Art Basel and Design Miami are almost here, the countdown has already started, and we can’t wait for the exciting events that will take place through these days. From December 3rd-8th, Miami will breathe art and design, displaying eccentric exhibitions that will invite prominent dealers, collectors, and artists from all over the world. Looking forward to the artistry line-up that’s coming with these events, Miami Design Agenda shares a list with the top 5 art hotspots that you must check out!
Dates: December 6-8
Versace has invited the longtime interior designer Sasha Bikoff to transform a series of rooms into vivid physical experiences packed with unique furniture pieces and art. At this exhibition, there are a total of three settings that make up the display that was initially presented at FuoriSalone during Milan Design Week 2019.
Event Space, 140 NE 39th St
Dates: December 2019-2020
Virgil Abloh returns to the Miami Design District to unveil a never-before-seen sculpture of a sinking Sunoco beacon with the name ‘Dollar a Gallon.’ The large-scale outdoor sculpture was inspired by a previous work that was on display at Abloh’s “PAY PER VIEW” solo exhibition at Kaikai Kiki Gallery in Tokyo.
156 NE 39th St
Dates: Doors open December 4
Don and Mera Rubell are art collectors that are finally opening their own museum in Miami. They share a collection that goes over 7,200 works by over 1,000 artists and counting. They were one of the first to acquire pieces by acclaimed contemporary artists such as Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, and many more.
1100 NW 23rd St.
Dates: October 12, 2019-January 31, 2020
The Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami is currently hosting a momentous exhibition by Yayoi Kusama entitled “All the Eternal Love I Have for the Pumpkins.” The legendary Japanese artist presents one of her signature Infinity Mirror Room installations for the first time in Miami. Inside the immersive installation, Kusama’s signature spotted pumpkins are observed inside a mirror-lined room illuminated with color-changing LED lights.
Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami
61 NE 41st St
Dates: December 3-8
The exhibition from Larry Gagosian and Jeffrey Deitch is entitled “The Extreme Present” and it will feature diverse artworks inspired by the recent publication entitled The Age of Earthquakes: A Guide to the Extreme Present by authors Shumon Basar, Douglas Coupland, and Hans Ulrich Obrist.
191 NE 40th St
Make sure to try all of these art hotspots during your visit to Art Basel and Design Miami!