Tuesday, November 25, 2014

ART BASEL Miami Beach Guide 2014

by Angeles

All the Art Fairs, Events, Parties, Fashion, Art and creativity HERE on my Blog for the best art week in Miami!

Art Basel 2014

Art Basel Miami Beach 
December 4 - December 7, Miami Beach, Florida.
Miami Beach Convention Center, 
Miami Beach

Art Miami

Context Art Miami

Design Miami

Miami Project

NADA: Miami Art Fair

Pulse Miami – Contemporary Art Fair

Red Dot Art Fair

Scope Art Fair

Select Fair



December 1st

The New York Times is hosting an "International Luxury Conference" at the Mandarian Oriental Hotel from December 1st to 3rd with guest speakers including Francois-Henri Pinault, Diane Von Furstenberg, Frida Giannini, Tom Sachs, Diego Della Valle and many more. Tickets are $4250.

 The UNTITLED Fair returns for the third year with a VIP Vernisage.

LAND (Los Angeles Nomadic Division) plus FLAUNT and Paddle8 are having their big gala on Monday, December 1st, 7 p.m., at the Raleigh Hotel (1775 Collins Avenue, South Beach). They'll be celebrating "innovative women in arts and culture" with dinner and dancing and a big auction of works by artists including Hernan Bas, Sam Falls, Brendan Fowler, Rashid Johnson, Raymond Pettibon and others.  Tickets are available HERE. 


December 2nd

The Bass Museum of Art (2100 Collins Ave., Miami Beach) will be celebrating their 50th anniversary with a big gala on November 1st and, during ABMB, they're planning an exhibition called "One Way: Peter Marino" curated by Jerome Sans.
 The opening VIP reception is the evening of December 3rd and it will be open to the public from the 4th until March 29, 2015.

The boutique, located at Soho Beach House, will feature fashion and beauty brands including La PerlaHenri Bendel, Natura BisseVINCE.Givenchy BeautyDior Beauty, and Armani Fragrance, among others.

Concept will be held aboard the Seafair mega-yacht, docked downtown at Bayfront Park (100 Chopin Plaza, Miami) from December 3 to 7 with VIP previews on the 2nd from 6 to 10 p.m. 
December 2, 2014
VIP Preview 6pm – 7:30pm
Collectors’ Invitational 7:30pm – 10pm
Preview By Invitation Only 


Le Baron Ten-Year Anniversary. FDR at the Delano, 1685 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Doors at 11 p.m.; access limited to VIPs and invited guests. Visit lebaronparis.tumblr.com.


December 3rd

PAPER faves Studio Job will be on view at Design Miami/2014 in the Carpenters Workshop Gallery. The Dutch/Belgian collective have re-imagined several global landmarks like the Taj Mahal and the Eiffel Tower, and transformed them into incredible "functional" sculptures.

 Art Basel Kick Off Party at French Connection store on Lincoln Road on Wednesday, December 3rd.

During Art Basel Miami Beach week, fans will finally get the chance to see all 47 put on public display as part of the mixed-media exhibit "i feel ya: SCAD + Andre 3000 Benjamin," coming to Mana Wynwood, from Wednesday, December 3, through Sunday, December 14.
By displaying his 47 jumpsuits and other work, Andre 3000 and his friends hope to spark a conversation about culture, media, and our place amid it all.

The FREEHAND Miami (2727 Indian Creek Drive, Mid Beach, Miami) 

Ian Schrager (and Marriott) launch their latest Edition hotel (2901 Collins Avenue at 29th Street) with parties from top to bottom.  On December 3rd, there's a private dance party with London's Horse Meat Disco DJs in the basement in honor of the hotel's designers George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg.  
And in the penthouse, Absolut Elyx will create an private, pop-up club called Casa Elyx with cocktail parties, book launches etc. happening all week.  

The STANDARD  (40 Island Avenue, Miami Beach)  has a bunch of super-private, VIP dinners and parties all week, including parties for Le Baron, Andre Saraiva, Nordstrom, Rosario Dawson and Jose Parla. The annual Lazy Sunday BBQ is poolside 
on December 7th from 3 to 7 p.m.


December 4th

The Perez Art Museum Miami (1103 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami) hosting a big party on December 4th, 8 p.m. to midnight, with the electronic supergroup Future Brown (Fatima Al Qadiri, Asma Maroof and Daniel Pineda of L.A.'s Nguzunguzu and J Cush, founder of NYC record label Lit City Trax) along with special guests including L.A. singer KelelaTotal Freedom from L.A.'s "Wildness" parties, Ian Isiah and Maluca. The band will play on a special stage with an extreme-watersports performance on Biscayne Bay as the backdrop. The party is a DIS Magazine and THV Entertainment production.

  British-born, US-based footwear and accessory designer Paul Andrew visits South Miami’s premier independently-owned luxury shoe and handbag boutique Capretto Shoes to present his latest collection. 
Beloved Coral Gables boutique Capretto invites guests for a special in-store event on Thursday, December 4th from 122pm to meet the designer and shop Paul Andrew’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection.
Capretto Shoes
5822 Sunset Drive
South Miami, FL 33143

Local Miami gallery, Locust Projects (3852 North Miami Avenue, Miami), is presenting Daniel Arsham's  "Welcome to the Future," the installation will included an excavation of the gallery's floor, filled with thousands of "calcified, 20th Century media devices." The opening reception is Thursday, December 4, 7 to 10 p.m. Meanwhile, check out James Franco while he destroys some artifacts HERE in Arsham's new short film.

Fridge Art Fair returns for second year.
Their "Mega Mango Miami: The Great Opening" preview is on Thursday, December 4, from 2 to 8 p.m., with an afterparty at the infamous "den of iniquity," The Ball & Chain (1513 SW 8th Street, Miami) in Little Havana starting at 9 p.m.

 Disaronno Terrace at The Gale Hotel (1690 Collins Avenue, South Beach)  will open a special "rooftop" edition  from 7 to 10 p.m. on December 4th. 
DJs are TBA.

Le Baron Ten-Year Anniversary. FDR at the Delano, 1685 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Doors at 11 p.m.; access limited to VIPs and invited guests. Visit lebaronparis.tumblr.com.

The Life and Death record label is hooking-up with PLOT and Miami promoters Poplife and Aquabooty for a big showcase/party on December 4th at Grand Central (697 N Miami Avenue, Miami) nightclub. The line-up for the night includes Dixon (Innervisions), Bob Moses (Domino Records), Recondite, Mind Against, Thugfucker (Life and Death) and DJ Tennis; plus the Miami debut of Vaal. Tickets are available HERE.

For Art Basel we present SOCIAL, a platform where we bring underground artist/creatives and influencers to Miami.

Live Art Installations by Sage Guillory
Elephant Ink Pop-up Shop 
Live performances by: 
Werc Crew // Xavier Blk, Jeremy Avalon + Thrice Groove
Payup! Game // Cherele, André DeSaint, Ellz + Mouf
Betty Dawl

Hosted by: D'ana from COVL

Jeremy Scott and Moschino are having a party with Barbie on December 4th, 9 p.m. to midnight, at the Thompson Miami Beach (4041 Collins Avenue).  Private Party 
RSVP mandatory.

Bossa Nova Civic Club, is doing a pop-up during AB/MB on Thursday, December 4th, 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. at Gramps (176 NW 24th Street, Miami). DJs on the night are Jacques Renault, Marcos Cabral, Aurora Halal and Dust.


December 5th

The National YoungArts Foundation X III Points Presents: JAMES BLAKE (LIVE)

Alchemist on level 5 of the Herzog & De Meuron-designed parking garage on Lincoln Road, they are installing a "basketball arcade" designed by Snarkitecture, where you can shoot some hoops or just chill to DJs and shop for new collabs from Rick Owens, Del Toro, Rochambeau and more.  Alchemist and Snarkitecture host an "AIRBALL" party at the Delano on Friday, December 5th, with a performance by Travis Scott, along with a DJ set from Virgil Abloh. (Supermodel Erin Wasson will host a private event in the store right before the big party at the Delano on Friday.)

Le Baron Ten-Year Anniversary. FDR at the Delano, 1685 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Doors at 11 p.m.; access limited to VIPs and invited guests. Visit lebaronparis.tumblr.com.


December 6th

The Sagamore's (1671 Collins Avenue, South Beach) 13th Art Basel brunch 
is on Saturday, December 6th.
 Latest exhibition, "Screen Play: Moving Image Art," opening in November and on view throughout Art Basel. The show explores the moving image and it's relationship to other media over a period of six decades via artists including John Baldessari, Joan Jonas, Nam June Paik, Merce Cunningham and others.  It was curated by Lori Zippay of Electronic Arts Intermix 

Join the Nah / No Magazine crew as they take over the backyard to celebrate the launch of their first/fall issue. Expect complimentary Peroni (from 2-3pm) and Perrier, plus sweet beats by DJ Hurron 
and a first look at Issue #1. 

Also on tap: pop-up shops by VidaKushLost Boy Dry GoodsStyle Mafia,Men In Cities, Papua Swimwear, Jean and Tonic and Trend Rush


GAYLETTER are having a big party called "Basel, Honey!" on Saturday, December 6th, 9 p.m. to 4 a.m., at TSL Lounge (167 NW 23rd Street, Wynwood, Miami)  
 Music by Kim Ann Foxman, Honey Soundsystem and Mystic Bill.

Le Baron Ten-Year Anniversary. FDR at the Delano, 1685 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Doors at 11 p.m.; access limited to VIPs and invited guests. Visit lebaronparis.tumblr.com.


December 7th

Bubbles & Brunch

Lowe Art Museum
University of Miami
1301 Stanford Drive, Miami, FL 33146

Dialogue with collectors and philanthropists Catherine & Wayne Reynolds, and Tony Podesta to discuss Art and Philantrophy. Eugenio Lopez, founder of Mexican Museo Jumex, will moderate this conversation. Brunch at the Museum and Dialogue at Storer Auditorium, UM School of Business, 5250 University Drive, Coral Gables. UM Campus
Kindly Respond by:
Friday, December 5, 2014
305.284.5587 or lowersvp@miami.edu
Complimentary Parking: Pavia Garage

Le Baron Ten-Year Anniversary. FDR at the Delano, 1685 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Doors at 11 p.m.; access limited to VIPs and invited guests. Visit lebaronparis.tumblr.com.

Fill up on art, pig and punch at Bon Vivants’ Art Basel hangout/BBQ benefiting Overtown Youth Center. Highlights include live painting by acclaimed graffiti artist Ian Ross and live DJ sets by Myles Hendrik and Mia Moretti. Come hang out! 

Who: Everyone
What: Backyard BBQ
When: Sunday, December 7th, 2pm
Where: The Broken Shaker
How Much: $30 (cash/card at the door)

More coming soon!

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