Guide to Art Basel Miami 2013 / by Ernesto Kunde

‘Tis the season to Basel.

The largest art show in the country returns to Miami for its 12th edition from Dec. 2 – 8, 2013. More than 250 galleries from every corner of the world converge at the Miami Beach Convention Center to display historical work from the masters of modern and contemporary art, as well as new pieces by up-and-coming stars. The show is divided into diverse sectors – Galleries, Nova, Positions, Edition, Kabinett, Public, Film, Magazines, Talks – and each has its own rigorous process for selecting participants.

The bonanza doesn’t stop there. ABMB attracts countless satellite fairs, glitzy parties, and the crème de la crème. Busy Baselers find it hard to close their eyes; it’s arguably the most stimulating week of the year in Miami. Needless to say, it’s tough to pick the must-see’s. To help you out, here’s the de facto guide to the best that the whole of Miami has to offer during Art Basel