Fernando Mastrangelo’s Supernatural Lounge for Audemars Piguet at Art Basel Miami Beach 2019

Interpreting the manufacture's Vallée de Joux home with curious textural materials and gradient tones

Stretching within the collector’s lounge of Art Basel Miami Beach this year, sculptor and designer Fernando Mastrangelo‘s booth for Audemars Piguet invites attendees to leave Miami for a supernatural visit to the Vallée de Joux. Mastrangelo, whose work often segues from elevated concepts to curious materials, manifests a spruce forest from crushed boulders and glass watch displays—and couples it with an “escape room” that utilizes programmed …

Tomás Saraceno’s Fossil Fuel-Free Flights at Art Basel Miami Beach

Audemars Piguet taps the conceptual artist's Aerocene community for an oceanside exhibit

“You can wait—wait with joy, with passion, for the right time, in the right moment.”

Barack Obama at Art Basel Miami Beach 2008

Shephard Fairey isn't the only artist to capture the zeitgeist of this historic year through the visage of President-elect Barack Obama. Throughout Miami, Mr. Obama was seemingly everywhere, as works featuring his likeness were given prominence by exhibitors. One couldn't help but feel comforted by this collective embrace of the potential he represents, even as news of the economic crisis continued to put a damper …