Inside Virgil Abloh’s Final Performance and Other Art Basel Scenes Miami Beach 2021 Spend-athon

On Tuesday in Miami, a single event became a collision of influence, celebrity and money unseen in Florida since before the pandemic — or possibly never before. James Murdoch chat with founder Moda Operandi Lauren Santo Domingo as Serena Williams and her husband, founder of Reddit Alexis Ohanian, passing. Kanye West take a picture with his daughter North side and the estranged wife, Kim Kardashian West, as Bernard Arnault, third richest person in the world, catching up with fellow billionaire and was recently named a Barbadian national hero Rihanna and the person in charge Hans Ulrich Obrist chatted with the founder of Snap Evan Spiegel, 31 years old and worth more than 9 billion USD. And their first public appearance since leaving the White House has been deposed Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump, people wearing pink.

And yes, the first edition of Art Basel Miami Beach to be held since 2019 was already underway that day, but the event was Not Art Basel Miami Beach opens. It was the Louis Vuitton men’s show spring-summer 2022, billed as the final artistic statement of the late Louis Vuitton men’s creative director, Virgil Abloh, an influential multicultural force, who passed away at the age of 41 on Sunday leaving many of their jetliners in shock. the way down to Magic City. The tragedy did not hinder the proceedings. Abloh’s wife and family requested the show to take place as a tribute. In doing so, with a 30-foot tall statue of Abloh at the entrance and a synchronized drone, it ramped up energy and brought out the brand’s most dedicated customers, ready to spend a lot. than before.

In other words, it’s been a great Miami 2021 moment. The city is currently going through a perfect storm of bad check signing. It’s been two years of wealth creation at the top of the economic mountain, while telecommuting financiers and tech moguls living in diverse concentrations have stamped Florida tax happiness, making this year’s Miami edition of Basel the Super Bowl for branding and the Oscars for luxury selling. The creation of the $10 billion NFT market seemingly overnight rivaled the art market in general.

And so, the stunning launch of a new collection from Louis Vuitton – part of the luxury group LVMH, which reported sales of €44.2 billion in the first nine months of 2021 – is seen as the culmination of the year. 36-hour caviar -topped carnival surplus where .1% of Americans parachute on private jets to part with hundreds of millions of dollars in exchange for art and luxury goods.

Monday begins with agents and advisors strolling around the indoor pool at Setai to finalize purchases, deals will be sealed once the buyer completes the actual eye-popping technique. in the booth at the fair. Across the causeway in the design district, Vuitton’s madness has begun with its new men’s flagship, where LV superstars in head-to-toe Virgil have earned their leather jackets. worth $3,500. Several cocktail parties and gallery openings take place throughout the design district, but without the neighborhood mastermind, Craig Robins, who is having a party at the big mansion on Sunset Island with his wife, Jackie Soffer, whom Robins met when she sued him over a private jet – marriage, Miami style. Attendees must tiptoe through Solange Knowles and CEO of Christie Guillaume Cerutti to avoid falling off the cliff, and then a series of dinners — for Louis Vuitton at Carbone, for Saint Laurent in a gallery built on the beach, for ICA Miami at Red Chicken — in front of the whole world. the art is housed in Soho Beach House, where London’s White Cube has set up in the sand with the gallery’s founder jay, jopling stand in the center link and build with Diplo.

“Isn’t it just great that this party is back again?” Jopling yelled as Sister Sledge played a surprise live performance in the background.

And this is all before Tuesday, when a Champagne breakfast is at 9:30 a.m. at the Miami Beach convention center official named another edition of Floridian Art Basel. To encourage social distancing, the fair allowed opening at V-est opening hours for VIPs only, but by noon, crowds began to fill up the booths. Singer Maroon 5 Adam Levine and his wife, supermodel Behati Prinsloo, grab the giant James Turrell used to be the center of the Pace Gallery booth. The asking price was $950,000 and the deal was brokered by LA’s advisor to the stars, Meredith Darrow. Elsewhere in the fair, David Zwirner sold Ad Reinhardt’s Abstract painting, blue color (1953) for more than $7 million, and Hauser & Wirth sold paintings from his studio George Condo and Rashid Johnson for $1.4 million and about $1 million, respectively. The Founders of the Rubbell . Museum university lecturer and Mera Rubella Walking hand in hand, and the local real estate mogul Jorge Perez barking Spanish into a cell phone while walking under Calder at the Helly Nahmad stall. Disgraceful former hotel owner Steve Wynn talk to Larry Gagosian at the booth of the latter; then, Gagosian caught up with Barry Diller.

Also spotted taking part in rounds at the fair were Monsieur Arnault and his family, including Alexandre Arnault, Tiffany’s ad campaign mastermind with a Basquiat said to be “Tiffany blue”. But in the early afternoon, the French luxury billionaires made their way from the fair to a Marina on Jungle Island, where huge five-deck ships are set to carry hundreds of guests to the Maritime Stadium. Miami, a historic structure built to host regattas on the Virginia Keys. As the big boats disembark, a fleet of smaller speedboats emblazoned with LV badges ferry celebrities from island to island. Inside Virgil Abloh’s Final Performance and Other Art Basel Scenes Miami Beach 2021 Spend-athon


ClareFora is a Interreviewed U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. ClareFora joined Interreviewed in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing:

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