Art Basel 2018 Highlights: Where The Celebs Were Spotted

Miami’s most happening week of the year, Art Basel Miami Beach, has finally come to a close after a week-long series of haute events, gallery exhibitions, concerts and so much more. Here, we round up where all the celebrities were spotted throughout the action-packed week and memorable highlights:

Jordi Molla at Mondrian South Beach 

Haute Living, JAJA Tequila, & D. Candaux Presents Jordi Molla Collectors Dinner At Mondrian Hotel With David Rosen Galleries
Jordi Molla and David Candaux attend Haute Living, JAJA Tequila, & D. Candaux Presents Jordi Molla Collectors Dinner At Mondrian Hotel With David Rosen Galleries at Mondrian South Beach

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Renowned actor and artist Jordi Molla took to the Mondrian South Beach with Haute Living and D. Candaux timepieces to host an exclusive private dinner in honor of his pop-up exhibition from David Rosen Galleries at the hotel. Guests enjoyed stunning artwork and specialty cocktails from JAJA Tequila.

“Royal Racer” Art Basel Party with InList

Cedric Gervais
Cedric Gervais

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InList kicked off Miami Art Week with its Royal Racer-themed party, emceed by *NSYNC’s Lance Bass in celebration of “Wynwood Godfather” Moishe Mana’s birthday at the RC Cola Plant in Mana Wynwood. The night ended with an energetic set from Grammy Award-winning DJ Cedric Gervais

Hublot Launches Big Bang Meca-10 Nicky Jam Watch

Ricardo Guadalupe, Nicky Jam and Rick De La Croix
Ricardo Guadalupe, Nicky Jam and Rick De La Croix

Photo Credit: Hublot/Omar Vega

Hublot launched the Big Bang Meca-10 Nicky Jam with the reggaeton superstar during Art Basel Miami Beach. The watch was debuted in style with an intimate dinner for VIPs, followed by a private concert from the Latin sensation himself, at the Temple House in Miami.

Casa Tua Karaoke Party

Paris Hilton
Paris Hilton at Casa Tua Karaoke Party with Cocktail Experiences by Beefeater Pink During Art Basel Miami

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Casa Tua held a star-studded Karaoke Party with Cocktail Experiences by Beefeater Pink During Art Basel Miami. Guests in attendance included Leonardo DiCaprio, Bono, Serena Williams, Paris Hilton and more.

Haute Living & Zenith Watches Launch & Cover Reveal with Swizz Beatz 

Seth Semilof, Julien Tornare, Swizz Beatz and Kamal Hotchandani
Seth Semilof, Julien Tornare, Swizz Beatz and Kamal Hotchandani

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Haute Living took over Mynt Lounge and Myn-Tu Restaurant to celebrate the legendary Swizz Beatz for the launch of his second timepiece with luxury Swiss watch manufacturer, Zenith Watches. Zenith Watches CEO Julien Tornare introduced their special watch collaboration: the Defy Classic Swizz Beatz Edition, and guests celebrated with a special, private performance from the Miami Symphony orchestra followed by an intimate dinner at Romain Zago’s brand-new hot spot, Myn-Tu, next door. After the party, all guests continued the night at the Swizz Beatz No Commission celebration at Faena Forum.

Global Gift Foundation with Eva Longoria Bastón

Loren Ridinger, Serena Williams and Eva Longoria Bastón
Loren Ridinger, Serena Williams and Eva Longoria Bastón

Photo Credit: Christelle Steloi

The Eva Longoria Foundation, in collaboration with the Global Gift Foundation, hosted its third annual Global Gift Gala in Miami at the Eden Roc Miami Beach. The star-studded event raised funds for the Eva Longoria Foundation and the Global Gift Foundation USA’s with the shared mission of creating a positive impact in the lives of families in need, and helping Latinas build better futures for themselves through education and entrepreneurship.

Hublot Launches Shepard Fairey Watch with VIP Art Talk and Private Mansion Party

Tristan Eaton, Ricardo Guadalupe, Shepard Fairey
Tristan Eaton, Ricardo Guadalupe, Shepard Fairey

Photo Credit: Hublot/Omar Vega

The luxury Swiss watch manufacturer—with the slogan “Hublot Loves Art”—debuted the Big Bang Meca-10 Shepard Fairey. VIP guests enjoyed a private cocktail party, followed by an intimate dinner and art talk with some of the biggest names in modern art, including Shepard Fairey himself, street artist Tristan Eaton, photojournalist Martha Cooper and street art authority Evan Pricco. Later in the evening, guests took to the after party where Shepard Fairey manned the DJ booth with an all-star set.

Rick Ross + Meek Mill at Rockwell 

Rick Ross and Meek Mill at Rockwell
Rick Ross and Meek Mill at Rockwell

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At the Rockwell x 1 OAK Friday night Art Basel pop-up, guests got to witness a live and impromptu performance put on by rappers Rick Ross and Meek Mill. 

Lil Wayne at The Surf Lodge Pop-Up at The Confidante 

Lil Wayne
Lil Wayne at The Surf Lodge Pop-up at The Confidante Miami Beach

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The Confidante Miami Beach and Montauk hotspot The Surf Lodge hosted a series of hot events throughout the week. On Friday night, The Confidante transformed into a magical, glowing oasis shining light on award-winning French street photographer JR and The Inside Project: Miami, he worked on throughout the week showcased on the façade of the hotel and iconic 1930s House of The Backyard. Celebrities included Rosario DawsonSailor Brinkley CookRande GerberHelena ChristiansenGaia MatisseShaun Ross followed by a surprise performance by Lil Wayne.

AMEX Platinum House with Pharrell 

Pharrell Williams
Pharrell Williams at AMEX Platinum House

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The AMEX Platinum House popped up this year at the hip 1 Hotel South Beach. On Saturday, guests were treated to a live performance on the beach by Pharrell Williams.

Wayne Boich’s Private Party With Beckham, Travis Scott, Rick Ross and more

Travis Scott
Travis Scott

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Wayne & Cynthia Boich hosted an exclusive Art Basel party at their waterfront home inviting A-listers like David Beckham, Danny Amendola, Michael Strahan, Chris Bosh, Michael Bay and more for a gorgeous Armand de Brignac-paired dinner followed by a legendary private performance by Rick Ross and Travis Scott, presented by Samsung After Dark.

DJ Khaled and Nicole Tuck’s Birthday with Haute Living & Roger Dubuis

Fabolous, DJ Khaled and Swizz Beatz
Fabolous, DJ Khaled and Swizz Beatz

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Art Basel closed out with a legendary joint birthday bash for DJ Khaled and Nicole Tuck with Haute Living and Roger Dubuis. The party took over the entire Pérez Art Museum Miami and invited an endless crowd of celebrity friends to enjoy a private dinner, drinks by Cîroc and Bellaire Champagne Rosé, timepieces from Roger Dubuis and a special DJ set by Swizz Beatz that featured a live performance by Flipp Dinero. The parents of Asahd were even gifted gorgeous new diamond timepieces from the luxury Swiss watchmaker, Roger Dubuis. The private affair was followed by an after party at none other than LIV Miami for LIV on Sunday featuring DJ Khaled.

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