How To Survive Art Basel

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It’s that time of year when a warm breeze brings in the smell of toxic spray paint and the white tents start adorning our Miami Skyline. Art Basel Miami Beach- its consequent art related events, and satellite fairs, promise to be an amazing opportunity for personal growth. And, as always the art promises to inspire. When done right, Art Week in Miami can set in motion enough inspiration to fuel your creativity well into next year. However, aging past my 20s and the naïveté of the past, I am well aware that I am no longer the artsy bohemian girl from my college days. With maturity comes a refined taste in art and art-inspired events. If, like me, you are just beginning to accept this paradigm shift in your own culture without forgoing on this quintessential week in Miami’s culture, then what follows is a comprehensive list of tips for surviving Miami Art Week during Art Basel (bah-zil) even in your thirties.