Last full day at #abmb included Miami Project, Art Miami, more of Context, a tour of Wynwood and a late night stop at Fountain. Miami Project might have climbed to the top of my list of fairs, with its wide aisles, perfect for zigzag navigation, and some Boston gallery booths; the space felt cozy and buzzing simultaneously. An incredible collection of photographs at Eric Firestone Gallery documented 80s powerhouses Keith Haring and Basquiat in their studios, riding skateboards, or having birthdays in Paris. Houston based Inman Gallery showcased paintings by Sigrid Sandstrom. Informed initially by landscape, these small gems are eloquently layered and composed with an organic element of design, shape, and juxtaposition. Other trends at Miami Project included the use of the pig, wrapping objects in rugs, inclusion of the evil eye, and fingerprint method of applying paint. We had an exclusive tour of Wynwood with a graduate student writing her thesis on gentrification. Unlike any other space I’ve experienced, Wynwood stands as an elite graffiti district in the world, with it’s rich history in development by Tony Goldman inviting the world’s best artists to work on the walls of former textile factories. This area has transformed into a hub of graffiti, fashion, cool people and a great dive bar. Most of my 300+ photos from Basel are of the incredible Wynwood Walls. Back at the fairs, Art Miami and Context boasted familiar artists such as Soo Sunny Park and my friends at Pace Prints. Context had more video work than any other fair and Banksy filled court yards. Last stop of Basel was Fountain, an alternative art fair near Wynwood that showcased folk art, shrines, salon walls, and techno-electronic dance party!