Site Seeing: Miami Locals Recommend Gems to Visit Beyond the Fairs
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Site Seeing: Miami Locals Recommend Gems to Visit Beyond the Fairs

Grab a car—or a Brightline train or a bicycle—and hit the road. ANDREW RUSSETH/ARTNEWS Site Seeing is a column that asks museum directors, curators, and other art types to highlight places—and artworks on view—in the cities they call home. Art Basel Miami Beach opens to select guests on Wednesday, December 5, and runs through Sunday, with an overflow of treasures both new and (somewhat) old. Throughout the area, no fewer than a dozen fairs have set up shop, and museums and galleries are rolling out their red carpets. There’s a lot to see. But after a while, even the most gallant attendees experience fair fatigue. And when that happens, it’s time to head out into the world and savor some of the places that make Miami special—like its buildings, plazas, and prehistoric sites. A handful of locals—dealer David Castillo, artist Jim Drain, and two museum directors, Silvia Karman Cubiñá and Bonnie Clearwater, of the Bass and NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, respectively—were kind enough to provide tips for cultural gems that some Art Basel visitors may not know about. Their contributions follow below. — The Editors Silvia Karman Cubiñá, director of the Bass At the Bass, exhibitions by Odalis […]

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