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New Caribbean Art by 23 Artists Showcased during Art Basel Fair

MIAMI, FL (AP).- Hundreds of hours of shiny black cassette tape pour through a toothy shark jaw suspended from the ceiling in an untitled artwork by Bahamian artist Blue Curry. This is not the Caribbean art tourists expect to find on their hotel walls or in gift shops. A new exhibit showcasing Curry and 22 other Caribbean-born contemporary artists intends to expand the imagery associated with the archipelago of tropical islands between Florida and South America. “It’s not folk art. It’s not souvenirs