SLS South Beach & Brickell Hosted a Full Week of Art Basel / Miami Art Week Events


SLS South Beach & Brickell Hosted a Full Week of Art Basel / Miami Art Week Events

NFT Art on Display at NFT BAZL - SLS South Beach - 11.29.21 - Getty Images
NFT Art on Display at NFT BAZL – SLS South Beach – 11.29.21 – Getty Images

Art Basel / Miami Art Week officially kicked off at the SLS South Beach (1701 Collins Ave. Miami Beach, FL) on Monday, November 29th with an exclusive partnership between NFT BAZL and the hotel (SLS South Beach). The event celebrated an innovative drop of an SLS exclusive collection of NFTs paired with special hotel benefits and perks. This collection was on display during this SLS South Beach event and is now available for purchase directly in every hotel room.

The VIP launch event took place during Miami Art Week at SLS South Beach showcasing a unique collection of artworks, as well as a selection of new artists from Carousel Fine Art. More than just an exhibition, this event featured a live performance from the multifaceted artist and DJ Kasseus, who created his own artwork on the spot during an immersive sound and light show. His final artwork is available for purchase on the NFT BAZL marketplace.

NFT Art on Display at NFT BAZL - SLS Brickell - 11.29.21 - Getty Images
NFT Art on Display at NFT BAZL – SLS Brickell – 11.29.21 – Getty Images

NFT BAZL expanded its SLS partnership hosting an exclusive collection of NFTs paired with special hotel benefits and perks at the SLS Brickell (1300 S. Miami Ave, Miami, FL) on Tuesday, November 30th, coinciding with the official start of Art Basel Miami.

The official NFT BAZL official after-party attracted a wrap-around-the-block line of interested collectors and eventgoers to the SLS Brickell in Miami and featured the world-class documentary, NFTme, in addition to an exclusive drop of Historic Mooners from the Wall St Bulls, state-of-the-art entertainment, and technology.

This innovative collection remained on display at the SLS Brickell during the entire Art Week and was made available for purchase directly in every hotel room.

James Goldcrown SLS South Beach Facade Mural - 12.1.21
James Goldcrown SLS South Beach Facade Mural – 12.1.21

Kicking off 12/1 thru 12/5, the SLS South Beach proudly partnered with world-renowned artist James Goldcrown for Miami Art Week 2021. His installations included a mural on the façade entrance of SLS South Beach to inaugurate the December 1st partnership,  live painting at the guest pool on December 2nd, exclusive prints for all hotel guests, and an artist in residence program from December 3rd through 5th. Sunseekers, eventgoers, and burgeoning artists flocked to the SLS South Beach to enjoy James’ unique art installations and informative one-on-one interactions.

NFT artwork on display - Sunset Rendezvous - SLS South Beach - 12.1.21
NFT artwork on display – Sunset Rendezvous – SLS South Beach – 12.1.21

Guests flocked to Hyde Beach at SLS South Beach, Wednesday, December 1, to kick off Art Week for the 4th annual Sunset Rendezvous, where multiple interactive NFT displays from Demsky surrounded guests poolside, along with special live performances and sounds curated by DJ Lexi.  In addition, numerous pieces from Giuseppe Ferlito took over the Hyde Garden perfectly complimenting an exclusive sculpture from Zevi G.

James Goldcrown at Sapphire Lounge - SLS South Beach - 12.1.21
James Goldcrown at Sapphire Lounge – SLS South Beach – 12.1.21

Launching at Art Week 2021, Chase Sapphire cardholders received exclusive access to a bespoke lounge located at the sun-filled Guest Pool at SLS South Beach. The Sapphire Lounge featured complimentary bites and cocktails as well as live painting by SLS Resident James Goldcrown, a signed print giveaway, and a giveaway by SLS amenity collaborator Malin + Goetz. This unique cardholder activation is a reflection of the strong ties and friendship between Chase Sapphire and SLS South Beach hotel.

Piero Lissoni, Ryan Tedder, Earl Lucas & Michele Caniato - Designing Sanctuary Panel & Filming - SLS South Beach - 12.2.21
Piero Lissoni, Ryan Tedder, Earl Lucas & Michele Caniato – Designing Sanctuary Panel & Filming – SLS South Beach – 12.2.21

SLS South Beach in conjunction with the Lincoln Motor Company hosted a 4-part series of design-led discussions, “Designing Sanctuary,” on Thursday, December 2nd. Noteworthy panelists included Piero Lissoni, Ryan Tedder, and Chief Exterior Designer of Lincoln, Earl Lucas. This event coincided with the launch and recording of this web series that will explore the topic of Creating Elevated Experiences in Episode #1, diving deeper into topics such as user experience, emotional ambiance, and sensory stimulation. The discussion was moderated by Departures magazine Home & Design Director and former Surface magazine Editor-in-Chief, Dan Rubinstein.

Sofie Tucker DJ Set - Hyde Beach SLS SoBe - 12.2.21
Sofie Tucker DJ Set – Hyde Beach SLS SoBe – 12.2.21

On Thursday, December 2nd, Brooklyn electro-dance music duo, Sofi Tukker, took over Hyde Beach poolside nightclub (SLS SoBe) for an epic DJ set performance. Guests from all over the world flocked to this poolside venue to shake and shimmy the night away. Lucky attendees got served Grey Goose shots by Sofi herself during the performance.

Bob Moses Live DJ Set - Hyde Beach SLS South Beach - 12.3.21
Bob Moses Live DJ Set – Hyde Beach SLS South Beach – 12.3.21

On Friday, December 3rd, Vancouver-based electronic duo, Bob Moses, through down a melodic and lyrical set at the Hyde Beach poolside nightclub (SLS SoBe). The crowd lit up when the duo dropped iconic tracks “Time And Time Again” and “The Blame.” The bass and rifts kept guests dancing well past 2 AM that morning.

Guests of Women of Art Basel event - SAAM Lounge SLS Brickell - 12/3/21 Photo Credit: Anderson Djeemo
Guests of Women of Art Basel event – SAAM Lounge SLS Brickell – 12/3/21
Photo Credit: Anderson Djeemo

On Friday, December 3rd, artists Melissa Greiner, Patti Susette, Tamara Andronik, Sabrina Kathleen took over SAAM Lounge (SLS Brickell) for a female-focused live painting during Miami Art Week. The evening featured live painting, gallery displays, live DJ, and happy hour specials on light bites like brick oven pizza and signature cocktails from 6 to 10 pm.

Nervo Day Party - Hyde Beach SLS South Beach - 12.4.21
Nervo Day Party – Hyde Beach SLS South Beach – 12.4.21

Twin sister Australian electronic music duo, Alicia and Miriam Nervo, brought the beats to SLS South Beach’s poolside day club, Hyde Beach, for a booty-bumping day set Saturday, December 4. @NewGirlNYC – Cici was spotted sipping Coladas while basking during the Art Week Miami weekend set.

Offset & Cardi B Dance to 112 at Hyde Beach - SLS South Beach - 12/4/21
Offset & Cardi B Dance to 112 at Hyde Beach – SLS South Beach – 12/4/21

Maxim Magazine descended upon SLS South Beach’s Hyde Beach club for a starstudded cover launch hosted by Cover Model Cindy Kimberly on Saturday, the 4th of December. Spotted were Teyana Taylor, Larsa Pipen, Austin Mahone, Super Duper Kyle, and Cardi B with boyfriend Offset. The party featured art installations by Ryan Keeley and a surprise performance by the revered 90s RNB duo, 112!

Kendall Jenner - A Night with 818 Tequila - SAAM Lounge at SLS Brickell Photo Credit: Sophie Sahara
Kendall Jenner – A Night with 818 Tequila – SAAM Lounge at SLS Brickell
Photo Credit: Sophie Sahara
Miami Art Week wrapped in style on Sunday night, December 5, at SAAM Lounge at SLS Brickell with Kendall Jenner hosting a VIP gathering for her award-winning 818 Tequila. Jenner was all smiles in a form-fitting midi dress, posing for photos while she played hostess, her guests sipping the hand-crafted spirit and enjoying bites including Smoked Golden Beet Tartar and Spicy Tuna & Rice Cracker “Sandwich.”Miami’s glamour set danced the night away to beats by DJ Cardi at the cozy cocktail lounge, located at 1300 S. Miami Avenue in Miami, FL
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