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Instagrams of the Art World: Miami, Jeff Koons, Marina Abramovic, and North West

The ever-imaginative art collective Friends With You always seem to hit exactly the right note for Art Basel in Miami Beach. This year, their installation “Somewhere Over the Rainbow,” in collaboration with Paul Kasmin Gallery and Paper Magazine at the Mondrian South Beach, offered guests in Miami an inflatable installation that employed the full color spectrum in an effort to bring the viewer to an “enhanced state of happiness and self-healing.” (more…)

The Four Best Moments From Page Six’s Baffling Art Basel Miami Beach Coverage

Whether you like it or not, Art Basel Miami Beach has become a three-ring circus of parties, celebrities, and velvet ropes. Unsurprisingly, then, the gossip gurus over at the New York Post’s Page Six have proved particularly well-equipped to cover it. The rag has emerged as a fount for art gossip you’ll love to hate-read. Herewith, we count down the four best Page Six scoops in the last week. (Don’t worry, we won’t make this a habit.) (more…)

Usher Buys a Louis Vuitton Waffle-Maker as New Fair The Miami Project Sees Strong Sales

Among this year’s new batch of satellite fairs vying for spillover foot traffic from Art Basel Miami Beach and Art Miami, UNTITLED’s only major competition in terms of size and the sort of galleries participating may be Wynwood’s The Miami ProjectartMRKT’s latest expansion — which boasts a huge tent housing more than 60 galleries from all over North America (and one from Berlin). Already on Friday morning, the new fair had notched several dozen sales, including to visiting celebrities P. Diddy and Usher. (more…)

Diddy Ponders Basquiat, Owen Wilson Walks With Mugrabi, and More From ABMB’s VIP Day

Though the masses won’t be admitted until tomorrow, press and VIP filled the aisles of the Art Basel Miami Beach fair today, and ARTINFO came upon a number of celebrities in the mix of prospective preview day buyers. Perhaps most notably, P. Diddy had his eye on a large painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat, “Ruffians” (1982), at Tina Kim/Kukje Gallery’s booth, and later bought an Ivan Navarro sculpture from Paul Kasmin’s booth. (more…)