Juan Salazar Salas and Pedro Valerino were in a crash on I-95 during Art Basel that killed Salas and left Valerino in critical condition. Elizabeth Sutton, a New York artist, has started a GoFundMe to help their families.
Two weeks after announcing he was stepping away from his businesses due to sexual misconduct allegations, Russell Simmons is the subject of a New York Times article in which two women, in separate incidents, say he assaulted them. One alleged incident happened in Miami in 1988, the other during Art Basel Miami Beach in 2014.
The 16th edition of Miami Beach’s blockbuster Art Basel fair opened Wednesday to VIPs with impressive showcases of modern and contemporary art, vigorous sales and an improved, roomier layout that drew broad praise.
Miami police plan to close down busy Northwest Second Avenue between 22nd and 29th streets to vehicular traffic this weekend to accommodate the expected large crowds that overflow the sidewalk. Some barriers will also be erected.
Miami Jewish Health on Monday celebrated the Art Basel season, taking advantage of its prime location, by hosting its own rendition of the famous show, Miami Jewish Basel, in an effort to raise money for the facility’s art therapy program.
For SCOPE Miami Beach, workers from a Massachusetts healthcare company will be giving out free dosages of Narcan, also known as naloxone, a medication to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. The company wants to further the conversation regarding the stigma associated with mental illness and addiction.
Wynwood Walls is kicking off Art Basel with a theme called 'Human Kind' and new walls and sculptures by 12 new artists. CEO of Goldman Properties and founder of Goldman Global Arts, Jessica Goldman Srebnick, says that each year over 1 million people visit the Wynwood Walls from all over the world.
As the 16th edition of Art Basel/Miami Beach opens to the general public Dec. 7, the rich side feast served up by Miami’s ever-growing roster of museums and private museums open to all has become an integral part of its enduring appeal.