Earlier this week, the Chopin Foundation of the United States, which is based in Miami, announced that its 2015 national competition for American pianists would offer a top prize of $75,000. That would be the highest award for a piano competition in the country, as the Foundation says. The top prize at the Cliburn Competition, […]
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Knight Foundation scores a bit of small screen attention this month as CBS Miami names the foundation as a ” Top Organization Giving Back To The Miami Arts.” CBSMiami.com writes: “Once upon a time in Miami, the only artistic entertainment available was the occasional play, trip to an art museum or visit to the ballet. […]
By Harumi Abe, AIRIE Fellow I have been living in South Florida about one third of my life now but I gained a new understanding of its history and landscape in this past month at the Residency. I stayed in a studio style home in the Everglades National Park during the month of July 2013. […]
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 […]
Every year around this time I encourage our readers to take flamenco lessons. It looks fun, romantic and dangerous (in a good way!). I must admit I’ve always wanted to learn flamenco, but I’ve yet to take the
By Mariana Corbalan, Bass Museum of Art Bass Museum of Art has many wonderful artworks. The Egypt gallery displays many artifacts that are over 2,000 years old, including a real mummy! The Taplin gallery houses the permanent collection of old masters’ paintings dating back to the 15th century. When visiting the Bass, students explore the […]
By Giselle Heraux, AIRIE residency Susan Silas is looking for birds, dead or alive, during her August AIRIE residency in Everglades National Park. Silas, a photographer from Brooklyn, notes that she captured birds subconsciously in her early work. But, one incident would change her reflection and the way she focused on her birds in her […]
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 […]
Erin Joy Schmidt astonishes as fashion icon Isabella Blow in Mad Cat Theatre Company’s production of “Blow Me,” written by Jessica Farr. However, Schmidt’s strong performance overshadowed the rest of the cast. Despite their exquisite performances, their oddly unfashionable wardrobe and chaotic interstices distracted from Schmidt’s
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, […]