We’re Going to Miami

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Baby, it’s cold outside! Let’s reminisce about warmer days, shall we…

This past December, Kevin and I popped down to Miami’s Art Basel to see what is new in the contemporary art scene. As you know we have been stopping into artist’s studios here in New York, so it was fun to see their work out of the studio, out where the public could see it and in some cases even touch it.

Aside from the main event, we also stopped into NADA where I fell in love with this artist, then on to an art drive-through complete with roller skating girls, played some FAILE video games with the guys,  and fell in love with Tracey Emin’s work at MOCA.

At the end of each day we’d head back to the historic Biltmore Hotel, where I’d fall asleep every night dreaming of distant jazz-age lawn parties that used to fill the grounds…

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Below, artist Chuck Close‘s work with Woodburytype which I found fascinating…  

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Above, feeling like a mermaid in my Rachel Comey dress

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See the artist studio tours here, and join me on all my travels here

  • These are beautiful; thanks so much for sharing!

  • Tarragona IN

    I like that colonial Style and the Bermudas too 😉

  • ah can’t wait to watch your instagram feed of paradise! x

  • You are a dream in that Rachel Comey dress, Jamie! Such elegance, and that third to last photo of you is so romantic with the warm Miami evening light, I’m in love!

    That last photo you posted of Tracey Emin’s neon piece really struck a chord with me… “I listen to the ocean and all I hear is you”… how haunting and beautiful is that?! You’re not only inspirational but I love that you’re such an innovator and constantly introducing us to so many new wonderful artists!

    These photographs are making me so excited to see your upcoming Brazil posts/experiences from your current trip!

  • Heiko Kunkel

    <3 Here in Germany it`s also winter and we all miss the summer, the beach and everything. So thank for the great pics and warm moments. 🙂

  • horton48

    We did love this hotel when we were there for a meeting years ago. Now I want to go back to Miami. We are amazed by your travels. How do you manage to be on the go all the time?

  • a note on style

    beautiful photos as always…that first image looks like a painting! love to follow you on your travels.