Announcements

Wandering in the Wilderness: Outsider Art from the Collection at NAEMI

Saturday, May 7th, 2022, 5PM – 9PM

NAEMI, in collaboration with Mad Arts, is proud to announce an exhibition featuring exclusive art from the permanent collection at NAEMI (National Arts Exhibitions of the Mentally Ill, Inc). The exhibition will include internationally recognized names in Cuban Outsider Art, such as Jorge Alberto Cadi “El Buzo”, Misleidys Castillo Pedroso, and Rigoberto Casorla (Rigo), along with other well-recognized creators like Echo MacCallister, … +

Visual Arts

Fire Figure Fantasy: Selections from ICA Miami’s Collection

From May 12 – October 30, 2022

“Fire Figure Fantasy” is ICA Miami’s first major exhibition to showcase its permanent collection, with a focus on recent acquisitions. Since its founding in 2014, ICA Miami has established itself as a singular voice in artistic stewardship and research with a collection that champions leading emerging and established artists. Local and national voices are represented in dialogue with some of the most … +

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Carlos Alfonzo: Late Paintings at ICA Miami

From April 21 – November 27, 2022

ICA Miami is proud to present “Carlos Alfonzo: Late Paintings,” which brings together over a dozen paintings from 1990, the artist’s final year of production. Relying on an established exhibition and research practice of delving into significant periods in artists’ work, ICA Miami takes a deep and definitive look at the final series of works in Alfonzo’s oeuvre. The largest gathering of … +

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Pan American Art Projects presents Memories, by Lisandra Ramirez

April 2 -July 2, 2022

Memories, by Lisandra Ramirez, is curated by Gabriela Azcuy and it is a reconstruction of the memory of the artist’s childhood, where the objects are not recreated as they are, but as they are remembered, sometimes as collages or fused images. “In her artistic practice, the child’s object —in most cases reimagined — blends with the remains of historic porcelain, cutlery, and … +

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Pan American Art Projects presents Carbon, by Serlian Barreto

April 2 -July 2, 2022

Carbón, by Serlian Barreto, is a series composed of work produced over the last two years as a homage to his grandfather, who is a life-long producer and exporter of coal in Cuba. Barreto grew up with his grandfather and gained in-depth knowledge of the specifics of turning organic materials into coal, to later be used as fuel: from gathering raw materials, … +

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Onajide Shabaka: On the edge of tomorrows… on view at Emerson Dorsch

Through March 26, 2022

The show is a selection of works made throughout Shabaka’s five-decade career, evoking the artist’s range of expression and the web of connections he makes between stories, ethnobotany, deep mapping, and anthropology, among many other themes. With his practice and work, the artist imbues into his practice a model of how one can hold accumulated memories of horrific truths in history and … +

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Jadé Fadojutimi: Yet, Another Pathetic Fallacy at ICA Miami

Through April 17, 2022

Fadojutimi cites and updates the key art historical elements of the twentieth century—grids, webs, transparency and layering, and the mixing of disparate kinds of mark-making—to suggest processes or elements that are in exalted search for their final forms, blossoming, or in movement. Her complex images, which use a surprising and electric color palette, can suggest plants and garlands, microscopic activity, marine landscapes, … +

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Mindy Solomon Gallery presents Basil Kincaid: All in One Feeling

March 26 – April 30, 2022

All in One Feeling, an exhibition of seven figurative-abstract embroideries, synthesizes an approach to making and living that artist Basil Kincaid has been cultivating over the last decade. Each piece, born from an initial drawing on paper that’s then scaled onto canvas and painted in the thread, represents the process-oriented, collaborative, and imaginative tenets of Kincaid’s methods. As the work is drafted, … +

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Building the Stone House at Deering Estate

Through April 17, 2022

2022 marks the 100th anniversary of the construction of the Stone House at the Deering Estate. Throughout the months of February and March, Deering Estate staff will be bringing out new photographs, artifacts and texts to illustrate the inspirations, ideas, and individuals that helped to build the historic Stone House. Through historic photographs and objects, guests can explore the unique and hidden … +

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Venezuelan photographer Luis Cobelo’ exhibits Zurumbático at Leica Store Miami

March 18 - May 27, 2022

Zurumbático is a story full of the lifeblood that permeates thousands of Latin American little towns, the roots of that giant empirical hemisphere – passionate, forgotten, fickle, violent and, above all, happy. Aracataca is the country where Gabriel García was born and which inspired his original Macondo. This place, and the surrounding geographical area in this Caribbean part of Colombia, was his … +

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Poner el Universo en Orden Otra Vez: José Bedia at Fredric Snitzer Gallery

February 20 - March 26, 2022

Solo exhibition of new works by Cuban-born artist José Bedia. Composed of work produced over the last two years, this exhibition recaptures Bedia’s link to artistic traditions of Indigenous cultures and expands upon his most recent trips to West Africa. The exhibition’s title suggests finding “order” within the surrounding chaos of the universe, a starting point for the artist’s overall arching themes … +

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Jillian Mayer’s CURRENT YEAR at David Castillo Gallery

Through April 2, 2022

URRENT YEAR meditates on the state of the present as a landscape that is created, transmitted, and understood through lenses and screens. In this exhibition, Mayer presents glass across a diversity of sculptural contexts—as irregularly-shaped, multi-colored panes suspended from the gallery’s ceiling, the walls, and from metal and fiberglass objects—to address its intrinsic vulnerabilities and contradictions, its ubiquity and evolution as a … +

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ICA Miami presents Betye Saar: Serious Moonlight

Through April 17, 2022

ICA Miami presents a survey of rarely exhibited immersive, site-specific installations from 1980 to 1998 by American artist Betye Saar. Rooted in the artist’s critical focus on Black identity and intersectional feminism as well as the racialized and gendered connotations of found objects, Saar’s installations expand on her celebrated repertoire and offer broadened insight into ritual, spirituality, and cosmologies in relation to … +

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Harold Mendez: And, perhaps, here, between at ICA Miami

Through May 1, 2022

On view at ICA Miami is “And, perhaps, here, between” by artist and sculptor Harold Mendez. A first-generation American of Colombian and Mexican descent, Mendez’s work engages the long arc of hemispheric history, from ancestral cosmologies to the diasporic bits of knowledge that form such an important part of New World cultures. Working in photography, sculpture, and installation, Mendez’s objects explore cultural … +

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Hugh Hayden: Boogey Men at ICA Miami

Through April 17, 2022

“Hugh Hayden: Boogey Men” features a suite of monumental new works created for the occasion and debuting at ICA Miami. In his innovative work across mediums, Hayden creates anthropomorphic forms that explore our relationship with the natural world. Formally trained as an architect, Hayden deploys laborious processes—selecting, carving, fabricating—resulting in dynamic, surreal, and critical responses to personal experience and social and cultural … +

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ICA Miami presents Shuvinai Ashoona: Drawings

Nov 30, 2021 – May 1, 2022

ICA Miami presents “Shuvinai Ashoona: Drawings,” the artist’s first US museum presentation featuring a series of enigmatic drawings and prints observing the evolution of indigenous Arctic life. Shuvinai Ashoona (b. 1961, Kinngait, formerly Cape Dorset in Nunavut, Canada) comes from a long line of Inuit carvers and printmakers—her parents, Kiugak Ashoona and Sorosilooto Ashoona, were distinguished artists, as was her grandmother, Pitseolak Ashoona, … +

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Tomás Esson’s S.O.S. CUBA at Fredric Snitzer Gallery

October 15 - November 20, 2021

Over the course of three decades, Tomás has developed from figurative mythological to a hybrid style to an almost completely abstract style. The artist’s solo exhibition at the gallery focuses on nine works from his Miami Flow series spanning two rooms: the primary gallery showcasing a diverse range of large-format compositions and the secondary gallery focused on four medium format, green-hued works … +

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ICA Miami presents a survey of site-specific installations from 1980 to 1998 by Betye Saar

Oct 21, 2021 – Apr 17, 2022

Rooted in the artist’s critical focus on Black identity and intersectional feminism as well as the racialized and gendered connotations of found objects, Saar’s installations expand on her celebrated repertoire and offer broadened insight into ritual, spirituality and cosmologies in relation to the African American experience and the African diaspora. Saar’s intimately scaled works of the 1960s and 1970s––poignant examinations of race … +

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Joseph Holtzman at Nina Johnson Gallery

September 23rd - January 15th, 2022 Downstairs Gallery

Holtzman’s ghost-like paintings rendered on stone surfaces elicit a haunted sense of memory in the viewer. The long-lived spirits of both fictional and historic realms co-mingle. The smooth nature of the stone allows the viewer to feel as though the paint is moving in real-time, sliding across a picture plane in an animated gesture, where the images drift onto their monolithic backings. … +

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Fredric Snitzer Gallery presents Ajarb Bernard Ategwa: Sweet Flowers of Douala

May 2 - June 12, 2021

Fredric Snitzer Gallery presents a selection of works by contemporary artist Ajarb Bernard Ategwa, whose works deal with portrait formats and draws on subjects from neighborhood photographic studios. Ategwa’s large-format paintings mimic the scale of cityscapes and public space and explore modes of self-representation in today’s Cameroon, where he lives and works. Both style and composition-wise, his work reminisces a recall for … +

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Xaviera Simmons exhibit solo at David Castillo Gallery

April 22 - July 3, 2021

David Castillo presents In the dim light pressing deeply against each other: Xaviera Simmons’ seventh solo exhibition with the gallery. The show features a new body of text and color field paintings by the artist. In a cinematic treatment of the sensual relationships between feeling, perception, and language, Simmons’ paintings evoke the pleasures of landscapes in their natural, manmade, and abstracted forms. … +

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ICA Miami presents Dalton Gata: The Way We’ll Be

May 14 – Nov 21, 2021

Ground Floor / Ray Ellen and Allan Yarkin Gallery The first solo museum presentation for Cuban-born, Puerto Rico-based artist Dalton Gata (b. 1977, Santiago de Cuba) features his surrealistic installations across media, which explore his personal experiences, queer and popular culture, and psychological and mythical symbols. The artist’s recent focus on metaphysical still-lifes is reflected through newly commissioned paintings and sculpture that depict symbolic … +

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Nina Johnson presents Vibrant: 16 artists from Creative Growth

May 15th - July 31st, 2021. Upstairs Gallery

Nina Johnson presents Vibrant, an exhibition of new works by the artists of Creative Growth Art Center, the oldest and largest nonprofit art studio for artists with developmental, mental, and physical disabilities. With styles reminiscent of Abstract Expressionism to Fauvism and Pop Art, these exciting works highlight a group of extraordinary artists once marginalized by disability. Despite never receiving classical training, the … +

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Claudia Andujar’s most experimental and expressive photographs on view at ICA Miami

Jan 20 – Nov 21, 2021

ICA Miami presents a concise selection of artist and activist Claudia Andujar’s most experimental and expressive photographs from her earliest series of the Yanomami, dating from 1972 to 1976, during which Andujar became fully immersed in their complex culture. For some fifty years, Claudia Andujar has photographed, worked with, and fought beside the Yanomami people living in the Amazonian rainforest of Northern Brazil. Andujar’s … +