2008 KAC Winner Gean Moreno just sent the first volume of his [NAME] project to the printers. Today he ruminates on books, his relationships with them and the seeds of the [NAME] project…
Miami-Dade Art in Public Places began in 1973 and has commissioned works of public art that transform civic spaces. The program has become a natinally prominent leader in its field as a result of the Mayor and Board of County Commissioners. Public art works are sited around the county at the Miami International Airport, Miami [...]
The biggest show in town this pre-season is the showdown between the arts community and Miami-Dade officials forced to slash $427 million from the county budget in the face of falling property tax revenues. With more than $11 million out of the $14.8 million annual arts budget on the chopping block, arts advocates are taking [...]
Gabrielle Chou, after her concert Sunday. Gabrielle Chou will celebrate her 14th birthday in less than two weeks, but even at that very young age this violinist, pianist and composer has already made impressive strides in the world of classical music. I heard the Pembroke Pines teenager (she enters West Broward High in the fall, [...]
It’s been a busy season for the Miami Lyric Opera, presenting the likes of I Puritani, L’Elisir D’Amore and Marina. The company is currently preparing to present Carmen this fall at the Colony Theater. General and artistic director Raffaele Cardone passed along some insight into the season…
Knight Foundation President & CEO Alberto Ibargüen served as a board member to the Merce Cunningham Dance Company and was instrumental in bringing the company to Miami for a 10-day residency program at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in 2007. Today he reflects on his relationship with the choreographer and shares a [...]
Sunday, August 2nd at 3 p.m., Miami Art Museum hosted Thomas Crow’s lecture, “The Expanding Empire of Pop: From Andy Warhol to the Beatles to Jeff Koons to Damien Hirst.” The lecture followed that track, ‘[u]sing examples from film and music alongside works of fine art, Crow examine[d] how the self-conscious sensibility of Pop migrated [...]
Over $10 million in arts funding is poised to disappear from Miami-Dade County, according to today’s Miami Herald. The paper reports Mayor Carlos Alvarez is proposing slashing the $14.8 million the county currently distributes via grants to nearly 500 arts groups to $4.4 million and 100 arts groups. Current grant recipients, including the New World [...]
Today Miami bids farewell to Eveyln McDonnell, one of our community’s most powerful voices on the arts.
Miami artist Daniel Arsham expresses his thoughts in the wake of choreographer Merce Cunninghman’s death last Sunday.