As November melted into December, musicians and other celebrities flocked to the warm weather of Miami for Art Basel 2022. Over the course of a week, the annual art festival became a hotspot filled with exhibits, A-list performances, parties and more.
One of the most popular locales to spot a famous face during Miami Art Week was Meta House, where everyone from Doja Cat and GloRilla to TOKiMONSTA and Elena Rose hit the stage for thrilling performances, while Becky G, SAINt JHN and more could be found checking out the space’s combination of virtual art galleries, interactive murals, a VR sculpting workshop and other “mixed reality” experiences.
Other high-profile soirees included Wayne and Cynthia Bioch’s Art Basel Party, where 50 Cent served as the evening’s entertainment, MAXIM‘s party at Hyde Beach to celebrate their December 2022 issue with a performance by Trippie Redd and nft now’s The Gateway closing block party, which was DJ’d by Anderson .Paak.
Art Basel was also the site of many a launch and collaboration over the week, whether art lovers could spot John Mayer at the event for Audemars Piguet Starwheel on Nov. 30 or Justine Skye and A$AP Ferg rubbing elbows at the EDITION Hotel in Miami Beach for the launch for D’USSE XO x Dr Woo Glass Set. Mark Ronson also stopped by the exclusive Tequila Don Julio 1942 x OJAS Speaker collab launch, while Diplo hit the celebration thrown by Burberry and W Magazine.
Click through Billboard‘s gallery for all the action from Art Basel 2022.