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Joseph Holtzman at Nina Johnson Gallery

September 23rd - January 15th, 2022 Downstairs Gallery

Holtzman’s ghost-like paintings rendered on stone surfaces elicit a haunted sense of memory in the viewer. The long-lived spirits of both fictional and historic realms co-mingle. The smooth nature of the stone allows the viewer to feel as though the paint is moving in real-time, sliding across a picture plane in an animated gesture, where the images drift onto their monolithic backings. … +

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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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ICA Miami presents Dalton Gata: The Way We’ll Be

May 14 – Nov 21, 2021

Ground Floor / Ray Ellen and Allan Yarkin Gallery The first solo museum presentation for Cuban-born, Puerto Rico-based artist Dalton Gata (b. 1977, Santiago de Cuba) features his surrealistic installations across media, which explore his personal experiences, queer and popular culture, and psychological and mythical symbols. The artist’s recent focus on metaphysical still-lifes is reflected through newly commissioned paintings and sculpture that depict symbolic … +

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Nina Johnson presents Vibrant: 16 artists from Creative Growth

May 15th - July 31st, 2021. Upstairs Gallery

Nina Johnson presents Vibrant, an exhibition of new works by the artists of Creative Growth Art Center, the oldest and largest nonprofit art studio for artists with developmental, mental, and physical disabilities. With styles reminiscent of Abstract Expressionism to Fauvism and Pop Art, these exciting works highlight a group of extraordinary artists once marginalized by disability. Despite never receiving classical training, the … +

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Claudia Andujar’s most experimental and expressive photographs on view at ICA Miami

Jan 20 – Nov 21, 2021

ICA Miami presents a concise selection of artist and activist Claudia Andujar’s most experimental and expressive photographs from her earliest series of the Yanomami, dating from 1972 to 1976, during which Andujar became fully immersed in their complex culture. For some fifty years, Claudia Andujar has photographed, worked with, and fought beside the Yanomami people living in the Amazonian rainforest of Northern Brazil. Andujar’s … +

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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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Agustín Fernández' Armaduras at ICA Miami

Through Apr 26, 2020

With an intriguing and unique body of work that finds its early roots in Cuba and a transformative influence abroad, Agustín Fernández (b. 1928, Havana; d. 2006, New York) is a major figure among Cuban artists and within the international modernist movement that contextualizes his work. Although he did not consider himself a Surrealist or a strictly erotic painter, Fernández developed a … +

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Carlos Sandoval de León exhibited at ICA

Through Apr 19, 2020

For his exhibition at ICA Miami, Carlos Sandoval de León will create a site-specific, large-scale architectural installation that incorporates both new and existing sculptures. In these works, Sandoval de León deconstructs, repurposes, manipulates, and hybridizes raw, industrial materials with found objects, incorporating bricks, earth, discarded clothes, volcanic pearls, industrial soap, bullet-proof plexiglass, pizza boxes, armadillo shells, and souvenirs, among other materials. For … +

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Archeology of Memory: The site and sound of ceramics at Bakehouse Art Complex

Through Mar 31, 2020

Archeology of Memory: The site and sound of ceramics brings together ten artists working in and experimenting with clay, glass, metal, and cement. The play with texture, color, and form allows for the possibility of expressing their subjective preoccupations through the material – whether it is environmental degradation or racial and gendered implications of beauty. The use of material becomes a mechanism to prompt viewers … +

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Between the legible and the opaque: Approaches to an ideal in place, ON VIEW at Bakehouse Art Complex

Through Mar 31, 2020

Between the legible and the opaque: Approaches to an ideal in place proposes works of various media that incorporate abstraction as both a formal and conceptual framework to render perceptions of place. The use of abstraction facilitates readings of the process inherent in their making. This process involves elements that reference diverse notions of place – its color, materiality, use of language, … +

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Nina Johnson exhibits Terry Allen: Some Pictures and Other Songs

Through Mar 28, 2020

Terry Allen grew up in Lubbock, the Panhandle city also home to Buddy Holly. And though it’s about four hundred miles to Mexico, the border has often defined his life and work. After studying at Chouinard Art Institute (now CalArts) Allen sought about creating work that combined West-Coast Conceptualism with his own music. Starting with his 1968 series Cowboy & Stranger, Allen would fasten … +

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David Castillo Gallery will exhibit Shinique Smith

Feb 13 - Mar 28, 2020

Shinique Smith combines fine art media with everyday materials, such as found objects and clothing. She began to include used clothing in her work after reading a New York Times Magazine article about secondhand garments shipped to Africa from thrift stores. She describes her process as a personal one: “It all begins with emotion, an expression and I allow myself to go on a journey in the … +

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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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Transitional Nature: Hudson River School Paintings at Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum

Jan 25 - May 17, 2020

Cultural identity in the United States has been long intertwined with its magnificent landscapes, from the dense forests of New England to the open terrain of the West. These landscapes extol the unique beauty of this country and relate to the first significant art movement in the United States, known as the Hudson River School. The artists who painted these American landscapes … +

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Opening Reception to Liu Shiyuan' Opaque Pollination at Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum

Jan 21 - Apr 12, 2020

Liu Shiyuan’s work probes the results of gaps in communication that arise from changing technologies as well as from transcultural exchanges. Through images in videos, collaged photography, and other mixed media work, she interrogates in-between spaces of a global existence mediated by technology where intimacy and secrecy can be scarce. Born in Beijing, Liu Shiyuan studied in New York and now lives … +

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Exhibition Terence Price II: Never Ending Gardens & Film "Liberty" at Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum

Feb 6, 2020, 4 PM

WLRN reporter Nadege Green gets together with local filmmakers, Terence Price II and Faren Humes, as they discuss the ways they use film to represent and redefine Black communities in Miami. Humes’ latest short film, Liberty, follows the story of two friends living in Liberty City, a community undergoing gentrification. Price uses photography and film to depict his neighborhood of Carol City and … +

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Last Days of INFINITE SPACE by Refik Anadol at Artechouse

Through Jan 30, 2020

Our lives are framed by a sense of finitude: the sense that everything that we perceive will cease to exist one day. But if finitude is the only absolute truth in life, how can we imagine structures and patterns that repeat themselves into an imperceivable horizon? How do we frame imagined realities that represent something beyond our perception of life and of … +

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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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"Forensic Architecture: True to Scale" Opening Reception at MDC' Freedom Tower

Feb 19, 2020, 6 PM

Presenting the first major U.S. survey of Forensic Architecture’s extraordinary work uncovering evidence of state and corporate violence, join MOAD at MDC for the opening reception of Forensic Architecture. . . with a special discussion by founding director Eyal Weizman. Comprised of architects, software developers, filmmakers, journalists, lawyers, artists, and scientists, Forensic Architecture is a research agency that uses architectural software and an … +

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George Segal’s Abraham’s Farewell to Ishmael (1987) is on view at PAMM

Nov 22, 2019 - Jul 6, 2020

George Segal’s Abraham’s Farewell to Ishmael (1987) is on view for the first time since a complete restoration. Segal first began making plaster casts from live models in 1961 and was known for his figurative sculptures throughout his career. The hyperrealism of these works renders the figures familiar and emotionally resonant. He did a series of works based on biblical stories, all from the … +

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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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Woke up on Fire by Anthony Lister at Robert Fontaine Gallery

Through Dec 8, 2019

Woke Up on Fire,  an exhibition of 15 large scale paintings explore the artist’s ongoing interest and romance with the Myths and the cultural significance of Super Heroes.  In Lister’s newest body of work,  the artist captures the human connection, and our collective fascination with Heroes and Villains; good and evil, and the power they hold metaphorically.  Comprised of bold gestures, drips, … +