Miami Beach Convention Center
1901 Convention Center Drive
Miami Beach, US 33149
December 1 - 3 , 2021
Art Basel Miami Beach, the largest art fair in the United States, is presenting its 20th anniversary edition which will run December 1–3 at the Miami Beach Convention Center.
Art Basel Miami Beach, the largest art fair in the United States, is presenting its 20th anniversary edition which will run December 1–3 at the Miami Beach Convention Center and host 283 exhibitors from 38 countries and territories. 14 French galleries will participate, including Ceysson & Bénetière, Crèvecoeur, Chantal Crousel, frank elbaz, Christophe Gaillard, 1900-2000, Karsten Grève, Lelong, kamel mennour, Mitterand, mor charpentier, Nathalie Obadia, Perrotin, and Almine Rech.
This year, Villa Albertine is partnering with the French Professional Committee of Art Galleries (CPGA) to launch the Etant Donnés 2022 prize, awarded to a living artist active on the French art scene and exhibited at Art Basel Miami Beach 2022. The winners of the Etant Donnés prize (a French-based artist and his or her gallery owner) will be announced on Tuesday, November 29 at 6pm. They will receive A 15.000$ grant.
Close to a dozen additional fairs will also be up in Wynwood, downtown and in Miami Beach.
With the support of Villa Albertine, the work of French artist Joyce Billet will be showcased as part of the Special Projects program at Untitled Art Fair. She will explore the connection between the natural and the digital by introducing ABOVE THE GROUND, in collaboration with the Center of Subtropical Affairs and FIU’s Robotics and Digital Fabrication Lab. The installation will be accompanied by a publication released by Exile Books. The fair will also present Julien Caset and Septième galleries.
Art Miami and Context fairs will host eight French galleries including local institutions Lélia Mordoch and Waltman Ortega Fine Art, while the associative art fair NADA will feature emerging French galleries Derouillo, Lebfèvre & Fils, and Sans Titre.
Among Art Basel’s partner museums, ICA Miami presents a retrospective view of the early works of Hervé Télémaque from 1959 to 1964, supported in part by Villa Albertine. The Wolfsonian Museum-FIU will present internationally acclaimed curator and author Pamela Golbin in conversation with French designer Jean-Louis Deniot, on December 29th, discussing his work, creative process, signature style, and exclusive projects. Copies of Deniot’s new book, Destinations: Jean-Louis Deniot, will be available for sale at a reception and signing after the talk.
As for Art Basel’s partner fair, Design Miami, it will feature six French galleries : Galerie BSL, Patrick Seguin, Maria Wettergen, Negropontes, Scène Ouverte and Carpenter’s workshop. In addition, an installation by designer Garance Vallée and the unveiling of the Orient Express design by Maxime d’Angeac will also be on display.