A Broward arts arrival

Published on September 3, 2013 by in Miami

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Almost overnight, it seems, Broward has turned into an art center. If you haven’t awakened to what is happening north of Miami, now would be the time. The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood has been consistently putting out good exhibits for years now, as has the Girls Club (it will be unveiling its latest […]

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For those of you who are still unaware that Miami International Airport has some seriously good art hanging around, this is a reminder. We are not talking about cheesy coffee shop paintings. We are talking about permanent and site-specific works from top-talent artists spread all across the various terminals: dropping from the ceilings, splashed along […]

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Form and function and technology

Published on August 27, 2013 by in Miami

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The world of visual arts does not — and never should — stand still. For instance, in antiquity, stone was the ubiquitous material used to create sculptures; thousands of years later, bicycle parts, TV screens and LED lights might be the material of choice. The lines among disciplines have also blurred; visual art, fashion, music, design, […]

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Times they are a-changing

Published on August 23, 2013 by in Miami

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This week it was announced that Alex Gartenfeld, recently brought in as chief curator of MOCA North Miami, will also now be serving as interim director. That’s because the founding director of MOCA – which opened up in 1996 – Bonnie Clearwater is moving up to Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale to take over as […]

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Funner Projects makes cooler video

Published on August 20, 2013 by in Miami

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The summer has almost come to a crawling halt at this point, the hot dead zone of August has everyone regrouping for September. But this is exactly the time that one-off projects can pop up, as galleries and museums are not offering anything new, for the most part, until the fall. So it was in […]

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Video art with a woman’s eye

Published on August 16, 2013 by in Miami

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Back when video art was still young, a puppy really, in the late 1960s, Joan Jonas emerged and transformed the genre with the incorporation of her own performances in her filmed work. She also paved the way for women — for so long so underrepresented in the art world — to express themselves in art, […]

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Art that turns you ’round

Published on August 13, 2013 by in Miami

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The world starts to spin when you walk into Franky Cruz’s two-room trip, staged at Spinello Projects new space in what is being called West of Wynwood, called “The World Is Yours.” In the first room, there’s a little green plant growing out of a little bit of dirt carved out of the floor. The […]

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Jump in the residency with Cannonball

Published on August 9, 2013 by in Miami

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Get your act together by Aug. 12. That’s when the residency application process for the 2014 year closes, at midnight, for Cannonball (formerly LegalArt, and a Knight Art Challenge Grant winner). Both local and visiting artists, curators, writers and other arts professionals are eligible to apply. Previous residents at the downtown space have included a […]

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Peeling back the layers

Published on August 7, 2013 by in Miami

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If you’ve never stopped into Swampspace in the Design District, you are really missing out. This particular location is the latest outpost for Oliver Sanchez, who uses the old school house as a studio, an exhibition space, a place to interact and commune, a place without commercial restraints to enjoy art. There are always people […]

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Posters picture the last century

Published on August 2, 2013 by in Miami

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  You might think that an exhibit of poster art from the first part of the 20th century in Germany, currently showing at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, would be another example of the hideous Nazi propaganda art of some of that era. But in fact the pieces from the once-massive collection of Dr. Hans […]

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