Each December artists, dealers, gallery girls, Hollywood stars and the fashion crowd flock to Miami for a weekend of fairs, panels and parties at Art Basel Miami Beach. Alexis Dahan snaps the people and the scene exclusively for W.
Art Basel preview at the Convention Center
Jay Jopling in the White Cube booth at the Convention Center.
Magnus Berger attends the Last Magazine party at the Webster.
Another view of Downtown Miami
Jeffrey Deitch attends the MOCA LA dinner at the Raleigh Hotel.
Sante D’Orazio attends the MOCA LA party at the Raleigh Hotel.
Hotel Marseilles, designed by Art Deco architect Robert Swartburg.
Julian Schnabel unveils Queequeg—a sculpture presented by the artist and Maybach.
All American Series at the Standard Hotel
Bruce Weber at the Standard for his All American Series party.
Calvin Klein at the Standard for Bruce Weber All American Series party.
Ryan McGinley at the Standard for the Bruce Weber All American Series party.
Marni, Miami Design District
A view from the Maison Martin Margiela retrospective at their Design District store.
The Moore Building in Miami’s Design District
Albert Elbaz en rought to the “Tribute to Andy Warhol by Dom Pérignon” party at the Wall.
A view from the beach.
Miami’s Art Deco architecture
The monorail to Downtown Miami
At the Scope Art Fair
Jefferson Hack at the Standard Hotel
Aboard the Marc Newson-designed Aquariva speed boat.
The scene poolside
Andre Balazs relaxes at the Standard for the unveiling of Marco Brambilla’s new 3D video.
Bob Colacello at the Standard for the unveiling of Marco Brambilla’s new 3D video.
A cigarette dispenser
Tilda Swinton attends the Pringle of Scotland & Serpentine Gallery dinner at the Webster.
Viktor & Rolf at the Pringle of Scotland & Serpentine Gallery dinner at the Webster.
Cecilia Dean attends the Visionaire party at The Grove (W hotel).
Stefano Pilati & Christian Louboutin dance at Le Baron.
Stefano Pilati & Louise Neri at Le Baron
Lorenzo Martone at Le Baron in Miami