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Above: Ceramic work by Morel Doucet. Where do you find Black artists during Miami Art Week? Do Black artists exhibit during Art Basel Miami Beach?
When Art Basel arrived in Miami Beach in 2001, collectors, jet-setters, visual artists, curators and administrators, and lovers of all-things-cultural on South Beach, flooded the area and satellite locations.
Above: Non-Orientable Nkansa II, 2017 by Ibrahim Mahama. White Cube, Installation, Mixed media. Courtesy of Art Basel/White Cube. Art Basel signature had quite a few artists from the African diaspora on view and pieces by black artist sold.
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Above: Painting by Solomon Adufa. Arts and culture are essential for building a community, supporting the development and contributing to economic opportunity.