From Pop-Ups to intimate dinners, and from openings to exhibition tours, last night was another big night in Miami.
BYREDO opened its temporary retail space last night in Miami with a cocktail hosted by the fragrance maker’s founder and creative director, Ben Gorham. The installation is located at 161 NE 40th Street in Miami’s Design District. There to check out an array of olfactory offerings was Caroline Daur, Casey Spooner, Celene Gee, Devon Windsor, Dozie Kanu, Emory Stewart, James Goldstein, Jon Gray, Karla Otto, Melody Tuyet-Mai de la Fe, Natalie Gee, Nikka Lorak, Paulina Rose, Poppy, Rae White, Rachel Proctor, Sofia Resing, Stephanie Gee, Tremaine Emory, and Yazmine.
A special installation of a new painting series by Fab 5 Freddy debuted last night at Nautilus, a SIXTY Hotel. The vernissage was hosted by Half Gallery and Harper’s Books, and included Spicy Mezacalita cocktails by Zunte Mezcal. Bill Powers, Harper Levine, Jerome Lagarrigue, Larry Love, Kenny Schachter, Carey Lowell, Tom Freston, Joel Mesler, Cynthia Rowley, Marianna Levine and more were there to see Fab 5 Freddy’s portraits of Jack Johnson, Bruce Lee, Jim Kelly, and more.
Emmanuel Perrotin and Massimo de Carlo hosted a VIP event at the Miami Beach EDITION in honor of Paola Pivi. The intimate evening, held in the hotel’s Matador Room, celebrated Pivi’s current “Art with a View” at The Bass Museum. The impressive guest list included Daniel Arsham, Misha Kahn, Gabriel de la Mora, Michele Lamy, Sarah Babah, Remo Ruffini Nathalie Kelley, Beau Dunn, Titanic Sinclair, Poppy, and Justine Ludwig.
Nearby at The Bass, the museum’s other exhibition by Aaron Curry was being celebrated by Chloé. The night began with a private tour of “Tune Yer Head” by assistant curator Leilani Lynch. A dinner in honor of the LA-based artist followed. Later, a performance by Canadian Congolese singer Annie Sama was enjoyed by guests like Astrid Boutrot, Almine Rech, Bernard Ruiz Picasso Leilani Lynch, Arnaud Cauchois, Silvia Karman Cubiña, Ellie Goulding, Laura de Gunzburg, Lawrence van Hagen, Maria Buccellati, Sarah Bahbah, and Olga Blavatnik.