Visual Arts

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, … +

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Nina Johnson exhibits Darién Gap by Eamon Ore-Giro

December 2nd , 7-9pm

Named after the thin strip of land that runs between Panama and Colombia, the exhibition situates the viewer within a history that stretches from European abstraction to the visual culture of pre-Columbian Peru. Much as the Darién Gap links North and South America while acting as a cultural bottleneck between the two continents, this exhibition finds Ore-Giron examining the art historical legacies of the Global South and … +

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Terry Allen: Some Pictures and Other Songs at Nina Johnson Gallery

Dec 2, 2019-Feb 8, 2020

The first Miami exhibition of legendary artist, playwright, and musician Terry Allen. On display are approximately twenty new drawings, including new work from his ongoing series Homer’s Notebook and MemWars. Over the past five decades, Allen has moved from popular music to sculptural installation, all the while blurring artistic boundaries in a pursuit of freedom. On the evening of December 4, he will play an … +

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David Castillo exhibits Sanford Biggers’ Quadri ed Angeli

December 2, 2019 - January 31, 2020

David Castillo Gallery is proud to present Sanford Biggers’ Quadri ed Angeli, the artist’s fourth solo exhibition with the gallery. The exhibition is focused on new quilt paintings and sculptural quilts. A multi-disciplinary artist, Biggers’ antique quilts feature in his practice as a lexicon of layered histories and symbols that examine the history of the United States and its legacy of enslavement and social … +

Museums

Art Pop! at Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Stressing about finals week? Take a break and celebrate Miami Art Week with us at Art Pop! Join for an afternoon of chill vibes and live music. At the end of the night, there will give away tickets to select Miami Art week events to a few lucky guests. RSVP 3PM

Visual Arts

A Tribe From Wonderland by Artist Stefano Ogliari at DAM Gallery

Nov 29-Dec 31, 2019

Stefano Ogliari Badessi, is a global artist who has traveled through international cities, presenting his art installations – yet once the installation is finished, he packs up the work, leaving no trace, no damage to the environment – this concern and respect for the environment is also what stimulates the work he will present in his solo exhibition in The DAM Gallery … +

Museums

Meleko Mokgosi: Your Trip to Africa at PAMM

Thu Feb 27, 2020

A large-scale, newly commissioned work by Mokgosi created for the museum’s distinctive 30-foot double-height project gallery. The project centers on the 1962 film Unsere Afrikareise (Our Trip to Africa) by the seminal filmmaker Peter Kubelka. Kubelka is widely recognized as one of the progenitors of the Structural film movement, which attempts to distill the cinematic experience to its purest material form. The … +

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Artist Sterling Ruby on Special Exhibition at ICA

through Feb 2, 2020

ICA Miami presents the first comprehensive museum survey of American/Dutch artist Sterling Ruby. The exhibition features over 100 works that demonstrate the relationship between material transformation in Ruby’s practice and the rapid evolution of contemporary culture, institutions, and labor. Spanning more than two decades of the artist’s career, the exhibition features an array of works created in various mediums, from his renowned … +

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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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INFLATED, on exhibition at The Frank Art Gallery

Nov 14,2019-Jan 25, 2020

The City of Pembroke Pines and The Frank Art Gallery are pleased to present Inflated. The concept of volume is turned on its head through this collection of immersive sensory installations in which expansive sculptures are softly buoyant and two dimensional works extrude energetically from the walls. Opening Reception: Thu, Nov 14, 2019 6 PM

Visual Arts

Thank-fool-nest: Opening&Concert at Broward Art Guild Gallery

Nov 16-22, 2019

Thank-fool-nest Art Exhibit shows selected Artwork of the Artist, Erick Estevanell, created in the last fifteen years, and it includes a number of Oil paintings, charcoal drawings, and also Photography. This selection of pieces illustrates the development of Erick’s artistic process, in his search for meaning and balance, while trying to deconstruct the iconography and the preconditioning of the mind as well … +

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ArtStART: Emerging Teen Artists at Art Gallery 21

Nov 16-Dec 14, 2019

An exhibit of work from the ArtStART Alumni Collection 2016 to 2019. Art Gallery 21 is pleased to bring an exhibit of work from the ArtStART Alumni Collection, encompassing participants’ work from ArtStART 2016, 2017, 1018, and 2019 to Wilton Manors and surrounding communities. Join for the exhibit opening, always on the third Saturday of the month in tandem with Art Walk … +

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The Allure of Unfathomable Industry: Artist Rafael Vargas Bernard at Art&Culture Center Hollywood

Sat Nov 9, 2019 - Sun Jan 5, 2020

Sensors catch your movement, altering pitch and frequency as you approach propped paintings with drips and marks. With a balance of works that shift our perception of physical space and invite us to pick up headphones and participate, Rafael Vargas Bernard employs readily accessible technologies to create interactive experiences that provoke dialogue and action. Vargas Bernard utilizes digital art and new media, … +

Museums

Bass Museum presents MICKALENE THOMAS: Better Nights

Dec 1, 2019 - Sep 27, 2020

Inspired by the local New Jersey play ‘Put a Little Sugar in my Bowl’ organized and performed by the artists’ mother, friends, and family as well as the parties hosted by the artist’s mother in the late 1970s, Mickalene Thomas: Better Nights is an installation that will transform the galleries into an immersive art experience for the duration of the exhibition. The … +

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Ruba Katrib talks at Little Haiti Cultural Center

Wed Nov 6, 2019

Join Locust Projects and ArtCenter/South Florida for a conversation with Ruba Katrib, curator at MoMA PS1, former curator at New York’s SculptureCenter, and associate curator at Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami. Katrib has curated solo exhibitions with Fernando Palma Rodríguez, Kelly Akashi, Aki Sasamoto and Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook among many others, and group exhibitions “74 million million million tons,” “The Eccentrics,” “Puddle, pothole, portal,” and “A Disagreeable Object.” … +

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Breakfast in the Park with Petah Coyne by Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum

Sun Dec 8, 2019

The annual Breakfast in the Park is an official Art Basel Miami Beach event. Each year since 2004, the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum has welcomed guests to enjoy a complimentary breakfast, a lecture by a noted sculptor, and guided tours of our Sculpture Park and exhibitions. This event is free and open to the public. Contemporary sculptor and photographer Petah … +

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Frost Family Day at Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum

Oct 19, 2019, 10 AM

Frost Family Day is filled with hands-on art activities that bring the museum’s collection and exhibitions to life. Frost Family Day invites everyone to celebrate kindness, respect, acceptance, and friendship. The day will be filled with fun art activities including painting recycled doors, rock and roll abstract art, spin art, making wishes at our love for humanity tree, 60’s- 70’s music, face … +

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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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Implanted by Artist Sara Averbook Kaplan at Miami Beach Botanical Garden

Through Nov 21, 2019

Artist Sara Averbook Kaplan is a visual artist and arts activator based in Miami, FL. As a South Florida native, Kaplan feels a responsibility to bring a resurgence of magic, consciousness and connection to nature to her city and community. With The Miami Beach Botanical Garden as her current muse Kaplan is creating a coloring book and painting exhibition based on the … +

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Nina Johnson Gallery exhibits Accidental Pictures by Artist Anna Betbeze

Through Nov 23, 2019

Created on silver Mylar with a variety of synthetic pigments, this new body of work continues Betbeze’s exploration into the properties of uncertainty and entropy. Moving amongst the reflective works, viewers find themselves entangled in a dance of creation and degeneration as the play of light on the reflective works subverts the stability of the image. Made on the floor of Betbeze’s … +

Events

Art Battle at C&I Studios

Oct 17, 2019

Art Battle® is the tournament of live painting in Fort Lauderdale & around the world. All are welcome to apply. Our audiences choose the winners. Art Battle® was born in New York City in 2001. Today Art Battle International produces the global tournament with more than 200 events each year in the US and Canada, and in more than 60 global cities … +

Events

Artful Playdate at Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum

Sat Nov 9, 2019

Artful Playdates support learning through experience for young children. Families explore multiple hands-on ways to create art that enhances language skills, creativity, collaboration and communication. This event is free and open to the public. These sessions are intended for pre-K children.

Cinema

Flaming Classics: The Queen screens at the Frost Art Museum

Thu Oct 17, 2019 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Frank Simon’s revolutionary documentary The Queen looks at the drag and pageant culture pre-Stonewall. Taking the audience back to 1967, this documentary serves as a record of a queer New York City and a fascinating portrait of the subject and queer icon, Mother Flawless Sabrina. In conjunction with the exhibition Art after Stonewall, 1969-1989, the Frost Art Museum FIU is partnering with … +