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You might recognize Pamela Rosenkranz by the electric pink tree she installed on Manhattan’s High Line earlier this year, its delicate branches resembling our nervous and circulatory systems. Now, thanks to a collaboration with sneaker brand On, you can wear some of the artist’s preliminary sketches of the tree on a pair of limited-edition Cloudnova Form shoes. The sneaker’s recycled polyester body is recast as a fleshy canvas on which membranes and vessels shimmer and crisscross, alluding to the forces we contain inside. Pick up a pair exclusively at the Art Basel Miami Beach shop until Friday, when they’ll then be available at On flagship stores worldwide. —Ryan Waddoups
The rarefied hospitality brand Aman is expanding its offerings with the launch of Aman Interiors at Design Miami/. This new venture includes a furniture and decor studio as well as an interior design service, initially available to Aman residence owners. The “Foundations Collection” forms the core of Aman Interiors, featuring limited-edition pieces including a dining table and chair designed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, inspired by the interplay of sunlight and wood. While Aman Interiors aims to bring tranquility to homes, it comes at a premium, with price points starting at around $4,000. The initial Foundations Collection comprises a bench, a chair, and a side table, showcasing a blend of natural elements. The brand’s future collections may draw inspiration from Aman locations, but the overarching goal is to create contemplative pieces.
One of this year’s most prominent additions to Miami’s cultural sphere is Marquez Art Projects, the foundation launched by Miami-based real estate developer and restaurateur John Marquez. An 8,000-square-foot private foundation situated in the Allapattah district, the space includes four galleries, one dedicated to ongoing solo exhibitions and three showcasing selections from Marquez’s extensive art collection, estimated at more than 1,000 pieces. He purchased the building in 2017 and began remodeling it the following year, finally opening in September with an exhibition by Spanish-born figurative painter Cristina de Miguel. The foundation plans to stage two new solo exhibitions each year.
The sculptor Jesse Darling, known for creating scrappy installations from discarded items, has secured the Turner Prize at the Towner Eastbourne art museum in southern England. The award was given for their ingenious manipulation of everyday objects to evoke a society on the brink of collapse. Darling triumphed over three other nominees, including Barbara Walker, Ghislaine Leung, and Rory Pilgrim, with artwork spanning various mediums, including performance and digital elements. The Turner Prize, established in 1984, recognizes outstanding contributions to the art world and comes with a $31,5000 prize.
The organizers of London Design Fair have announced the cancellation of next year’s edition due to challenges in effectively accommodating the diverse range of exhibiting companies. This decision comes after the merger of Design London (formerly 100% Design) with Clerkenwell Design Week earlier this year, leaving London Design Fair as London’s last major standalone design tradeshow. The event was originally scheduled for September at the Truman Brewery in Shoreditch but has been postponed indefinitely. “The decision to postpone reflects the commitment to delivering an event that not only meets but exceeds the high standards set by the diverse and dynamic design community,” said communications manager Carsten Holm.
Pyer Moss has announced a “Loot-Out” sale, where customers can purchase tickets for either one or five-minute slots, priced at $100 and $300 respectively, to grab as many items as they can physically wear out of the venue. The exact location of the event, taking place on December 21 and 22 in New York, will be revealed 24 hours before. Items at the sale include unreleased apparel and shoes, archival pieces, collaborations, runway samples, and accessories. The concept draws inspiration from the luxury fashion industry’s decline, dupe culture, and recent looting incidents across the country, but its controversial theme has sparked mixed reactions.