Visual Arts

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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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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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 … +

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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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Agustín Fernández' Armaduras at ICA Miami

Through Apr 26, 2020

With an intriguing and unique body of work that finds its early roots in Cuba and a transformative influence abroad, Agustín Fernández (b. 1928, Havana; d. 2006, New York) is a major figure among Cuban artists and within the international modernist movement that contextualizes his work. Although he did not consider himself a Surrealist or a strictly erotic painter, Fernández developed a … +

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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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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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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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Cowry Art Studio: Call to Artists for 1st Miami Contemporary Small Format Art Exhibition

Through Wed Feb 19, 2020

Cowry Art Studio launches a Call to Artists to exhibit, show will be opening during the last week of March 2020 with a deadline on February 16th, 2020. The 1st Miami Contemporary Small Format Exhibition from Cowry Art, calls all emerging, mid-career, and established artists, over 18 years old, residing in the USA, and working within any style, media or concept of art; … +

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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 … +

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Nina Johnson exhibits Darién Gap by Eamon Ore-Giro

December 2nd , 7-9pm

Named after the thin strip of land that runs between Panama and Colombia, the exhibition situates the viewer within a history that stretches from European abstraction to the visual culture of pre-Columbian Peru. Much as the Darién Gap links North and South America while acting as a cultural bottleneck between the two continents, this exhibition finds Ore-Giron examining the art historical legacies of the Global South and … +

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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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A Tribe From Wonderland by Artist Stefano Ogliari at DAM Gallery

Nov 29-Dec 31, 2019

Stefano Ogliari Badessi, is a global artist who has traveled through international cities, presenting his art installations – yet once the installation is finished, he packs up the work, leaving no trace, no damage to the environment – this concern and respect for the environment is also what stimulates the work he will present in his solo exhibition in The DAM Gallery … +

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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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Trenton Doyle Hancock: alter ego Torpedo Boy comes to Locust Projects

Nov 16 - Feb 8, 2020

Locust Projects presents a new installation by Trenton Doyle Hancock in its Store Front and Main Gallery this fall. Supplementing his religious upbringing with comic books and Greek mythology, at the age of 10 Trenton Doyle Hancock invented Torpedo Boy — an alter ego/superhero he still uses today. Ultimately birthing his own creation myth — as played out through paintings, sculpture, drawings, prints, … +

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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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Thank-fool-nest: Opening&Concert at Broward Art Guild Gallery

Nov 16-22, 2019

Thank-fool-nest Art Exhibit shows selected Artwork of the Artist, Erick Estevanell, created in the last fifteen years, and it includes a number of Oil paintings, charcoal drawings, and also Photography. This selection of pieces illustrates the development of Erick’s artistic process, in his search for meaning and balance, while trying to deconstruct the iconography and the preconditioning of the mind as well … +

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Marcos Castro: SO IT WILL BE THE PAST at Dot FiftyOne Gallery

Dec 1, 2019 - Jan 15, 2020

Mexican-born artist Marcos Castro works across a wide range of different media, connecting with the idea of art as a sacred sphere. Primarily based on his drawing skills as a key to his creative process, he also makes painted ceramics, installations, paintings, and murals. The challenge in his ouvres to capture symbolic elements in myths, local stories and in national history or … +

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ArtStART: Emerging Teen Artists at Art Gallery 21

Nov 16-Dec 14, 2019

An exhibit of work from the ArtStART Alumni Collection 2016 to 2019. Art Gallery 21 is pleased to bring an exhibit of work from the ArtStART Alumni Collection, encompassing participants’ work from ArtStART 2016, 2017, 1018, and 2019 to Wilton Manors and surrounding communities. Join for the exhibit opening, always on the third Saturday of the month in tandem with Art Walk … +

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The Allure of Unfathomable Industry: Artist Rafael Vargas Bernard at Art&Culture Center Hollywood

Sat Nov 9, 2019 - Sun Jan 5, 2020

Sensors catch your movement, altering pitch and frequency as you approach propped paintings with drips and marks. With a balance of works that shift our perception of physical space and invite us to pick up headphones and participate, Rafael Vargas Bernard employs readily accessible technologies to create interactive experiences that provoke dialogue and action. Vargas Bernard utilizes digital art and new media, … +