Visual Arts

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 Miami exhibits The Everywhere Studio

Through Mon 26 Feb, 2018

The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) opens its new permanent home with a major group exhibition exploring the significance of the artist’s studio, from the post-war period to the present day. The Everywhere Studio exhibition aims to create intergenerational dialogues that enhance understanding of the most innovative artists working today, encompassing 100 works in painting, sculpture, video, and installation, it brings together … +

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Artists Edward and Nancy Kienholz at ICA

Through Sun 8 Apr, 2018

ICA Miami exhibits a focused presentation of works by Edward and Nancy Kienholz from 1982 to 1992, the artists’ exploration of the representation of women in a contemporary, media-saturated society.  The Kienholz’s elaborate found-object tableaux and assemblages famously scrutinize American society, addressing issues surrounding war, racism, and working-class culture. The first project the artists collaborated on was “The Kienholz Women” (1972–early 1980s), … +

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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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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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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 … +


ICA Narratives Call for Artists 2017

Fri 1 Dec, 2017 - Mon 26 Feb, 2018

The Everywhere Studio Dec 1, 2017 – Feb 26, 2018 “The Everywhere Studio” explores the evolution of the artist’s studio from the post-war period to present day and features over 100 works by 50 artists from the past five decades including Roy Lichtenstein, Bruce Nauman, Carolee Schneemann, Matthew Barney, Rosemarie Trockel, Neïl Beloufa, Yves Klein, among others. Click to learn more. Roy … +


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


Nicholas Mirzoeff Lecture at ICA Miami

Thu 20 Jul, 2017

Nicholas Mirzoeff  is a visual activist, working at the intersection of politics and global/digital visual culture. His most recent book How To See The World was published by Pelican in the UK (2015) and by Basic Books in the US (2016). It has been translated into eight languages and was a New Scientist Top Ten Book of the Year for 2015. Mirzoeff … +


ICA Speaks: Artist Hernan Bas

Thu 11 May, 2017

Hernan Bas (b. 1978, Miami, Florida) creates works born of literary intrigue and tinged with nihilistic romanticism and old world imagery. Influenced by the Aesthetic and Decadent writers of the 19th century, in particular Oscar Wilde and Joris-Karl Huysman, Bas’s works weave together stories of adolescent adventures and the paranormal with classical poetry, religious stories, mythology and literature. His work is part … +


Sven Lütticken gives Public Lecture at ICA

Thu 30 Mar, 2017

Theorist and professor Sven Lütticken will deliver the public lecture, “Producing Facts: Notes on the Politics of Concrete Abstraction.” As fake news and “alternative facts” triumph, the complexity of facticity is denied. However, ritualistic “fact checking” is in itself not a solution as the performativity of social media goes into overdrive. What is the potential of aesthetic and artifactual practices in this … +


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 … +