NetJets® Supports Art Basel Miami Beach, America’s Most Prestigious Modern and Contemporary Art Show, for Sixth Consecutive Year
NetJets Expects a Record of More than 220 Takeoffs and Landings Timed with the Show
WOODBRIDGE, N.J. (November 29) – NetJets Inc. today announced that it will once again support Art Basel Miami Beach, North America’s premier modern and contemporary art show. NetJets has proudly partnered with the international exhibit since 2002. Art Basel Miami Beach will run from December 6-9, 2007 at the Miami Beach Convention Center and will feature more than 1500 leading artists exhibited by 200 top galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia.
Art Basel Miami Beach is the U.S. sister event of Art Basel in Switzerland, an exhibit which has long been regarded as one of the most significant annual art shows in the world. The Swiss show, which attracts more than 50,000 art enthusiasts each year, is also supported by NetJets.
“Art Basel Miami Beach is the preeminent contemporary art exhibit in the United States, and NetJets is proud to once again partner with this significant event,” said NetJets Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Richard Santulli. “Art Basel Miami Beach features the most esteemed contemporary artists year after year. This partnership brings together the best of the art world and the best in aviation, and we are pleased to be a part of this exhibit.”
Richard Santulli, Chairman of NetJets, and Samuel Keller, Director of Art Basel Miami Beach, will host a private Collectors Cocktail honoring artist Jaume Plesna at the ultra-hip The Standard hotel, located in the heart of Miami Beach.
NetJets’ sponsorship of Art Basel Miami Beach highlights its ongoing commitment to supporting the arts. In the past, NetJets has provided support for and held events at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Miami Art Museum, the Guggenheim Museum, SFMoMa, the Walker Art Center and the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston.
About Art Basel Miami Beach
Art Basel Miami Beach boasts leading gallery owners, art collectors, artists, curators and art enthusiasts from all over the world, who will have the opportunity to view modern and contemporary masters, as well as works by cutting-edge newcomers. Special exhibitions will feature emerging artists, young galleries, and video and digital art.
About NetJets Inc.
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