Every year during Art Basel in Miami many fantastic artists converge to create stunning murals and street art. This year for Art Basel 2014, we thought we’d compile our favorites of the newest street art. Much of the art is curated by the Wynwood Walls project, a warehouse district that has become a street complex of giant canvases, evolving into the city’s trendiest arts district, since 2009.
The other art fair in town -artMRKT 2013, has quite a bit to see as usual – a huge venue, this time right down on our beautiful San Francisco Bay at Fort Mason. We guiltily skirted the picketers outside and wandered for an hour or two till our feet gave out. (Not sure how all those ladies in the black miniskirts and stilettos fared, not sure I want to…) Last night was a busy night at all the art fair previews!
One of the best aspects about ArtPadSF is it’s manageable size, just enough art display space so that one feels satiated – but not an overwhelming amount making your feet ache and your eyes go jiggy. Each gallery has its own hotel room – converted into a mini gallery, even the bathrooms. There is a restaurant and bar, palm trees and a gorgeous pool, sparkling in the sunlight to kick back and relax by, in-between room hopping.
We’ve shared just a tiny tidbit of the impressive art on exhibit – way too many great artists and art to cover here – just enough to tickle your fancy and get you on down to ArtPad’s happening scene.