Art Basel: First day of fairs

  • A man looks at artwork presented at the Lyons Weir gallery in the Art Miami tent on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, the first day for many Art Basel satellite fairs. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Folks flock to the lifelike sculptures of Marc Sijan in the Art Miami tent on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Pam Wagner and Jackie Edwards of San Antonio, Texas look at artwork presented at the Lyons Weir gallery in the Art Miami tent on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Jill Spalding looks at artwork in the Art Miami tent on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, the first day for many Art Basel satellite fairs. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Crowds wait outside the Art Miami tent on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, the first day for many Art Basel satellite fairs. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Crowds wait to go in the Art Miami tent on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, the first day for many Art Basel satellite fairs. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Key West artist Scott Gruppe passes out invitations to his show at Studio X Architects Gallery in Midtown on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Pam Wagner of San Antonio walks past a piece of work by Mary A. Waters in the Art Miami tent on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • A man looks at the work of Enrique Gomez de Molina in the Zadok space in the Art Miami tent on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • The legs of Gabrielle Achilles of the FaMa Gallery in the Art Miami tent on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Amy Purssey and Christina Lee of the Eli Klein Gallery stretch out a piece by Li Hongbo in the Art Miami tent on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • A man takes a picture of a work by Shen Shaomin at the Eli Klein Gallery space in the Art Miami tent on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • A woman gets a picture of "Sitting Outside in the Sun" by Alexander Yulish in the Art Miami tent on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Fair-goers walk past a piece by Jose Cobo in the Art Miami tent on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • A man looks at work in the Christopher Cutts Gallery space in the Art Miami tent on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Folks walk to the Miami Project tent on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • A man checks out the work of Manuel Merida in the Meyer Zafra space in the Art Miami tent on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. PATRICK FARRELL / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Ashlee Harrison sits in the Peacock sculpted chair designed by UUfie in the Design Miami fair pavillion in Miami Beach on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Alex Solomon walks by a sculpture titled "Bird Bag" by artist Atelier Ted Noten in the Ornamentum gallery in the Design Miami fair pavillion in Miami Beach on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Designer Hugo Franca sits inside "Cabriuna," a sculpted chair at R Gallery in the Design Miami fair pavilion in Miami Beach on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • "Tent Pile" at Design Miami fair pavillion in Miami Beach on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Giant Luciferase by Nacho Carbonell in the Design Miami fair pavillion in Miami Beach on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Monica Khemsurov of New York walks through Swarovski Crystal Palace by designer Guilherme Torres in the Design Miami fair pavillion in Miami Beach on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF