Day at the Beach: 8 Can’t-Miss Art Basel Miami Beach Events for December 3-4

Day at the Beach: 8 Can’t-Miss Art Basel Miami Beach Events for December 3-4
Skater and KIDS famous actor Leo Fitzpatrick, and photographers Luis Gispert and Tim Barber will hang out at The Standard to sign copies of their respective new books published by OHWOW Gallery.
(Courtesy OHWOW)

THE EVENTS


SATURDAY

MoMA PS1 Sunset Cocktail Party
5 p.m. - 8 p.m
The Mondrian, 1100 West Avenue Suite 305, Miami Beach
MoMA PS1 toasts frequent collaborators and cyber-kitsch provocateurs Ryan Trecartin and Lizzie Fitch over sunset cocktails at the swank Mondrain Hotel in South Beach. In a bizarre and Trecartinian gesture, the party will also host a Kim Kardashian look-a-like contest.   

Bing Presents Photo Exhibit “Travelers” by Shenae Grimes 
5-7 p.m.
Sanctuary Hotel, Rooftop, 1745 James Place, Miami
Teen drama starlet Shenae Grimes (currently of "90210" and previously of "Degrassi"-fame) will show a body of documentary photography depicting homeless teenagers entitled "Travelers," and British filmmaker Mark Singer will be on-hand for a viewing of his documentary "Dark Days," which depicts people living in the "Freedom Tunnel," a stretch of abandoned underground railway in New York City.

“Music Loves Art” Hosted by Mickalene Thomas & Friends
8 p.m. - Late
Ricochet Lounge, 3250 NE 1st Ave, #122B, Miami
Miami's sceneier-than-thou Ricochet Lounge will get an old school makeover Saturday night, starting with a discussion with maximalist diva portraitist Mickalene Tomas, followed by a performance by funk/soul revivalists Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, and wrapping up with a DJ set by the green-haired Venus X.

Leo Fitzpatrick, Luis Gispert and Tim Barber Signing
5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The Standard Hotel, 40 Island Avenue, Miami
Skaterboarder and "KIDS" actor Leo Fitzpatrick, along with photographers Luis Gispert and Tim Barber will hang out at the Standard Hotel to sign copies of their new books published by OHWOW Gallery.

Art Basel Brunch
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
The Sagamore, 1671 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
One of the premiere Basel events, hotel owners Marty and Cricket Taplin, together with local art institutions the Bass Museum of Art, Lowe Art Museum, Miami Art Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami, the Patricia & Phillip Frost Museum of Art and the Wolfsonian-FIU Museum will wine and dine VIPs to close out the spectacular week.

Ryan Trecartin and Ghe20 Goth1k Rave
11 p.m.
Grand Central, 697 North Miami Avenue, Miami
At an all night art rave with dance-worthy visuals created by media collective Thunder Horse Video, the Manhattan club group Ghe20 Goth1k, artist Ryan Trecartin, and Chicago psychotek duo Yentech will party will wrap up Basel by partying until dawn.

Mad-Hatter Party for Douglas Freeman
7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
The Shore Club, 1901 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
The "Mad-Hatter" will stir up the art crowds at swanky Miami Beach venue The Shore Club with an Alice in Wonderland-inspired party in honor of fashion photographer Douglas Freeman.

SUNDAY

Kehinde Wiley Fish Fry
Time TBA
The Shore Club, 1901 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
Urban Renaissance painter Kehinde Wiley will fry up some fish beachside at the Shore Club for those left standing at the end of the U.S.'s biggest annual art fair.

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


3011 Northeast 1st Avenue, at Northeast 31st Street, Miami


November 30-December 4

Seven Miami


2637 North Miami Avenue at Northeast 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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