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The best Art Basel Miami satellite art fairs to see in 2018

These are the fairs you can’t miss during Art Basel Miami 2018, from Pulse to Scope to other Miami Art Week highlights

SCOPE Miami Beach 2018
Photograph: Courtesy Scope Miami Beach

Since it launched in 2002, Art Basel Miami Beach has attracted so many collectors, art luminaries and curious creative types that the event has mushroomed into Miami Art Week. It’s a catchall title to describe the arty parties, Art Basel Miami 2018 events and growing number of satellite fairs that are spreading like wildfire across the city—from South Beach to Wynwood and new neighborhoods such as Little Haiti. Once you’ve eyeballed the main fair, and made plans to hit up a South Beach club for the after-party, mosey over to one or all of our favorite Art Basel Miami 2018 satellite fairs.

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Art Basel Miami 2018 satellite art fairs

Ricardo Cardenas, El Juego de Warhol y Basquiat, Mexico
Photograph: Courtesy Red Dot Miami

Red Dot

Spectrum’s sister fair, Red Dot Miami, showcases primary and secondary works by more than 500 leading artists from the around world Now in its 13th year, the gallery-only fair operates under the theme ILLUMINATE, featuring paintings, sculpture and photography that inspire awe and foster creativity. Mana Wynwood Convention Center, 318 NW 23rd St. Dec 5–9; $10–$75.

Ricardo Cardenas, El Juego de Warhol y Basquiat, Mexico

Benjamin Ossa, Chasing a line, I found a galaxy, 2015 at PINTA M
Photograph: Courtesy PINTA Miami


Furthering its mission to connect Latin American and Hispanic artists across the globe, PINTA Miami expands its European footprint with a focus on Spain and Portugal—curated by Yara Sonseca Mas and Susana Pomba, respectively. On the same front, the 12th edition brings the debut of Colección INELCOM Arte Contemporáneo, one of the most important Corporative Collections in Spain. Mana Wynwood, 2217 NW Fifth Ave. Dec 5–9; $10–$20.

Benjamin Ossa, Chasing a line, I found a galaxy, 2015 

PRIZM Art Fair 2018
Photograph: Courtesy PRIZM Art Fair 2018


Presented as two exhibitions curated by Mikhaile Solomon and William Cordova, PRIZM’s showcase of global works tackle themes of economic, spiritual and cultural currencies and their effect on the African diaspora. The fair also expands its international presence this year, featuring 63 artists and a series of programming from approximately 15 countries. Several of the participating galleries showing at the 2018 edition include Alaina Simone Inc, Tafeta + Partners, Emerson Dorsch, Morton Fine Art, N’Namdi Contemporary (Miami) and TILA Studio. Alfred I. DuPont Building, 169 E Flagler St. Dec 3–9; $5–$150.

Jared McGriff, here, together, 2018

Superfine! 2017
Photograph: Courtesy Superfine!


True to its name, Superfine!’s values are rooted in providing an equitable alternative to the typical white-box space by presenting artwork that is affordable and representative of the local art scene. For its fourth stint in Miami, the fair crosses the causeway to South Beach, where it sets up shop on the sand adjacent to mega stalwart SCOPE. Expect Superfine!’s usual mix of independent artists and established galleries to take over its 45 curated booths. 1001 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach. Dec 5–9; $10–$50.  

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