Museums

Meleko Mokgosi: Your Trip to Africa at PAMM

Thu Feb 27, 2020

A large-scale, newly commissioned work by Mokgosi created for the museum’s distinctive 30-foot double-height project gallery. The project centers on the 1962 film Unsere Afrikareise (Our Trip to Africa) by the seminal filmmaker Peter Kubelka. Kubelka is widely recognized as one of the progenitors of the Structural film movement, which attempts to distill the cinematic experience to its purest material form. The … +

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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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Rubell Museum opens its new campus with a museum-wide installation on 2019 Miami Art Week

December 4, 2019

The Rubell Museum‘s new campus will open on December 4, 2019 with a museum-wide installation of works that chronicle key artists, moments, and movements in vital arts centers over the past 50 years, from the East Village to Beijing, Los Angeles to Leipzig, and São Paulo to Tokyo. The inaugural exhibition includes more than 300 works by 100 artists, providing one of … +

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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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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, … +

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Carlos Estévez: Cities of the Mind Opens at the Lowe Art Museum

Thu Oct 24, 2019, 7 - 9 p.m.

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 new body of work personal maps of the human mind influenced by … +

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HENRIETTA HARRIS’S SOLO EXHIBITION “SECOND BEST” at Robert Fontaine Gallery

Saturday, November 9, 2019. 7:00 PM

Henrietta Harris, is a New Zealand based artist who explores, the human condition, through a muted, soft and weightless palette. The faces in her paintings are often of young subjects, with gleaming eyes, filled with a sense of hope and confusion. As a result her paintings, as physical objects breathe life, conveying all the vulnerabilities and truths that are deeply obvious in … +

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Nina Johnson presents Nevine Mahmou’s Bella donna

November 9th - January 4th

Taking place in the downstairs gallery and courtyard, the intimate exhibition is centered around a major outdoor sculpture: a 300-pound cherry made of hand-polished Portuguese marble. Topped with a 10 foot-tall stem springing into the sky, the gleaming fruit holds court like an impossible detail of a Renaissance still life.  Inside the gallery are a series of wall-mounted sculptures of blown glass. These … +

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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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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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LARA FAVARETTO: Blind Spot at the BASS Museum

Dec 1, 2019 - 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 … +

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The Deering Estate presents Material Nature, an exhibition of works by artists Alex Nuñez and Julie Davidow

Oct 2, 2019 - Jan 15, 2020

Material Nature features the work of two Miami-based painters whose works employ the textures, rhythms and patterns found in nature. Immersed in the flora and fauna of South Florida, these paintings reflect the indexical relationships to natural areas that surround them. Emerging from her residency at the Deering Estate, Alex Nuñez’s large scale abstract paintings are a mediation on her research and … +

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Anna Betbeze: Accidental Pictures at Nina Johnson Main Gallery

Thu Oct 3rd, 2019. 7-9pm

Nina Johnson Gallery presents Accidental Pictures, an exhibition of new works by Anna Betbez. 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 … +

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JUAN JOSÉ CAMBRE: FIESTA Curated by Verónica Flom at Dot Fiftyone Gallery

Sep 25 | Nov 24, 2019

Dot Fiftyone presents Fiesta, the first solo exhibition in Miami by artist Juan José Cambre. Curated by Verónica Flom, this exhibition consists of a series of recent paintings, continuing with his interest in the exploration of color and geometry. His pieces have been executed starting from planes that overlap and generate vertical stripes of new hues. The different matrices are presented as … +

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Kinetic Masterpieces at Ascaso Gallery

Thu Sep 19, 2019

Kinetic art is one of the major artistic trends, which browses all throughout the XXth Century and still demonstrates itself vigorously today. Its development occurred in the 1950s in France, mainly through the works of painters from various horizons, but all claiming their attachment to Abstraction and concerned with the questions of forms and perceptions.  The first, Victor Vasarely, a Frenchman originally … +

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Six Words – Stories exhibition opens at New World Gallery

Sep 19 – Oct 25, 2019

A story-telling exploration through typography. The show borrows its concept from legendary American writer Ernest Hemingway’s lore that claims the prolific writer challenged himself to write a story in just six words. The result: “For sale: baby shoes, never worn.” Hemingway’s six-word story and self-critique have never been verified but what is irrefutable is that great stories can be told in 60,000 words … +

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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 … +

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What Carried Us Over: Gifts from Gordon W. Bailey at PAMM

Sept. 12, 2019 – April 25, 2020

What Carried Us Over: Gifts from Gordon W. Bailey features selections from gifts made by Gordon W. Bailey, a Los Angeles–based collector, scholar, and advocate, who has donated 60 artworks to Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) since 2016. Of the 28 artists represented in Bailey’s gift, all but two are new additions to PAMM collection. Few of these artists received formal instruction. … +

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Zhao Gang: History Painting at PAMM

Through Sun Jan 5, 2020

Zhao Gang: History Painting consists of fourteen paintings that bring together the radically multicultural aspects of Gang’s art and identity. Though the artist is fully Chinese and American, he is considered (and considers himself) an insider’s outsider in both cultures. As both native and newcomer, Gang has developed a darkly ironic, often crude approach to depicting Chinese history. His paintings elide centuries-old … +

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Danica Sunbeam: New works by Emmett Moore at Nina Johnson Gallery

September 6th - September 28th, 2019

Danica Sunbeam, an exhibition of new work by Emmett Moore, includes a series of functional sculpture and design objects primarily made of T-shirt fabric. With his singular approach to materials and process, Moore has created a thrilling, unexpected body of work that responds both to Constructivist and Modernist design sensibilities, as well as the global flow of commodities. Moore sourced the shirts … +

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All Grown Up, Cuban-American artist Richard Vergez at &gallery

Sep 14th, 2019 . 7-10pm

In his solo exhibition, All Grown Up, Cuban-American artist Richard Vergez explores and dissects the perception of development: oscillating between the emotional, intellectual, and physical spaces in which growth occurs.While creating this body of work, the artist posed the question: “What do you want to be when you grow up?” In itself, the question exudes proverbial innocence and then at once can be transformed into contemplation … +

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10—A Decade at Dimensions Variable

Sat, Sep 28, 2019 / 6-10 pm

It’s been ten years since Dimensions Variable (DV) officially opened in the Miami Design District in September of 2009. Since then, many artists have come through leaving their indelible mark with inspiring projects. We went from an unfunded upstart to a community voice for championing projects of up-and-coming and under-recognized artists with well-respected work—all while under the leadership of artists. With our … +

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Concrete Jungle: Narrative of Presence at Bridge Red Studios

Sep 8th - Nov 10th, 2019

The exhibit includes South Florida artist Adrienne Chadwick’s numerous fragile and intimate ceramic dwellings. Meditating on community, resources and accessibility. Late Miami/New York artist, Duane Hanson’s rare Polaroid highlighting the value in the “everyday” individual. South Florida artist, Ralph Provisero’s expansive geometric earth works speak to our contemporary situation not limited to Florida’s changing landscape. Los Angeles based artist, Sofia Cordova’s, no … +