NetJets® Celebrates 11th Year as Sponsor of Art Basel Miami Beach, the Most Prestigious Art Show in the Americas

  NetJets®Celebrates 11thYear as Sponsor of Art Basel Miami Beach, the Most
  Prestigious Art Show in the Americas

 NetJets to host the annual NetJets Collectors Cocktail in collaboration with

      Event will take place at The Bath Club and feature innovative art
          installations including the work of six celebrated artists

Business Wire

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- December 04, 2012

NetJets^®Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company and the worldwide leader in
private aviation, announced today that the company will celebrate its
11^thanniversary sponsoring Art Basel Miami Beach, the Americas' most
prestigious modern and contemporary art show. NetJets has proudly partnered
with the international show since 2002. Art Basel Miami Beach will run from
December 6-9, 2012 at the Miami Beach Convention Center and will feature more
than 250 leading galleries from North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia and
Africa, showcasing works by more than 2,000 artists of the 20th and 21st

“NetJets would like to congratulate Art Basel Miami Beach on its tremendous
success, and as a sponsor since the show’s inception, we are proud to be
celebrating our 11th year as part of one of the most important annual art
shows in the world,” said Adam Johnson, senior vice president of Global Sales,
Marketing and Service for NetJets. “Art Basel Miami Beach provides a platform
for the world’s most talented and innovative contemporary artists, and through
our partnership with the show, we are pleased to provide our customers with
exclusive access to this prestigious art event.”

For the last ten years, NetJets celebrated the opening of Art Basel Miami
Beach by honoring acclaimed artists or art collectors at a private cocktail
reception known as the NetJets Collectors Cocktail. This year, NetJets will
host the NetJets Collectors Cocktail in collaboration with Artspace, the
leading online marketplace for contemporary art, on December 5^th at The Bath
Club located in the heart of Miami Beach. The event will highlight the work of
six international artists selected by Micaela Giovannotti, an independent, New
York- based curator, NetJets and Artspace. Keeping The Bath Club’s
architecture and locale in mind, the works that were selected are
loosely-based aesthetically or conceptually on the baroque style. The
celebrated artists whose work will be featured at the party include:

  *Angelo Filomeno
  *Luis Gispert
  *Wangechi Mutu
  *Angel Otero
  *Emilio Perez

Previously, NetJets has honored such artists as Cosima von Bonin, Sari Carel,
Tony Oursler, Richard Prince, Alex Katz, Orly Genger and Jaume Plensa as well
as art collectors Leonard Lauder and Donald Marron.

NetJets boasts a long-standing commitment to the arts and its most important
institutions. NetJets is also a supporter of Art Basel in Switzerland, the
sister event of Art Basel Miami Beach, and sponsored the opening of the Lynda
and Stewart Resnick Exhibition Pavilion at the Los Angeles County Museum of
Art (LACMA) and The Aspen Art Museum’s artCRUSH. NetJets has also partnered
with the Whitney Museum of American Art, SFMoMa, the Guggenheim Museum, the
New Museum in New York, the Walker Art Center, the Museum of Contemporary Art
in Los Angeles, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, the Institute of
Contemporary Art in Boston, the Miami Art Museum, the Los Angeles County
Museum of Art and the SITE Santa Fe. NetJets has also recently partnered with
The Julliard School to support performing arts students.


NetJets^®Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway^® company, is the worldwide leader in
private aviation with the largest and most diverse private jet fleet in the
world. NetJets began in 1964 as the first aircraft charter and management
company in the world. In 1986, NetJets pioneered the concept of fractional
aircraft ownership – offering individuals and businesses all of the benefits
of whole aircraft ownership and more, at a fraction of the cost. Today,
NetJets offers a full range of private aviation solutions through its
fractional programs in North America and Europe, including NetJets Shares,
NetJets Leases and the Marquis Jet Card^®, which provides access to NetJets
though a 25-hour jet card. The North America program is managed and operated
by NetJets’ subsidiary NetJets Aviation, Inc., and the European program is
managed and operated by NetJets Transportes Aéreos, SA, a Portuguese/EU Air
Carrier. In the United States, NetJets also offers aircraft management and
on-demand charter services through its subsidiary, Executive Jet^®Management,
Inc. The NetJets companies offer worldwide flight operations. More information
on NetJets,NetJets Europe, the Marquis Jet Card, and Executive Jet Management
is available

© 2012 NetJets Inc. All rights reserved. NetJets, Executive Jet, Marquis Jet,
andMarquis Jet Card are registered service marks.


Art Basel stages the world’s premier art shows for Modern and contemporary
works, sited in Basel, Hong Kong, and Miami Beach. Defined by its host city
and region, each show is unique, which is reflected in its participating
galleries, artworks presented, and the content of parallel programming
produced in collaboration with local institutions for each edition. In
addition to ambitious stands featuring leading galleries from around the
globe, each show’s singular exhibition sectors spotlight the latest
developments in the visual arts, offering visitors new ideas, new inspiration
and new contacts in the art world.


Artspace is the leading online marketplace for contemporary art, offering
collectors and aspiring collectors the opportunity to discover, learn about
and collect art from the top contemporary artists in the world at insider
prices. Artspace curators collaborate with internationally renowned artists,
museums and galleries to provide the world's best collection of contemporary
art online, in a single location. Artspace serves as a trusted art advisor
offering information and education on every featured artist and work on the
site in order to provide members with the details they need to make informed
and confident purchase decisions. Membership to Artspace is free, prices start
at $200 and every sale of artwork on the site supports an artist, cultural
institution or non-profit organization. For more information,


NetJets Inc.
Liz Wise, 614-849-7757
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