ICA Speaks presents Mark Handforth

Fri 15 Sep, 2017

In his sculptural installations, Mark Handforth transplants familiar objects into unfamiliar surroundings in order to reveal something new about the ways in which these things exist and function in our everyday lives. Born in Hong Kong, raised in England, and based in Miami since 1992, Handforth revels in the skewed perspectives and unintended consequences that result from cultural migration and displacement. In … +


Stephanie Wakefield Lecture at ICA Miami

Sat 15 Jul, 2017

  Stephanie Wakefield is an urban geographer and visiting Assistant Professor in Culture and Media at Eugene Lang College at The New School. She has written and organized extensively around the political and philosophical questions of the Anthropocene, exploring it as a threshold moment of both great potential and catastrophe. She is finalizing a book on the being, time and politics of … +


Claire Colebrook Lecture at ICA Miami

Tue 18 Jul, 2017

Claire Colebrook is Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of English at Penn State University. She has published books and articles on contemporary European philosophy, queer theory, visual culture, poetry, literary history gender studies and literary theory. Her most recent book is Twilight of the Anthropocene Idols, co-authored with Tom Cohen and J. Hillis Miller. Read on ICA Miami

Visual Arts

The Motion of Movements at Primary Projects

Sat 22 Apr, 2017 - Sat 24 Jun, 2017

“Extraordinary” might be an understatement in describing the times we are living in. Through an ongoing series of internal conversations here at Primary, we have continued to inform each other about the nature of movement(s). There is no question that momentum is building worldwide, we remain curious about the constant bending of the checks and balances that govern our lives. English documentarian Adam … +


Miami Symphony Orchestra: Pop-Up Series

Fri 10 Mar, 2017

​Miami Symphony​ Pop-Up Series presents a classical music performance. This evening of live entertainment features music with a lineup of guest appearances including Miami’s own Emily Estefan. A great selection of classical-crossover music by Astor Piazzolla, Edward Elgar, Tito Puente, Richard Wagner, Emily Estefan, Klaus Badelt, Malcolm Arnold, Carlos Gardel, Rudy Perez and Maurice Ravel. Miami Design District’s Palm Court 140 NE … +

Visual Arts

Kelly Breez: Fake News at Locust Projects, Miami

Sat 4 Mar, 2017 - Sat 10 Jun, 2017

FAKE NEWS provokes the uncertainty of news reporting in the post-Trump era. With the dark humor and biting criticism of political cartooning, Breez’ illustrations propagate the scandal and melodrama of the current political moment. In headlines, bylines and caricatures of pundits, politicians and figures from the current presidential administration, the artist approaches political reality as a theater of the absurd. In appropriating … +


ICA: Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design’ President talks

Jan 19, 2017, 7 PM

Since 1906, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem has set the artistic scene in Israel whilst being the leading institution in the country. This talk, “From Carpet Weavers to Transparent Architecture: 111 years of art and design education in Jerusalem,” led by the institution’s current president, Prof. Adi Stern, will portray the story of Bezalel, its unique spirit and its … +


The ICA Finishes Construction of Its Permanent Home in the Design District

Tue 15 Nov, 2016

The Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, the latest milestone in Miami’s emergence as an international arts destination, has completed construction of its permanent home in the Miami Design District. The construction completion sets into motion a six month timeline in which the museum will ready the building’s galleries, interior spaces and sculpture garden for the public opening on December 1, 2017 in … +


Real Imaginary World opening reception at Bossa Gallery

Oct 6, 2016, 6 PM

Group show Real Imaginary World includes the artists Babette Herschberger, Michael Williams and Tina Salvesen. These three artists create from different emotions a reality of their own. The artists’ construction is through the mastery of their crafts and by representations that are reflections of an invisible world. In Babette Herschberger ‘s paintings geographical space is acheived and informed by her rural relocation … +


ICA Ideas presents Miami Music Club featuring Profligate

Jun 11, 2016, 8PM

Miami Music Club will offer a series of three shows over the summer of 2016, which will explore the porous boundary between rhythm and its dissolution. Taking place in June, July, and August, each show will present an experimental musical artist working outside Florida, paired with local acts of similar tendencies or mindsets. In this occasion Miami Music Club features Profligate from … +


BOSSA PROJECTS will host insightful artist¹scollaborations in a diversity of medias

May 12, 6 - 9 pm

Starting with a group show, this Miami based program will reflect the intersection of tastes between different cultures, seeking to present powerful exhibitions to a broader global viewership. A talented group of artists from Spain, Germany, and Brazil, who have chosen to make Miami their home all have a common thread, their works depict the “Unconditionally Beautiful.” The paintings by ANDRÉS FERRANDIS, … +


Bossa Gallery exhibits Imprints On The Wall of Time

Through Mar 26, 2016

Imprints On The Wall of Time: A brief entry into the world of Knoll features the work of Brazilian artist Fabio Knoll. The exhibition curated by Maureen Bisilliat, shows photographs from different series of the artist such as Cortiços, Street Art or Imprints of worlds. Fabio’s photographs, whether of urban dweelings or rustic shacks, present a subtle view of reality, focusing the … +


Markowicz Fine Art presents David Bowie Unseen by Markus Klinko

Feb 25, 7:00 - 9:00 pm

Markowicz Fine Art is partnering with award-winning, international fashion and celebrity photographer and director Markus Klinko for the grand reveal of never-before-seen photos of the beloved, international pop culture legend and fashion icon, David Bowie. The photographs are limited editions autographed by the contemporary photographer. Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation funds the nation’s best and brightest scientific investigators whose research focuses on finding less … +


Project Room: Beatriz Monteavaro “Nochebuena” in Locust Projects

Through Jan 9, 2016

Nochebuena is a new installation by Cuban-born, Miami-based artist Beatriz Monteavaro. The exhibition is centered around memories of family gatherings in the artist’s childhood home, with a focus on the celebrations surrounding Nochebuena (Cuban Christmas Eve). Monteavaro’s project was inspired by the sale of the house in which she grew up. The installation references changes in the architectural details and interior decoration … +


ICA Miami exhibits I Stand, I Fall by artist John Miller

Feb 18 – Jun 12, 2016

The Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, presents a survey of work by John Miller, marking the first American museum exhibition dedicated to the influential conceptual artist. I Stand, I Fall brings together some 75 works that trace Miller’s use of the figure throughout his career in order to incisively comment on the status of art and life in American culture. The exhibition … +


Locust Projects exhibits PORE

Through Jan 9, 2016

Locust Projects is pleased to exhibit new work by Brooklyn-based artist Martha Friedman. For her first major show in Miami, Friedman has created four vividly colored sheets of rubber, made by pouring around 1000lbs of the material onto Locust Projects’ floor. Each site-specific sculpture has a costume attached and is colored to reference one of the four humors, the theory of which … +


ICA Miami’s exhibition A Public Character

Oct 8, 2015 - Jan 17, 2016

The artists Shannon Ebner will present the first comprehensive selection of works from the ongoing series “Black Box Collision A,” which, since 2012, has seen the artist photographing the letter “A” mined from the vestiges of sign, advertisement, message, and other modes of visual communication. ICA Miami will also present a series of new works by Ebner—which have been inspired by and … +


ICA Miami: Alex Bag Opening Night/Shamir & POORGRRRL Live Music

Dec 1, 2015

Opening of solo exhibition dedicated to video and performance artist Alex Bag, on view in ICA Miami’s Atrium Gallery, The Van (Redux) through Jan 31, 2016, features a seminal but rarely-seen video by the artist: “The Van” from 2001. After the opening ICA Miami presents a special performance by XL Recordings artist Shamir. Las Vegas’ Shamir evokes ’90s house, pop, and R&B … +

Art Fairs

Carole Feuerman exhibited during Art Basel at National Hotel

Dec 2 – 6, 2015

In collaboration with Markowicz Fine Art, The National Hotel will transform into a temporary art gallery for Carole A. Feuerman’s iconic water sculptures, hyperrealistic pieces and prints, featuring “The Golden Mean,” a 16-foot male diver statue representing the struggles to achieve perfect balance; and “Survival of Serena,” her first sculpture in a series of painted bronze pieces. The Golden Mean will be … +


Locust Projects’ Art on the Move exhibits Nite Life

Nov 15 - Dec 31, 2015

Nite Life is a new body of work by artist Martine Syms, curated by Franklin Sirmans. Syms has produced a series of prints inspired by the vernacular advertising used to promote mid-twentieth century “Chitlin’ Circuit” concerts. Nite Life has developed from Syms’ research into the Harlem Square Club, an Overtown nightclub that was part of the “Chitlin’ Circuit”. The club, which no … +


Bossa Gallery presents Pattern Recognition by Fernando Velázquez

Opening Reception: Nov 9, 2015, 6:00-9:00pm

Now the landscape leads me It’s difficult to imagine a landscape that perceives us. It’s difficult to summarize which landscape inhabits our memory. It’s difficult to find such dissociated archetypes in our experience. It’s difficult to go beyond the imagination standardized for over half a century by a pre-formatted cinema. Pattern Recognition, the new installation by Fernando Velazquez helps us escape these … +


Tina Kukielski Talks at Locust Projects

Oct 21, 2015, 7 PM

Locust Projects is pleased to announce its third year of Locust Talks, a lecture series that hosts visiting directors and curators from innovative institutions across the country and internationally for public lectures at the gallery space followed by individual studio visits with local artists, fostering a rigorous critical dialogue about art in the community. Tina Kukielski is Co-curator of the 2013 Carnegie … +


De la Cruz Collection Contemporary Art Space: Beneath The Surface

Through Oct 2015

Beneath The Surface brings together a selection of works from a generation of artists who are redefining post-war art movements. Through a variety of practices that include New Abstraction and Figurative Painting, these artists are responding to the consequences of globalization. For historical, sociological, and conceptual reasons, the works selected for this year’s exhibition are subjective representations of our new American landscape. … +


Bossa Gallery brings Brazil’s Photography to the Design District

Thu, Aug 27, 6:00 - 10:00pm

Opening its door August 15, Bossa Gallery is the first local gallery to specialize in Brazilian fine art photography. Located inside the 4141 plaza, across the street from ICA, the gallery presents the works of rising talents, adding to Miami’s evolving art landscape, the current and vibrant production of contemporary art in Brazil. Join us on Thursday, August 27, from 6pm to … +