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Fredric Snitzer Gallery presents Ajarb Bernard Ategwa: Sweet Flowers of Douala

May 2 - June 12, 2021

Fredric Snitzer Gallery presents a selection of works by contemporary artist Ajarb Bernard Ategwa, whose works deal with portrait formats and draws on subjects from neighborhood photographic studios. Ategwa’s large-format paintings mimic the scale of cityscapes and public space and explore modes of self-representation in today’s Cameroon, where he lives and works. Both style and composition-wise, his work reminisces a recall for … +

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Raúl Cordero: The ABC of it at Fredric Snitzer Gallery

February 26 - April 17, 2021

Fredric Snitzer Gallery is pleased to announce, The ABC of it, Raúl Cordero’s first solo exhibition with the gallery. Cordero’s exhibition presents an ongoing investigation into his conceptual approach to painting – a combination of blurred images reduced from their initial information with layered texts that are rendered from typefaces the artist has designed out of fragmented dots not easily read upon first … +

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Binomial: Claudia DeMonte & Ed McGowin at Lowe Art Museum

Through Mar 22, 2020

With her deep-seated interests in globalism, identity politics, feminism, and social responsibility, Claudia DeMonted mines her auto-biography as well as the stories of the countless women she has met in her extensive travels to inform her creative process. DeMonte’s artistic output reflects not only her cosmopolitan view of the world but also her sense of place within it. She is equally attuned … +

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Trenton Doyle Hancock: I Made a Mound City in Miami Dade County, last days on view at Locust Projects

Through Feb 8, 2020

The heroic adventures of Torpedo Boy and his battles in the Moundverse continue at Locust Projects this fall with a new site-specific installation by Houston-based artist Trenton Doyle Hancock. This is Hancock’s first large scale solo exhibition since opening his major survey, Mind of the Mound: Critical Mass, at MASS MoCA in March 2019. The exhibition will open with a public opening … +

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MoCA exhibits Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen

Through Mar 29, 2020

The first major U.S. solo exhibition of influential Chilean-born artist Cecilia Vicuña “About to Happen” is on view at MoCA since last edition of Miami Art Week.  The exhibit traces Vicuña’s career-long commitment to exploring discarded and displaced materials, people and landscapes in a time of global climate change. “Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen” is comprised of Vicuña’s multidisciplinary work in performance, sculpture, drawing, … +

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DIAGO: The Pasts of This Afro-Cuban Present, last days of exhibition at Lowe Art Museum

Through Jan 19, 2020

A leading member of the new Afro-Cuban cultural movement, visual artist Juan Roberto Diago (b. 1971) has produced a body of work that offers a revisionist history of the Cuban nation. This retrospective traces Diago’s singular efforts to construct new pasts; the pasts required to explain the racial tensions of contemporary Cuba, the pasts of this Afro-Cuban present. Guest curated by Dr. Alejandro de … +

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Tomas Esson: Miami Flow II exhibited at Fredric Snitzer Gallery

Through Jan 19, 2020

Tomas Esson is transported into an altered state of consciousness when he paints. His new series “Miami Flow” features highly labored abstract paintings produced in a flurry of focused exertion. Toiling away in his Miami studio, Esson finds solace in the mental state he is transported as he flicks, swipes, and drizzles paint onto canvass. This state of flow is recognized in … +

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Last Days for GROUNDED, on view at Spinello Projects

Through Jan 20, 2020

Spinello Projects presents GROUNDED, a multimedia group show featuring artists, Eddie Arroyo, Franky Cruz, Francisco De La Torre, Cara Despain, Raheleh Filsoofi, Nash Glynn, Sinisa Kukec, Kunst, Najja Moon, Jared McGriff, Reginald O’Neal, Michelle ​Lisa ​Polissaint, Juana Valdes, Clara Varas, Pioneer Winter, Agustin​a​ Woodgate, and Antonia Wright, curated by Anthony Spinello.  

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Exhibition "The Gift of Art" currently on view at PAMM

Ongoing

For the presentation of the museum’s permanent collection during its 35th anniversary year, the understanding of art as gift for future generations, is being conflated conceptually with the celebration of donations of art that have been made to the museum during the last several decades. The artworks currently on view under “The gift of Art” represent examples of the works that have been … +

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Trenton Doyle Hancock: alter ego Torpedo Boy comes to Locust Projects

Nov 16 - Feb 8, 2020

Locust Projects presents a new installation by Trenton Doyle Hancock in its Store Front and Main Gallery this fall. Supplementing his religious upbringing with comic books and Greek mythology, at the age of 10 Trenton Doyle Hancock invented Torpedo Boy — an alter ego/superhero he still uses today. Ultimately birthing his own creation myth — as played out through paintings, sculpture, drawings, prints, … +

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Purvis Young: Drawings’ last days on view at ICA

Through Sun Nov 24, 2019

“Purvis Young: Drawings” at ICA Miami showcases a selection of the artist’s vibrant works on paper. Often executed on the pages of found books and ledgers, Young’s drawings rehearse the range of his motifs at a more intimate scale. They also reveal a diversity of mediums that exceed the usual paint and assemblage practices that he is known for. These works, which … +

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Genesis Breyer P-Orridge: CLOSER AS LOVE at Nina Johnson Gallery

Through Nov 23, 2019

A selection of polaroids by Genesis and Lady Jaye Breyer P-Orridge, in the upstairs gallery. Breyer P-Orridge are lovers who fused art with daily life, eventually pursing a series of plastic surgeries to become identical twins—a plural self they’ve termed a “pandrogyne.” This is the first exhibition to focus exclusively on their unaltered polaroids, drawn from the artists’ personal archives. Selected by … +

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California Artists Ali Smith and David Hicks in A Taste for Plums at Mindy Solomon Gallery

Through Sat Oct 19, 2019

Ali Smith and David Hicks both live in California. Educated at California State University Long Beach, David was and undergraduate while Ali was pursuing her Master of Fine Arts degree in painting. Like ships passing in the night, neither would know until much later that they would find themselves exhibiting together on the other side of the country. Ali Smith writes about … +

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10—A Decade at Dimensions Variable

Sat, Sep 28, 2019 / 6-10 pm

It’s been ten years since Dimensions Variable (DV) officially opened in the Miami Design District in September of 2009. Since then, many artists have come through leaving their indelible mark with inspiring projects. We went from an unfunded upstart to a community voice for championing projects of up-and-coming and under-recognized artists with well-respected work—all while under the leadership of artists. With our … +

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Mindy Solomon Gallery exhibits MIMESIS

Through Sat Oct 19, 2019

Mindy Solomon presents the first solo exhibition in Miami of California artist Jay Kvapil. Inspired by topography, Jay creates surfaces that can only be achieved after years of making. Dedicated to hard work as both an artist and University educator, the fruits of his labor are clearly evident in his oeuvre. Kvapil writes: “Most of the recent pieces allude to landscape, intentionally … +

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Connectivity: Selections from the Frost Art Museum Collection on view Now

Fri Aug 30, 2019 - Tue Dec 31, 2019

Through five thematic sections, Connectivity: Selections from the Frost Art Museum Collection examines how art objects, created across cultures and during different time periods, relate to one another and to myriad publics.  Abstract Languages comprises the first section and offers an opportunity to analyze works that implement color, line, and form in dynamic ways. Whether it is a longing for home or the memory of a … +

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South Beach, 1977-1986 Photographs by Gary Monroe at Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum

Through Sun Dec 8, 2019

In 1977, Gary Monroe embarked on a decade-long project to photograph the aging Jewish community in South Beach. He had grown up around this community and sought to capture the vibrancy and slow decline of this close-knit neighborhood. Influenced by photographers such as Garry Winogrand and Henri Cartier-Bresson, Monroe traversed South Beach capturing candid moments, daily activities, religious services, and community gatherings. … +

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Paulo Nazareth: Melee on view at ICA Miami

Through Sun Oct 6, 2019

ICA Miami presents “Melee,” the first solo US museum exhibition for Paulo Nazareth. An artist who works across mediums, Nazareth uses performance and sculpture—monumental and ephemeral—to critique the colonial experience in Brazil and the Americas. His durational performances and installations draw from his joint African and Indigenous heritage to highlight marginalized historical legacies, non-Western cosmovisions, and potential methods of nonexploitative living and … +

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Spheres of Meaning: An Exhibition of Artists’ Books at Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum

Through Sun Aug 25, 2019

Spheres of Meaning: An Exhibition of Artists’ Books presents a range of artists’ books from manipulated texts to new narrative forms and books presented as sculpture. These “spheres” present philosophical inquiries, personal reflections, and ruminations on complex and often related notions such as nurture and nature. Moreover, this exhibition celebrates the rich and varied talent of artists living in Miami or artists who once … +

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Artist Hank Willis Thomas’ Unbranded at ICA

Through Sun Nov 24, 2019

Probing the intersection of identity, race, class, and media and popular culture, Thomas appropriates images from historical advertisements in order to highlight their subliminal structures of racial prejudice. “In recent years, I have approached my art practice assuming the role of a visual culture archaeologist, “I am interested in the ways that popular imagery informs how people perceive themselves and others around … +

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Historical Florida Highwaymen’ work at Nina Johnson Gallery

Fri Sep 6, 2019 - Sat Sep 28, 2019

Nina Johnson exhibits historic paintings by the Florida Highwaymen. The Florida Highwaymen were an informal collective of African American artists who painted and sold idyllic landscapes to tourists traveling along the A1A and US1 starting in the 1950s. Defined by the celestial illumination of the Hudson River School, myths of manifest destiny and the open road, and the rise of the middle … +

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Gustavo Matamoros’ Social Commentary at Dimension Variable

Through Thu Aug 1, 2019

For his solo project at Dimensions Variable, Gustavo Matamoros will produce the first in a collection of works titled Social Commentary that explore sensitive issues of interest to artists, curators, critics, collectors, installation designers, art educators, art administrators, philanthropists, government funding agencies, and those who enjoy reading about art; issues as diverse as Academic Freedom, Abortion, Adoption, Advertising to children, Affirmative Action, Ageism, AIDS/HIV, … +

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Dimensions Variable exhibits artist Juan Pablo Garza

Through Thu Aug 1, 2019

For his solo project at Dimensions Variable, Juan Pablo Garza will be showing a body of work that consists of collecting, intervening, modifying, and organizing objects. Responding to the objects he collects, the process of altering them, their relationship to the space and each other, Garza will make a single installation piece using the entire gallery. Garza is interested in his relationship … +

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Artist Luz Carabaño’s work at Dimensions Variable

Through Thu Aug 1, 2019

For his solo project at Dimensions Variable, Luz Carabaño presents Ni Aquí, Ni Allá, a selection of her work which showcases the in-between space her paintings inhabit. Displacement plays a central role in these images. They stand between our world in their naturalistic renderings and another in abstract ambiguous fields. The paintings are always rooted in something seen, yet they are distant from … +