December 2012. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has announced $23 million in new funding for the arts in South Florida. The support brings Knight Foundation’s total investment in South Florida’s diverse and … +
Looks, as always, are deceiving. A relatively simple warehouse space littered with Pulp Fiction film posters and postmodern street-level photographs acts as the hub for Lombardi Properties, the signature source of real estate in Wynwood.
A little over a century ago, Wassily Kandinsky announced the consolidation of a new abstract language, originating in inner necessity, in spiritual need. André Malraux later reaffirmed that conviction through a prediction which, up to … +
August, 2012. The Miami-Dade County Public Schools has appointed Evonne S. Alvarez to lead the high school program of New World School of the Arts. A seasoned academic administrator and educator, Alvarez will be responsible … +
Every spring they come back to Miami to dance together. Cuban classical dancers so exceptional that a few years back Time Magazine devoted an article to them entitled: “Psst! The Cubans Are Coming! Latin Ballet … +
July 13 through August 12, 2012. At the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, visiting and local collaborators are polishing the glitter for a decadent performance party called “The Donkey Show.” A loose interpretation … +
Three artist collaboratives explore the city’s solild waste. On a sweltering summer afternoon last month, a City of Miami fireman hosed down dozens of inner city kids trying to cool off during a raucous back … +
The Wet Heat Project creates spirited documentary films, web destinations and events that explore an in-depth experience of the contemporary arts and artists of Miami, capturing history in the making… One story at a time. … +
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami Three weeks, 120 feet of paper (seamlessly unified), twenty days of travel: these are all numbers which apply to Jack Kerouac’s On The Road. A penetrating, raw documentary of … +
Hamlet, Prince of Cuba at the South Miami Cultural Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center When it comes to Shakespeare’s Hamlet, productions and adaptations abound, but Michael Donald Edwards, Artistic Director of Sarasota’s Asolo Repertory Theatre has … +
Farside Gallery and Art@Work Expect to be floored, and ceiling-ed, when visiting the Farside Gallery and the accompanying art space in the lobby of Mosquera Orthodontics. But don’t expect to be overwhelmed with color and … +
Galleria Ca d’Oro’s Gloria Porcella, the youngest of four generations of Rome’s renowned art connoisseurs, is on a clear mission to bring Italian art to the U.S. with the stateside debut of the gallery in … +
The nostalgias, longings and sadness of youth and the aging process, itself are the heavy subjects tackled at a joyous occasion. There are no paradoxes here. On a splendid evening in November, Miami-based orthodontist and … +
With so much attention placed on contemporary art coming out of Wynwood, it is sometimes difficult to note the cultural milieus found in other areas of Miami. Consider Little Havana. Marked by sidewalk cafes, ethnic … +
Since its opening in 1974, exhibitions featuring leading artists from around the world, as well as notable emerging artists, have graced the walls of ArtSpace Virginia Miller Galleries. From its location in Coral Gables, noted … +
For all of the inherent value laden in the masterpieces of Modern and contemporary art, there is something menacing going on beneath the surface. The public rarely, if ever, knows the scope of scandal, underhanded … +
As citizens of such a uniquely blended city, we are lucky enough to experience a different culture on almost every corner. We pride ourselves in the development of our scene, in the enrichment of our … +
Darcy’s Law describes how a liquid disperses throughout a porous environment. The natural analogues are plenty: visualizations resemble everything from floodplains to capillaries to migration patterns.
Charest-Weinberg’s art gallery occupies a space in the unassuming Wynwood Lofts complex on NW 23rd street. It’s called the building home since 2008.
There’s very little that’s said in the first-person about Miami-based collective Viking Funeral. In a not-too-unfamiliar cryptic fashion, the two men who exist as Viking Funeral refuse to say precisely what they are about and … +
Collector’s can’t buy it, it is all for the public. The gigantic, eye-catching maze of artwork throughout Wynwood keeps expanding – on view are more than two dozen of works by graffiti artists from all … +
Fortunately, as Miamians, we are exposed to an extreme variety of art forms. We have evolved with our city, and have come to find art in the most unexpected places. We appreciate our streets, walls, … +