Visual Arts

New Contemporary Art Gallery opens in Wynwood : Coral Contemporary
Thu Oct 24, 2019

Coral Contemporary is a new art gallery based in Miami, Florida. Founded by Isabel Tassara, the gallery specializes in the exhibition and sale of contemporary art and consulting services. Collectors and art aficionados are invited to its Grand Opening, happening on Thursday, October 24, 2019 from 6 PM. The gallery program will include exhibitions, Artist Talks, discussion panels and gallery lectures all … +


Auction Preview: (Red) Auction at Sotheby’s, Miami, Dec 5

Top lots – Theaster Gates (B. 1973): a flag for the least of them, decommissioned fire hose. 59 7/8 by 84 5/8 in. 152 by 215 cm. Executed in 2018. Estimate: 450,000 USD — 500,000 USD – Jenny Saville (B.1970): Susanna. Signed and dated 2017-18, pastel and charcoal on watercolor paper mounted on board. 78 3/4 by 59 7/8 in. 200 by … +


Pioneer of American Art Nouveau at The Wolfsonian–FIU Museum
Sat 8 Apr, 2017

William H. Bradley was America’s foremost graphic artist from the end of the nineteenth century into the 1930s. Derived from the Art Nouveau aesthetic, the flowing lines of his designs for advertisements, periodicals, catalogs, and posters made a marked impact on both commercial and fine art in the United States. The Wolfsonian–FIU Museum 1001 Washington Avenue Miami Beach, FL 33139 305.531.1001


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 … +


Art & Sole: Fantasy Shoes at Bass Museum of Art
Through April 10, 2016

From the Jane Gershon Weitzman Collection, Art & Sole: Fantasy Shoes features over 150 of the most inventive examples of these fantasy art shoes, remarkable for their imaginative construction and elaborate adornment. Art & Sole exhibition was curated by Jane Gershon Weitzman. Shoes are constructed of unexpected materials such as bronze, ceramic, wire, Plexiglas or in the case of Robert Steele, corrugated … +


First Outdoor-Design Exhibition at Gallery Diet
Nov 6, 2015 - Jan 9, 2016

Gallery Diet is pleased to announce Trees in Oolite, the inaugural design show in the courtyard of its new space. The first outdoor-design exhibition in the gallery’s history, eight designers and artists present an assortment of outdoor furniture, lighting, and design elements. Set within a Floridian landscape that includes mango, oak, and avocado trees, these objects complement the subtropical flora with a … +


Inaugural Home Show Exhibit Allows Viewers to Fully Understand Artists Intentions and Become, "At Home with Art"
March 27-30, 2015

From North Miami’s The Fountainhead Studios to the South’s Deering Estate at Cutler, 7 uniquely curated exhibits will represent a sample of the diversity and range of art available close to home. 22 artists along with art districts spokespersons and interior designers will be on hand to discuss how art can be used as the departure point for a design concept in … +


Miami Beach Historic ReSurvey Project

October 2013. Over the summer, the online database of Miami Beach’s historic buildings doubled in size! To date, information on over 550 properties has been collected and entered into MDPL’s historic property database. Ocean Drive, Collins Avenue, Lincoln Road, Espanola Way and more locations are already online.


Bas Fisher Invitational presents Urban Variants

Opening reception: November 1, 2013, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.From November 1st through 24, 2013. BFI invites you to the opening night of URBAN_VARIANTS, an exhibit of new designs for Miami urban buildings. The works will include new prototype sketches, drawings, renderings, and models, as well as studies of existing prototypes in Miami and Savannah.


Wolfsonian Museum-FIU announces Updates to Art and Design in the Modern Age

September 2013. More than three dozen new objects, along with two new special installations, are part of the recently updated Art and Design in the Modern Age: Selections from The Wolfsonian Collection (ADMA). The updated installation retains the exhibition’s core themes and overall structure while refreshing its graphic identity, refining the exhibition design, revising text panels, and introducing new material.


Local artist Jessy Nite opens a new Design, Illustration and Typographic Studio

June 2013. Creative Jessy Nite is opening the Nite Writer, a typographic studio dedicated to hand-lettering, type and illustration. Launching at, Nite has produced an interactive pan and scan portfolio that allows viewers to explore the gamut of her hand-drawn typeface and design capabilities. Best known for her fine and public art projects, Nite Writer was conceived as an extension of … +


Meet Kenneth Treister discussing and signing Maya Architecture: Temples in the Sky

Books & Books, Coral Gables. April 15, 2013, 8:00 p.m. In this illuminating volume, acclaimed architect Kenneth Treister brings a unique perspective to the physical remains of the ancient Maya cities. Through his knowledgeable treatment of construction methods and materials, Treister discusses the balance of form and function in Maya buildings and their integration of art, architecture, and society.


Studying the Digital Revolution in Art and Architecture

Wolfsonian Museum – FIU. March 2013. Eighteen FIU architecture graduate students are spending a good deal of their spring semester closely examining objects from the Wolfsonian museum’s collection as part of their coursework for Space, Society and the Digital: Virtual Worlds and Visual Aesthetics, taught by Winifred E. Newman, associate professor in the College of Architecture + the Arts.