Art Basel has recently announced the artists chosen to participate in the "Conversations" and "Salon" portions of the Talks program at Art Basel Miami Beach 2013. Conversations presents dialogues between "prominent members of the international artworld" while the Salon portion provides time for more informal artist talks, lectures, and performances. 

The list of artists includes Cory Arcangel, John Baldessari, Dara Birnbaum, Abraham Cruzvillegas, Jim Drain, Olafur Eliasson, Tracey Emin, C├ęcile B. Evans, Naomi Fisher, Mario Garcia Torres, Kate Gilmore, Ellen Harvey, Camille Henrot, Brian Khek, Joseph Kosuth, Alicja Kwade, Sharon Louden, Rashaad Newsome, Mungo Thomson, Ry Rocklen, Gabriel Sierra, Frances Stark, Brian Tolle, Erika Verzutti, Allyson Vieira and Robert Whitman. American artist Doug Aitken has been selected for the "Premiere Artist Talk" and will join Artforum editor Michelle Kuo in discussing his recent "Station to Station" project. 

For more information about this and other components of Art Basel Miami Beach 2013, visit the website.

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