Gallery, Wentrup, Michael Werner Gallery, White Cube, Yares Art, and David Zwirner.

Survey: 1 Mira Madrid, Piero Atchugarry Gallery, Bank, Freight+Volume, Klaus Von Nichtssagend Gallery, Paulo Kuczynski, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Magenta Plains, Polka Galerie, Galeria Marilia Razuk, Rolf Art, Meredith Rosen, Ryan Lee, Vito Schnabel, Stars, Louis Stern Fine Arts, and Duane Thomas Gallery

Nova: Afriart Gallery, Arcadia Missa, Edel Assanti, 80m2 Livia Benavides, Central Fine, Château Shatto, Luis De Jesus Los Angeles, Document, Emalin, Daniel Faria Gallery, Galería Agustina Ferreyra, Gypsum Gallery, Instituto de vision, Charlie James Gallery, Lyles & King, mother’s tankstation limited, Project Native Informant, Rele Gallery, Silverlens, Soft Opening, The Ranch, and Welancora Gallery.

Positions: 56 Henry, Helena Anrather, Bradley Ertaskiran, Matthew Brown, Deli Gallery, Galatea, Isla Flotante, Llano, Lomex, Mrs., Kendra Jayne Patrick, Pequod Co., Proyectos Ultravioleta, Galeria Dawid Radziszewski, Residency Art Gallery, and Spinello Projects.

This article was posted 21 November 2023.

Image: Art Basel, Miami Beach, 2022. Courtesy: Art Basel.

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