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December 11, 2012

Art Basel Miami Beach: Thursday’s Top Ten

By Alexandra Wolfe | Art, Miami Art Basel

Art Basel Miami beach: Jeremy Piven and Martha Stewart
Photo courtesy of Art Basel/InterContinental Miami

Our picks for Thursday night’s top places to see and be seen at Art Basel Miami Beach:

10. Russell Simmons hosted a party celebrating Raphael Mazzucco’s collection at the St. Regis in Bal Harbour with Talent Resources and Rosenbaum Contemporary.

9. Miami Art Museum director Thom Collins had a reception for the new exhibit “New Work Miami 2013,” with music by Spam Allstars.

8. Chopard and W magazine editor Stefano Tonchi previewed the Milton Greene photography collection “Marilyn Forever” at Soho Beach House.

7. Hyde Beach at the SLS Hotel South Beach was booming with Visionaire magazine and Net-A-Porter’s Art Basel party.

6. Scope Miami officially kicked off with an outdoor VH1 lounge where Metric performed against a backdrop of Artists on the Rise, a group of three emerging artists whose work was featured in the lounge.

5. Fendi Casa’s exhibit celebrating Andy Warhol’s contemporary artwork opened at the Fendi Casa Luxury Living Showroom.

4. Russian heiress Maria Baibakova hosted a cocktail party in her penthouse apartment at the Setai, in honor of artist Matthew Brannon’s commission for Lincoln Center.

3. Also at the Setai, designer Domenico Vacca opened his club, DV Club Miami, for the season.

2. The InterContinental Miami officially opened its new restaurant Toro Toro, with Chef Richard Sandoval at the helm. To celebrate the hotel’s $30 million renovation, actor Jeremy Piven plugged in the lobby’s new Digital Canvas installation.

1. Vito Schnabel held a buzzy Dom Pérignon party at Wall, the nightclub in the W South Beach Hotel.