The small drawings are so quiet and beautiful, revealing a mastery of craft and a great eye for light, that the disturbing subject matter isn’t immediately apparent. But it doesn’t take long to discover it: gaping holes gouged
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It seems like every female artist who has a husky voice is compared to Tina Turner. It is a convenient comparison, however it undermines the individual. When I first heard Eva Ayllón’s voice, I managed a clothing factory in Miami where Peruvian seamstresses sewed dresses to the sensual and complex
It always feels special to go to cities where major museums are free (OK, for a donation)—there’s something so egalitarian and sophisticated about places that support both art and access. Of course, most museums are on shoe-string budgets,
DNE! launches its 11th season on February 26th and 27th, 2011 at the Colony Theater on Miami Beach with a remix of Luigi Pirandello‘s modern theater classic Six Characters in Search of an Author and the South Florida premiere of works by internationally renowned West Coast choreographer Tandy Beal. Beal is known
Twenty-nine films have been named finalists for three Knight Grand Jury prizes during March’s Miami International Film Festival. “These prizes help place the festival – and Miami’s growing film scene – on the world stage,” said Dennis Scholl, vice president/arts and Miami program director for Knight Foundation, which has supported the festival since 2006. “For South [...]
Gravity is the tendency of objects with mass to accelerate and accrete toward each other. It keeps us grounded and it keeps us in our orbit around the sun. It also informs our understanding of how the world supposedly works. On Friday and Saturday, Jan. 28–29, 2011, the Florida Dance Association and Tigertail will present [...]
Art in design is nothing new, and since DesignMiami/ was born, no stranger to the exhibition scene in South Florida either. Artists have become inspired by design and architecture, as well as the other way around. The literal framework
Let the creativity begin! The 2011 Knight Arts Challenge Miami officially begins accepting applications Feb. 7. Created to unite South Florida through the arts, the Challenge has granted over $14 million dollar to 78 nonprofits, companies and individuals in the past four years. 2010 winners include ArtSouth, the Borscht Film Festival, the Palm Beach Poetry [...]
Just when you thought the art fairways were emptying, out for another swing comes the Miami International Art Fair (MIA), with its second annual international event held Jan. 14-17. Can Miami handle another major fair? If it is in the proper hands
On Sunday, Jan 9 performers from Miami’s Seraphic Fire surprised shoppers at Aventura Mall with a performance of “O Fortuna” from Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana. The performances each featured piano, cymbals, timpani, tamtam, bass drum, and 26 singers. Relive the fun with the video below.