Art Basel Miami Beach

Art Basel 2010: Winners and Losers

Another Art Basel Miami Beach is in the books. And with that, we wanted to take some time to look back at who actually made big strides last week, and those who, despite their best intentions, just fell flat on their faces. Here are the winners and losers during this year's Art Basel.

Art Basel Winners

The art district seems to be gaining steam over South Beach every year. How long until its Art Basel Wynwood? This year, the mainland saw the loss of Design Miami/, but nobody seemed to notice or care. What really helped the arts district this year was that taxis finally got the memo: Visitors want to visit the up-and-coming neighborhood, and they were shuttled safely from their South Beach haven to Wynwood's grungy warehouses.

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Jose D. Duran is the associate editor of Miami New Times. He's the strategist behind the publication's eyebrow-raising Facebook and Twitter feeds. He has also been reporting on Miami's cultural scene since 2006. He has a BS in journalism and will live in Miami as long as climate change permits.
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