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The State Theatre Project

By Manuela Gabaldon

The State Theatre Project, founded and directed by New World School of the Arts (NWSA) 2009 alum, David Hemphill, has since over a year made it its mission to “provoke, question, kick ass, shake things up”; its aim is to learn through performance and inspire inquisitiveness.

Editorial

Markowicz Fine Art

By Matt Balmaseda

One year ago, French gallerist Bernard Marcowicz opened an art gallery in the Design District. The resulting 1,000 square-foot Markowicz Fine Arts has, since then, become a focal point for new and engaging work in a neighborhood epitomized by its conglomeration of galleries and high-end boutique design shops.

Editorial

Myra Galleries

By Matt Balmaseda

There is a new gallery in the Wynwood Art District. Like many businesses in the area, the exterior is unassuming, merely hinting at what it contains. Walk inside and it becomes clear that something dynamic is happening; something that deepens the well of art in the neighborhood and broadens its breadth and variety.

Editorial

Flagler Arts Space: An Introduction

By Shana Beth Mason

At first, you may think you’re stepping into the Dade County Federal Credit Union. In fact, the little gem of an artist compound and exhibition space is just next door at the Flagler Arts Space. The property owner/manager of the Thomas Center-Miami, Henry Block, had communicated with local artist and Brown graduate Annie Blazejack.

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Making Sh*t Up’s World Premiere Screening. Packed-house at Tower Theater

By Matt Balmaseda

On March 9, the Miami International Film Festival premiered “Making Sh*t Up,” a documentary covering three years in the life of Miami-based conceptual artist Bert Rodriguez. The chosen venue for the debut was a cultural landmark frequented by Rodriguez in his youth, the Tower Theater. This brought two artistic icons together for an unforgettable night of film. It was a packed house. … +

Editorial

Miami-New York-Miami

By Shana Beth Mason

Between four days, three renowned fairs, and within a few miles of each other, Miami clearly made its voice heard in the contemporary art community during the week of the Armory Show 2011 in New York City. Each fair brought a unique element to the hectic week of events, lectures, launches and exhibitions, and several galleries astutely represented the Magic City during … +

Editorial

Coral Gables Art Cinema

By Fran Robbins

You walk along Aragon Avenue in the Gables, just west of Ponce de Leon. Duck into a nondescript space to find four walls surrounding, well, nothing. It’s an impressive space though: a two-story situation in a storefront. Nice part of town. Easy access from the street. No floors, but that can be fixed. Maybe it could be used for parking, it’s certainly big … +

Editorial

The Practice at Whale and Star

By Juliana Accioly

Enrique Martínez Celaya, a visual artist whose work is associated with the nature of human experience and the search for meaning that dominates so many contemporary societies, was a late bloomer. His interest in artistic expression began in his childhood, but art did not become his profession until well into his twenties.