Words by Jose D. Duran
That’s it, folks! The tenth edition of Art Basel Miami Beach and all the events and sideshows that surround it are done. Now we are left to pick up the discarded canvases and paint cans left behind.
But Basel did leave something worthwhile behind — and we’re not talking about the bitter after taste of a Miami Art Museum named after Jorge Perez. No, we’re talking the clear cut winners and losers during this year’s Art Basel. So let’s get to stepping, because we’ve got a lot of ground to cover.
Anyone who can live and sleep with pigs for 104 hours is automatically a winner in our book, but Kim’s performance piece, “I Like Pigs and Pigs Like Me (104 hours),” at Primary Projects seemed to get the most media attention during the week, eclipsing whatever was happening at the convention center.