Museums

Artist Luis Cruz Azaceta at American Museum of the Cuban Diaspora

Sun 19 Nov, 2017 - Mon 26 Mar, 2018

At 18, artist Luiz Cruz Azaceta fled Cuba from the threat of compulsory military conscription under Fidel Castro’s newly formed regime. He moved to the U.S. and used his previous experience with the dictatorial regime to create his work. Azaceta explores the themes of terrorism, war and exiles in his 29-piece exhibition that spans from 1980 to the present. Oppression and the … +

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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Pepe Mar’ Man of the Night at Locust Projects

Through Sat 20 Jan, 2018

Locust Projects presents Man of the Night, an immersive solo installation by Miami-based artist Pepe Mar. The installation excavates the entirety of his practice; the artist collages and assembles images of artifacts, gay ephemera and his personal archive to create a self-portrait that mines his identity and further explores his interest in queer spaces. For this exhibition, Mar has collected images from … +

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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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Locust Projects: p e r Sway by Nancy Davidson

Through Sat 20 Jan, 2018

Locust Projects is proud to present p e r Sway, a multimedia installation by interdisciplinary artist Nancy Davidson. Referencing symbols of power and control, theater and performance, history and biophysics, per Sway finds Davidson holding a distorted mirror to our bizarre and horrifying political climate, a world turned upside down and gone topsy-turvy. Known for her anthropomorphic weather balloon sculptures in her … +

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Tschabalala Self’ SOUR PATCH at Thierry Goldberg Gallery

Through Sun 7 Jan, 2018

Thierry Goldberg Gallery inaugurated a new space with artist Tschabalala Self’s first solo show in Miami. Known for her sewn collage and assemblage paintings, which boldly examine contemporary perspectives on femininity, race and gender, Tschabalala Self’s new body of work further explores the environments of identity politics by focusing specifically on bodegas—public storefronts that serve as a hallmark of lower-income Black and … +

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TRANSFORM at Alfa Gallery

Through Mon 5 Mar, 2018

  Transform is a group exhibition showcasing the work of 30 artists panning a variety of mediums: Painting, Installation, Performance Art, Photography, Mixed media, and Sculpture. Transform is an open question around how Art is made. Through artistic processes, interventions, and a series of metamorphoses, all artists take materials and turn them into new realities, using the language of form as a … +

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Artist Derrick Adams at Primary Projects

Through Sat 27 Jan, 2018

Primary Projects exhibits Black White and Brown, a fully immersive installation by multidisciplinary artist Derrick Adams. The  exhibition unveils all-new works and segments from performances and presentations at MoMA/Ps1, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Studio Museum in Harlem and Performa, etc. Presented together as a collection for the first time, Black White and Brown incorporates bold geometric black and white patterns, some … +

Events

HistoryMiami hosts Miami Street Photography Festival during Miami Art

Thu 7 Dec, 2017 - Sun 10 Dec, 2017

HistoryMiami Museum will celebrate the genre of street photography during Miami Art Week at Miami Street Photography Festival (MSPF). MSPF aims to find and highlight some of the most talented contemporary street photography around the globe. The festival will feature world-class photographers, exhibitions, lectures, workshops, photo walks, and portfolio reviews. Legendary photographers Costa Manos, Alessandra Sanguinetti, Larry Fink, Richard Sandler, Maggie Steber, … +

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KIKI VALDES: The Drawing Chronicles at SWAMPSPACE

Fri 1 Dec, 2017 - Mon 1 Jan, 2018

The recent works of Kiki Valdes are a maniacal storm of ink on paper. The drawings are delicate yet aggressive compositions of comedic abstractions and figurative visions of the artist’s recurring dreams. Mr. Valdes skillfully appropriates art history themes of the ethereal muse, captivating love triangles, social angst and piercing anguish. His ability to convey depth captivates viewers with a unique and … +

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GLOW by Jorge Enrique at Waltman Ortega Fine Art

Through December 12, 2017 (by appointment).

The exhibition is comprised of mixed media paintings and free-standing sculptures. This new body of work is a departure from the artist’s minimal and controlled palette of colors to the opposite side of the spectrum with bright glowing tonalities of the spray paint. “In the past ten years I had reduced my color palette to a few colors and relied mostly on … +

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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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SUNRISE, SUNSET: Group show at Emerson Dorsch inspired by Edwidge Danticat’s eponymous story

Thu 30 Nov, 2017 - Fri 19 Jan, 2018

Emerson-Dorsch has invited artists to consider Edwidge Danticat’s story “Sunrise, Sunset.” The video, paintings, sculptures and installations featured are part of a conversation that started just after Hurricane Irma spared Miami. Edwidge Danticat’s story Sunrise, Sunset, published in The New Yorker the same week of the storm, grows outward from its rich particulars, becoming a parable about the entropic nature of knowledge … +

Art Fairs

ArtSpot Miami International Art Fair Announces Exhibitors and Show Highlights for 2017

Wed 6 Dec, 2017 - Sun 10 Dec, 2017

ArtSpot Miami, a high-end satellite art fair taking place within and in conjunction with Redwood Media Group’s renowned art shows during Art Week Miami and Art Basel Miami Beach, today announced this year’s exhibitor list and special show highlights, including the art project “Made in the USA.” The fair, directed and founded by Aldo Castillo, takes place Wednesday, December 6 – Sunday, … +

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Art Beat Miami during Art Basel / Miami Art Week

Wed 6 Dec, 2017 - Sun 10 Dec, 2017

Little Haiti Optimist Foundation and Northeast Second Avenue Partnership (NE2P) invites you to participate in the 4th annual ART BEAT MIAMI during Miami Art Week  December 6th – 10th located inside the Caribbean Marketplace at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex. The iconic Caribbean Marketplace (In the heart of Little Haiti) will transform into a pop-up gallery showcasing the works of more than … +

Art Fairs

Superfine! Art Fair 2017

Wed 6 Dec, 2017 - Sun 10 Dec, 2017

Superfine! is a boutique contemporary art fair. It humanizes the art world by carving out a niche space where passionate, professional artists and their champions meet collectors one-on-one. Each fair is a fun, curated, and accessible environment built for enjoying the art collecting experience. Through a hyper-curated exhibitor list, we consistently deliver high-quality, well-priced artwork directly to you. In this edition Superfine! … +

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José Bechara: The thickness of the void at Diana Lowenstein Gallery

Sat 2 Dec, 2017 - Tue 31 Jan, 2017

Unpublished works by José Bechara, established Brazilian artist will be on view at Diana Lowenstein Gallery. Under the title “The thickness of the void”, the gallery brings together 18 new paintings produced in 2017, and also recent works with glass developed especially for the show. The exhibition is formed by two different series: one were the artist uses techniques involving acrylics and … +

Art Fairs

SPECTRUM miami 2017

Wed 6 Dec, 2017 - Sun 10 Dec, 2017

Spectrum Miami features an international slate of artists and galleries, including Spotlight Artists, LaunchPad, Art Labs, and Art Talks. SPECTRUM miami will host ArtSpot Miami International Art Fair, founded by Aldo Castillo in 2012. ArtSpot Miami is a stand-alone international art fair where prestigious galleries, art collectives, and art projects that highlight the latest trends in painting, photography, works on paper, sculpture … +

Art Fairs

Red Dot Miami 2017

Wed 6 Dec, 2017 - Sun 10 Dec, 2017

Discover Red Dot Miami features over 500 leading contemporary artists, museum exhibitions, art labs, events, and talks focused on collecting. Now in its 11th year, the five-day event attracts over 30,000 visitors, a majority of whom are high-net-worth collectors. Since its inception in 2006, Red Dot Miami has enriched the city’s arts scene beyond measure. Becoming one of the leading satellite shows … +

Art Fairs

PRIZM Art Fair 2017

Tue 5 Dec, 2017 - Sun 17 Dec, 2017

PRIZM is the producer of a cutting-edge cultural platform, multidisciplinary in scope. Its goal is to expand the spectrum of exhibitings‚ international artists from the African Diaspora and emerging markets -been the mission to promote the work of artists from Africa and global African Diaspora- who reflect global trends in contemporary arts. Committed to the Miami cultural community the aim is to … +

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PINTA Miami 2017

Wed 6 Dec, 2017 - Sun 10 Dec, 2017

PINTA MIAMI returns to Miami Art Week with new programs and initiatives for its 11th edition. These new programs look to further PINTA’s mission and encompass galleries from around the globe. Among these PINTA PLATFORMS -curated by Roc Laseca- this innovative section will be devoted to providing additional visibility to modern and contemporary art contributions. Pinta Platforms will serve as a distinctive … +

Art Fairs

NADA Miami 2017

Thu 7 Dec, 2017 - Sun 10 Dec, 2017

For 2017, NADA moves to the Ice Palace Studios in Miami. Each December in Miami, NADA holds a renowned art fair to vigorously pursue our goals of exploring new or underexposed art that is not typical of the “art establishment.” NADA Miami is recognized as a much needed alternative assembly of the world’s youngest and strongest art galleries dealing with emerging contemporary … +

Art Fairs

Miami River Art Fair 2017

Mon 4 Dec, 2017 - Wed 6 Dec, 2017

The sixth edition of the Miami River Art Fair is providing a unique fair-going experience during the art fair season as the only waterfront art fair. Miami River Art Fair is featuring both an indoor booth setting at the Riverfront Hall of the Miami Convention Center and the one-of-a-kind Riverwalk Sculpture Mall, featuring monumental sculptures from Italy, France, Cuba, Colombia, Korea, Spain … +