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Art Basel Events Guide Part II

By Alyse Mier Art Basel Miami is almost here and whether you’re looking for suggestions on where to go, or want to see it all we’ve got you covered. Consider marking your calendars with some of the events listed below. Spencer Finch American artist Spencer Finch may have just made your food too pretty to eat. Finch uses a solar-powered ice cream truck to process the colors of the sunset into soft serve ice cream. When: December 1st -5th Time: December 1st 5pm-10pm December 2nd-5th 1pm-8pm Where: Hyde Midtown Suites & Residences, 3401 NE 1st Ave, Miami Pure Abstraction Making its debut in the Mandarin Oriental’s waterfront restaurant, Pure Abstraction will feature artworks by internationally recognized artists and award-winning painter Alex Brewer aka HENSE. When: December 3rd-6th Where: Mandarin Oriental Hotel, 500 Brickell Key Drive, Miami Additional Information: For more information or reservations, call (305) 913-8288 or visit Beyond The Limelight: Art Basel A photo exhibition of New York City’s nightlife in the 80s and 90s through the eyes of photographer Tina Paul. The photo exhibition will be accompanied by a fashion exhibition curated by Keni Valenti. When: December 3rd-12th Where: 2612 NW 2nd Ave, Miami Time: 6pm-10pm Additional Information: For more information and to RSVP visit Oliver Gal This pop-up gallery features the pieces we’ve come to know and love, as well as limited edition pieces you’ll only find here. When: November 1st – December 29th Where: 2819 NW 2nd Ave, Miami RSVP: ELLE Décor ELLE Décor Magazine has taken a loft space in Wynwood and paired top interior designers with name brands to create and style different rooms in the loft. When: December 2nd-4th Tickets: Can be purchased for $35 dollars by calling (305) 243-9088 Where: 250 Wynwood, 250 NW 24th St, Miami CONTEXT Art Miami An art show dedicated to highlighting the works of emerging artists, CONTEXT showcases artists from over 80 international galleries. When: December 1st-6th Time: December 1st VIP Kickoff 5:30pm-10:00pm December 2nd-5th 11am-8pm December 6th 11am-6pm Where: 2901 NE 1st Ave, Miami Tickets: Can be purchased at Absolut Elyx & Water For People Launch Philanthropy Benefit with Sean Kelly & Jérôme Sans at Art Basel This event will celebrate a partnership and safe drinking water efforts by offering guests to view a sculpture created by Antony Gormely and auctioned by Paddle8, pop up water truck and copper pineapple boutique and live performances. When: November 24th – December 9th Where: Delano South Beach 1685 Collins Ave, Miami Beach MYTHS, WORDS AND FIRE Laura Kimpton will cover the entire ground floor of the SLS South Beach with sculptures, videos and paintings. In addition to the artwork, Kimpton will also launch her apparel line She’s Got Wings at a pop-up store in the hotel. When: December 1st-31st Where: SLS South Beach Hotel, 1701 Collins Ave, Miami Beach