Visual Arts

David Castillo Gallery exhibits New Mythologies

Thu Jul 11, 2019 - Sat Aug 31, 2019

New Mythologies, an exhibition by Artists Pepe Mar, Jillian Mayer, and Asser Saint-Val New Mythologies explores three case studies in which the invention of a belief system emerges as both the foundation and consequence of art-making. In their respective practices, Mar, Mayer, and Saint-Val each treat the internal logic of their works as stable narratives with recurring themes, characters, or ideologies which speculate … +

Visual Arts

Purvis Young’s art at Rubell Family Collection

Through Sat Jun 29, 2019

Upset with the injustices he witnessed daily, and emboldened by civil rights activists, anti-war protesters and art activists, Purvis Young (American,1943-2010) began, in the early 1970s, to create his own form of protest: a large-scale mural composed of paintings on found scraps of wood and metal that he nailed to a stretch of abandoned buildings spanning a city block near downtown Miami. … +

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Exhibition “Forever CELIA” at American Museum of the Cuban Diaspora

Thu Oct 18, 2018

Forever CELIA, the largest Cruz exhibit to date -curated by Omer Pardillo- will feature some of the 700 pieces she kept at her New Jersey home.  Among the most notable items in the collection are costumes Cruz wore  at Havana’s famous Tropicana Night Club in the 1950s. Also on display her Cuban passport with which she went into exile, via Mexico, on July … +

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The Wolfsonian exhibits Art of Labor

Through Sun Aug 11, 2019

American artists produced a flood of depictions of working men and women during the 1930s, a time of mass unemployment and union organizing. In doing so, they created art that only partly captured how the industrial revolution and the growth of the service economy had transformed the nature of work over the past half-century. The paintings and sculptures in this installation will … +

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“Deconstruction: A reordering of life, politics, and art” at Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum

Through Sun Sep 30, 2018

Deconstruction: A reordering of life, politics, and art presents the work of twelve Miami-based artists who interrogate varying notions of deconstruction in their work. By taking apart ideas and processes, they create mechanisms through which life, politics, and art can be re-examined. While some of the artists in the exhibition deconstruct current events, personal memory or cultural archetypes, others dismantle norms to suggest alternative … +

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Frank Brangwyn: Bringing the Empire Home at The Wolfsonian

Through Mon May 27, 2019

Frank Brangwyn: Bringing the Empire Home spotlights the life and career of Frank Brangwyn (British, b. Belgium, 1867–1956), a versatile artist and designer working in the first half of the twentieth century. His murals, architectural plans, luxury interiors, and furniture vividly capture the many dimensions of Britain’s role as a colonial power and global trade giant. In his diverse works, Brangwyn harnessed the … +