Dwyane Wade makes a grand entrance at Art Basel on a yacht

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The stars lined up for the first big night of Art Basel parties on Tuesday.

While plenty of events took place in South Beach and the fashionable Design District, top merchant Larry Gagosian hosted dinner at Mr Chow at W South Beach, attended by Owen Wilson, Alex Rodriguez , art dealer Adam Lindemann, New York Giants co-owner Steve Tisch, top collectors Tico Mugrabi and Aby Rosen, philanthropist and investor Nicolas Berggruen and China Chow.

At the Thompson Miami Beach, Interview Magazine and DSquared2’s Dean and Dan Caten hosted a private dinner followed by a packed party celebrating Performa’s 10th anniversary, where guests included model Karolina Kurkova, Paris Hilton, Interview Chairman Peter Brant, David Arquette , Lance Bass, Leigh Lezark and James Goldstein.

Meanwhile, Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade hosted the Haute Living and The Webster party to celebrate the launch of his sneaker collaboration with designers Alejandro Ingelmo and Li-Ning. Wade made a spectacular entrance with Inglemo on a yacht, then mingled with a crowd that included heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis, the Heat’s Udonis Haslem, DJ Khaled, Jonathan Cheban and the project’s architect, Italian designer Piero Lissoni.

The evening ended at the Wall nightclub for the party of celebrity favorite entertainer Mr Brainwash. Leonardo DiCaprio held court with close friends Tobey Maguire and Lucas Haas, Hilton was spotted in the DJ booth getting ready for her Wall title on Friday, A Rod popped champagne with friends and Zoe Kravitz chatted with Joe Jonas, while Brandon Davis, Arquette and newly slim rapper Rick Ross were all spotted.

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Peter Marino, Rodman Primack, Sam Keller, Craig Robins and Marina Abramovic attend a design press conference at Art Basel.

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Zoe Buckman and David Schwimmer dine at Art Basel in Miami Beach, Florida on Tuesday.

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Peter Brant and Owen Wilson attend the Design Miami Collectors Preview at Art Basel on Tuesday in Miami Beach, Florida.

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Paris Hilton, Rick Ross and Mr. Brainwash partied at WALL at Art Basel in Miami Beach, Florida on Tuesday.

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Marina Abramovic rubs shoulders with Ian Schrager at the W Art Issue party at Art Basel in Miami Beach, Florida on Tuesday.

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Linda Evangelista lounges at the W Art Issue party at Art Basel in Miami Beach, Florida on Tuesday.

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Joakim Von Ditmar, Nnika Lee and Vera Wang attend the W Art Issue party at the Art Basel event in Miami Beach, Florida on Tuesday.

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Ian Schrager, Arne Sorenson and Stefano Tonchi attend the W Art Issue party at Art Basel in Miami Beach, Florida on Tuesday.

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David Marriott and Ian Schrager attend the W Art Issue party at Art Basel in Miami Beach, Florida on Tuesday.

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Jessie J carries her own luggage as she lands in Miami, Florida for Art Basel on Tuesday.

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Dwyane Wade arrives at the Li-Ning & Alejandro Ingelmo Shoe Design Unveiling at the Ritz-Carlton in Miami Beach, Florida on Tuesday.

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Mondrian Teepee Project and ArtMarkit and Vice Munchies Dinner

Eric Firestone, Daniel Arsham and Leigh Lezark attend the Mondrian Tipi Project and ArtMarkit and Vice Munchies dinner in Miami, Florida at Art Basel on Tuesday.

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Mondrian South Beach launches Art Basel Miami Beach 2014

David Schwimmer and Zoe Buckman attend the Mondrian South Beach Art Basel Launch Party on Tuesday in Miami, Florida.

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Soho House and BMW i Host Artist Talk and Cocktail to Celebrate Art Basel Miami 2014

Karolina Kurkova attends an Art Basel cocktail party at Soho House in Miami Beach, Florida on Tuesday.

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Preview of the portrait of Kehinde Wiley presented by GRAY GOOSE Le Melon

Michael Bay and Josh Wander attend the Kehinde Wiley Portrait Premiere at Art Basel in Miami Beach, Florida on Tuesday.

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Miranda Kerr and Kate Hudson attend the Pierre Paulin Playing with Shapes Louis Vuitton Dinner in Miami Beach, Florida on Tuesday.

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Joe Jonas is flying to Miami, Florida on Monday for his DJ gig at Logo’s New Now Next Awards during Art Basel.

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Dutch artist Theo Jansen lets loose his strands on the beach during Art Basel in Miami Beach

Dutch artist Theo Jansen exhibits his “beach beasts” in Miami Beach, Florida on Monday for Art Basel.

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Art dealer Vito Schnabel outside the W Hotel before Art Basel in Miami Beach, Florida

Art dealer (and Heidi Klum’s lover) Vito Schnabel greets a friend outside the W Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida on Monday ahead of Art Basel.

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Gray Goose Le Melon Kehinde Wiley Cocktail Preview

Larsa and Scottie Pippin attend the Gray Goose Le Melon Kehinde Wiley Cocktail Party Preview in Miami Beach, Florida on Tuesday.

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Preview of the portrait of Kehinde Wiley presented by GRAY GOOSE Le Melon

Paris Hilton and Swizz Beatz are friends at the premiere of The Portrait of Kehinde Wiley in Miami Beach, Florida on Tuesday.

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