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The Antisteez Guide to Art Basel 2011

Category: Art|Events|Music   Posted by:   on November 29th, 2011

The Antisteez Guide to Art Basel 2011 music events art  art basel miami It’s that time of the year again. We wait eagerly for it… the artsy folk from around the world come to share their expensive collections of artistic majestry while the rest of us shiver with joy at the thought of the street art, the parties and overabundance of creativity. Here’s our guide to places you should be for Basel thrills. Check back as we’ll be updating this often.

 

The fancy, art gallery stuff…

Art without the pompous yuppies…

For the musically inclined…

If you’re lookin’ for some comp drinks…

 

ONGOING

Art | Basel  Miami Beach
December 1-4
260 leading galleries with the world’s most respected art dealers, showcase both renowned artists and cutting-edge newcomers with special performances by Theaster Gates and the Black Monks of Mississippi, Sanford Biggers and Moon Medicine.
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Red Dot Art Fair
November 30 – December 4
60,000 sq. ft. with 55 modern and contemporary art galleries from around the world in all mediums, plus this year… a sculpture garden
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Design Miami
November 30 – December 4
Galleries showcase design more so than “art” at Design Miami exhibiting and discussing furniture, lighting and other design objects. Styles vary from modern to contemporary attracting collectors as well as design enthusiasts. (Meridian Ave & 19th St.)

SCOPE
November 29 – December 4
80 international galleries continue the tradition of solo and thematic group shows presented alongside museum-quality programming, collector tours, screenings, and special events.
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Pulse
Until 7pm each day The Ice Palace (1400 North Miami Avenue, Miami, FL 33136) transforms into Pulse where $15 gets you access.
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Miami’s Independent Thinkers
December 1-4
Admission is free and this annual show which showcases artists who shine via canvas, film or even performance. (Awarehouse, 550 NW 29th St.)
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The Co11ective
December 1-4
A satellite event featuring murals and installations by famed artists Trek Six, Lizzie Easton, Lauren Webb Harris, Celso Gonzalez, Rimx, Larregui, SK545, Osunlade, La Pandilla, Bik Ismo, Shaun Thurston with special exhibits by Infamous Magazine, Red Bull Through My Eyes, HVW8 and Carlos “Mare139” Rodriguez. (215 NW 24th Street)

Graffiti Gone Global
December 1-4
In its 5th year of urban contemporary art and design the GGG exhibit will feature Marc Fornes, Volkan Alkanoglu, Billi Kid, Branger_Briz and the work of others. (The Rotunda Space, 3252 NE 1St Ave., Suite 101 – Midtown)

 

TUESDAY

Favela Beach presents Art Basel Kick-Off
November 29th | 11pm
WALL Lounge, 2201 Collins Ave.- Miami Beach
Featuring Holy Ghost! FREE (RSVP@wallmiami.com)

Art Basel Pre-party Kick Off
November 29th
Bardot, 3456 N. Miami Ave. – Midtown
With Deaf Poets and Space Between Words
$5
More info

 

WEDNESDAY

An Eclectic Evening with Macy Gray
November 30th | 9pm
Bardot, 3456 N. Miami Ave. – Midtown
Macy Gray (DJ set and intimate performance), Martin Luther (The Roots), Roosevelt Collier Trio with sounds by Rich Medina and a special screening.
Tickets

Miguel Paredes Pop-up Gallery at the Gansevoort
November 30th | 7-11pm
The Gansevoort Hotel, 2305 Collins Ave – Miami Beach
Sounds by Tom Laroc and drinks by Sapporo Beer, Rex Goliath Wines, Zu Vodka, Cointreau, Riazul and Scorpion Tequila and Perrier Sparkling Water (rsvp@miguelparedes.com).

 

THURSDAY

Nightdrive & Stussy Present The Art Basel Kick Off
December 1st | 10pm
Mamushka’s, 31 NW 36th St. – Midtown
Featuring Geneva Jacuzzi, Jonti, Steven A. Clark and more
FREE
More info

DFA Records Presents YACHT and BFGF
December 1st | 9pm
Electric Pickle, 2826 N. Miami Ave.- Midtown
$15

Interview Magazine: Screening of Andy Warhol Film “San Diego Surf”
December 1st | 9:30pm-12am
The Standard, 40 Island Venture – Miami Beach
Drinks by Belvedere, rsvp to artbasel@brantpub.com

Toyota Antics: James Murphy (LCD Soundsystem) & Black Lips
December 1st | 10pm-3am
Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave. – DWNTWN
RSVP

Premier of Neckface’s “Born Under a Bad Sign”
December 1st | 10:30
Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, 174 E. Flagler St. – DWNTWN
FREE with rsvp@onfwd
Trailer

 

FRIDAY

Artlog Presents Opening Night Reception at the Fountain
December 2nd | 7pm-12am
2505 N. Miami Ave. – Wynwood
$10 with open bar

Moby Acoustic Performance
December 2nd | 9pm
Bardot, 456 N. Miami Ave. – Midtown
$50 at the door

 

SATURDAY

Basel Castle
December 3nd | 5pm-4am
41 NW 20 St. – Wynwood
A mini festival of interactive games, installations, exhibitions, and live performances by Yelawolf, Penguin Prison, The Rapture and Tamara Sky. RSVP here to get in free before 9pm or it’s $10. (18+)

Mr. Brainwash exhibit and Absolut Vodka
December 3rd | 8-11pm
27th ST & 2nd AVE – Wynwood
Sounds by DJ Mike Nouveou, RSVP to for you and a friend to saturdayrsvp@epoplife.com. Storm troopers unconfirmed.

GZA the Genius
December 3rd | 9pm
The Stage, 170 NE 38th St. – Design District
GZA will be performing Liquid Swords, $20 tickets or $25 at the door.


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