Design District

Miami Art Basel Presents Living Large for Art

Art Basel is one of the premier art shows in the world, with celebrities, art aficionados, collectors and window shoppers all together in the Design District and Miami Beach to come and celebrate art. Miami Art Basel presents Living Large for Art, a multi-day party where art enthusiasts can come and meet the artists behind the magic in an interesting and fun environment to complement Miami Beach’s Art Basel December 3-6, 2015. Designed like a street show, this venue will simulate a mini-art show. International and local painters will be on hand to give painting lessons, workshops to discuss texture, abstract painting, and how to make it in the business. Additional classes will be held on sculpting, and the elements that make an interesting piece. A class on how to price paintings will also be held, to discuss why paintings and sculptures are priced the way they are, and what an artist should expect when putting their creations up for sale. A perfect venue for the budding artist, the hosts and hostesses will be dressed in t-shirts that feature famous paintings.

National celebrities will make appearances for autograph signings and to discuss why they love art. There will be vendor booths set up selling paint and art supplies and additional tools to help individuals interested in the world of art. Mini sections of past paintings and sculptures will be highlighted at this event, along with information on each piece being featured during Art Basel.

Past highlights include Meem 4 Miami by Ryan McNamara, Survey featuring historical works, the premiere of Big Eyes, the movie about Walter Keane, and Public Opening Night.

Tickets for this even are already on sale and can be acquired through the online portal. Tickets onsite are available at the Miami Beach Convention Center box office starting December 3, 2015.

Partners for Art Basel Miami Beach include Ubs, Davidoff, Audemars Piguet, NetJets, Art, Baloise, Ruinart, Le Free Port, Vienna, BMW, and Kickstarter.

Art Basel stages the world’s premier Modern and contemporary art fairs, staged annually in Basel, Miami Beach, and Hong Kong. A driving force in supporting the role that galleries play in nurturing the careers of their artists, Art Basel frequently expands its platforms to include the newest developments in the visual arts. Art Basel also develops new initiatives that reflect its commitment to the broader art world with special projects that range from ongoing collaborations with partners to specially-commissioned events during the shows. Some of those initiatives include Crowdfunding and the BMW Art Journey.