After last year's successful collab, Larry Gagosian and Jeffrey Deitch return with a new exhibition, "DESIRE," in the Moore Building (191 NE 40th Street, Miami) opening on Tuesday, November 29, 5 to 8 p.m. The show was curated by Diana Widmaier Picasso and it's on view through December 4.
Alan Faena and Ximena Caminos launch their Faena Art Dome (on the beach @ 32nd Street, Miami Beach) with a celebration for the Miami edition of The Daily Front Row on Tuesday, November 29, 9:30 to 11:30 p.m. Natasha Poly, Juan Gatti and Brandusa Niro co-host. RSVP/w invite mandatory.
One Thousand Museum, via Hadid Architects
Bulgari hosts a private party in the penthouse of the FAENA Hotel (3201 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach) on Friday morning. The party honors their "B.zero1 Design Legend Ring" by Zaha Hadid. RSVP w/invite mandatory. Hadid's last residential tower in the Western Hemisphere, One Thousand Museum, is under construction in downtown Miami. Check it out while you cruising around Miami. RIP Zaha.
Brooklyn-based artist Mark Anthony Green returns to Miami for a third year with an exhibition called "What Comes After J?" on view at the W South Beach (2201 Collins Avenue, Bungalow 1, Miami Beach) on December 3 and 4, noon to 6 p.m. daily. Check out his new 30-minute "cinematic ode to black culture" and 20 recent paintings.
SURFACE Media hosts several daytime events in Faena's "Time Capsule" geodesic dome on the beach including five Design Dialogues with participants like Virgil Abloh, Yves Behar, Yvonne Force Villareal, Jeffrey Deitch and others — plus there's a party in the dome on Friday night. RSVP please. They are also doing a talk and video installation with artist Ben Jones and Pusha T on Thursday, 6:30 to 8 p.m., at the Miami Marine Stadium in celebration of Adidas Originals EQT; and a private party in the Design District on Thursday night with The Skins, Narcissister, Joseph Keckler and DJs Mia Moretti and Devin Lucien.
Gallery 88 (237 20th Street suite C, Miami Beach) has an exhibition called "Soul Lullaby" opening during Miami Art Week and on view through February 2017. Check out photos of rock star guitars by Lisa S. Johnson including Jimi Hendrix's Strat, Clapton's guitar that he used to record "Layla" and Lou Reed's Bolin NS. The Las Vegas-based photographer and author's book 108 Rock Star Guitars is out now. Also on view: several works by the gallery's owner Anthony Liggins and Swiss watches from Ernst Benz.
Miami artist-run space Dimensions Variable (300 NE 2nd Avenue, 3rd floor, Miami) will open their new 3,000 square-foot gallery in downtown Miami with a group show called "The Rest Is History" on December 1, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and on view until January 5, 2017. Over 14 international and local artists are included in the show. DV was founded in 2009 by artists Frances Trombly and Leyden Rodriguez-Casanova and the new gallery is a partnership with Miami Dade College.
We just received a little more info on events in the SoHo Beach House tent during the week: Nick Jones & Jay Jopling kick-off the week on Tuesday night with their annual party, this year in honor of Anselm Kiefer; L.A.'s A Club Called Rhonda will close out the week late on Saturday night with Felix da Housecat, Tensnake and Goddollars & Paradise; also look for nightly DJs including Mia Moretti, The Martinez Brothers, Walshy Fire from Major Lazer and RZA.
The 10th edition of Red Dot Miami (1700 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami) runs from November 30 (VIP opening from 6 to 10 p.m.) through December 4 with 75 international galleries in a 55,000-square-foot structure adjacent to the Spectrum Miami fair. Check out their "pARTicipate" immersive experience presented by Life Is Art, Virtual Relief and Miami International University of Art & Design.
Miami gallery Nina Johnson (6315 NW 2nd Avenue, Miami) — formerly Gallery Diet — opens an exhibition of new works by Awol Erizku called "I Was Going To Call It Your Name But You Didn't Let Me" on Monday, November 28, 7 to 9 p.m. and on view until January 14, 2017. Look for 20 paintings and a "conceptual sound collage of music and sonic ephemera."
Rafael Domenech, via his Facebook
Cuban artist Rafael Domenech unveils a site-specific installation at Hyde Resort & Residences (411 S. Ocean Drive, Hollywood Beach) on Monday, November 28, 5 to 7 p.m. While you're there, check out the mural by Douglas Hoekzema on the building's facade and the fashion show by Claudia Arce. Jorge M. Perez hosts. This event is invite only.
Brickell City Centre and United Talent Agency launch their 2017 Art Programme tonight, November 28, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., at the South Miami Avenue bridge between 7th and 8th Streets, with a live performance by MOTHXR featuring Penn Badgley. RSVP required.
Celebrate the launch of the Alex Katz x H&M collection at a private party hosted by PAPER Magazine at the Miami Beach EDITION (2901 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach) on Wednesday, November 30, 9 p.m. to midnight. There's a special performance by Nelly Furtado and DJ Heron Preston is spinning. RSVP/invite mandatory.
Splash photo by Cullen Washington Jr. at Dimensions Variable.