Judy Chicago

Judy Chicago
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Judy Chicago, Alex GartenfeldPhoto by Chris Carter

Judy Chicago, Alex Gartenfeld
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Felix Burrichter, Telfar Clemens, Simon CastetsPhoto by Sansho Scott - BFA

Felix Burrichter, Telfar Clemens, Simon Castets
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Raul De Nieves, Simon DennyPhoto by Sansho Scott - BFA

Raul De Nieves, Simon Denny
Photo by Sansho Scott - BFA

Lexus

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Lexus

Jen Roberts, Craig Robins, and Paola Antonelli
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RE-THINK

Hakan Baykam, Valentino Vettori at "RE-THINK" opening
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RE-THINK

"RE-THINK" installation view
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Miami Fête: Max Mara Toasts Judy Chicago, Lexus Kicks-Off Design Miami/, and more

Last night, Miami Art Week officially began with a slew of events around town. Max Mara celebrated the artist Judy Chicago’s show at the ICA Miami, the Swiss Institute celebrated CFDA winner TELFAR, Lexus hosted a kick-off cocktail for Design Miami/, and Istituto Marangoni and Arcadia Earth fêted the opening of the exhibition “RE-THINK.”

Judy Chicago Max Mara celebrates Judy Chicago at the ICAM Miami
Photo by Chris Carter

On the rooftop of the Soho Beach House, Max Mara’s Global Brand Ambassador Maria Giulia Maramotti hosted guests for a private dinner. They were there to celebrate Judy Chicago’s current solo show at the ICA Miami, “Judy Chicago: A Reckoning.” The fashion house is a partner in the major retrospective, and even collaborated with the artist to create a limited-edition t-shirt in with Max Mara Creative Director Ian Griffiths. Attendees included Alex Gartenfeld, Nina Johnson, Casey Fremont, Shari Loeffler, Jeanne Greenber-Rohatyn, and Jeffrey Deitch.

Telfar Clemens, Michele LamyPhoto by BFA Telfar Clemens, Michele Lamy
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Over at The Standard Spa, Miami Beach, the Swiss Institute and PIN-UP Magazine toasted to CFDA Vogue Fashion Fund winner TELFAR. The designer is behind the new uniforms for the art space’s gallery attendants, which will debut next year at its new home in New York’s East Village. Guests included Simon Castets, Felix Burrichter, Alexandra Chemla, Rafael de Cárdenas, Raúl de Nieves, Michèle Lamy, India Mahdavi, Tschabalala Self, Leilah Weinraub, and others.

"RE-THINK" installation viewPhoto by BFA "RE-THINK" installation view
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The immersive exhibition “RE-THINK” opened last night, put together by Istituto Marangoni Miami and Arcadia Earth. The show, on view through December 16 at 3700-3740 NE 2nd Ave, raises awareness on sustainable issues in art, fashion, and tech worlds. Visitors can bring installations to life with augmented reality, as well as attend panels throughout the week focused on environment issues and actionable solutions. Guests included Hakan Baykam, Valentino Vettori, Marina Testino, Anastasia Koutsioukis, Ian Michael Crumm, Soledad Lowe, Arnaud Cauchois, Santiago Rubino, Iman Hasan, and Gabriela Medina.

Claudio Mello, Yoshihiro Sawa and Ismail YaganPhoto by WorldRedEye.com Claudio Mello, Yoshihiro Sawa and Ismail Yagan
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Lexus kicked off its partnership with Design Miami/ last night with a cocktail at Le Sirenuse at The Surf Club. The brand (soon to celebrate 30 years) is the official automotive partner for the design fair, and took the occasion to unveil its new concept car, the LF-1 Limitless. Over 100 VIPs, designers, and collectors enjoyed champagne by Perrier-Jouët and passed bites, including Formula One World Champion Lewis Hamilton, publisher and entrepreneur Jason Binn, and philanthropist and real estate developer Craig Robins.

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