Art Basel FOMO: The Belle of Basel, Marina Abramović

Marina cozies up with W Magazine’s Stefano Tonchi. Photo: Joe Schildhorn/BFAnyc.com

Take a break from any important issue that is happening in real-time right now across our nation and pay extra close attention to the fluff of this year’s Art Basel Miami Beach! The art world is quickly making its way to mainstream media, making artist themselves basically brand powerhouses. Nobody is doing this better than the queen of hyped performance art, Marina Abramović.

Forget Paris Hilton, Marina is hitting the party rounds harder than a newly legal Jenner during Paris Fashion Week. She’s mastered the act of performance art and we’re now left wondering if she uses those talents to balance a glass of bubbly in one hand while snapping a selfie with Kim Kardashian in the other. See below why it is highly appropriate to dub Ms. Marina Abramović the biggest socialite of Art Basel Miami Beach.

1. Marina at the Chrome Hearts Miami store opening. Where she rubbed shoulders and surely had an in depth conversation with the likes of Kate Hudson and Zoe Kravitz.Benjamin-Lozovsky---Chrome-Hearts-Photo: Benjamin Lozovsky/BFAnyc.com

2. Marina with Chromeo front-man Dave Macklovitch at Espasso’s Opening of the Em Transito exhibit at The Shore Club.Owen-KolasinskiPhoto: Owen Kolasinski/BFAnyc.com

3. Marina managing to squeeze in a performance between parties.Benjamin-LozovskyPhoto: Benjamin Lozovsky/BFAnyc.com

4. Marina striking a pose at the W Magazine party at the Miami Beach Edition Hotel.BenjiPhoto: Benjamin Lozovsky/BFAnyc.com

5. When artists socialize: Marina chatting with photographer Marilyn Minter.THE MIAMI BEACH EDITION HOTEL launches with a celebration for W MAGAZINEPhoto: Joe Schildhorn/BFAnyc.com

6. Marina working her legs and blocking the art-haters with her fly shades while celebrating MAI with Tumblr, Art Ruby and Perrier.Angela-PhamPhoto: Angela Pham/BFAnyc.com

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