ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH GUIDE TO THE TOP EXHIBITIONS & PARTIES
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4 p.m. – 8 p.m. VIP preview (all week) – The fourth edition of UNTITLED Miami is on the beach at Ocean Drive and 12th Street with 119 international galleries along with non-profit orgs from 20 countries.
TBA – (all week) Art Basel Miami Beach’s Conversations and Salon series brings together artists, curators, gallerists, historians, critics and collectors for 23 talks and panels all week. “conversations” include London’s Serpentine co-director Hans Ulrich Obrist on Friday morning and Genius Grant winner Nicole Eisenman on Sunday. The series will kick off wit Jenny Holzer and Trevor Paglen on December 3rd, 10 to 11 a.m., in the Hall C auditorium.
TBA – VIP Preview (all week) Moishe Mana’s Mana Contemporary in Wynwood plans several exhibitions during Art Basel Miami Beach week including “Made in California,” featuring selections from L.A. collector Frederick R. Weisman’s Art Foundation; “A Sense of Place,” with over 60 works from the collection of Jorge M. Perez; and “Everything You Are Not,” key works of Latin American art from the Tiroche DeLeon collection. Mana Urban Arts is also doing a collab with The Bushwick Collective at the former RC Cola Plant (550 NW 24th Street, Miami) that includes over 50 artists — so far the list includes Ghost, GIZ, Pixel Pancho, Case Maclaim and Shok-1 — plus skateboarding, DJs, live music etc.
318 NW 23rd Street, Miami.
6 p.m. VIP event. (all week) The Fearless Artist is back at it again and will feature Eddy Bogaert, Chris Dykstra, Danny Simmons, Cannon Hersey, Lisa Waltuch, Uncasso, Anisa Romero, Rodney Allen Trice, Peter Davis, Michelle Lopez, SNIPT and more. 175 NW 25th St. Miami, FL 33127
11 a.m. (all week) Calypso St. Barth Beach Boutique pops-up in the Soho Beach House (4385 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach) all week from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. They’ll also be hosting VIP events for artists including Jen Stark andMira Dancy.
4 p.m. Opening Celebration (all week) PULSE Miami Beach returns to Indian Beach Park (4601 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach) There’s a complimentary shuttle from the convention center, and the fair is open daily from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Saturday.
5 p.m. Larry Gagosian and Jeffrey Deitch Collaborate Exhibition Opening entitled Unrealism @ Moore Building.This is Invite Only, so you will have to network hard to get in.
(191 NE 40th Street, Miami)
TBA – (all week) at Miami Project returns in 2015 for its fourth edition, bringing the best in modern and contemporary art to the fair’s new waterfront location The Deauville Beach Resort, creating another singularly elegant environment produced with the unique attention to detail that Miami Project has become known for. Building on past years of success, including 2014’s record attendance of over 25,000 visitors, Miami Project Edition 4 will feature 60 top galleries from around the world, affording easy access to and from the Miami Beach Convention Center.
5:30 p.m. VIP preview (all week) CONTEXT Art Miami, the sister fair to Art Miami, will feature 95 international galleries this year, along with several artist projects and installations including 12 listening stations dedicated to sound art; areas dedicated to art from Berlin and Korea; solo exhibitions by Jung San, Satoru Tamura, Mr. Herget and four others; and a “fast-track” portrait project of workers at Miami International Airport.
7 p.m. Zurich’s Galerie Gmurzynska Private Dinner with Sylvester Stallone and Germano Celant + retrospective of works by Karl Lagerfield @ The Villa Casa Casuarina. This is Invite Only, so you will have to network hard to get in.
7 p.m. Brickell City Centre is hosting a bash transforming one block of its 9.1 acres (3 block) construction site, into an incredible event space w/ tunes by Wooden Wisdom (Elijah Wood + Zach Cowie). This is Invite Only, so you will have to network hard to get in.
8 p.m. VH1 + SCOPE Opening Reception @ SCOPE Miami Beach Pavilion
This is Invite Only, so you will have to network hard to get in.
8:30 p.m. Soho House Kick-Off Party hosted by White Cube and Vinyl Factory @ Soho Beach House. This is Invite Only, so you will have to network hard to get in.
10 p.m. Out of Order Magazine & Snarkitecture Opening Party featuring artist Daniel Arsham @ Hall Hotel. This is Invite Only, so you will have to network hard to get in.
10 p.m. Adrien Brody will be showing several at “Hot Dogs, Hamburgers and Handguns” at Lulu Laboratorium curated by Spanish-American artist Domingo Zapata at (173 NW 23rd Street, Miami) in Wynwood.
10 p.m For those that are from the East Coast and remember DJ Cosmo Baker from The Rub, well, he’s putting together a little shindig at COYO Taco from Monday, Nov 30th till Sunday Dec 6th includes some hot left field DJs from the east and west cost.
11 p.m. Wynwood Walls has a lot planned this year including “Walls of Change” with 14 new murals and installations and the debut of a new adjacent space called “The Wynwood Walls Garden.” The walls are by Case, Crash, Cryptik, el Seed, Erenest Zacharevic, Fafi, Hueman, INTI, The London Police, Logan Hicks and Ryan McGinness. Over in the “garden,” the Spanish art duo Pichi & Avo are doing a mural on stacked shipping containers and in the events space, Magnus Sodamin will be painting the floors and walls. The VIP opening is on December 1st in the early evening, but then it’s open to the public from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. Goldman Properties’ CEO Jessica Goldman Srebnick talks about how art transformed the Wynwood neighborhood in THIS Miami New Times piece. We also hear that New York developer (and owner of Moishe’s Moving, Mana Contemporary etc.) Moishe Mana is planning a new mixed-use development on his 30 acres of land in the middle of Wynwood.
(2520 NW 2nd Avenue, Miami)
11:30 p.m. Favela Beach with Mr. Brainwash, Jus-Ske, Ruen, and Reid Waters @ Wall Lounge
Undisclosed. DuJour Magazine party with Hilary Swank, Nan Bush, Bruce Weber, Adrien Brody, and more @ Delano
6 p.m. (all week) X Contemporary have a lot of incredible things schedules, check it out, here.
(227-247 NW 24th St Miami)
TBA (all week) – New York-based branding and event collective FAME is popping-up in Miami from December 2 to 6 with their ” Superfine! House of Art & Design” (8300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami) in Little Haiti. They’re promising “the arty party of the year” with a big opening night December 2nd, 6 to 10 p.m, featuring a gigantic chandelier installation by Diego Montoya and music all week from Gilligan Moss, Lauv and more TBA. Plus, Afrobeta plays on Friday at a party hosted by PAPER fave, textile artist Karelle Levy.
7 p.m. – 11 p.m. – Private / VIP View (all week) Conception Art Fair is a dynamic, alternative presentation of contemporary art, featuring pioneering artists, collectives and galleries. With a strong focus on the emerging art market, Conception Art Fair offers collectors the unique opportunity to purchase from cutting edge artists at the tipping point of their career. Recognized by the Wall St. Journal, Paper Magazine and Artillery magazine, Conception is really making an impact on the art scene. Gallery 38 will be presenting some of the most dynamic up and coming artists alongside Swoon + t.RUTT + Dan Witz.
TBA – (all week) The INK Miami Art Fair celebrates their 10th anniversary and maintains their exclusive focus on printmaking and works on paper. They’re back in the Suites of Dorchester (1850 Collins Avenue, South Beach) from Wednesday, December 2nd, through Sunday. Highlights include a lithograph by Louis Lozowick called Subway Station, NYC (1936) at Susan Teller Gallery’s booth and A World in a Box (2015) by Mark Dion published by Graphicstudio/U.S.F.
6 p.m. Diptyque Paris Boutique Opening with a live art installation by artist Julien Colombier in Bal Harbour. This is Invite Only, so you will have to network hard to get in.
6 p.m. Burberry and Art Loves Fashion host the private opening night of the Spectrum Miami Art Fair. This is Invite Only, so you will have to network hard to get in.
Undisclosed. Fendi Celebrates the Opening of their new Design District boutique w/ DJ set by Solange Knowles
Undisclosed. Academy Award-winning actor Adrien Brody will debut his series of pop art paintings titled “Hot Dogs, Hamburgers” at Lulu Laboratorium
7 p.m. GEN ART + Flaunt Present William Mackrell’s Live Installation. This is Invite Only, so you will have to network hard to get in.
8 p.m. The Andy Warhol Museum Celebrates Michael Chow. This is Invite Only, so you will have to network hard to get in.
8 p.m. Chrome Hearts X Laudree X Sean Kelly Gallery @ Chrome Hearts. This is Invite Only, so you will have to network hard to get in.
8 p.m. – 11 p.m. Private VIP Opening (all week) The MoMA Design Store and online skate deck site, The Skateroom, will open a pop-up in the Delano Hotel from November 30th to December 6th. The “immersive installation” will sell limited-edition skateboard decks featuring Andy Warhol artworks including his Campbell’s Soup cans, Guns, Car Crash etc. A portion of the proceeds will go to Skateistan, a non-profit org that uses skateboarding to empower youth.
(1685 Collins Avenue, South Beach)
10 p.m. Jeremy Scott Party w/ music by Chapman, Misshapes, Mazurbate, and Mia Moretti @ the Hall South Beach. This is Invite Only, so you will have to network hard to get in.
Undisclosed. Andre Baron Pop-Up Opening @ Delano
11 p.m. Chrome Hearts celebrates their new collaborators, Laduree and Sean Kelly Gallery, on December 2nd, 8 to 11 p.m., in the Chrome Hearts (4025 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami) shop in the Design District with a private, VIP party featuring works by Sean Kelly artists including Marina Abramovic, Los Carpinteros, Jose Davila, Robert Mapplethorpe and many more. Also there’s a special performance by Abstrakto and DJ set fromAtlanta de Cadenet Taylor.
11 p.m. Open. Lenny Kravitz’s Exhibiton “Flash” @ Ligne Roset
11 a.m. (all week) – No Commission is Swizz Beatz newest project and exhibition which is free and open to the public daily from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. No Commision will feature some of the hottest contemporary and street artists to date including BK the Artists Clint Jenkins, Cryptik, Cyrcle, David Choong Lee, D*Face, Derrick Adams, Dustin Yellin, Eddie Colla, Gabriel Dawe, Gordon Parks, Gregory Siff, Hebru Brantley, HOXXOH, Hyon Gyon, Jaybo Monk, Jerome Lagarrigue, Jill Greenberg, Kehinde Wiley, KAWS, Lyle Owerko, Michael Kagan, Michael Vasquez, Mickalene Thomas, Miss Van, Sandra Chevrier, Sanford Biggers, Sean Hart, Shepard Fairey, So Youn Lee, Sue Tsai, Swoon, Timothy Buwalda, Todd James, Tomokazu Matsuyama, Wolfbat, Zio Ziegler.
(35 NE 29th St. Miami)
12 p.m. RSVP (all week) Basel House kicks off this 4-day arts & entertainment fair with live street art & graffiti, hip hop perormances by over 20 artists and food trucks at Mana Urban Arts Project (Formerly the Historic RC Cola Plant).
(594 NW 23rd Street – Miami, FL 33127)
6 p.m. – 9 p.m. – VIP Opening for Miami River Art Fair, open to the public Dec 4 – 6.
(James L. Knight International Center 400 SE 2nd Ave.)
7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Valentino’s Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli celebrate the newest installation by Pietro Ruffo @ Palm Court. This is Invite Only, so you will have to network hard to get in.
(140 NE 19th St. Miami)
Eve. (through dec 5th) RSVP. Bacardi + The Dean Collection present Untameable House Party with Alicia Keys, Pusha T, A-Trak, Swizz Beatz, DMX, Araab Muzik, Wiz Khalifa and more. bacardi.splashthat.com
7 p.m. Rush Philanthropic Foundation: Art for Life Auction hosted by Russell Simmons, David Martin and Jorge Perez @ Park Grove Penthouse Gallery. This is Invite Only, so you will have to network hard to get in.
8 p.m. RSVP. The DFM & MAMA Gallery present: Installation works by Nick Thomm & Performative works from nana Ghana, Lisa Solberg and Double Diamond Sun Body with music by Sophie, Heron Preston at The Surf Lodge (1500 Collins Ave, Miami)
8 p.m. White Girl Rosé, NYLON and DREAM Hotels Present the F*CK Winter Party Hosted by The Fat Jew. This is Invite Only, so you will have to network hard to get in.
8 p.m. The dfm and MAMA Gallery Present Installation Works by Nick Thomm. This is Invite Only, so you will have to network hard to get in.
10 p.m.. Our friend Shepard Fairey’s Birthday Party @ Hall South Beach. This is Invite Only, so you will have to network hard to get in.
10 p.m. Life and Death @ Mana Wynwood
11 p.m. 1 OAK Pop-Up Galore x Delmar Basel Bombshells w/ a Special Performance by Miguel at Rockwell. This is Invite Only, so you will have to network hard to get in.
10 a.m. Loews Miami Beach Hotel presents Lowes Resident Artist Jeremy Penn painting bodies live poolside at Soak. Friday, December 4, 2015 12pm – 5pm Music by Nicole Rose 1601 Collins Avenue, Miami rsvp: email@example.com This is also being promoted as the Second Annual “Body, Art & Movement” celebration. The hour long exhale Flow Yoga class set to a live DJ on the American Lawn at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel will go down on Friday, December 4th from 10am – 12pm and will be $15 for non-members and $10 for members.
Undisclosed. TUMBLRs 4th Annual Super-Private Basel Brunch honoring Pioneer Works founder and artist Dustin Yellin @ Standard Miami
Undisclosed. NYC fashion designers TOME Lunch hosted by Solange Knowles @ Nautilus
5 p.m. – 8 p.m. RSVP. K-PAX launch event to showcase the collaborations between PAX + K-HOLE. Rooftop at Gale South Beach with Metro Boomin & special guests.
5 p.m. Louis Vuitton will be presenting “Objets Nomandes” — a new collection of foldable furniture and travel accessories — in their new store in the Design District during AB/MB, as of December 3rd. The pieces are collabs with international designers including the Campana Brothers, Maarten Baas and Nendo. You can also check out the world-exclusive unveiling of a lounge chair designed by Marcel Wanders.
(140 NE 39th Street, Miami)
8 p.m. Barefoot Dinner Party Hosted by A$AP Rocky, Mark Anthony Green & Dream Hotels @ Naked Taco. This is Invite Only, so you will have to network hard to get in.
8 p.m. Prism Presents BØRN @ Wynwood Yard
8:30 p.m. Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series Finale hosted by Russell and Danny Simmons and Rosario Dawson @ Nautilus. This is Invite Only, so you will have to network hard to get in.
9 p.m. Jadakiss album release party at The Fearless Artist.
(175 NW 25th St. Miami, FL 33127)
10 p.m. 4th Nakid Magazine invades Art Basel 2015 in Miami @ Libertine Miami
10 p.m. NYNY André Saraiva Party with special performance by Mickey Madden of Maroon 5 @ Hall South Beach. This is Invite Only, so you will have to network hard to get in.
11 p.m. Barefoot After Party Hosted by A$AP Rocky, Mark Anthony Green & Dream Hotels @ at Dream South Beach. This is Invite Only, so you will have to network hard to get in.
11 p.m. Surface Magazine + W South Beach Party hosted by Alex Israel, Bret Easton Ellis, Marc Lotenberg, Bettina Korek and Hans Ulrich Obrist @ W South Beach. This is Invite Only, so you will have to network hard to get in.
(2201 Collins Ave, Miami)
11:30 p.m. WALLmiami Friday with Paris Hilton @ Wall Lounge
12 a.m. Bootsy Bellows Art Basel Pop Up + Drama from Y&R Birthday Celebration @ E11EVEN
Undisclosed. SCOPE Art Fair’s Official Party, presented by BMI in conjunction with Nikki Beach and Vh1
TBA – Lisa Solberg will preview her latest project, “Mister Lee’s Shangri-La,” at Soho Beach House (4385 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach).
3 p.m. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org. Corona’s Electric Beach w/ Craze, Ape Drums, Astronomar, TJ Mizell @ Clevelander.
9 p.m. RSVP: Coors Light presents reFresh with DJ Mustard & Fabolous @ Toejam Backlot
9.m. Invite Only. Domingo Zapata + Gran Centenario Tequila “Angels on Earth” @ Wall. This is Invite Only, so you will have to network hard to get in.
10 p.m. A$AP Rocky w/ Kaytranada & STWO @ Mana Wynwood
11 p.m. Table Reservations: email@example.com. 1 OAK Pop Up w/ tunes by DJ DaddyKat AKA Wiz Khalifa at Rockwell
Undisclosed. Kanye West Art Show
12 a.m. Art Basel Hard 2 Leave w/ A-trak @ E11EVEN