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 … +

Music

MISO Performs at Miami Design District’ Palm Court

Fri Oct 18, 2019 - Fri Nov 15, 2019

Conducted by Eduardo Marturet, Miami Symphony Orchestra will perform at Palm Court in Design District. The concert is part of the symphony’ current  31th Season. Eduardo Marturet enjoys an active career on three continents; he is the Music Director and Conductor of The Miami Symphony Orchestra and continues to guest conduct actively in Europe. He has made more than 60 CDs that … +

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IlluminArts presents Uprising: A performance inspired by the work of artist Paulo Nazareth

October 4, 2019

IlluminArts presents Uprising, a musical exploration inspired by Paulo Nazareth’s first solo US museum exhibition, “Melee,” at ICA Miami. Featuring music of Brazilian composers Hector Villa-Lobos, Francisco Mignone and Chico Buarque, along with music by Native American composer Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate and others, this non-traditional performance experience will by one you don’t want to miss. IlluminArts welcomes back pianist and arranger Mary Adelyn Kauffman, baritone Jorell Williams (previously seen … +

Events

Lecture with artists Dana Schutz at de la Cruz Collection

Friday, April 12, 2019 | 7:00pm

Dana Schutz (b. 1976, Livonia, Michigan) lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. Schutz’s paintings depict darkly humorous narratives and hypothetical situations. Vibrant and tactile, Schutz’s oddly compelling images simultaneously engage the unique capabilities of the medium while conjuring a world both urgent and harrowing. Dana will be discussing her work. Her work is included in the collections of the Museum of Modern … +

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Judy Chicago: A Reckoning at the Institute of Contemporary Art

Tue Dec 4, 2018 - Sun Apr 21, 2019

The Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami presents “Judy Chicago: A Reckoning,” a major survey of works by the pioneering feminist artist. This exhibition highlights Chicago’s iconographic transition from abstraction to figuration, and explores the ways in which the artist’s strong feminist voice transforms our understanding of modernism and its traditions. Representing the female voice in a male-dominated world, Chicago explores important narratives … +

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Manuel Solano: I Don’t Wanna Wait For Our Lives To Be Over at ICA Miami

Tue Dec 4, 2018 - Sun Apr 14, 2019

“I Don’t Wanna Wait for Our Lives to Be Over” marks the first solo museum exhibition in the United States for Manuel Solano. Working across mediums, Solano explores issues of identity and its formation by drawing from their personal life, memories, and popular culture. That art and images are central to the construction of our perception and to our lives is crucial … +

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Spanierman Modern Presents Lisa Corinne Davis’ Capricious Calculations

October 19 – November 13, 2018

Spanierman Modern presents Capricious Calculations, an exhibition by Brooklyn painter Lisa Corinne Davis. Through the works in the exhibition, Davis continues her exploration into the use of color, geometry, and subjective and objective forms to explore relationships between race, culture, and history. Her work is included in the collections of The Museum of Modern Art, the J. Paul Getty Museum, The Philadelphia … +

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Larry Bell: Time Machines Special Exhibitionat ICA Miami

Sun Mar 10, 2019 - Sun Mar 10, 2019

“Larry Bell: Time Machines” is the first comprehensive American museum survey of the artist’s work in nearly two decades. The exhibition features major bodies of Bell’s work, from the his early Cube series to his large-scale color-glass installations. At ICA Miami, “Larry Bell: Time Machines” focuses attention on Bell’s innovative explorations of experiences generated by architectural space, as well as his little-known … +

Events

First Fridays at ICA

Fri Nov 2, 2018

First Fridays is a neighborhood-wide initiative celebrating art and performance in the Miami Design District. Explore ICA Miami’s exhibitions after dark, and enjoy activities for guests of all ages—film screenings, exhibition tours, performances, and more. Museum guests are encouraged to explore various after-hours activations throughout the Miami Design District, including world-class public art installations by Sol LeWitt, Urs Fischer, and Buckminster Fuller, among … +

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Locust Projects ART ON THE MOVE: Whithervanes by Studio Rootoftwo

Through Fri Jul 20, 2018

Whithervanes are weathervanes for the twenty-first century, tracking and measuring the “climate of fear” on the internet. Installed on three rooftops in Miami, these 4ft-high, internet-connected sculptures inspired by the story of Chicken Little, come to Locust from the Detroit-based hybrid design studio rootoftwo, headed by Cezanne Charles and John Marshall. Whithervanes consists of three headless chicken sculptures, sited on rooftops in … +

Music

MISO’ POP-UP Concert Series at Palm Court

Fri 23 Mar, 2018 - Fri 27 Apr, 2018

Under Conductor Eduardo Marturet, and as a part of The Miami Symphony Orchestra’ current season POP-UP Series comes to the heart of Design District. MISO is Miami’s hometown professional symphony and a valuable contributor to Miami’s cultural fabric. With 80 professional musicians selected from around the world, MISO represents the exceptional talent and diversity that mirrors South Florida’s international and multicultural richness. … +

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Hélio Oiticica’ crucial works exhibited at ICA

Through Sun 11 Nov, 2018

This presentation examines an important series of works created by Hélio Oiticica at a crucial transformational period in the artist’s development. Part of a generation of artists based in Rio de Janeiro that included Lygia Clark and Lygia Pape, Oiticica is a seminal figure in postwar Brazilian art and a key connector to themes of modernism and political action. His Bólides works—the … +

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Artist Tomm El-Saieh exhibits at ICA

Through Mon 22 Oct, 2018

Tomm El-Saieh’s solo museum debut features a suite of new paintings that explore and probe the meanings of abstraction by invoking Haitian traditions of figurative spiritual art. El-Saieh’s colorful, maplike constellations are created through a frenetic process of all-over rubbing, a diverse application of material, and strategic erasures. The large-scale compositions are so full of information that the works themselves allude to … +

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ICA: Artist Senga Nengudi

Through Tue 10 Apr, 2018

Senga Nengudi, a Conceptual artist operating at the intersection of performance and sculpture, became a driving force in the African American avantgarde art scene in New York and Los Angeles in the 1960s and ’70s. Her seminal work, the series “R.S.V.P.” (1975– ), comprises sand-filled pantyhose twisted and affixed to various points on a wall, and was created after her first pregnancy … +

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Tschabalala Self’ SOUR PATCH at Thierry Goldberg Gallery

Through Sun 7 Jan, 2018

Thierry Goldberg Gallery inaugurated a new space with artist Tschabalala Self’s first solo show in Miami. Known for her sewn collage and assemblage paintings, which boldly examine contemporary perspectives on femininity, race and gender, Tschabalala Self’s new body of work further explores the environments of identity politics by focusing specifically on bodegas—public storefronts that serve as a hallmark of lower-income Black and … +

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Artist Derrick Adams at Primary Projects

Through Sat 27 Jan, 2018

Primary Projects exhibits Black White and Brown, a fully immersive installation by multidisciplinary artist Derrick Adams. The  exhibition unveils all-new works and segments from performances and presentations at MoMA/Ps1, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Studio Museum in Harlem and Performa, etc. Presented together as a collection for the first time, Black White and Brown incorporates bold geometric black and white patterns, some … +

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KIKI VALDES: The Drawing Chronicles at SWAMPSPACE

Fri 1 Dec, 2017 - Mon 1 Jan, 2018

The recent works of Kiki Valdes are a maniacal storm of ink on paper. The drawings are delicate yet aggressive compositions of comedic abstractions and figurative visions of the artist’s recurring dreams. Mr. Valdes skillfully appropriates art history themes of the ethereal muse, captivating love triangles, social angst and piercing anguish. His ability to convey depth captivates viewers with a unique and … +

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Grand opening of Miami’s newest venue for ICA Miami

Fri Nov 30, 12:00 - 8:00pm

With more than double the exhibition space in its new permanent home, the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami presents a bold inaugural program that reflects the museum’s commitment to championing new narratives in contemporary art and to providing a platform for the exchange of art and ideas. Highlights of ICA Miami’s inaugural program include The Everywhere Studio, a thematic survey tracing the … +

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Franky Cruz: Viverium Meconium at Locust Projects

Through Sat 7 Oct, 2017

Locust Projects presents Viverium Meconium, an indoor butterfly nursery by Miami-based artist Franky Cruz. In a practice that borrows from plant cultivation and native-species conservation, Cruz dons the hat of hobbyist entomologist and cultivates butterflies–from egg to chrysalis to hatchling–during his eight-week residency at Locust Projects. Cruz raises the butterflies with the diligence of scientific methodology and the nurturing of someone who … +

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Abigail DeVille at ICA’ Sculpture Garden

Through Sun 28 Oct, 2018

Abigail DeVille is known for her dense, formless installations that involve deep engagement with the history of violence against marginalized people and places. For Lift Every Voice and Sing (amerikanskie gorki) (2017), DeVille created a hybrid structure inspired by the history of the United States whose form is based on sources as diverse as the Great Seal of the United States; the … +

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Locust Projects presents: Cement Houses and How to Build Them by AARON T STEPHAN

Sat 9 Sep, 2017 - Sat 7 Oct, 2017

Portland-based sculptor Aaron T Stephan’s Cement Houses and How to Build Them dialogues with ideas surrounding the American Dream of home ownership in the twentieth century, the collapse of the U.S. housing market at the beginning of the twenty-first century, and recent development booms across cities like Miami. With a one-man, concrete block-making device sold by Sears in the early 1900s—and used to produce … +

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Julian Gilbert-Davis: Neighbors at Locust Projects

Sat 15 Jul, 2017 - Sat 5 Aug, 2017

For this year Locust Projects’ LAB MFA exhibition, artist Julian Gilbert-Davis will develop and exhibit his project Neighbors. Approaching the work as an extended research project, Gilbert-Davis will reconstruct elements from his polling place at Rutgers (a local high school) and Locust Projects’ nearest voting location (a neighborhood church). With consideration to the civic ritual of voting, Neighbors investigates the polling place … +