As the 16th edition of Art Basel/Miami Beach opens to the general public Dec. 7, the rich side feast served up by Miami’s ever-growing roster of museums and private museums open to all has become an integral part of its enduring appeal.
ICA Miami is about to make its big debut in the Design District. Philanthropist Norman Braman and his wife, Irma, talk about the importance of giving back to a city they have called home since 1969 and the desire to establish a contemporary art museum that is free to the public.
Some Guantánamo prisoners have become prolific artists in their decade or more of captivity, at times giving art they created to their lawyers to safeguard or send home to families. Now the U.S. military says it’s U.S. government property, and can no longer leave the island.