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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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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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Carlos Sandoval de León exhibited at ICA

Through Apr 19, 2020

For his exhibition at ICA Miami, Carlos Sandoval de León will create a site-specific, large-scale architectural installation that incorporates both new and existing sculptures. In these works, Sandoval de León deconstructs, repurposes, manipulates, and hybridizes raw, industrial materials with found objects, incorporating bricks, earth, discarded clothes, volcanic pearls, industrial soap, bullet-proof plexiglass, pizza boxes, armadillo shells, and souvenirs, among other materials. For … +

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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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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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Trenton Doyle Hancock: I Made a Mound City in Miami Dade County, last days on view at Locust Projects

Through Feb 8, 2020

The heroic adventures of Torpedo Boy and his battles in the Moundverse continue at Locust Projects this fall with a new site-specific installation by Houston-based artist Trenton Doyle Hancock. This is Hancock’s first large scale solo exhibition since opening his major survey, Mind of the Mound: Critical Mass, at MASS MoCA in March 2019. The exhibition will open with a public opening … +

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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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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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Exhibition "The Gift of Art" currently on view at PAMM

Ongoing

For the presentation of the museum’s permanent collection during its 35th anniversary year, the understanding of art as gift for future generations, is being conflated conceptually with the celebration of donations of art that have been made to the museum during the last several decades. The artworks currently on view under “The gift of Art” represent examples of the works that have been … +

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David Castillo exhibits Sanford Biggers’ Quadri ed Angeli

December 2, 2019 - January 31, 2020

David Castillo Gallery is proud to present Sanford Biggers’ Quadri ed Angeli, the artist’s fourth solo exhibition with the gallery. The exhibition is focused on new quilt paintings and sculptural quilts. A multi-disciplinary artist, Biggers’ antique quilts feature in his practice as a lexicon of layered histories and symbols that examine the history of the United States and its legacy of enslavement and social … +

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Artist Sterling Ruby on Special Exhibition at ICA

through Feb 2, 2020

ICA Miami presents the first comprehensive museum survey of American/Dutch artist Sterling Ruby. The exhibition features over 100 works that demonstrate the relationship between material transformation in Ruby’s practice and the rapid evolution of contemporary culture, institutions, and labor. Spanning more than two decades of the artist’s career, the exhibition features an array of works created in various mediums, from his renowned … +

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Purvis Young: Drawings’ last days on view at ICA

Through Sun Nov 24, 2019

“Purvis Young: Drawings” at ICA Miami showcases a selection of the artist’s vibrant works on paper. Often executed on the pages of found books and ledgers, Young’s drawings rehearse the range of his motifs at a more intimate scale. They also reveal a diversity of mediums that exceed the usual paint and assemblage practices that he is known for. These works, which … +

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INFLATED, on exhibition at The Frank Art Gallery

Nov 14,2019-Jan 25, 2020

The City of Pembroke Pines and The Frank Art Gallery are pleased to present Inflated. The concept of volume is turned on its head through this collection of immersive sensory installations in which expansive sculptures are softly buoyant and two dimensional works extrude energetically from the walls. Opening Reception: Thu, Nov 14, 2019 6 PM

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José Carlos Martinat: Last months for “American Echo Chamber” at PAMM

Through Jan 26, 2020

It’s the last months for this exhibition at PAMM, where José Carlos Martinat created American Echo Chamber (2018), an installation that responds to the amplification and reinforcement of ideas in the current social and political landscape. This large-scale work is composed of mechanical light sculptures that collectively generate a dramatic and entertaining space for visual consumption. The sculptures are inspired by symbols of both … +

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Genesis Breyer P-Orridge: CLOSER AS LOVE at Nina Johnson Gallery

Through Nov 23, 2019

A selection of polaroids by Genesis and Lady Jaye Breyer P-Orridge, in the upstairs gallery. Breyer P-Orridge are lovers who fused art with daily life, eventually pursing a series of plastic surgeries to become identical twins—a plural self they’ve termed a “pandrogyne.” This is the first exhibition to focus exclusively on their unaltered polaroids, drawn from the artists’ personal archives. Selected by … +

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Implanted by Artist Sara Averbook Kaplan at Miami Beach Botanical Garden

Through Nov 21, 2019

Artist Sara Averbook Kaplan is a visual artist and arts activator based in Miami, FL. As a South Florida native, Kaplan feels a responsibility to bring a resurgence of magic, consciousness and connection to nature to her city and community. With The Miami Beach Botanical Garden as her current muse Kaplan is creating a coloring book and painting exhibition based on the … +

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Nina Johnson Gallery exhibits Accidental Pictures by Artist Anna Betbeze

Through Nov 23, 2019

Created on silver Mylar with a variety of synthetic pigments, this new body of work continues Betbeze’s exploration into the properties of uncertainty and entropy. Moving amongst the reflective works, viewers find themselves entangled in a dance of creation and degeneration as the play of light on the reflective works subverts the stability of the image. Made on the floor of Betbeze’s … +

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California Artists Ali Smith and David Hicks in A Taste for Plums at Mindy Solomon Gallery

Through Sat Oct 19, 2019

Ali Smith and David Hicks both live in California. Educated at California State University Long Beach, David was and undergraduate while Ali was pursuing her Master of Fine Arts degree in painting. Like ships passing in the night, neither would know until much later that they would find themselves exhibiting together on the other side of the country. Ali Smith writes about … +

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South Florida Cultural Consortium: Opening Reception/Exhibition at MoCA

Thu Sep 5, 2019 - Sun Oct 20, 2019

The Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami is pleased to launch the 2019 fall season with the South Florida Cultural Consortium Exhibition. Guest curated by Amy Galpin, chief curator of the Frost Art Museum, this  group exhibition presents the work of artists exclusively from South Florida. The South Florida Cultural Consortium (SFCC) is the largest government-sponsored grant program in the U.S. for artists living in … +

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Billie Grace Lynn: A House Divided, (last days) at Lowe Art Museum

Through Sun Sep 15, 2019

University of Miami Associate Professor of Sculpture Billie Grace Lynn is known for creating meticulous, thought-provoking projects and interventions that address some of contemporary culture’s most pressing issues head-on. Her latest work is no exception: Featuring Lynn’s sculptural interpretation of a 26-foot tall hoodie and an 18-foot mirrored kinetic obelisk, this interactive, inter-disciplinary project invites viewers to reflect on identity politics, civic … +