The Definitive Guide to Art Basel 2015, Part Deux

by Kristen Heinzinger

Welcome, chéries, to the second and final part to The Daily’s Art Basel 2015 insider’s guide. By now, many of the festivities are in full-force (and if you missed our first edition, chock full of hotel parties, private dinners, and live-art installations, get to it). Let’s have a look at what remains…

 

Wednesday, 12/2

Nautilus Hotel Private Dinner
Intel: Artist forum Artsy and Nautilus, a SIXTY hotel, are hosting a private dinner at the hotel’s Driftwood Room terrace, with a menu created by chef Alex Guarnaschelli. Stick around for the beachside afterparty at the Cabana Club Beach Tent.
Location: Nautilus Hotel, 1825 Collins Ave Miami Beach. Invite only.

G-Star RAW and WeTransfer’s ‘Tone To Transfer’ Series
Intel: G-Star kicks off its 20th anniversary celebration with this even, which features exclusive artwork by Greg Lamarche (he’s creating an original piece that will unveiled at the event and is inspired by G-Star’s Elwood denim design). Jasmine Solano is on DJ duty.
Location: Brisky Gallery, 7-10 p.m.

Architectural Digest and 1 Hotel South Beach’s “Refuge”
Intel: The two have teamed up to present “Refuge,” an exhibition of five large outdoor art installations commissioned for Art Basel. On display: works by Miami native Michele Oka Doner, Hilary Harnischfeger, Robert Lazzarini, Philippe Malouin, and Carlos Rolón/Dzine.
Location: 1 Hotel, December 2-6, 12-6 p.m. Open to the public.

Ethikal Market at 1 Hotel
Intel: Shop this “all good things” market with brands like Maiyet, Accompany, Victorine, and AUrate.
Location: 1 Hotel, lobby, December 1-5, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

QIC Global Real Estate and Farfetch Dinner
Intel: Dine and celebrate at Casa de Suenos, the home of JR and Loren Ridinger. Roksanda Illincic and artist Ella Kruglyanskaya invite close friends to applaud House of Voltaire (which recently joined Farfetch) at NADA Miami Beach.
Location: Invite only.

Poolside Collective, BIKYNI, and Pinkertons Swimwear Pop-up
Intel: Forgot to pack your trunks? Fret not—try one of the styles at this poolside pop-up.
Location: Mondrian South Beach Hotel, 1100 West Ave., December 2 – 7, 2015, 10 a.m. – 6p.m.

Thursday, 12/3

“Pratt Presents” Women of Influence in the Business of Art
Intel: Join for a pre-event reception with champagne cocktails, followed by a panel discussion and post-even reception, with more champagne! TIME:
Location: The Miami Beach Edition Hotel, 2901 Collins Avenue. 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

NOWNESS and The Miami Beach Edition
Intel: Head to the hotel for the premiere screening of Future Relic 05, a film by Daniel Arsham. Following is an afterparty replete with libations and dancing at the Basement Bowl. Hosts of the evening are the filmmaker himself and Jefferson Hack, with tunes by A-Trak.
Location: La Vista Terrace, The Edition, 2901 Collins Avenue, Between 29th and 30th Streets, 8:30 p.m.

Tumblr’s Shack-tacular!
Intel: Swing by for art by Marc Dennis and special treats from Shake Shack.
Location: 1111 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, 9-11 p.m.

Galore’s Basel Bombshells Party with Tumblr and Delmar Swim
Intel: Dance and swim the night away with a special performance by Miguel and DJ sets by Mia Moretti, Chelsea Leyland, YESJULZ, and Sam French.
Location: Rockwell, 743 Washington Ave, South Beach, 11 p.m.

Vanity Fair Social Club
Intel: Listen in as VF.com editor Matt Lynch chats with designer Yves Béhar. For the second act, make-up artist Gloria Elias-Foeillet discusses her recent work on Missy Elliott’s music video for WTF (Where They From) with VF contributor Brett Berk, Last up for the day is @NeueHouse Presents Artist Pictionary with the Haas Brothers, a twist on the classic party game, led by the artist and design duo, the Haas Brothers
Location: The Wolfsonian—FIU, 1001 Washington Ave., 12 p.m., 2 p.m., and 4p.m. Invite only.

Cocktails with Valentino
Intel: Celebrate with Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli, and check out Mirabilia Romae, an installation in the Miami Design District by Italian artist Pietro Ruffo.
Location: Valentino, 140 NE 39th St., 7-9 p.m.

The Webster x THE EIGHTH
Intel: Laure Heriard Dubreuil and The Webster celebrate THE EIGTH collaborations with artists Richard Phillips and Jim Torok.
Location: The Webster, 1220 Collins Avenue, Miami: 6-8 p.m.

Richard Phillips x THE EIGHTH
Intel: Neville Wakefield and Laure Heriard Dubreuil celebrate Richard Phillips x THE EIGHTH .
Location: Matador Bar @ The Miami Beach Edition, 2901 Collins Avenue, 8-10 p.m.

Curve and Shea Marie
Intel: Curve hosts Shea Marie of PeaceLoveShea, with her new swimwear line SAME SWIM.
Location: Curve (2000 Collins Avenue), 3-6 p.m.

J.Crew x Pierre Le-Tan for Design Miami
Intel: Join Fran Muytjens, illustrator Pierre Le-Tan, and Design Miami/executive director Rodman Primack as they celebrate their limited-edition collection for Design Miami.
Location: J.Crew Lincoln Road, 726-728 Lincoln Rd. RSVP to events@jcrew.com.

The Art of Opulence Kick Off Event
Intel: Organized by The People’s Influence with The ONE Group and ME by Meliá, this event will be hosted by Shark Tank’s Daymond John, showcasing artists HAVI Schanz, Ju Reams, and Delano Brown, as well as photographer Alberto Van Stokkum. Anticipate visual stimulation, a Ferrari being painted indoors, and delicacies by STK Rebel.
Location: Private Key in Wynwood, 567 NW 27th St., 8 p.m.-12 a.m. Invite only.

 

Friday, 12/4

Bounce Pop-Up
Intel: NYC’s sports meet nightlife space, Bounce Sporting Club, is partnering up with sbe Entertainment’s Hyde Beach Miami for a pop-up party, including beats by Dalton and a surprise special guest performance. Also on tap: a live art installation by Jay West, known for his collabs with Alicia Keys, Wale, Porsche, BMW, Puma, and Heineken.
Location: Hyde Beach Miami (within SLS South Beach), 1701 Collins Avenue, 10 p.m.

Vanity Fair Social Club
Intel: First, join V.F. for @NeueHouse Presents Laurie Anderson’s Heart of a Dog film screening, followed by a Q&A with the artist, director, composer, and performance artist led by the mag’s Deputy Editor, Matt Lynch. Later on, visit Style (and Power) to the People, where Jory Des Jardins, co-founder of BlogHer and Jessica Teves, StyleCaster editor-in-chief discuss the impact and influence of Internet culture on trendsetting and spotting.
Location: The Wolfsonian—FIU, 1001 Washington Ave.,12 p.m. and 2 p.m. Invite only.

Tumblr’s 4th Annual Basel Brunch honoring Dustin Yellin
Intel: Join Tumblr as they honor Dustin Yellin. Past spotlight artists are Marina Abramović, Daniel Arsham & Jonah Bokaer, and José Parlá.
Location: The Standard Spa, 40 Island Avenue, South Beach, 12- 2 p.m.                       

Exhale South Beach Presents: Body, Art + Movement
Intel: NYC artist Jeremy Penn will paint live during the Exhale two-hour long Flow Yoga class, set to a live DJ, of course. Hang around for acra-yoga demonstration, mini spa therapies by exhale including chair massage, temporary tattoos, a braid bar by Glam & Go, ear seeding, polish changes and nail art. $10 for exhale members / $15 for non-members
Location: The Americana Lawn at Loews Miami Beach Hotel, 1601 Collins Avenue, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Guy Gerber Dance Party
Intel: Dance along, beachside, with global legend Guy Gerber at the first U.S. Rumors event.
Location: 1 Hotel, private beach, 4-10 p.m.

 

Saturday 12/5

Vanity Fair Social Club
Intel: Session one includes a conversation between VF.com deputy editor Matt Lynch and Caroline Perzan, set decorator of Empire. Next up, Lizza Morales talks to Amanda Oleander, Persicope star and artist. The last session of the day, @NeueHouse Presents Nonny de la Pena, includes an interactive demonstration and conversation with the journalist and virtual reality pioneer.
Location: The Wolfsonian—FIU, 1001 Washington Ave., 12 p.m., 2 p.m., and 4p.m. Invite only.

Wall at the W Hotel
Intel: A private event hosted by artist Domingo Zapata and Gran Centenario Tequila celebrates their collaboration for the “Angels on Earth” program, which supports the artists in the Latino community. Two angel wings painted by Zapata will be auctioned off, and proceeds will go to Miami art organizations and Miami Children’s Hospital.
Location: 2201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach

Interview Magazine’s Sunset BBQ
Intel: Artsy (an artist collective), Sandro, and Interview magazine host a sunset BBQ poolside at the Nautilus Cabana Club, with a performance by Canadian dance outfit Art Department.
Location: Nautilus Cabana Club, 1825 Collins Ave.

 

Sunday, 12/6

A+E District’s Basel Miami Flea
Intel: This market, which features handmade and vintage goods from the city’s best vendors, goes beyond the average flea and includes hands-on activities, workshops, mind and body classes, and a live art tent with demonstrations and performances.
Location: Arts + Entertainment District, CANVAS, 90 NE 17th St., 2-6 p.m. Open to the public. RSVP at aedistrictmiami.eventbrite.com.

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