So you’re going to Art Basel to actually look at the art, and not the other fairgoers?
It is possible — if you go when the fair opens at noon on Sunday. By then, most of the big collectors have limo-ed back to their Netjets, while the party crowd is, ahem, still on their pillows.
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You can further dodge the horde by buying your tickets online, so you don’t need to stand on the ticket queue. Online tickets are cheaper, too. Day tickets cost $50 online, $60 at the door, $36 for college students and seniors 62 and over.
The Sunday rule goes for other art fairs around Miami, too. Earlier the better.