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Art Meets Sports | NBA Holds First-Ever Exhibition at Art Basel

A first of it’s kind!

In case you didn’t know, Art Basel Miami Beach is set to take place soon. Everyone is getting in on the action, heading to the South Florida hot spot to showcase art of all forms. Today the word comes down that the NBA will hold its first exhibition at Art Basel Miami Beach. The exhibition is entitled “Momentum” and will be on display at the ballroom at the Nautilus by Arlo Hotels. The exhibition is slated to be an immersive experience dedicated to the intersection of basketball culture and contemporary art.

The NBA, in partnership with Franchise Magazine and AMP, will showcase never-before-seen NBA memorabilia. The exhibition will also include the league’s rarest souvenirs and works by artists who incorporate “hoop culture” into their work. Highlights of the exhibition will include the activation include ‘Tunnel Vision,’ a video installation that commemorates the pre-game walks of NBA and WNBA players. Guests will also get to check out ‘Beyond the Arc,’ which unveils the exact sneakers worn during 16 league moments.

If that wasn’t enough, ‘Ascension’ features the most iconic dunks in NBA history. The curated group show includes art from the likes of LeRoy Neiman, Andrew Kuo, Ashley Teamer, and more. Visitors will also have the opportunity to buy limited edition items created specifically for the event. The exhibition will be on display from December 5 to 8. Tickets for “Momentum” can be purchased here, don’t miss out!

Check out a few selections from the showcase in the images and look for much more Art Basel news coming soon. Keep it locked with The Culture Curators as we make our way through #ArtWeek.

Photos via NBA

Written by Jesse James

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