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Radical Conventions: Cuban American Art from the 1980s at Lowe Art Museum

March 17 – June 12, 2022

By the 1980s, the first waves of Cuban exiles who migrated to South Florida in the previous two decades had begun to establish themselves as an economic force with increasing political power. In the process they developed an ideological narrative around which the community could rally; that is, to liberate Cuba from communism. This thinking not only informed their political and social … +

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Bob Dylan: Retrospectrum at Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum

Through April 17, 2022

Retrospectrum is the most expansive and in-depth exhibition of Bob Dylan’s artwork ever staged in the United States. Spanning six decades, Retrospectrum features over 180 paintings, drawings, ironwork, and ephemera, showcasing the development and range of Dylan’s visual practice, in tandem with that of his musical and literary canon.  The show spans some 60 years of Dylan’s career and includes what an exhibition … +

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Art on the Plaza 2022 Calling All South Florida Artists

March 28, 2022 11:59 pm

The Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami is pleased to announce an open call to South Florida artists for a commission opportunity as part of the 2022 Art on the Plaza initiative. This year, we are offering the opportunity for local artists to submit their work through an open call for Art on the Plaza 2022. We are requesting qualifications from professional … +

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Ladies First: The Art of Carlos Luna

Through April 24, 2022

One of the foremost contemporary Cuban American artists, Carlos Luna is part of a generation of Latin American artists who embrace their strong heritage and traditions while reinventing themselves along the way. Luna tells stories and narrates fables through detailed and richly painted canvases, mixed media works on paper, lavish tapestries, sculptures, and installations. This first major exhibition of Luna’s work in … +

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Coral City Camera on view at the Lowe Art Museum through June 2022

Through June 12, 2022

Coral City Camera is a multimedia artwork and (click here for live stream) research tool by artist-scientist duo Coral Morphologic and presented by Bas Fisher Invitational (BFI) and Bridge Initiative. Submerged alongside PortMiami, the Coral City Camera reveals the surprising diversity of pioneering coral reef organisms that call Miami home. Coral Morphologic is studying these populations in conjunction with NOAA and the … +

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A Crack in the Moon: The Art of Alette Simmons-Jimenez

Through May 8, 2022

The work of multidisciplinary Miami-based artist, Alette Simmons-Jiménez, is rooted in a tradition that values vision as well as craft. Her work celebrates the physicality of the handmade while incorporating tangible spiritual components from our natural surroundings. On receiving a BFA from Newcomb College/Tulane (New Orleans) she relocated to the Dominican Republic and began a studio practice. Eventually relocating to the Dominican … +

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Bridges: Fostering exchanges at the Lowe Art Museum

Through April 29, 2022

Bridges captures our intersecting community of South Florida artists and students as an act of inclusion and visibility within greater Miami. Utilizing the windows and galleries at the Lowe Art Museum, this nested exhibition serves as a bridge between the quiet contemplative spaces of viewing contemporary art and the bustling university campus. This action is a collaboration between 2b Non Profit, the … +

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Zhivago Duncan: Pretentious Crap at PAAM

Through September 25, 2022

Zhivago Duncan creates elaborate multimedia works accompanied by sprawling narratives. Much of his production is authored under the guise of various alter egos, including “Nacnud Ogavihz” (Duncan’s name spelled backwards), or the semi-amnesiac Dick Flash, the supposed creator of Duncan’s large-scale sculptural installation Pretentious Crap (2010-11), which was donated to PAMM by Diane and Robert Moss in 2014. As the sole survivor … +

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Allied with Power: African and African Diaspora Art from the Jorge M. Pérez Collection at PAMM

Apr 24 - Jul 26, 2020

Through a large donation of Cuban art in 2017, an earlier donation of Latin American art in 2011, and significant gifts through acquisition funds, the Jorge M. and Darlene Pérez has added more than 500 works of modern and contemporary art to PAMM’s permanent collection. Allied with Power: African and African Diaspora Art from the Jorge M. Pérez Collection celebrates their most … +

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Carlos Estévez: Cities of the Mind exhibited at Lowe Art Museum

Through May 3, 2020

The most recent project of renowned Cuban-American artist Carlos Estévez, Cities of the Mind features nine large-format paintings that reference the artist’s fascination with city plans. Inspired by the Havana of his youth, the Medieval European cities to which he has traveled extensively as an adult, and his abiding interest in symbolic cosmology and origin stories, Estévez has created in this body of new work personal … +

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Binomial: Claudia DeMonte & Ed McGowin at Lowe Art Museum

Through Mar 22, 2020

With her deep-seated interests in globalism, identity politics, feminism, and social responsibility, Claudia DeMonted mines her auto-biography as well as the stories of the countless women she has met in her extensive travels to inform her creative process. DeMonte’s artistic output reflects not only her cosmopolitan view of the world but also her sense of place within it. She is equally attuned … +

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Embracing the Lens: The BlackFlorida Project at HistoryMiami

Mar 20 - Oct 11, 2020

The photography of Johanne Rahaman, and curated by Dr. Jeffreen M. Hayes, this exhibition presents images from the BlackFlorida project, an archive of photographs and personal histories that documents the people and everyday life of Florida’s Black communities. Depicting rural towns and inner cities spanning the entirety of the state, the project seeks to provide an alternate perspective on these marginalized communities … +

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History, Labor, Life: The Prints of Jacob Lawrence at Lowe Art Museum

Feb 20 - May 24, 2020

The traveling exhibition History, Labor, Life: The Prints of Jacob Lawrence explores three major themes of Lawrence’s larger oeuvre and specifically focuses on his graphic work. Lawrence’s recording and recollection of African-American and larger African diasporic histories are featured, as well as his vivid observations of the dynamic city life in his native Harlem, New York City. Works in the exhibition span from 1963 to 2000 and include … +

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Mickalene Thomas' BETTER NIGHTS at The Bass Museum

Through Sep 27, 2020

Inspired by the local New Jersey play ‘Put a Little Sugar in my Bowl’ organized and performed by the artists’ mother, friends, and family as well as the parties hosted by the artist’s mother in the late 1970s, Mickalene Thomas: Better Nights is an installation that will transform the galleries into an immersive art experience for the duration of the exhibition. The installation embodies … +

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In the Cone of Uncertainty by Artist Haegue Yang’s at The Bass Museum

In the Cone of Uncertainty foregrounds Haegue Yang’s (b. 1971, Seoul) consistent curiosity about the world and tireless experimentation with materializing the complexity of identities in flux. Living between Seoul and Berlin, Yang employs industrially produced quotidian items, digital processes, and labor-intensive craft techniques. She mobilizes and enmeshes complex, often personal, histories and realities vis-à-vis sensual and immersive works by interweaving narrative with … +

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Lara Favaretto' BLIND SPOT exhibited at The Bass Museum

Through Apr 19, 2020

Incorporating paintings, sculpture and interactive installations, Lara Favaretto: Blind Spot presents an arrangement of new and recent works alongside ongoing series from the artist’s practice. The exhibition also features a new, site-specific work commissioned for the museum’s permanent collection. Favaretto embraces the idea of constant change, creating works of art and situations that are in flux. Though often humorous and playful, her works address … +

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Transitional Nature: Hudson River School Paintings at Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum

Jan 25 - May 17, 2020

Cultural identity in the United States has been long intertwined with its magnificent landscapes, from the dense forests of New England to the open terrain of the West. These landscapes extol the unique beauty of this country and relate to the first significant art movement in the United States, known as the Hudson River School. The artists who painted these American landscapes … +

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Opening Reception to Liu Shiyuan' Opaque Pollination at Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum

Jan 21 - Apr 12, 2020

Liu Shiyuan’s work probes the results of gaps in communication that arise from changing technologies as well as from transcultural exchanges. Through images in videos, collaged photography, and other mixed media work, she interrogates in-between spaces of a global existence mediated by technology where intimacy and secrecy can be scarce. Born in Beijing, Liu Shiyuan studied in New York and now lives … +

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Exhibition Terence Price II: Never Ending Gardens & Film "Liberty" at Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum

Feb 6, 2020, 4 PM

WLRN reporter Nadege Green gets together with local filmmakers, Terence Price II and Faren Humes, as they discuss the ways they use film to represent and redefine Black communities in Miami. Humes’ latest short film, Liberty, follows the story of two friends living in Liberty City, a community undergoing gentrification. Price uses photography and film to depict his neighborhood of Carol City and … +

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MoCA exhibits Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen

Through Mar 29, 2020

The first major U.S. solo exhibition of influential Chilean-born artist Cecilia Vicuña “About to Happen” is on view at MoCA since last edition of Miami Art Week.  The exhibit traces Vicuña’s career-long commitment to exploring discarded and displaced materials, people and landscapes in a time of global climate change. “Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen” is comprised of Vicuña’s multidisciplinary work in performance, sculpture, drawing, … +

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"Forensic Architecture: True to Scale" Opening Reception at MDC' Freedom Tower

Feb 19, 2020, 6 PM

Presenting the first major U.S. survey of Forensic Architecture’s extraordinary work uncovering evidence of state and corporate violence, join MOAD at MDC for the opening reception of Forensic Architecture. . . with a special discussion by founding director Eyal Weizman. Comprised of architects, software developers, filmmakers, journalists, lawyers, artists, and scientists, Forensic Architecture is a research agency that uses architectural software and an … +

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DIAGO: The Pasts of This Afro-Cuban Present, last days of exhibition at Lowe Art Museum

Through Jan 19, 2020

A leading member of the new Afro-Cuban cultural movement, visual artist Juan Roberto Diago (b. 1971) has produced a body of work that offers a revisionist history of the Cuban nation. This retrospective traces Diago’s singular efforts to construct new pasts; the pasts required to explain the racial tensions of contemporary Cuba, the pasts of this Afro-Cuban present. Guest curated by Dr. Alejandro de … +

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George Segal’s Abraham’s Farewell to Ishmael (1987) is on view at PAMM

Nov 22, 2019 - Jul 6, 2020

George Segal’s Abraham’s Farewell to Ishmael (1987) is on view for the first time since a complete restoration. Segal first began making plaster casts from live models in 1961 and was known for his figurative sculptures throughout his career. The hyperrealism of these works renders the figures familiar and emotionally resonant. He did a series of works based on biblical stories, all from the … +

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Abraham’s Farewell to Ishmael: on view at PAMM after complete restoration

Through Mon Jul 6, 2020

George Segal’s Abraham’s Farewell to Ishmael (1987) is on view for the first time since a complete restoration. Segal first began making plaster casts from live models in 1961 and was known for his figurative sculptures throughout his career. The hyperrealism of these works renders the figures familiar and emotionally resonant. He did a series of works based on biblical stories, all from the … +