In anticipation of the largest annual art happening of the Americas, Long-Sharp Gallery presents Edge/Elegance—a group exhibition featuring avant- garde multimedia, sculpture, video, painting and installation works at the prestigious Art Miami fair, November 29 – December 4, 2016. Unique this year is a spotlight on contemporary and modern artists Gino Miles, Thalen & Thalen, Susan Woods, Chris Bracey, David Spiller, Jason Myers and David Kramer, and the sheer spectrum they represent in scale, medium and perspective. Especially timely, Long-Sharp Gallery will be presenting Andy Warhol’s holiday- inspired works.
Miami Theater Center (MTC) is prepping for the holidays early this year! On Saturday, December 10, MTC will transform its theater to a magical shopping village! The theater’s shopping village will host local artists, jewelers, and vendors with unique gifts for the holiday season. The day will include activities for children, mimosas for adults, and cupcakes for all to enjoy! Saturday December 10, 2016 12pm-6pm. Miami Theater Center 9806 NE 2nd Avenue Miami Shores, FL 33138. For tickets & information call: 305-751-9550
AN IMAGE--on view at ArtCenter/South Florida--functions as a stage upon which the logic of the image is dismantled through a series of objects, talks, screenings, performances, and reading groups by Thom Andersen, Armen Avanessian, Jonathan Beller, Enrique Castro-Cid, Sally Cruikshank, Black Radical Imagination, Harun Farocki, Alan Gutierrez, (Human) Learning, Barbara Kasten, Oliver Laric, Deborah Levitt, Heinrich Mueller-Dataphysix Renormalon, Gerald Nestler, Suzan Pitt, Alan Poma, Lucy Raven, Oskar Schlemmer, Manuel Shvartzberg and The Otolith Group. Exhibition design inspired by an archival interpretation of ARQUITECTONICA‘s Pink House. Curated by Domingo Castillo & Natalia Zuluaga.
The Vesper Project, on display at the Lowe Art Museum, is the culmination of New York City-based Titus Kaphar’s intensive engagement with the imaginary history of the Vespers, a 19th-century New England family who were able to "pass" as Caucasian despite the fact that their mixed heritage made them black in the eyes of the law. Linking the artist to this family is Benjamin Vesper, a mentally troubled man who—inspired by one of Kaphar’s works—reaches out to the artist for help in reconstructing his family’s history. The resulting project interrogates notions of identity, memory, and social constructs.
Headlining the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum’s Art Basel Season for 2016, Narciso Rodriguez: An Exercise in Minimalism will feature designs by Cuban-American fashion designer Narciso Rodriguez as well as never-before-seen archival materials, original sketches, video and works of art, selected by the designer to showcase the influence of the visual arts on his creations. The exhibition features 40 garments and purses, along with works of art that illustrate how minimalism in Narciso’s hand is a powerful and expressive force that challenges the viewer to reconsider the form and purpose of a garment. Alex Gonzalez, the Creative Director of ELLE Magazine co-curates the exhibition, in partnership with the Frost’s curator Klaudio Rodriguez.
Actors' Playhouse is thrilled to kick off its 2016-17 Mainstage Season with the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical "Million Dollar Quartet." This high voltage rock 'n' roll show, with book by Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux, is inspired by the electrifying true story of the famed recording session that brought together music icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for one of the greatest jam sessions of all time. Featuring over 20 timeless hits such as "Blue Suede Shoes," "Great Balls of Fire," "I Walk the Line," "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On," "Fever," "Folsom Prison Blues," "Hound Dog" and more, this thrilling musical brings audiences inside the recording studio with four major talents who came together to create a red-hot rock 'n' roll band for one unforgettable night.
Primary Projects (PRIMARY) is pleased to announce Autumn Casey’s “Balancing Infinity, While Hanging Upside Down. Watching Lovers Fall from Grace, Underneath the Ground,” premiering during Miami’s leading international art week. The occasion marks Casey’s second solo exhibition with PRIMARY, and showcases sculptural, installation works, and seventy-eight (78) 2-D collage inspired by A.E. Waite and Pamela Coleman Smith’s 1910 tarot deck, famously known as the Rider-Waite-Smith Tarot Deck.
Deeply personal, this series of collages pull back the curtain on Casey’s inner narrative and everyday life over a period of three years. Art history textbooks, pages of illustrated Shakespearean books, astronomy, biology and home décor journals, found images and hand drawings served as her raw materials, while much of its subjective content was triggered by the spectrum of turbulent feelings and storylines that came out of her art practice, music with her band Snakehole, and life as a result thereof.
Pink Noise: Flexing the Frequency, on view at Girls' Club, demonstrates the prevalence of the feminine association of the color pink in contemporary art and life. Works by contemporary artists in the collection of Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz - and beyond - embody the current ambivalence about pink, either embracing it and amplifying its message or rejecting it as limiting, outdated and trite. The artists in Pink Noise produce works in a diverse range of media: photography, painting, performance, fiber art, drawing and sculpture. The more than 30 artists re-define traditionally "female" topics such as motherhood, performance, identity and objectification with a skeptical and discerning eye; and take on new topics once considered outside the female domain.
Fort Lauderdale History Museum kicks off ‘Reinterpreting the Pioneer through Outsider Art’ - a three-month exhibition exploring distinctive culture through the lens of noted self taught artists and Creatives making art outside of conventional society. Leaders from academia join the conversation discussing art, architecture, design and discovering the beauty of the vernacular here in South Florida. Panels & presentations of visual art, archaeology, architecture/design, dance, theater, literature & more!