The Art Basel in Switzerland is the "most important annual art show worldwide" and its sister show is going down in Miami starting tomorrow. The goings-on are centered around the city's Art Deco South Beach area and will combine tons of art with special exhibitions featuring music, film, architecture and design. Here's a bit more detail about the second most important art shindig in the world -
An exclusive selection of 200 leading art galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia will exhibit 20th and 21st century art works by over 1500 artists.
The exhibiting galleries are among the world's most respected art dealers. They will be showing exceptional works by both renowned established artists and cutting-edge newcomers. Special exhibitions will feature young galleries and video art. The show will be a vital source for discovering new developments in contemporary art and rare museum-caliber art works. Art collectors, artists, dealers, curators, critics and art enthusiasts from around the world will participate in the event. Top-quality exhibitions in the museums of South Florida and special programs for art collectors and curators, will make this art show a special place for encountering art and the art world – the favorite winter meeting place for the international art world.