Day at the Beach: 10 Can't-Miss Art Basel Miami Beach Events for December 2

Day at the Beach: 10 Can't-Miss Art Basel Miami Beach Events for December 2
The Kabakov's "Ship of Tolerance"
(Courtesy the artists)

 

THE EVENTS

The Kabakov’s "Ship of Tolerance" U.S. Debut
Preview 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Reception 8 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Watson Island, adjacent to the Miami Children’s Museum at 980 Macarthur Causeway, Miami
Russian art team Ilya and Emilia Kabakov will debut the fifth edition of their international educational project geared towards connecting children from different countries and cultures. The ship, made out of participants' art, can be seen for the first time in North America at the Miami Children's Museum on Watson Island.

 

"LikeArtBasel" Group Show at Workshop Collective
6 p.m.
Workshop Collective, 171 NW 23rd Street

Internet art giant Ryder Ripps curates a group show at the boutique creative services shop, Workshop Collective, with pieces by some of the most media savvy emerging artists out there, including MoMA PS1 sensation Ryan Trecartin, as well as Petra Cortright and Rafael Rozendaal.

Richard Phillips Mural Auction
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The Standard Hotel, 40 Island Avenue, Miami

In support of support the Whitney Museum's Youth Insights program, Exhibition A is hosting an auction of murals by Larry Gagosian-represented artist Richard Phillips.

"Culo by Mazzucco" Exhibition
8 p.m.
W South Beach, 2201 Collins Avenue

Art dealer and socialite Andy Valmorbida will join forces with music producer Jimmy Iovine and hip hop giant P. Diddy to showcase the most captivating derrière photos from photographer Raphael Mazzucco's new book of booty shots.

Nick Cave Party at Fendi Casa
8 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Fendi Casa, 90 Northeast 39th Street, Miami

"Soundsuit" artist Nick Cave and  headphones brand "Beats by Dr. Dre" will host a collaborative party at Fendi Casa, the U.S. headquarters of Italian luxury fashion house Fendi in Miami's Design district. Lucky partygoers may also get a secret surprise musical guest performance.

Screening of "Gerhard Richter Painting"
8:30 p.m.
Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach

A screening of the new documentary follows abstract painter Gerhard Richter in his studio and through his creative process. Director Corinna Belz will be on hand for a Q & A afterwards.

BYOB (Bring Your Own Beamers)
9 p.m.
Grand Central, 697 North Miami Avenue, Miami

Following "LikeArtBasel," event space Grand Central hosts a one-night exhibition of video art "beamed" onto the walls.

NADA's Miami Beach Party
9 p.m. - 1 a.m.
Shore Club, 1901 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach

The New Art Dealer's Alliance is having a party at South Beach's Shore Club.

Visionaire Party

10 p.m. – 2 a.m.
The Delano, 1685 Collins Avenue, Miami

Limited edition art magazine Visionaire, an integral annual participant in ABMB's late-night scene, will be hosting its beachside party at the glamorous Delano Hotel tonight.

Nigel Barker's "Dreams Art Not Forgotten" Premiere
11 p.m.
Soho Beach House, 4385 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach

Fashion photographer and America's Next Top Model judge Nigel Barker takes another stab at the documentary genre with "Dreams Art Not Forgotten," covering daily life in Haiti after the devastating 2010 earthquake.

THE FAIRS? 
 

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center?
1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach?
December 1-4

NADA Art Fair?
Deauville Beach Resort?6701 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach?
December 2-5

Design Miami/?
Meridian Avenue & 19th Street?Adjacent to the Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach?
November 30-December 4

Art Miami?
Art Miami Pavilion?3101 NE 1st Avenue, Miami?
November 30-December 4

Pulse Art Fair?
The Ice Palace?1400 North Miami Avenue, at Northwest 14th Street, Miami?
December 1-4

Scope Art Fair?
Scope Pavilion?Northeast 1st Ave at Northeast 30th Street, Miami?
November 29-December 4

Art Asia?
Art Asia Pavilion?Northeast 1st Ave Northeast 30th Street, Miami?
November 30-December 4

ZOOM Elite (invitation only)?
W South Beach?2201 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach?
November 30-December 3

Aqua Art Fair?
Aqua Hotel?1530 Collins Ave, Miami Beach?
December 1-4

Ink Miami Art Fair?
Suites of Dorchester?1850 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
November 30-December 4

Red Dot Miami?
011 Northeast 1st Avenue, at Northeast 31st Street, Miami?
November 30-December 4

Seven Miami?
2637 North Miami Avenue at Northeasy 27th Street, Miami?
November 29-December 4

Fountain Miami?
2505 North Miami Ave at the corner of 25th Street, Miami
December 1-4

Verge Art Miami Beach
Greenview Hotel?1671 Washington Avenue at 17th Street, Miami Beach?
December 1-4

PooL Art Fair Miami Beach?
Carlton Hotel?Sadigo Court?334 20th Street at Park Avenue, Miami Beach?
December 2-4

Burst Art Fair?
Art Deco Center?1001 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach?
November 30-December 5

Art Now?
Catalina Hotel?1732 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach?
December 1-4

Arts For a Better World?
Surfcomber Hotel?1717 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach?
November 30-December 4

Zones Art Fair?
47 Northeast 25th Street, Miami?
November 29-December 3

 

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