Art Basel 2015 has arrived and there are tons of things to do to keep you busy throughout the week day or night. To help you navigate through all the Basel festivities, here are some things to See and Do during the art-filled week.
The Emotions Of R.Ricieri Exhibition at Ricieri Art Studio
325 NE 59 Terrace Miami Fl 33137, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM (December 1st)
Kicking off the Miami Art Week, Ricieri Art Studio presents a red carpet night for a unique exhibition featuring the Italian-Brazilian Artist Roberto Ricieri on December 1. The Emotions of R. Ricieri will display over 100 works by the artist, including his highly regarded Infinity Series of paintings, as well as sculptures and drawings. Attendees will also enjoy a hardcover book with five of his collections, a documentary movie, his own testimony about his time in captivity and how it led to him becoming an artist. Born in 1959 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Ricieri has created more than 1,000 paintings, using acrylic on canvas, along drawing with pencil and carbon. He discovered his style and way of thinking about art in prison, which affected his work with real life inspiration and deep emotion. For more information about Roberto Ricieri at www.ricieri.net or call 305-987-3700
The 12 Experience Presented by oddblueroses
2401 5th Ave, Miami Fl, 8PM – 10PM (December 2nd)
“The 12 Experience” Presented by oddblueroses sets out to leave its mark with their artistic innovation during Miami Art Week. The event will be a two-part exhibition showcasing the twins’; two identical twin brothers who have possessed artistic abilities from the early age of 3. They will be installing an innovative, multi-sensory, artistic experience that will chronicle the journey through consciousness of millennials. Participants will find themselves immersed in familiar images and sounds re-imagined and juxtaposed to the universal patterns and frequencies. Come by to enjoy live music, live painting, and an experience you will never forget. Millennials are revolutionizing 2015, truly making it a year to remember!
Drunken Dragon Collaborates With New York Based Eatery Sweet Chick Life.
1424 Alton Rd, Miami Beach, 6PM – 12AM (December 1st-6th)
Drunken Dragon, a hidden gem nestled in an understated strip mall, void of any visible signage outside a stealthy crimson-hued “MARKET”, is Art Basel Miami’s must-try dining destination. The local favorite restaurant is getting in on the Basel fun. Sweet Chick Life’s, Chef Randy Rappel is bringing his talents to SOBE in collaboration with Drunken Dragon’s Chef Xavier Torres during Art Basel Week. The NYC restaurant will be bringing it’s American comfort food flair and merging it with Chef, Xavier Torres, authentic Asian cuisine. The chef collaboration menu will only be available during Miami Art Week, giving all a taste of the best NYC and Miami has to offer. For those looking to indulge in the gastropub ’s popular do-it-yourself method of tableside grilling, Drunken Dragon will also offer its staple menu. Drunken Dragon will also be launching their bourbon-less cocktail at the bar and “Market Gallery” right next door.
Held in the entire block between NW 29th Street and NW 2nd Avenue to NW 28th Street and NW 3rd Avenue (Nov 27 – Dec 6)
Brewed Events & Wynwood Map have come together to bring a unique experience to everyone. These two power- houses combined to curate an entire block of murals, created by some of the most acclaimed artists from around the globe and a one-of-a-kind beer garden and event space. Smashed Canvas is an experience no one will want to miss. Smack-dab in the middle of Wynwood, you can find one of the largest independently produced mural installations of Basel along with your perfect getaway; a sweet, little public house featuring craft beer, cocktails and delicious food. Over 20 of the world’s best muralists, including artists such as Brain Butler, Caratoes, D*Face, Jeff Grass and Tatiana Suarez, will be painting the entire block between NW 2nd & 3rd Ave and 28th & 29th street creating the perfect reception to the beautiful Wynwood Art District.
Beer Garden Tasting Schedule:
Nov 27 – Funky Buddha Brewery (Sold Out),
Nov 28 – MIA Brewing
Nov 29 – Cigar City Brewing
Nov 30 – J Wakefield Brewing w/ Ahol Sniffs Glue and his Biscayne World
Dec 1 – Magic Hat Brewery (A White Basel)
Dec 2 – Founders Brewery
Dec 3 & 4: Duvel featuring Brewery Ommegang & Boulevard Brewing
Dec 5: Lagunitas Baked Basel
Dec 6: Closing Party. Artist Participating in The “Live” Mural/Canvases: Brian Butler, Caratoes, Chaz//The Location Police, D*Face, Ben Eline, Jeff Gress, Kamea Hadar, Hoxx, Hueman, Jose Mertz, Tatiana Suarez, Martin Whatsow, Woes and more.
*The event will be held in two spaces including the Beer Garden on 244 NW 29th Street Miami, FL 33127, open from 2pm-12am on Nov.27th till Dec 2nd and 2pm-2am from Dec. 3rd till Dec. 6th and the Event Space on 279 NW 28th St, Miami, FL 33127, open from 2pm-2am on Dec.3rd6th. www.smashedcanvas.com
Fearless Artist Pop Up Gallery
175 NW 25th St and 2nd Ave (December 1st – 6th) Be fearless during Miami Art Week! The Fearless Artist Pop Up Gallery is a unique event featuring more than 30 contemporary artists and designers all over the world. The Pop Up show will transform a 3,000 square ft. warehouse, in the heart of Miami’s Art and Design District, into an interactive art and entertainment experience. Returning artist, Peter Smith, sold nine sculptures and artist Chris Saunders completely sold out. The show offers the opportunity for art industry professionals and aficionados to network, engage, and connect with veteran and emerging artists. For more information visit http://www.fearlessartistmedia.com/
*Hours of Operation: Tuesday, Dec 1 6PM-12AM Weds, Dec 2 6PM-3AM, Thurs – Sat Dec 3-5,10AM-3/4AM, Sun, Dec 6 10AM- 6PM
The Fearless Artist Gallery Pop Up in Wynwood will be showcasing UncuttArt known for his “Protect Yo Heart” Street Art that Miranda Lambert layed next to, post her divorce announcement as well as the Steve Jobs mural in Wynwood. He will be unveiling a mural outside the gallery as well as his artwork inside among many other talented artists.