Is Art Basel ready for Miley Cyrus?

November 28, 2014 10:46 PM

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Is Art Basel ready for Miley Cyrus?

New Raleigh Hotel owner Tommy Hilfiger, gallerist Jeffrey Deitch, and V Magazine editors have tapped Miley Cyrus to perform at Wednesday’s big Art Basel opening-night party. A far cry from previous edgy performers, such as Beth Ditto and The Gossip, but we’re sure Cyrus and her tongue will make for a spectacular spectacle.

So Basel is a celeb magnet. Or is it? An art-world insider admonishes us, telling us it’s not about the stars at all, saying “[The annual fair] Art Basel is a snore for the E! Network. It’s more for The Wall Street Journal crowd. The real story is that in the last two weeks, the auctions in New York...

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