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Behind the scenes: How our local galleries are getting in formation for Basel

Art Basel officially begins today and runs through Dec. 4, bringing more than 70,000 art connoisseurs to our sandy shores. With so many pensive eyes turning to our Magic City this week, you know Miami’s art scene is getting in formation.

While Basel is the big deal art fair, there are also a bajillion other satellite fairs, concerts, and activations all throughout Miami-Dade.

We popped by local galleries in Little Haiti and Little River to ask them how they were preparing and what they were most excited about during Art Week, or as it’s known around these parts, just “Basel.”

 

David McCauley, Laundromat Art Space

Works from Laundromat Art Space will be showcased at Art Basel, Scope, and Superfine! The Fairest Fair

 

Eira Rojas and Aimee Rubensteen, Rojas + Rubensteen Projects

Rojas + Rubensteen Projects is hosting Swing State, an exhibit about challenging systems of American power.

 

Jordan Trachtenberg and Annie Berkowitz, &gallery

&gallery is hosting a group exhibit entitled, #ffffff. They’re also showing at their first art fair, Satellite Art Fair.

 

Nina Johnson, Nina Johnson Gallery

Nina Johnson Gallery is hosting Awol Erizku’s “I was going to call it your name, but you didn’t let me.”