Visual Arts

American Fantasy Classic: Hex Link site-specific intervention

Fri 8 Sep, 2017 - Wed 31 Jan, 2018

Fringe Projects is pleased to announce the forthcoming temporary public art commission HEX LINK by American Fantasy Classics, a Milwaukee-based artist collaborative. HEX LINK is an interactive sculpture and sound based work that is an extension of American Fantasy Classics’ toll free interactive phone line/sound art gallery, 1-844-HEX-LINK, a digital space where the artists craft collaborative sound based exhibitions, accessible anytime by … +

Visual Arts

Locust Projects presents: Cement Houses and How to Build Them by AARON T STEPHAN

Sat 9 Sep, 2017 - Sat 7 Oct, 2017

Portland-based sculptor Aaron T Stephan’s Cement Houses and How to Build Them dialogues with ideas surrounding the American Dream of home ownership in the twentieth century, the collapse of the U.S. housing market at the beginning of the twenty-first century, and recent development booms across cities like Miami. With a one-man, concrete block-making device sold by Sears in the early 1900s—and used to produce … +

News

Free Exhibit Evening at the Deering Estate “Capturing Brazzdance” and “Twelve Summers”

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

“Twelve Summers” features GroveHouse Artists’ paintings and watercolors from their 12th season of collaboration with the Deering Estate and includes works from the January Affair en Plein Air juried painting event. In “Capturing Brazzdance,” photographer Carlos Di Roberto Martinez documents the choreographic and performative works from Augusto Soledade’s Brazzdance 2016–2017 season. This initiative invites photographers and visual artists to capture the company’s … +

Announcements

Fri 3 Nov, 2017 - Wed 18 Apr, 2018

The Arsht Center is thrilled to announce the 10th Anniversary season of JAZZ ROOTS which brings jazz legends from around the globe to our own Knight Concert Hall – acclaimed as one of the most acoustically superb concert halls of our age! We’ll kick off the 2017-2018 season with Ella Fitzgerald 100th Birthday Tribute, a star-studded celebration of the First Lady of … +

Visual Arts

HEW LOCKE Reversal of Fortune, 2017 Site-specific installation

Fri 8 Sep, 2017 - Wed 31 Jan, 2018

Fringe Projects is pleased to present Reversal of Fortune by London-based and internationally celebrated artist Hew Locke, a site-specific installation embodying the history and global movement of money, power and ownership. In his work, Locke often addresses historical and economic cycles. Since the financial crash of 2008, Locke has been acquiring original antique share certificates and applying paint to their surfaces. Share … +

Visual Arts

Diana Lowenstein exhibits Reima Nevalainen

Sat 9 Sep, 2017 - Mon 30 Oct, 2017

The young Finnish artist Reima Nevalainen has compared his work to the study of both anatomy and archeology. His dark and existentially loaded works fall somewhere between painting and collage. Using unconventional materials such as cardboard and sand, he depicts bodies twisted in impossible poses, with faces smudged and barely perceptible in a muted palette of gray, sepia, and dusty red. Nevalainen … +

Dance

XXIl International Ballet Festival Of Miami 2017

Through Sat 30 Sep, 2017

Miami Hispanic Ballet  presents the 22nd edition of the International Ballet Festival of Miami, recognized as one of the most successful in the US and the only one of its kind in the State of Florida, considered the most ambitious ballet project ever conceived in the region.  The festival introduces every year over 100 artists from more than 20 ballet companies encompassing … +

Visual Arts

Nina Johnson exhibits R.M. Fischer: Lampworks

Thu 7 Sep, 2017 - Sat 14 Oct, 2017

In Lampworks, Fischer has returned to creating light sculptures, the subject which originally brought his work attention in the 1980’s. The new sculptures pull from decades of working as designer, sculptor, architect and social mediator. Mechano-like metal support structures form the basis of each lamp, around which Fischer wraps, bolts, sews and stretches their vinyl and fabric skins. The elegant, playful skins … +

Visual Arts

Locust Projects presents ROOTOFTWO

Sat 18 Nov, 2017

Locust Projects will host the U.S. debut of Whithervanes, a Knight Foundation-funded project by the Detroit-based experimental design duo rootoftwo (Cezanne Charles and John Marshall). Unlike traditional weathervanes, these four-foot tall, internet-connected headless chickens change color and direction in response to the climate of fear propagated by the media. Mounted on the roofs of three local buildings across downtown, the Design District … +

Visual Arts

Maria Svarbova: In the Swimming Pool at Leica Store Miami Gallery

Through Thu 28 Sep, 2017

In the Swimming Pool is Maria’s largest series yet, originating in 2014 and continuing to develop to date. Sparked by a hunt for interesting locations, her fascination with the space of public swimming pools contributed to developing her visual style. Sterile, geometric beauty of old pools set the tone for these photographs. Each of them pictures a different pool, usually built in … +

Opportunities

Dual Frequency Exhibition and Workshop at Art and Culture Center of Hollywood

Fri 8 Sep, 2017 - Sun 22 Oct, 2017

Dual Frequency envisions artist initiatives to steer creative culture in support of their communities. Many participating artists curate, organize, perform, and teach as expansions of their individual practices. This exhibition activates the Art and Culture Center with interdisciplinary work from 14 preeminent South Florida artists selected to receive awards in 2017 of either $15,000 or $7,500. These awards are among the largest … +

News

Cuban artist Ernesto Oroza at Fredric Snitzer Gallery

Fri 8 Sep, 2017 - Mon 16 Oct, 2017

Ernesto Oroza’s body of work encompasses notions such as architecture and design which channel the artist’s own analytical employment of contemporary object typologies and productive forces. Instead of functioning within the realm of manufacturing, he produces and distributes speculative models and research through various publication methods, exhibitions, collaborative practices, documentaries, and unorthodox forays into more conventional modes of architecture, interior and object … +

Events

Tequila Bay Country Music Festival at Miami Marine Stadium Park

Sun 3 Sep, 2017

Tequila Bay Country Music Festival  brings an A-List Country Music Stars, selection of tequila, food and thousands of country music fans. Stars like Brantley Gilbert, Kip Moore, Montgomery Gentry, Tyler Farr, RaeLynn, Brooke Eden, among others. The event also features a pavilion with a wide range selection of dozens (Casa Tequila).  Miami Marine Stadium 3501 Rickenbacker Causeway Key Biscayne Miami FL 33149-1001 … +

Visual Arts

Vivero by Franky Cruz at Locust Projects

Sat 9 Sep, 2017 - Sat 7 Oct, 2017

Miami-based artist Franky Cruz is a polymath whose artistic practice borrows from a diversity of interdisciplinary media. For his installation at Locust Projects, Cruz will don the hat of entomologist, cultivating butterflies from egg to chrysalis in an enclosed, vegetal environment he will construct in the back project space. As the butterflies emerge from their chrysalis, the umber and ochre secretions they … +

Visual Arts

Exhibition Necessary Objects at Dotfiftyone Gallery

Through Sun 3 Sep, 2017

Necessary Objects is Mexican artist Marcos Castro’ first solo show in Dotfiftyone Gallery.  The young artist reflects on a fundamental act related to art: to look. Through diverse media he explores the dialogue between materials of natural origin as graphite and wood, integrating elements from his personal mythology and from nature as testimonial symbols of contemporary society. The work is an exploration of … +

Events

Lyric LIVE: SEASON 4 at The Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater

Fri 1 Sep, 2017

The Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater specializes in developing relationships with the community through impactful programming. Lyric Live happens every first Friday of the month, as a part of its program  in conjunction with New Washington Heights CDC’s monthly Folklife Friday event. Session 4 presents a monthly interactive talent showcase that  features a local comedian as host, a live band, DJ, and … +

Visual Arts

Aaron T. Stephan at Locust Projects

Sat 9 Sep, 2017 - Sat 7 Oct, 2017

Portland-based sculptor Aaron T. Stephan will exhibit Cement Houses and How to Build Them at Locust Projects. This exhibit dialogues around the American Dream of home ownership in the twentieth century, the collapse of the U.S. housing market at the beginning of the twenty-first century, and recent development booms across cities like Miami. With a one-man, concrete block-making device sold by Sears … +

News

Farewell -Tigertail- founder Mary Luft retires

Choreographer and arts visionary Mary Luft launched an arts organization in Miami that endured for almost four decades. Now, she’s stepping off the stage — and Tigertail Productions is disbanding. After hosting presentations and performances by more than 670 artists and serving as an incubator for Miami arts leaders, Tigertail Productions has announced that Luft is retiring from its Board of Directors. … +

Visual Arts

The Wolfsonian exhibits 2 road trip-photography shows

Through Sun 8 Oct, 2017

The Wolfsonian Florida International University shines for Summer 2017 with two complementary photography displays delving into the possibilities of facing the open road with camera in hand. In a “then-and-now” balance, North and South: Berenice Abbott’s U.S. Route 1—featuring black-and-white images chronicling her 1954 journey along the American East Coast—will be in dialogue with The Long Road to Now: Digital Photos Inspired … +

Events

Leica Lounge presents Miguel Salas

Thu 7 Sep, 2017

Join Leica Lounge on Thursday, September 7, 2017 with photographer Miguel Salas. Miguel will share his experiences from Holi, the festival of color in India, which he photographed in March 2017. Holi is a Hindu festival that marks the arrival of spring and a celebration of fertility, color, and love, as well as the triumph of good versus evil. People from all around the … +