Art Basel Miami 2014 and The Wynwood Art District

The day started with some rain and then the sky opened up with bright sunshine on Wynwood’s colorful wall art.

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The international community has descended on the streets as artists and visitors alike speaking many languages open galleries and take paint brushes to the walls of buildings.

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Connecting collectors and introducing new collectors with galleries and artists is in full swing.

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It isn’t surprising that art fairs spread in satellite exhibitions around Miami with artsy Wynwood being one of the most popular.

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The transformation of what was once a manufacturing district into an artist canvas with painters creating colorful images on everything from cars, buildings, walls and even garbage containers.

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Photography, sculptures and experiential art have attracted an international community of artists and collectors.

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Basel House and other pop up galleries displaying emerging artists draws tens of thousands of art lovers and opens up a world of “must see” art.

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As the show begins and the parties start until the wee hours of the morning, I took to the streets to watch and join in the excitement.

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What people are doing on the streets of Wynwood.

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~ by Patricia Turo on December 5, 2014.

2 Responses to “Art Basel Miami 2014 and The Wynwood Art District”

  1. Wonderful collection. I love that in many photos of Wynwood I’ve seen the people become one with the art during Art Basel. I must go next year!


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