A Guide to Art Basel Miami Beach
DECEMBER 4: DAY 4
The Miami Art Museum holds its annual MAM Ball gala fundraiser, this year celebrating the groundbreaking of its new Herzog & de Meurondesigned home in Bicentennial Park. Mandarin Oriental, Miami, 500 Brickell Key Dr.
Nick Cave’s extraordinary Soundsuits are the lure at West Palm Beach’s Norton Museum of Art, but don’t miss the high Deco work of John Storrs while you’re there. 1451 S. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach
Renowned curator and gallerist Milagros Maldonado has repurposed Wynwood’s Dorissa Building as the new home of the Miami Biennale foundation. The 25,000-square-foot space’s opening exhibitions are “The Abstract World of Leo Maitz” and “Beyond the Erotic From the Collection of Milagros Maldonado.” 2751 N. Miami Ave., Miami
Micro-sculptor Willard Wigan, renowned for his Pop-infused works that can sit in the eye of a needle, has launched a Miami gallery for art-fair season. (Of course, a new piece features the trio of James, Wade and Bosh.) Willard Wigan Gallery, 3252 NE First Ave., Miami
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AG Jeans design director Mark Wiesmayr and stylist Jeanann Williams on denim's cultural footprint.