Mandarin Oriental, Miami Celebrates Art Basel Miami Beach 2013 With A Special Exhibition Of Contemporary Latin American Art

The Mandarin Oriental, Miami invites art lovers to experience contemporary Latin American art during a special exhibition presented in collaboration with ArtNexus, the iconic art publication for the Americas. The exhibition will showcase a diversity of styles and influences that have been commanding the attention of international scholars, museums and art collectors.

Mandarin Oriental, Miami

Mandarin Oriental, Miami

Contemporary in design and with a prominent waterfront location, the luxurious Mandarin Oriental, Miami features 326 elegant guest rooms and suites – offering dramatic views of the bay and the Miami skyline. Amenities include two high-energy restaurants, M-Bar – a dynamic cocktail lounge and martini bar, an award-winning tri-level spa, Oasis Beach Club, the luxury boutique Shanghai Tang and extensive meeting and business facilities.

This unique exhibition will debut during Art Basel Miami Beach on Monday, December 2 in the hotel’s atrium lobby, which has become a leading venue of highly-anticipated art programs and celebrates the city of Miami as the crossroads of the Americas, paying homage to the cultural interest and influence of Latin American art.

Mandarin Oriental, Miami

Mandarin Oriental, Miami

Curated by Celia Birbragher, founder, editor and publisher of ArtNexus, the exhibition at Mandarin Oriental, Miami will feature Mandarin_Oriental_Hotel_Group_gold_logooriginal artworks by Allora y Calzadilla of Cuba and Puerto Rico, Ioli de Freitas of Brazil, Leon Ferrari of Argentina, Dr. Lakra of Mexico, and Jose Bedia of Cuba and Miami. The exhibition will be part of a weeklong silent auction to benefit the ArtNexus Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on promoting the arts through enrichment of the artistic community and art preservation.

ArtNexus is the leading art magazine for the Americas. Published quarterly in English and Spanish, it has been on the cutting edge of art for more than 37 years. With offices in Miami and Bogota, the magazine has a network of over 100 correspondents throughout the world, who provide leading news and analysis of the world of visual arts. ArtNexus covers the exhibitions, events, and biennials of the world art scene, and has become the preferred source of information for the more than 30,000 readers. The readers include collectors, established artists, scholars, dealers, and galleries owners.

Guests staying at Mandarin Oriental, Miami will enjoy rates from USD 689 per night and receive a complimentary Mandarin Oriental Art Book in-room. For more information, please call (305) 913 8288 or visit http://www.mandarinoriental.com/miami.