Miami Beach Visual Arts

The National Hotel Takeover by Elisabetta Fantone

The National Hotel Takeover by Elisabetta FantoneThursday, December 7, 8pm-12am – The National Hotel, 1677 Collins Ave, Miami Beach

Join the National Hotel for Elisabetta Fantone’s Art Basel Takeover, taking place from Dec. 7-Dec. 10. Festivities kick off on Dec. 7 with a public cocktail party from 8 p.m. to midnight. She will reveal her latest pop art collection and meet-and-greet attendees to talk about the new release of her second watch made in collaboration with Swiss high-end luxury watch manufacturer CORUM. Additionally, attendees will enjoy one-of-a-kind art display, pop-up retail shop with limited edition items in the hotel’s Martini Room, live entertainment indoors by the cast of LIVE!, poolside beats by a celebrity DJ, signature Art Basel cocktails, and bites from Tamara’s Bistro. To complete Art Basel week, Fantone’s finale will include a pool party on Saturday, December 9th, and closing party brunch at Tamara’s Bistro on Sunday, December 10th from 12-3 p.m.

A variety of art pieces and installations will consume the property’s walls and floors. The hotel’s Art Deco entrance will be wrapped with Fantone’s prints, the lobby will be stamped with her signature artwork, and one of the hotel’s Luxury Cabana Suites will be redecorated with her pop art murals featuring Salvador Dali. Projections of her art will light the front and back of the hotel and colorful murals featuring celebrity Jack Nicholson will complement the poolside outdoor dining terrace. Her art will make a splash inside the hotel’s pool, recognized as Miami Beach’s longest infinity-edge pool. Poolside panels will feature floral mug shots of rock legends such as Mick Jagger and Jimi Hendrix.