100 of the Best Artworks inside Art Basel Miami Beach 2014

 

 

Since the internet loves making bold statements, we made one ourselves. Just keep on clicking and you’ll be sure to find something you like… and can probably not afford.
 

“We used to sell around 50 a month… Since the controversy (in October) we’ve moved more than a thousand”

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In a curious response to Paul McCarthy’s ‘Tree’ sculpture, Parisians are buying up butt plugs like it’s nobody’s business.

“I Believe It’s Called A Smiley Face”

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The Larry David “Sunburn” beach towel by Avi Gold

Warhol Had a Party House in Vail

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One of the random things we learned from this Guide to Social Climbing in NYC In the ’80s.

Beats by Barry

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A definite pick-up during the cultural slaughterhouse that is Art Basel Miami Beach, this Beats by Dre x Barry McGee Special Edition Pill portable speaker will be available at the Beats booth inside the NADA Miami Beach fair beginning December 4th. For those who want that extra-custom experience and don’t mind waiting in lines, McGee will be in-person signing the speakers on Friday, December 5th between the hours of 1-3pm.

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Tonight in NYC: DASH SNOW “Sisyphus, Sissy Fuss, Silly Puss”

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On view until January 1, 2015

Home Alone 2
208 Forsyth St.
New York, NY
10002

Weekdays 10 am – 6 pm
Weekends 12 – 6 pm

Consistent Brushstrokes

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The WaterColorBot is a specialized pen plotter that paints with watercolors, turning your digital art into physical art.

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“A researcher can never take his eyes off the job, even when watching Christmas movies at home.”

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A long-lost painting is on the auction block after an art historian spotted it being used as a prop in the background of the 1999 children’s film Stuart Little. Sleeping Lady with Black Vase by Hungarian avant-garde artist Robert Bereny has a starting price of $165,000.

An Arty Slumber Party

Christos Katsiaouni was in the mix last weekend when Creative Time celebrated their 2014 Fall Ball at Neuehouse with two consecutive nights of partying. Friday night saw 200 overnight guests arrive for a sleepover featuring all night fun including video projections by Marco Brambilla and SPACE PROGRAM Rice & Beans by Tom Sachs. Saturday night, the energy continued with a dance party over two levels of the Flatiron event and office space. With nonstop energy flowing for 48 hours, whether anyone actually got any sleep is up for debate.

The Surrealist’s Cookbook

A look through Salvador Dali’s Les diners de Gala

The First Brother in the Neighborhood With a Business

At 80 years old, Earl Phillips is one of Cleveland’s last remaining sign painters.

#1 Stunna

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Chris Ofili’s new edition on the occasion of “Chris Ofili: Night and Day” at the New Museum is a happy dick on a skate deck.

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Head Kerchief

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Wes Lang made art for a bandana by imogene + willie

Plants, Sports Cards, and Portraits

Jonas Wood’s new exhibition of work at David Kordansky Gallery in LA is MAJOR.

Paul Rand: The Complete Designer

Steve Jobs praises the legendary creative problem solver in this 1993 interview.

Al Jaffee and the Art of the Fold-In

A new exhibition in Brooklyn looks at a few examples from the more than four hundred pieces of fold-in art created by the MAD Magazine mastermind.

Art Openings Tonight (and This Weekend) in New York & Los Angeles

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EARLY MAN
Aurel Schmidt, Austin Lee, Barry McGee, Bjarne Melgaard, Bruce High Quality Foundation, Christian Rosa, David Pappaceno, David Shrigley, Dennis Hoekstra, Devin Troy Strother, Eric Yahnker, Francine Spiegel, Giovanni Garcia-Fenech, Jim Drain, JIM JOE, Katherine Bernhardt, Misaki Kawai, Paul DeMuro, Takeshi Murata, Theo Rosenblum, and more.

November 13 – December 28th, 2014

The Hole
312 Bowery
New York, New York 10012

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“Nightstick” (Limp)

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Brad Downey’s new edition with Case Studyo deflates the authority.

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Magnum Images Rescued from Oblivion

Magnum’s “Square Print Sale” features overlooked work by photographic masters like Elliot Erwitt, Bruce Davidson, and Thomas Hoepker. The signed, 6″x6″ time-limited editions are available for $100 through Friday, November 14th at 5pm EST, so get your good gifting on until then.

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