AO On Site – Miami Beach (final summary 1 of 2): Part 1, Random cell phone images of Art Basel Week Events and Parties

December 10th, 2012

Los Carpinteros  Güiro – Pop up bar on the Beach – All photos in this post by Art Observed

The events surrounding Art Basel Miami Beach have grown noticeably in the past few years, thankfully so has the pixel count in the latest issue cell phone cameras of our Art Observed staff on site (though some photos below seem to belie this capability). Below is a selection of some of the people, art, cars-as-art, parties and events we tweeted and instagrammed live during the week @ArtObserved, in case you missed it.

Azealia Banks at the Standard Hotel for Terrywood on Friday Night

Le Baron Pop Up (Wednesday night) at Jelsomino, Miami Beach

José Parlá and JR at the Standard

A$ap Rocky at the Hole Party at the Delano Hotel Thursday Night

Floating Cinderblocks in the hot tub at the Nada Pool Party Saturday Night

A Bernard Vernet Buggatti Grand Sport at Rubell Collection

Wednesday Night at David Lynch’s Club Silencio (out of London) pop up in the Delano Hotel

Sean Puffy Combs at the main fair

Victoria Golembiovskayan of House of the Nobleman and The Guggenheim Europe’s Nic Iljine at the House of the Nobleman’s 1920’s themed event at a private home in collaboration with the Hole Gallery

Dita von Teese performing

A 1976 BMW 3.0 CSL by Frank Stella at  Design Miami

Desi Santiago’s Black Lords at Lord’s South Beach

Art Basel Conversations, Asia Focus

Chanel and beachside barbeque at Soho House

Mr. Brainwash gave us a private viewing of his work at the Boulan Hotel Thursday night

Tom Sachs sculpture at W Hotel

Will Ferrell at the main fair

The ubiquitous Richard Prince Lemon Fizz Arizona Ice Tea can at Le Baron at The Pearl Saturday Night

Snarkitecture at Sunset, Design Miami

Miami Beach Transportation

Primary Projects / Crooks & Castles presented “Asif’s Guns”, a pop-up installation in Wynwood, showcasing more than 300 firearms handcrafted from cardboard by Miami artist Asif Farooq

Winner of Art Observed’s Best Vehicular DJ Booth for 2012 at Nada’s Pool Party

A new photographer recruit

John Chamberlain sculpture at Botanical Gardens Miami

Jeffrey Deitch’s MoCA beach party featuring Peter Bjorn and John in concert at the Raleigh

Plugging in at the fair

amFAR’s party at the Soho Beach House Thursday Night

Will Ryman sculpture at the Botanical Park

A local edition jellyfish lamp at Journal Gallery afterparty at the Hotel Victor, Saturday Night

After party with Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth for KURT at the James Hotel Thursday night

“Blah, Blah, Blah ..” by Mel Bochner

Visionaire’s party at the SLS

Alchemist Party for Kitsune at the 1111 Lincoln Road a Herzog De Muron Designed Parking Garage the band is DWNTWN

Pharrell and Craig Robbins at Design Miami

Le Baron’s Thursday night popup at Orchid Circus in the design district

Sunset at the Standard Hotel Sunday night at Le Baron’s BBQ

-V. Artzimovich