Eye on Miami: Art Basel Edition

It's not easy having eyes all over the scene, being around to take in all the wild visuals at all the worthwhile places in the city. There are, however, those parties and gallery openings where a fortunate photographer can point and shoot. Every week, in collaboration with WorldRedEye, New Times will bring you a solid recap of all the experiences you may have missed around Miami in previous days. It's impossible to be everywhere, but hey, we can try to keep our Eye on Miami.

December 2, Chrome Hearts Celebrates Art Basel 2015
Unveiling their latest collaborations, Chrome Hearts Miami celebrated with a private party hosted alongside Sean Kelly and Maison Ladurée in their Design District space. Famous faces including Lenny Kravitz, Bella Hadid, Kevin Durant, Martin Garrix, Elle Macpherson, and more all came out to check out the work. Fashion and art have always converged in this experimental spaced fueled by the passion of co-owner Laurie Lynn Stark — along with her daughter, Jesse Jo and husband Richard Stark.

December 2, Jeremy Scott & Grey Goose Celebrate Art Basel 2015 at the Surf Lodge
It’s always an epic time when Jeremy Scott throws a party. Creative director of Moschino and fashion designer, Jeremy Scott, hosted a private dinner and cocktail party presented by Grey Goose Vodka and Wine ‘N Dine at the Surf Lodge pop-up at the newly opened Hall South Beach. Guests, including Paris Hilton, Jayma Cardoso, Tyrese Gibson, Russell Simmons, Julian Lennon, and Rose McGowan, enjoyed a custom a Grey Goose cocktail menu inspired by Jeremy Scott’s SS 2016 collection.

December 2-5, Le Baron Pop-Up at FDR
Hardcore partiers that are familiar with NYC’s famous Le Baron were over-the-moon to hear the club took over FDR in celebration of Art Basel week. Wednesday through Saturday the Miami club was filled with endless shenanigans including epic sets by DJ Cassidy, Elle Dee, Mazturbate, Tremaine Emory, and more.

December 3, Dom Pérignon Hosts Sixth-Annual Art Basel Celebration - From Earth to Heart at W South Beach
Dom Pérignon with Alex Dellal, Stavros Niarchos, and Vito Schnabel hosted its annual Art Basel after party at Wall, From Earth to Heart, following an intimate dinner hosted by Aby Rosen and Samantha Boardman at the Dutch. Guests at the Dom Pérignon party event enjoyed music by Solange Knowles and a late-night set by DJ Ruckus, while enjoying Dom Pérignon’s latest release, Dom Pérignon Vintage 2006. The annual party, now in its sixth consecutive year, also marked the U.S. launch of the new Dom Pérignon Vintage 2006.

December 3, Jefferson Hack & NOWNESS Present Daniel Arsham’s Future Relic 04 After Party at Basement
Following the world premiere of Future Relic 04, a film by visual artist Daniel Arsham, guests celebrated with a wild afterparty at Basement. Guests danced their hearts out to a set by A-Trak that kept everyone raging until the early morning hours. The evening, hosted by Jefferson Hack, Daniel Arsham, Rose McGowan, Emmanuel Perrotin, and Arturo Castro.

December 3, 1 Oak Pop-Up at Rockwell with Jermaine Dupri, Mr. Brainwash, and A-Trak
Rockwell kicked off their partnership with 1 Oak on Thursday night by hosting the 1 Oak + Up & Down pop-up. The evening was co-hosted by Galore Magazine and brought an epic line of partygoers looking to experience the new venue. The night also featured an unbelievable live performance by recording artist Miguel and appearances from Jermaine Dupri, Mr. Brainwash, and A-Trak.

December 4, Rosario Dawson & Mara Hoffman Host Pop-Up Store at the Surf Lodge
Actress Rosario Dawson and fashion maven Mara Hoffman hosted a cocktail party at the Surf Lodge at the Hall to celebrate the Surf Lodge pop-up store. The pop-up shop featured ethically sourced clothing and accessories from both Rosario Dawson’s Studio One Eighty Nine and the Mara Hoffman brand.

December 4, Paris Hilton at Wall Presented by Belvedere
Paris Hilton’s trip to Miami wouldn’t be complete without a wild Art Basel party. Hilton took to the decks at Wall and played party-goers an epic set. With killer beats and endless Belvedere flowing all night, party-goers raged hard well into the early morning hours.

December 4, Ocean Drive Magazine Celebrates Annual Art of the Party with Cover Star Katie Holmes
Ocean Drive celebrated their highly anticipated, artful December issue with cover star Katie Holmes at the private estate of Stephen and Petra Levin on Miami Beach. Publisher Courtland Lantaff, editor-in-chief Jared Shapiro, and hosts Petra and Stephen Levin welcomed the actress, along with other VIP guests including jewelry designer Stephen Webster, Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine, Brian Elias, shoe- and home-design guru Donald Pliner, and more. The invitation-only event that was supported by Baptist Health System took place among the backdrop of the Levins significant collection of over 250 works of modern and contemporary sculpture, paintings, and photography.

December 5, Gabrielle Union Shops Calypso St. Barth Pop-Up During Art Basel at Soho Beach House
Actress Gabrielle Union made a pit-stop at the stunning Calypso St. Barth pop-up at Soho Beach House during Art Basel. The pop-up featured the luxury lifestyle brand’s curated selection of dresses, tops, and accessories.

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