Visual Arts

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 … +

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Bossa Gallery exhibits FLUCTUATIONS

Sat 8 Jul, 2017

  FLUCTUATIONS evokes a narrative in suspension from two different artists: Flávia Junqueira and George Goodridge. It is frequent in their works the presence of ambiguity of opposing concepts: order and entropy, nature and nurture, restraint and excess, mechanical and organic. Flávia Junqueira and George Goodridge share a particular interest in space, they both bring the concept of Art as an illusion … +


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

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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 … +

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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 … +