Miami Dade College unveils art installation by Carlos Cruz-Diez

Miami Dade College, in collaboration with International Solidarity for Human Rights, commemorates the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights with an installation by internationally-renowned artist Carlos Cruz-Diez. ISHR, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, also presented the Human Rights Friendly recognition awards in 4 categories: Human Rights Friendly Country, Human Rights Friendly Educational Institution, Human Rights Friendly Corporation … +


Celebrating the art of Mexican photography this summer at the Frost Art Museum FIU
Through Thu 7 Sep, 2017

In 1955, Manuel Carrillo (1906-1989) began photographing and documenting indigenous Mexico. His street photography of campesinos, indios, mestizo men, women and children chronicled Mexico’s essential character and recorded everyday life. Carrillo embraced the ideas of Mexicanidad, a cultural movement that emerged in the 1920s after Mexico’s Revolution, which comprised influential writers, photographers, and artists. Its overriding ambition was to substantiate a national … +


Pérez Art Museum Miami opens first contemporary art exhibition inspired by the game of dominoes
Fri 30 Jun, 2017 - Sun 29 Oct, 2017

Spots, Dots, Pips, Tiles. . . showcases artworks that reflect the multilayered aspects of the domino game, a tradition that is heavily practiced in the American South, Latin America, and the Caribbean. This popular game with origins dating to ancient China, has a discernible aesthetic and political vantage point, and offers a look into specific communities that grow around the domino table. … +


William Cordova named the recipient of the 2017 Florida Prize in Contemporary Art

William Cordova has been named the 2017 recipient of the Orlando Museum of Art Florida Prize in Contemporary Art. Glen Gentele, the Director and CEO of the museum, made this announcement on Friday, June 2, 2017 at the Florida Prize Exhibition Preview Party. The three jurors of the exhibition were Dan L. Hess, a visual artist based in Central Florida; Katherine Navarro, … +


Design Miami/ Basel 2017 achieves record sales & attendance
Sat 1 Jul, 2017

Design Miami/ Basel concluded its highest turnover edition to-date this week with footfall of 28,800 visitors, including the world’s most significant collectors of modern and contemporary design. 47 leading design galleries from more countries than any past edition exhibited including participation from 12 of the 17 founding galleries and six first-time galleries. Jen Roberts, CEO of Design Miami/ said, “This edition of … +


Multipart exhibition includes over 170 works by contemporary Cuban artists

Perez Art Museum Miami announces On the Horizon: Contemporary Cuban Art from the Jorge M. Prez Collection, an exhibition of over 170 works of art, spanning painting, drawing, photography, mixed-media and sculpture. The exhibition is presented in three parts over the course of a year, and features a rich panorama of recent work produced by artists living both in Cuba and abroad. … +


Pérez Art Museum Miami welcomes its one-millionth visitor

PAMM welcomed its one-millionth visitor since opening in its Herzog & de Meuron-designed building on December 2013. As Miami’s flagship museum, PAMM serves a multicultural population in one of the fastest growing regions in the country. The museum’s diverse programming and special exhibitions have helped to draw visitors to Miami from across the globe. “After just three years in our home on … +


Pérez Art Museum Miami launches mobile app

PAMM launched a mobile app, powered by Cuseum, to enhance the museum-going experience for its visitors. The PAMM app gives users an opportunity to experience, learn and engage with the art on view at PAMM by providing contextual multi-media content, including audio tours and videos of the interior and exterior galleries, an interactive map, and a calendar of museum events and programs. … +


Pérez Art Museum Miami presents survey of work by Toba Khedoori in the artist's largest presentation

MIAMI, FLA.- Prez Art Museum Miami presents Toba Khedoori, a major museum survey of Khedoori’s oeuvre over the past 22 years and the largest presentation of the artist’s work to date. On view starting April 21, 2017, the exhibition includes close to 30 works and presents the artist’s more recent oil-on-canvas paintings alongside her earlier large-scale works on paper, demonstrating the impressive … +


Something special in Palm Beach Modern's May 6 auction

WEST PALM BEACH, FLA.- There are 495 beautiful reasons why the owners of Palm Beach Modern Auctions think their May 6 double-session auction could end up being their most successful ever. Two of the most compelling reasons are: a flock of five highly sought-after Francois-Xavier Lalanne sculptural sheep, and a large, original 1987 Sam Francis painting. “The Lalanne sheep and Sam Francis … +