Museums

PAMM opens What Carried Us Over: Gifts from Gordon W. Bailey tonight

Thu Sep 12, 2019 - Sat Apr 25, 2020

This exhibition is organized by PAMM and Gordon W. Bailey, a Los Angeles-based collector, scholar, and advocate. The title of the exhibition emphasizes the artists impassioned commitment to their diverse practices and confirms the inclusive theme of the show which features artworks selected from 60 gifted by Bailey to PAMM since 2016. A variety of media is displayed including drawing, painting and … +

Auctions

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 … +

Art Fairs

Art New York Returns to Pier 94 with 75 Galleries

Thursday, May 3rd – Sunday, May 6th, 2018

Art New York, presented by Art Miami, returns to Pier 94 for its fourth edition on Thursday, May 3 through Sunday, May 6, 2018 offering noteworthy and fresh works by important artists from the contemporary, modern, post-war and pop eras, and featuring paintings, photography, prints, drawings, design and sculpture. The highly anticipated 2018 edition will see more than 95 international galleries from … +

Museums

The Bass Museum of Art is back since Oct 29

The Bass Museum of Art reopened doors on Oct 29, 2017, having a free admission day. This Miami Beach’s contemporary art museum focuses on exhibitions of international contemporary art, presenting mid-career and established artists.  It incorporates disciplines of contemporary culture, such as design, fashion and architecture. Recognized for organizing the first solo museum exhibitions in the United States of international artists such … +

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Ugo Rondinone’s ‘Miami Mountain’ at The Bass Museum of Art, Miami

Sun 8 Oct, 2017

Ugo Rondinone’s Miami Mountain follows his iconic mountain series, recognizable for their brightly colored, fluorescent contrasting palates. Miami Mountain is the latest in the series and has been acquired by The Bass. The work, towering 42 feet tall, is permanently installed in Collins Park, on the corner of 21st Street and Collins Avenue. It is the first of its kind to be acquired by a museum and signifies the launch of … +

Visual Arts

Perfect Stranger at Pérez Art Museum Miami

Fri 3 Nov, 2017 - Sun 4 Mar, 2018

This is the first major career survey of the work of Dara Friedman (b. 1968, Bad Kreuznach, Germany; lives in Miami). Friedman is best known for film and video installations that combine the techniques and principles of structuralist filmmaking with a strong emotional charge and an intuitive approach to subject matter. Her work unravels cinematic conventions, laying bare the materiality and mechanics … +

Visual Arts

Mathieu Bitton: Darker Than Blue at Leica Store Gallery

Through Fri 25 Aug, 2017

“The photographs in my “Darker Than Blue” collection represent moments I was fortunate enough to witness throughout my recent world travels – says Bitton. When I look at these pictures now, they feel like they were taken through a time machine, for a lucid dream, carrying every sensation and nuance—hyper realistic contrasts—only my Leica cameras can capture. My lifelong passion for the … +

Visual Arts

ALI SMITH: ELECTRIC PRISM at Mindy Solomon Gallery

Sat 9 Sep, 2017 - Sat 7 Oct, 2017

Ali Smith (b. 1976, Newport Beach, CA) uses the canvas as an open space of exploration; an empty landscape that serves as the starting point for investigation into abstract terrains. Her work illustrates the existential plight the artist has in finding new, personal meaning and direction within the field of abstract painting. The recurring visual trope of Rococo-like excess and abundance performs … +

Museums

Lowe Art Museum presents ArtLab’s “Fish Tales: Stories and Legends from the Deep” at the gallery’s Miami venue

Thu 20 Apr, 2017 - Sun 1 Apr, 2018

The eighth edition of ArtLab @ The Lowe is the result of the collaboration of undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in a museum studies course during the spring 2017 semester, drawing on the impressive collection of the Lowe Art Museum. As the curators for the exhibition, the students selected the theme of fish in recognition of the importance of preserving the oceans … +

Visual Arts

Structures: Snapping the lines of Geometric Abstraction at Canale Diaz Art Center

Thu 8 Jun, 2017 - Sun 6 Aug, 2017

Structures is not an architectural photography exhibition per se, or at least not understood as having Architecture pose as a portrait subject matter in the show. Although heavily relying on Architecture, Structures explores the limits found within architectural lines to define Geometric Abstraction in Photography. Structures is a solo show that explores the recent works from Miami-based artistic photographer Lucy de la Vega. Her photographs are … +

Visual Arts

Ray Smith Studio at Nina Johnson, Miami

Mon 13 Mar, 2017 - Sat 29 Jul, 2017

Ray Smith’s work is as enigmatic as he is. Born in Texas and raised in Mexico, Ray is a Spanish-speaking New Yorker, with the air of a Texas cattle rancher. His work draws from Spanish Modernists and Surrealists, and materializes in a variety of media, often through a stream of consciousness approach. Smith is a painter, sculptor, installation artist and social experimenter. … +

Museums

Haroon Mirza Exhibition at Pérez Art Museum Miami

Fri 21 Jul, 2017 - Sun 20 May, 2018

Haroon Mirza (b. 1977, London) is a multimedia artist who works with audiovisual materials, electronic equipment, amplifiers, and found objects to create immersive environments and kinetic sculptures. His work amplifies phenomena that are often imperceptible –such as electricity–and seeks to create or distort the relationship between optics and acoustics, giving unexpected visual and sensorial analogs to what we hear. Mirza uses a particular … +

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Sylvie Fleury: Eternity Now at The Bass Museum of Art, Miami

Sun 8 Oct, 2017

Sylvie Fleury is known for her seductive works that re-contextualize status symbols, luxury goods and brand slogans. Eternity Now, 2015 is her latest site-specific neon, and is installed on the historic, Art Deco façade of The Bass, facing Collins Park. “Sylvie Fleury uses contemporary iconography to suggest a deeper irony,” says curator Jose Carlos Diaz. “While the museum undergoes its transformation, her … +

Museums

For Those in Peril on the Sea at Pérez Art Museum Miami

Fri 21 Jul, 2017 - Sat 26 Aug, 2017

This exhibition presents the second iteration of For Those in Peril on the Sea (2011), an installation by Hew Locke (b. 1959, Edinburgh; lives in London) first shown in 2013 during PAMM’s inaugural programming. Consisting of dozens of scaled-down replicas of ships suspended from the ceiling, the installation creates the impression of a massive exodus taking place throughout the architectural space above … +

Editorial

Robert Fontaine Gallery presents Time & Place

through August 1, 2017

  The exhibition explores a grouping of original and multiple works from Post-war through today’s emerging art scene, highlighting similarities that bind ideas together as recognizable symbols over the course of 50+ years. The work is curated to represent one continuing narrative. “Time & Place” explores the question, “What will today’s artists make of present changes around them? What will they reflect … +

Visual Arts

The Motion of Movements at Primary Projects

Sat 22 Apr, 2017 - Sat 24 Jun, 2017

“Extraordinary” might be an understatement in describing the times we are living in. Through an ongoing series of internal conversations here at Primary, we have continued to inform each other about the nature of movement(s). There is no question that momentum is building worldwide, we remain curious about the constant bending of the checks and balances that govern our lives. English documentarian Adam … +

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Unfamiliar Territory at Art Bastion Gallery

Sat 17 Jun, 2017 - Sat 29 Jul, 2017

Alex Yudzon’s painting and photographic work both demonstrate a blending of two cultural influences and an exploration of the contradictions and overlaps inherent in them. His recent exhibition at Art Bastion, Unfamiliar Territory, brings together works from two different series: “A Room for the Night” explores travel, nomadism, exile and displacement, while “Atlas” explores the fluidity of borders and transience of the … +

Auctions

Christie’s Super-charged Night

Thu 18 May, 2017

Studded with top class and fresh to market works, Christie’s pulled off a stunning evening sale of Post-War and Contemporary art, tallying $449,929,500 for the 68 lots that sold. Despite a savage day on Wall Street, only three of the 71 lots offered failed to sell for a stellar and almost unheard of buy-in rate by lot of four percent. The tally … +

Visual Arts

‘High Anxiety: New Acquisitions’ at Rubell Family Collection Museum, Miami

Wed 30 Nov, 2016 - Fri 25 Aug, 2017

High Anxiety: New Acquisitions presents selections of artworks from 32 artists acquired since 2014, many of whom explore polarizing social and political concerns through a broad spectrum of contemporary artistic practices. In gauging the output and energies of these artists we find creative currents that speak to our shared state of uncertainty, nervousness and pessimism. “Artists help us comprehend and grapple with the … +

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‘Assume Vivid Astro Focus: avalanches volcanoes asteroids floods’ at Fredric Snitzer Gallery

Sat 6 May, 2017 - Mon 19 Jun, 2017

Fredric Snitzer Gallery is proud to present avalanches volcanoes asteroids floods by assume vivid astro focus, a “quasi-retrospective” featuring paintings, newly commissioned printed rugs, and “home movie” videos of never-before-seen imagery from the artists’ archives. Founded in New York City in 2001 by Eli Sudbrack (b. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1968) and joined by Christophe Hamaide-Pierson (b. Paris, France, 1973) in 2005, assume vivid astro … +

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David Reed’s ‘Vice and Reflection’ at PAMM closing soon!

Sat 26 Nov, 2016 - Sun 21 May, 2017

PAMM presents David Reed: Vice and Reflection – An Old Painting, New Paintings and Animations. The New York-based artist’s paintings feature large brushstrokes and diverse paint placements in vibrant color configurations. His gestural marks are often shown partially fragmented, as if the brushstrokes are elements of collage that have been cut and placed in disjunctive ways. Reed has experimented with methods of painterly … +

Museums

‘Routes of Influence’ at Pérez Art Museum Miami

Sun 18 Jun, 2017 - Tue 18 Jul, 2017

Routes of Influence consists of six thematic presentations of works from the permanent collection, positioned within two galleries on the first floor and four galleries on the second floor. These Overview Galleries form a conceptual spine running through the building, continually placing collection works in visual dialogue with the exhibitions and projects presented in the museum’s additional galleries. Inspired by Miami’s position … +

Editorial

A Conversation with Ella Fontanals-Cisneros

Cuban-born collector and philanthropist Ella Fontanals-Cisneros has dedicated the past four decades to the advancement of Latin American art. Since 2002, her Miami-based Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO) has granted more than $1.5 million to some 120 emerging and mid-career contemporary artists from Latin America. For its latest undertaking, CIFO, in conjunction with the Cisneros Fontanals Fundación Para Las Artes (CIFO Europa), … +