Art Basel Newsletter – Friday

VIDEO: Opening night at Art Miami and Context

Tuesday of Miami Art Week featured the much anticipated VIP opening of Art Miami and Context. The fairs span over two vast tents in Midtown Miami and are connected by a central courtyard.

For the second year in a row, the opening night benefited Perez Art Museum Miami (PAMM). Representing PAMM were museum director Thom Collins and philanthropists Jorge and Darlene Perez. With the museum’s opening taking place throughout the week, Collins remarked that Art Miami would most likely be the only fair that he would attend.

Pictured: Andres Asion and Alexia Echevarria at the Vernissage for Art Miami

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Social Styles: Art Basel – Part Three

Art Week Miami is the very definition of visual overload and it is not contained inside the walls of the fairs and galleries. The more is more vibrant art crowd is adding to the cool factor that is already Miami and Stylist Elysze Held has again captured the glorious spectacle that is Art Basel Style at NADA Miami Beach; The Webster Miami; Design District; Elle Décor Modern Life Concept House Opening Event benefiting Sylvester Cancer Center; Art for Healing event at Anima Domus to benefit Children’s Bereavement Center; Wallpaper Handmade Gallery and the Crown Jewel(Swarovski, that is)—at Maison Martin Margeila in collaboration with Atelier Swarovski.

Pictured: Alessandra DeTomaso in a gorgeous dress of her own design, Balmain bag, Alexander McQueen shoes at Wallpaper Handmade Gallery/Jaguar Event

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Basel Manny Daily – Day Four

The crazed, art induced social week is beginning to wind down, but not before Manny Hernandez made his Thursday night run. This latest issue of Basel Manny Daily includes the PAMM Opening Party; Elle McPherson, Jackie Soffer and artist Tracey Emins at her Angel Without You book signing at Scarpetta at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach; Opening of NADA at the Deauville; British social photog Richard Young and Nadine Johnson at the Issa London lunch at Soho Beach House; Dori Cooperman at the Alex Dellal, Stavros Niarchos, and Vito Schnabel Present Dom Perignon Limited Edition by Jeff Koons party at WALL; Adrian Grenier at the Dom Perignon Limited Edition by Jeff Koons party at WALL; David Chatman and Stephen Dorff; Mr. Brainwash; Nicky Hilton, the Miami Skyline from the PAMM opening; and Jorge and Darlene Perez with Ken and Marie Wong at the the PAMM opening.

Pictured: David Chatman and Stephen Dorff at the Dom Perignon Limited Edition by Jeff Koons party at WALL

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SocialMiami’s Art Basel Event Guide

Art Basel Miami Beach is continues with a swarm of satellite art fairs and parties that envelope the entire city. Detailing the non-stop activity is SocialMiami’s Art Basel Guide. From Fairchild to Wynwood, the Design District, MiMo, Brickell, Downtown, Midtown, North Beach and South Beach, all of Miami-Dade is ready to host inarguably the largest convergence of people from the international art world to descend upon a single locale for the entire year.

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