Art Basel Miami Beach 2021: The Transfixing Return of Meridians

Inspiring artwork within the large-scale sub-sector of the fair

For Art Basel‘s highly anticipated return to Miami, 253 galleries from around the world populated the floor of the sprawling Miami Beach Convention Center. In addition to the standard booths of covetable contemporary art at Art Basel Miami Beach, specific sectors like Nova or Positions offer presentations driven by further purpose—be that work solely created in the last three years (for the former) or solo installations dedicated …

Our Exclusive Look Behind Lexus + Architect Germane Barnes’ Immersive Installation at DesignMiami/

An exhibition fostering numerous collaborations with the next generation of designers, embodying the concept of an electrified future

Lexus is returning as a DesignMiami/ sponsor for 2021’s Miami Art Week, and for the first time they stayed local and teamed up with the principal architect at Studio Barnes and assistant professor at the University of Miami School of Architecture (who specializes in social and political implications of architecture), Germane Barnes. Together, the luxury automotive brand and artist—along with Barnes’ students, University of Miami’s …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Underwater art, discoveries in Spanish caves, Black architects' impact on NOLA and much more

Black Architects’ History of “Immeasurable Impact” on New Orleans “Before the Civil War,” Architectural Digest reports, “New Orleans had the largest group of free people of color in the United States.” Though they have largely been omitted from history books, this persevering, prosperous group of citizens contributed substantially to the architectural development and present-day identity of the city—influencing stucco Creole cottages and larger town houses, which …