Fresco Exchange promotes and connects artists from Latin America and the US through urban art projects and traveling exhibits.
Enjoy live painting that brings a fine art approach to the streets, featuring three established artists from across the country – Felipe Ortiz, Adam O’Day and Kyle Bryant. Catch a sneak peek into Fresco’s 2018 traveling exhibit, showcasing the studio art of muralists from Cali, Colombia – with work from Gleo, MundoLetop, Apititán and more. Come celebrate work from some of the leaders of South America’s street art movement — see you there! Fresco Exchange is an “intercambio artistico” founded in 2015 that promotes and connects artists from Latin America and the US through creative programs and artistic interventions. We just completed a two-month tour with four Colombian artists across the West Coast, which included many mural projects and art shows. Now we’re excited to bring this energy south! https://www.frescoexchange.com/
As if it wasn’t enough, RX Bar and street artists from all over the world partnered to create a closer experience to their fans, by bringing a FREE Live Graffiti Battle at BASEL HOUSE 2018! Taking place at the Old RC Cola Plant the first day of the festival on December 7th from 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM! There will be 3 groups of artists, FDC vs TCP vs VCR, painting on 3 panels placed in a triangle shape. Don’t think it twice and come by to support your favorite artists! Live the experience by watching their masterpieces come to life from scratch!
Supporting what our neighbourhood is best known for, CREATIVITY and ART, the only artist owned & operated tour company in Wynwood is making part of BASEL HOUSE 2018! Miami’s Best Graffiti Guide will be providing an engaging and educational walking tour experience throughout the neighbourhood, beginning at 4:00 PM during the festival days. Hosted by the professional muralists, who are also part of the Basel House line-up, RYAN THE WHEELBARROW and PEDRO “AMOS”! If you want to know more about the artists’, the stories behind their art, and interesting facts, the Graffiti Tour is a MUST at Basel House! Find more info at http://www.miamisbestgraffitiguide.com
Few and Far is an assemblage of women who beautify the streets. In a shared commitment to creativity, education and social justice we draw, paint, skateboard and teach all over the globe. Street art is an international, visual language that ever evolves. A mural is a story and each artist takes her turn in the telling. Using their gifts as totem makers, Few and Far’s reflections of the world is fantastic and distinctly feminine. By engaging our community in our narrative, we seek to foster young imagination, to help the neighbourhood’s next generation recognize and channel their creative impulses. This conversation between artists and communities is an ongoing, global project to heal and bring together all peoples. Few and far will be joining us this year at Basel House 2018 painting a skate park at the Monster Energy Clubhouse. https://www.instagram.com/fewandfarwomen/
Klughaus is partnering with ATLFreight.com to kick off an artist series of custom painted 53′ semi-trailer trucks that will eventually travel throughout the East Coast. The inaugural truck for this project is going to be painted live at Basel House this year (2018) featuring GLOSSBLACK (PHI) and MAST (NYC.) The scale of these trucks mimic subways and freight trains to serve as the perfect large scale moving canvas coming to an interstate near you! Klughaus specializes in artwork with authentic graffiti roots. As an artist-owned agency, we connect global brands, real estate developers, and public organizations with a worldwide network of graffiti artists acclaimed for their distinctive aesthetics — all to create innovative and memorable large-scale works. We provide access to authentic graffiti artists while protecting the art form and culture. No stranger to the concept of artwork on moving vehicles, Klughaus made its Art Basel Miami Beach debut in…
Find yourself in an enchanting Artisan Market with curated vendors displaying creative products, clothing, art, jewelry, and a variety of artistic items at the Thrifter Market to complete your one-of-kind Basel experience. Thrifter seeks to support the innovation and artistic drive of local and nation-wide vendors as they share their creations and lifestyles in an open market. Ranging from vintage finds to handmade originals, Thrifter is a creative community that is curated by the public for the public. Absorb the music around you and grab a bite as you visit each unique vendor. Starting during the day and continuing throughout the night, you’ll be sure to find something that inspires and invigorates. Come join us – it’s cool!
This year Basel House Mural Festival highlights local talent and the essence of Wynwood bringing to life the EFFEN Vodka #DifferentByDesign Gallery. Throughout the year, Wynwood witnessed every second Saturday of the month some of the coolest live paintings at Wynwood Art Walk. As if that wasn’t enough, artists used their extra creativity to paint their unique designs on the EFFEN Vodka bottles! The gallery will feature artwork by Adrian Avila, Atomik, Aquarella, Claudia La Bianca, Diana Contreras, Golden, GG, Jenny Perez, Kazilla and Luis Valles! For the local talent fans, the EFFEN Vodka #DifferentByDesign Gallery is THE place to visit during Art Basel Week 2018!
This year’s Art Miami Week brings you Boom Basel: a curation of innovative emerging artists by the legendary visual artist and founding creative director of Def Jam, Cey Adams, along with not to be missed performances from experimental electronic music producer Flying Lotus and creative polymath Virgil Abloh. Taking place this Thursday, December 6th at 9pm – grab your tickets here while STILL AVAILABLE!