Museums

Daniel Chimowitz: Walking Canvases at Jewish Museum of Florida

Wed Oct 3, 2018 - Sun Feb 3, 2019

Daniel Chimowitz is an internationally renowned artist and fashion designer. He creates walking canvases of painted images on hand-sewn as well as up-cycled clothing, essentially combining fine art with the excitement of the fashion industry. Chimowitz has shown his designs in Paris, London, Beijing, New York, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, San Francisco and Miami and worked with famed designer Patricia Field. In … +

Cinema

Miami Fashion Film Festival 2018

Thu Sep 20, 2018 - Sat Sep 22, 2018

Bringing attention to the historical interdependence between art and fashion and its influences, the Miami Fashion Film Festival adds to the “fashion is art” narrative with local and international films that highlight fashion design through storytelling, graphics, sound, and motion, in real and digitally imagined environments. The MFFF will bring Screenings, Workshops, Panels also parties! 2018 Filmmakers are:  Laia Gil, Adriana Naranjo, … +

Fashion

Ankara Miami: Upcoming Events in African Fashion Week

Sun Jul 22, 2018 - Mon Jul 23, 2018

Onyejuruwa is the founder of Ankara Miami, an events company that focuses on fashion from Africa and the African diaspora. While Ankara organizes networking opportunities and pop-up shops year-round, its largest event since its inception in 2012 has been African Fashion Week, a four-day showcase that includes two runway shows and a fashion market. By featuring both emerging and established designers from … +

Museums

DESTEFASHIONCOLLECTION at The Bass Museum of Art

Through Sun Sep 2, 2018

The DESTEFASHIONCOLLECTION is an incremental project conceived by the DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art to consider and trouble the boundaries between art and fashion. Each year from 2007 through 2014, DESTE commissione­d an artist to survey that season’s international fashion offerings and to select five related items with which to execute a capsule project, reflecting on the formal, representational, material and social … +

Editorial

Truth Seeker Laurie Anderson Captivates Packed House at Frost Art Museum FIU

It was a packed house recently when the internationally renowned experimental composer and performance artist Laurie Anderson spoke at the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at FIU. Anderson spoke as part of the Steven & Dorothea Green Critics’ Lecture Series. The room broke out in rousing applause as Anderson, with her hair in a small bun atop her head and dressed … +

Design

Arts Fashion Weekend’ 2nd edition at Arts Connection Foundation

Sat 18 Feb, 2017 - Sat 18 Mar, 2017

Art and Fashion join together in an expo-sale that offers clothing, costume jewelry, accesories, and makeup. The second edition of the Arts Fashion Weekend includes twenty-two designers and artists presenting their proposals during the event. Under the curatorship of the Venezuelan artist Adriana Barrios Mendoza, this edition of the Art Fashion Weekend 2017 has been called The Trunk Show, a huge collection of visual experiences and … +

Literature

PAMM Salon Series presents Frida Kahlo: Fashion as the Art of Being

Jan 31, 2017, 7 PM

Best-selling author Susana Martínez Vidal, whose book “Frida Kahlo: Fashion as the Art of Being,” was recently published by Assouline will give a presentation prior to the conversation titled “Frida, The Great Visionary: Why is she more alive today than before she died? 20 Fashion (and life) Lessons that Mrs. Kahlo left Us.” Her gorgeously illustrated book focuses on the unparalleled influence … +

Music

The Enchanting Pink Martini Returns to the Arsht Center!

Jan 13, 2016

The biggest little orchestra around – Pink Martini featuring lead singer China Forbes – returns to the Arsht Center with their new album, Je dis oui! Drawing inspiration from music from all over the world, crossing genres of classical, jazz and old-fashioned pop – Thomas Lauderdale founded Pink Martini to provide more beautiful and inclusive musical soundtracks for political fundraisers for causes … +

Events

Event MISO-CHIC II at ARSHT

Nov 20, 2016, 6 PM

Following the spectacular success of the first MISO-CHIC dedicated to fashion, this season MISO-CHIC will be presenting a visual arts extravaganza. Painting, sculpture, and urban street art with live performances on stage. Music and Color will be combined as paint for the soul. The program will include from Marturet-Mikesell: Pictures of an Exhibition (World Premiere); from LeFrak: Variations on work by Sandra … +

News

Lillian Bassman: Elegance at Dina Mitrani Gallery

Oct 22 - Dec 30, 2016

Lillian Bassman’ Elegance will present a significant collection of signed silver gelatin prints by American artist Lillian Bassman (1917-2012). Bassman’s unique graphic style of photography blurs the boundaries between fashion photography and fine art. In the 1970’s, frustrated with the formulaic trends of fashion photography, Bassman destroyed nearly her entire archive save for a bag of negatives stowed away in a closet. … +

Literature

Books & Books publishes The Desert and the Cities Sing at New World Center

Oct 18, 2016, 7:30 PM

The Desert and the Cities Sing: Discovering Today’s Israel is a unique treasure box including photographs by Neil Folberg, films, books and more. is an exploration of Israel by two intrepid travelers, Lin Arison and Diana C. Stoll. Through encounters with world-renowned artists, educators and innovators, they reveal the richness of a country many know only through front-page headlines. Free Event Includes: … +

Architecture

Monolith: The Abasi Rosborough Collection at Bakehouse Art Complex

Through Oct 2, 2016

This exhibition showcases the Spring/Summer 2016 collection of Fashion designer duo Abdul Abasi and Greg Rosborough inspired by East-West/West-East, a public art installation of bronze monoliths by Richard Serra in the Qatari desert. As colors and textures in the garments communicate this unique life experience, their collection is a perfect embodiment of public art inspiring the creative economy. In a recent New … +

News

White Porch Gallery exhibits Torn by Derek Gores

Through Aug 31, 2016

Torn is composed of a a series of new mixed of media collage works and styles, textures, and motivations by artist Derek Gores. Derek Gores usually recycles magazines, labels, data, and assorted found analog and digital materials to create the works on canvas. His work displays an interest in the beauty of the figure, the angular and abstract design aesthetics of fashion, … +

News

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 … +

News

Steven and William Ladd: Mary Queen of the Universe at MDC Museum of Art + Design

Dec 2, 2015 - Mar 27, 2016

Mary Queen of the Universe is a solo exhibition of works by Steven and William Ladd. The exhibition features crafted sculpture, drawings, and prints by the fraternal collaborative team. For more than ten years, Steven and William have explored the blurred boundaries between design and fashion, fine art and craft. In a decade of working together, with fascination for materials and process, … +

News

Vice City: An Installation by Mara De Luca in Miami

Dec 3, 2015 - Jan 31, 2016

Holly Hunt in partnership with Edward Cella Art & Architecture, presents new works by Los Angeles-based artist Mara De Luca in Vice City . The installation, opening the first week of December during Art Basel Miami, was created in response to the showroom’s design context in collaboration with Walker Art Center curatorial fellow Mary Coyne. Inspired by the pastel palette and glamour … +

News

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 … +

News

TUB Gallery Miami: We all have good taste

Jun 19 – Sep 4, 2015

This exhibition opens questions to the viewers around contemporary art world repetitions interpreted as critical appropriations of previous aesthetic models in the name of a genuine avant-garde tradition. Also questioning if art today has finally succumbed to the ongoing recycling of fashions and style. TUB Gallery Miami 171 NW 23 Street Miami FL 33127 305.573.0610 www.tubgallerymiami.com

Events

SWAN Spoken Soul Showcase Vol. 8

March 28, 2015 6:00pm

The Spoken Soul Festival, named the “Best Place To Meet Intelligent Women” by the Miami New Times, is back and better than ever. The three-day festival, inspired by SWAN (Support Women Artists Now) Day, explodes with performances and art exhibits during the SWAN Spoken Soul Showcase on Saturday, March 28. Thirteen artists will be presenting their work at this year’s event, making … +

Art Fairs

Art Wynwood 2015

February 12 - 16, 2015

Art Wynwood 2015 will feature 70 international galleries presenting emerging, cutting edge, contemporary and modern works and will have its own distinct identity and design. A unique feature is the highlight of street art, murals, pop surrealism and other genres from the contemporary underground movement. Art Wynwood is perfectly positioned to further the growing worldwide recognition of this movement by providing the … +

News

Zebra Love by Blake Emory debuts at Spectrum Miami

Dec 3 – 7, 2014

Blake Emory, one of today’s newest thought-provoking abstract artists will debut his highly anticipated trademark collection of works in Optic Modernism at this year’s Spectrum Miami art show in Midtown Miami, December 3–7. Emory’s Zebra Love series represents the artist’s inspired discovery of what he refers to as “nature’s grand design” that encapsulates an artistic expression of retro fashion with love, passion … +

News

Dimensions Variable: Death of a Printed Story-Fabian Pea

Nov 28 - Dec 20, 2014

Death of a Printed Story is a comment and personal reaction to the inexorable massive presence of printed propaganda in our everyday existence. In a predominantly visual culture that overproduces printed material, the piece explores the relationship between reality and simulacra, creating a scenario where media begin to reign in contradictory and conflicting rivalry with themselves. Reality has been frozen and stopped … +

News

PAMM UNDER CONSTRUCTION: Photographs by Daniel Azoulay

Nov 6 - Jan 9, 2015

THE EXHIBIT "PAMM, UNDER CONSTRUCTION" features photographs by Daniel Azoulay of the recently completed Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), when it was under construction. The museum was designed by the architecture firm, Herzog & de Meuron from Switzerland with the intention to convey a fluent connection between the subtropical site and its architecture. The photographs by Daniel will tell the story of … +

Museums

Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale presents The Indestructible Lee Miller

Oct 4, 2015 - Jan 3, 2016

This exhibition explores the life and work of the pre-eminent American photographer, Lee Miller, from several perspectives: as the favored fashion model in the 1920s for photographers such as Edward Steichen and Arnold Genthe; as the assistant, collaborator, and muse of surrealist photographer Man Ray in the 1930s; as a heralded art and fashion photographer, and as a combat photographer during World … +