Inaugural Art Basel show "Miami Project" showcases 65 international galleries. This year's festival is housed in a modular structure at Northeast First Avenue and 30th Street from Dec. 4-9. NE First Ave. & NE 30th St., Miami. $10-$20. Details: www.miami-project.com.
Seven presents 7 galleries: Bravin Lee, Feldman, Hales, Pierogi, Postmasters, PPOW and Winkelman. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 4-9. Collaborative Project, 2200 NW Second Ave., Miami. Free. Details: www.seven-miami.com.
Art Miami exhibits modern and contemporary art from 125 leading international galleries. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 5, 6 and 8. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Dec. 7. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 9. Art Miami Pavilion-Midtown, 3101 NE First Ave., Miami. $10-$40. Free shuttles. Details: www.art-miami.com.
CONTEXT art fair features new emerging and cutting-edge contemporary artwork. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 5, 6 and 8. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Dec. 7. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 9. CONTEXT Art Miami Pavilion-Midtown, 3101 NE First Ave., Miami. $10-$40. Free shuttles. Details: www.contextartfair.com.
Scope Miami features 20 Breeder Program galleries alongside 85 established international exhibitors. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 5-8. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 9. Scope Pavilion, 1100 NE 36th St., Miami. $15 students. $20 others. Details: www.scope-art.com.
Design Miami highlights this year include design from the early part of the 20th century through the vision of galleries such as Ulrich Fiedler, Galerie Anne-Sophie Duval and Galerie Chaste. Dec. 5-9. Meridian Ave., & 19th St., Miami Beach. $15 seniors and students. $25 others. $55 combination tickets. Details: www.designmiami.com.
Art Basel Miami Beach also showcases inaugural contemporary art fair "UNTITLED" at a customized beachfront pavilion on Ocean Drive and 13th Street.
The fair presents a cohesive collection of international works by contemporary artists selected in collaboration with 50 galleries participating through invitation. Dec. 5-9. Details: www.art-untitled.com.
Ink Miami Art Fair features 14 dealers with a focus on modern and contemporary works on paper. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 5. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 6-8. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 9. Suites of Dorchester Hotel, 1850 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Free. Details: www.inkartfair.com.
During Art Basel Miami Beach Steinway & Sons Miami present "Pop-Up Piano Miami 2012," a public arts project in which Steinway has donated eight pianos that will be strategically placed across downtown, Midtown, Wynwood and the Design District. Surprise local musicians give "pop-up" performances announced via social media outlets. Dec. 6-9. Map of pianos and to track performances: www.popuppianomia.com.
AOA Tribal Art Miami features art from Africa, Oceania and the Americas. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 5-8. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 9. Merged with Red Dot Art Fair at Midtown Pavilion, 3011 NE First Ave., Miami. $15-$19. Details: www.tribalartmiami.com.
Art Asia Miami showcases established and emerging contemporary artists from throughout Asia. 11 a.m-7 p.m. Dec. 5-8. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 9. Midtown Pavilion, North Miami Ave. and 36th St., Miami. $15-$20. Details: www.artasiafair.com.
Overture Miami by Arts for a Better World exhibits contemporary art and 100 pieces by Andy Warhol. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 5-8. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Dec. 9. 34th St. and Buena Vista South, Miami. $15. Details: www.overtureartfair.com.
RED DOT FAIR
Red Dot Art Fair features emerging and established international modern and contemporary galleries. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Dec. 5-8. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 9. Midtown Pavilion, 3011 NE First Ave. at NE 31st St., Miami. $15. Details: www.reddotfair.com.
The Miami River Art Fair is the first waterfront art fair with over 60 international exhibitors. Installations and sculpture along the Miami River. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Dec. 5-8. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 9. Miami Convention Center inside the James L. Knight International Center, 400 SE Second Ave., Miami. $10. Details: www.miamiriverartfair.com.
Art Basel Miami Beach convenes showcasing 257 international galleries exhibiting 20th and 21st century artworks. Noon-8 p.m. Dec. 6-8. Noon-6 p.m. Dec. 9. Miami Beach Convention Center Halls D and B, 1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach. $29-$42. Details: www.miamibeach.artbasel.com.
Pulse Miami dedicates itself solely to contemporary art. This edition hosts local non-profits such as Dimensions Variable, LegalArt and the Girls Club. 1-7 p.m. Dec. 6. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 7-8. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 9. Ice Palace, 1440 North Miami Ave., Miami. $15 seniors and students. $20 others. Details: www.pulse-art.com.
NADA Miami Beach showcases 100 contemporary exhibitors and is the only major contemporary art fair run by a non-profit organization. 2-8 p.m. Dec. 6. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Dec. 7-8. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 9. Deauville Beach Resort, 6701 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Free. Details: www.newartdealers.org.
The Pool Art Fair is dedicated to give unrepresented artists a platform for their work. 5-10:30 p.m. Dec. 6. 3-10 p.m. Dec. 7-9. Carlton Hotel, 1433 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Free. Details: www.poolartfair.com.
JustMad Miami's first edition features emergent art, architecture, and gastronomy in partnership with the ArtCenter South Florida and Mercado de San Miguel. 2-10 p.m. Dec. 6. Noon-8 p.m. Dec. 7-8. Noon-7 p.m. Dec. 9. Soho Studios, 2136 NW First Ave., Miami. $10. Details: www.justmadmia.com.
Verge Art Miami Beach features exciting and interesting pieces in new and emerging art. 6-10 p.m. Dec. 6. Noon-8 p.m. Dec. 7-8. Noon-6 p.m. Dec. 9. Greenview Hotel, 1671 Washington Ave. and 17th St., Miami Beach. Free. Details: www.vergeartfair.com.
Miami Art Museum hosts "Party on the Plaza," celebrating exhibit "New Work Miami 2013" during Art Basel week. Featuring a music performance by the Spam Allstars, cocktails and dancing. 7-11 p.m. Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. $250 contribution. Details: (305) 375-3000 or www.miamiartmuseum.org.
Primary Projects presents a juxtaposed two-part, two-venue show featuring solo exhibit "Raneytown," of rainbow-coated drawings and sculptures by Rebeca Raney and Asif Farooq's "Asif's Guns." The latter show aims to stimulate a gun shop, with more than 300 pseudo-firearms handcrafted from cardboard designed to evoke contrasting impulses. Through Dec. 9. Primary Projects Gallery, 4141 NE Second Ave., Miami. Details: www.primaryprojecspace.com.
Gary Nader Fine Art offers an inside look at "Masterpieces from the Berardo Collection," boasting modern and contemporary pieces from the impressive private collection of Portuguese businessman and art collector Joe Berardo. Featured artists include Bacon, Basquiat, Dali, Duchamp, Lichtenstein, Picasso, Mondrian, Warhol and more. Gary Nader Fine Art, 62 NE 27th St., Coral Gables. Details: www.garynader.com.
Debuting in Miami, "Helmut Newton: A Liberating Focus," hosted by the World Erotic Art Museum, features prints from world-famed photographer Helmut Newton from 1982-2000. Newton has captured the provocative world of beauty for French Vogue and Harper's Bazaar. World Erotic Art Museum, 1205 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: www.weam.com.