Miami Art and Design Week 2017 - Ugo Rondinone's exhibition good evening beautiful blue @ The Bass 01. Museum - Photo by Zachary Balber. Courtesy of the artist and The Bass.

Miami Art and Design Week 2017 – Ugo Rondinone’s exhibition @ The Bass – Ph. by Zachary Balber, courtesy of the artist & The Bass.

Miami 2017 – Until December 10, DesignMiami and Art Basel Miami gather creatives, collectors and gallerists from across the globe. Check these 7 must-see collateral events and exhibitions during the city’s Art and Design Week 2017.

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DesignMiami/ 2017 Satellite Event - NUAGE installation by Bouroullec brothers - Photo via @rowanbouroullec, IG.

DesignMiami/ 2017 Satellite Event – NUAGE installation by Bouroullec brothers – Photo via @rowanbouroullec, IG.

MIAMI RENAISSANCE? In recent years the city has grown with new cultural spaces, parks, retail spaces and hotels designed by international architects such as Arata Isozaki and Zaha Hadid. The two creative epicenters are the Faena District in Miami Beach which was masterplanned by Rem Koolhaas and Philip Stark and the Miami Design District, which is centered around an iconic geodesic dome designed by Buckminster Fuller.


ICA Miami inaugurates its new home

@ 61 NE 41st St, Miami Design District.
ICA Miami - Photo by © Iwan Baan.

Photo by Iwan Baan.

ICA Miami, the city’s Institute for Contemporary Art has just opened a new permanent home in the Design District. Spanish studio Aranguren + Gallegos Arquitectos conceived a cladded façade composed by interlocking metal triangles and metal panels which create an eye-catching effect at night. Inside, the building features over 20.000 square feet of adjustable gallery spaces on three floors. The outdoor sculpture garden is set to host long term installations.

ICA Miami - Photo by © Iwan Baan.

Photo by Iwan Baan.

ICA Miami inaugural exhibition The Everywhere Studio explores the role of the studio as the physical space where artists create while relating with the challenges of their time. The exhibition features works by over 50 artists from the past five decades including masterpieces by Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, Yves Klein, Roy Lichtenstein and more.


Arata Isozaki and David Gauld’s Bass Museum now open

@ 2100 Collins Ave, Miami Beach.
Daniel Knorr's installation in front of THE BASS Museum - Photo by @venicemagftl, IG.

Daniel Knorr’s installation in front of THE BASS Museum – Photo by @venicemagftl, IG.

After 16 years, Arata Isozaki and David Gauld completed the renovation of the Bass Museum which has finally reopened showcasing 4 new galleries, a brand new creativity center and over 6.000 square feet of public space. The museum welcomes guests in an art deco-style building designed by Russell Pancoast in 1935.

Miami Art and Design Week 2017. Ugo Rondinone's exhibition "good evening beautiful blue" - Photo by Zachary Balber, courtesy of the artist and The Bass.

Ugo Rondinone’s exhibition “good evening beautiful blue” – Photo by Zachary Balber, courtesy of the artist and The Bass.

Make sure to visit Good Evening Beautiful Blue, Ugo Rondinone’s solo exhibition which explores the artist’s works and practice from the late 1990s to the present. Here the vocabulary of solitude installation features 45 life-size clown figures cast from 22 men and 23 women of various ages and ethnicities. The work takes inspiration from the artist’s reflection on his daily actions, where each figure is engaged in a different daily activity, such as sleeping, dreaming, remembering, showering and walking.


Carsten Höller’s Prada Double Club Miami

59 NW 14th street, Miami Downtown

Milan-based arts institution Fondazione Prada teamed with scientist and artist Castern Höller to create the Prada Double Club Miami, a three nights only collaboration turning a former ice factory into a club with a double soul. The indoor spaces are entirely in black and white, even the dj visuals, while the the outdoor area are inspired by a tropical garden boosted by a hyper chromatic explosion of colour.


Luminous swarm of drones flies @ the Faena district

@ Faena Hotel – 3201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach.
Miami 2017 - Studio Drift

Courtesy of Studio Drift.

A flying swarm of 300 drones compose the Franchise Freedom flying sculpture by Studio Drift. Until Sunday – and according to the weather – the installation hosted and sponsored by PACE Gallery, BMW and Faena Art blurs the lines between technology, science, nature and art.


Les Araigneés et Le Refuge installation by Marc Ange

@ Faena Hotel – 3201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach.
Miami 2017 - Les Araignées et le Refuge, Marc Ange - Photo by © Éclat Public Relations.

Les Araignées et le Refuge, Marc Ange – Photo by © Éclat Public Relations.

At the Faena Hotel, Wallpaper* presents Marc Ange’s Instagram friendly installation featuring the Refuge a pink oversized lounger sheltered by a parasol made of stylised palm leaves. The design sits on top of a pedestal and cannot be reached nor by people nor by a set of spider looking chairs – Les Araigneés – that almost seem to seize it.


Nuage by the Bouroullec brothers

Miami Design District – 3841 NE 2nd Ave.
DesignMiami/ 2017 Satellite event: NUAGE by Bouroullec brothers - Photo courtesy of Miami Design District.

DesignMiami/ 2017 Satellite event: NUAGE by Bouroullec brothers – Photo courtesy of Miami Design District.

Rowan & Erwan Bouroullec designed an organic pergola made from steel and colored glass in the Paseo Ponti in Miami Design District. Slender poles sustain a “geometrical” cloud reflecting the surrounding environments.


COS x Studio Swine

Temple House – 1415 Euclid Ave, Miami Beach.
DesignMiami/ 2017 Satellite Event: COS x Studio Smine - Photo courtesy of COS.

DesignMiami/ 2017 Satellite Event: COS x Studio Smine – Photo courtesy of COS.

PACE Gallery showcases also Studio Swine’s NEW SPRING blossoming sculpture for COS which debuted at Milan Design Week. An interactive tree-chandelier made of white slender tubes produces bubbles which don’t burst when they come in contact with texture fabrics but, when they explode, they release milky perfumed halos [Read more].