Maike Cruse is the new director of Art Basel Miami Beach

The filling of management positions at the trade fair giant continues ArtBaselwhat you just mentioned Bridget Finn as the new director of the fair You love me Beach. A strategic outpost between Florida and South America for the MCH Group network.

The new director of Art Basel Miami Beach

In his new position, Finn will lead the American Street Fair, which is next scheduled for December 8-10 “the innovation, curation and expansion of the Art Basel network of artists, galleries, collectors, museums and cultural partners”, starting in Miami and South Florida and going global. The mission will start in September and Finn will report back to him Vincent DeBellisDirector of Fairs and Exhibition Platforms, who in turn responds Noah HorowitzManaging Director of Art Basel. “We are very pleased with Bridget’s appointment”Horowitz himself spoke out. “He has vision, ambition and the skills to lead our team”.

Bridget Finn is responsible for Art Basel Miami Beach

Bridget Finn was born in Detroit, where she founded the Art Mile Detroit platform in 2020 and collaborates with many galleries, museums and non-profit organizations. She has built up a solid network with all system operators from New York to Los Angeles and knows the American markets, especially from the gallery perspective. Before the start gallery Reyes | Finn He directed the Mitchell-Innes & Nash program (2013-2017) and held various positions at the Anton Kern Gallery (2007-2010) in New York. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Independent Curators International (ICI) and works with the Advisory Board of the Progressive Art Studio Collective (PASC). In 2022 he then founded BLOOMa platform that uses art to help children with rare diseases.

Three directors and one director for the Art Basel fairs

A new director is therefore at the helm of Miami in May was in charge of Art Basel in Basel a. been commissioned Maike Cruse, already managed the Gallery Weekend in Berlin and between 2012 and 2019 the fairs Art Berlin Contemporary and Art Berlin. In addition, he was previously the Swiss giant’s communications manager from 2008 to 2011. Cruse’s commission began in July this year, a few weeks after the conclusion of the 2023 Swiss edition of Art Basel. Instead, they already exist Clemens DelépineDirector – and the only blue quota – of the newly born Art Basel Paris+ par Art Basel e Angele Siyang Le, for Art Basel Hong Kong. With Bridget Finn the team is complete.

Christina Masturzo

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