Art

Why Octavia Yearwood thinks art is at the center of Miami’s ‘heartbeat’

We asked Miami-based author and artist Octavia Yearwood about some of the influences behind her Art Basel show, Libations.

/ January 11, 2019


Video: Forget what you think you know about Overtown

Overtown is a neighborhood that knows all about change. Once considered “The Harlem of the South,” it was the gathering place for musicians such as Duke Ellington, Sammy Davis Jr. and Billie Holiday. But when the construction of I-95 divided the neighborhood into quadrants in the 1960s, Overtown’s economic stability collapsed, and so did its […]

/ December 17, 2018


How to really appreciate art at Art Basel 2018

We spoke with Mikhaile Solomon, the founder and director of the Prizm Art Fair, about how to truly appreciate and critique art.

/ December 7, 2018


Has Art Basel inspired you to start your own collection? Here’s some expert tips

How to start your art collectionWant to start collecting art during this year's Art Basel? Check out this advice on building your collection from accomplished Miami gallerist David Castillo Gallery. Presented in partnership with Commissioner.Posted by The New Tropic on Wednesday, December 5, 2018If you’re visiting Art Basel this year and you’re inspired to level […]

/ December 6, 2018


2018 Art Basel Guide

We’re here to help make Art Basel 2018 a little easier to navigate.

/ November 30, 2018


How to experience Art Basel 2018 like a broke VIP

Here’s how to do Art Basel on the cheap, to live your VIP dreams while living on a not-so VIP salary.

/ November 30, 2018


Here’s your guide to the best Instagram spots during Art Basel 2018

Let’s be real: We know that one of the major draws of Art Basel fairs and galleries is getting that perfect pic or selfie. Here’s where to make it happen.

/ November 30, 2018


Here’s what to check out on each day of Art Basel 2018

Here’s your day-by-day guide to Art Basel 2018.

/ November 30, 2018


For Art’s Sake

Art in Miami is a $1.4 billion dollar industry. Yup, you read that right. Billion with a “b”. Then how are so many local artists and creatives still struggling and not seeing any of that money?

/ November 2, 2018


When big art money isn’t the only game in town

Artist Jeff Koons appears in “The Price of Everything,” a documentary about the global art market. Commissioner and Art Market Liaison will be presenting a special screening of the film on November 7 at 7:30 PM at Silverspot Cinema. Purchase tickets via Silverspot Cinema. (Photo courtesy of “The Price of Everything”) What was once an […]

/ November 1, 2018