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March 24 – July 14. Postcards Series by DosJotas. Curated by Susan Carballo. Greetings from Miami consists of a set of postcards with the same format as tourist postcards from Miami. Artist DosJotas developed this work through a series of interviews with working immigrants living in the Greater Miami area during an artist residency at ArtCenter/South Florida and supported by Acción Cultural Española. On the reverse side of the postcards, the worker’s life, experiences, and memories illustrate the image on the front of the postcard.
March 24 – June 26: Maritza Caneca: Water Diaries. Curated by Adriana Herrera. The gallery is near the airport (4120 NW 26th St. Mimi, Fl. 33142). Opening Reception on Saturday, March 24, 6 – 10.
March 27 – May 5. William Osorio, a Cuban-born, Miami-based artist. The show is accompanied by a catalog with an essay by journalist, writer, and art critic Luis Leonel León. Osorio’s work defines a style that could be called visceral neo-expressionism; his oeuvre is categorized by a gestural looseness of unrestrained paint, taking inspiration from Contemporary greats such as Francis Bacon, Gerhard Richter, Jenny Saville, and Eric Fischl.
Nu Deco Ensemble, led by co-founders and artistic directors Sam Hyken and Jacomo Bairos, returns to the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts (1300 Biscayne Blvd) on Thursday, March 29 for a one night special performance, co-presented with the Arsht Center, featuring multi-platinum selling, singer/songwriter, and producer Ben Folds.
Jazz at MOCA to Celebrate Women’s History Month with Singer Chloe Dolandis on Friday, Mar. 30. Free Outdoor Monthly Series in North Miami. Get ready for an impactful night of soulful jazz, rain or shine! Guests may also enjoy MOCA’s exhibition “Lionel Smit: Obscura” by donation from 7-10 p.m. during Jazz at MOCA.
Until Monday, April 2: Overload ignites the senses at Vizcaya. David Brooks, Orlando Jacinto Garcia, Arnout Meijer, and Tanja Smeets. Curated by Gina Wouters. Currently overseen by Assistant Curator Liz Shannon.
Opening Reception: April 6, 6 – 10 for Coral Gables Gallery Night. Journey of an Artist: unique group show brings together an eclectic mix of media, styles, and forms of expression. Featured artists include Maxwell Britton, Rosee Camafreitas, Cesar Garcia, Silvio Gayton, Erasmo Gonzalez Ojeda, Joaquin Gonzalez, Pedro Hernandez, Charles Lee, Ali Miranda, Adriano Nicot, and Miguel Rodez.
April 7 – September 30. The Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College (MOAD) will inaugurate its newly renovated galleries with two outstanding exhibitions, By the People: Designing a Better America and This Situation, a work by the acclaimed British-German artist Tino Sehgal. The reopening of MOAD’s facility in the historic Freedom Tower coincides with its new focus and new graphic identity. Both exhibitions will open to the general public on April 7.
April 6 – April 15: NO SIGNAL, New World School of the Arts’ 2018 BFA final visual arts showcase is a group exhibition highlighting a variety of works from 22 visual artists of divergent disciplines, professionally curated by NWSA dean of the visual arts program, Maggy Cuesta and gallerist Fredric Snitzer. Opening Reception: Friday, April 6, 7 – 10 pm.
April 4 – June 3: Outsider Artists from Havana at the Frost Art Museum: Misleidys Castillo and Jorge A. Hernandez, El Buzo. Outsider artists, or artists who work apart from mainstream art communities and academic culture, are self-taught. National Art Exhibitions of the Mentally Ill (NAEMI) is a nonprofit organization based in the United States, founded in 1988 by Juan Martin, the current Executive Director.
A public program will be held on Saturday, April 7 with Flavin Judd, Curator and Co-President of Judd Foundation in conversation with ICA Miami Director Ellen Salpeter and Deputy Director and Chief Curator Alex Gartenfeld. Using the exhibition Donald Judd: Paintings (April 5 – July 15) as a point of departure, they will discuss Judd’s work and will explore the foundational ideas behind the artist’s transitional-period work. Free rsvp.
Wednesday, April 11, at 7 pm: Sebastien Laboureau, the Sagamore’s resident art advisor and artist Idan Zareski, creator of And So? & the Big Foot Family Collection will have a conversation within the framework of the exhibition Peace 70. The State of Israel and The Sagamore celebrate their 70 years anniversary. On view until May 30.
Robert Huff: 81.0848 W: Join the curator Barbara Young and the art critic Elisa Turner for a conversation about the works in the exhibition and the creative process. Exhibition on view until May 4.
Art@Work is pleased to present Rosemarie Chiarlone Within the Fold, a one-person exhibition of works on paper that explores the physical and psychological boundaries of human connection utilizing language as image. Juxtaposed between the painted folds, the textual imagery is the result of absence. Hundreds of tiny pinholes in the paper produce the final work.On view until July 29.
Photographer and activist JohnBob Carlos has curated a group exhibit called “Awaken Florida”, which opens Thursday, April 12 at the FIU Green Library and runs through April 30. The show, hosted by Vicki Silvera, head of Special Collections at FIU, includes Carlos’ large-format photography and work from local artists as Dita Devi, Nancy R. Koerner of Junglepixiebelize, Jeniece Martinez, Melanie Oliva and Eva Ruiz. Anne Tschida included this show in this month Critic’s Choice for Art Circuits.
April 13 – June 17: Michelle Weinberg, Selections from Something Vast (gallery 2) and Gian Paolo Minelli, The Skin of the Citizens (gallery 1).
Opening Reception on Friday, April 13, from 7 to 10 pm. Free and open to the public.
April 13 – July 2018. Nine Sculptors: Manolo Valdes, Waltercio Caldas, Agustin Cardenas, Pablo Atchugarry, Ramirez Villamizar, Jaildo Marinho, William Barbosa, Manuel Felguerez, and German Botero.
Until May 31 st: Carlos Cruz-Diez, Lynn Kislak, Carlos Estevez, Marcos Marin and Edouard Duval-Carrié, among others. A Pop Up that is a color-ride.
Aesthetic of Abstract new series of paintings and tridimensional objects by Emilio Cianfoni on view at his studio (272 NW 36th St Wynwood Arts District) from April 14 to May 15 by appointment. Reception: Saturday, April 14, 6 – 8 om. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Taking the form of an unconsummated striptease with a multicultural pop soundtrack, Colombian artist María José Arjonas performance All the Others in Me functions as a bridge between miss-understandings. It refuses to point at anything specific or resolve these misunderstandings, but instead offers a panoramic vista on our perception of each other across distances.MOAD – Living Together Program.
Pedro Reyes, Questlove moderated by Tom Healy.
Anna Maria Maiolino: Entrevidas. Performance and Artist Talk. Saturday, April 21, 8 – 9:30 pm. One of the most important artists of her generation, Maiolino’s multidisciplinary practice has always sought to connect art and life, to give structure to primordial experiences of language, self, and the body. The performance-installation Entrevidas (Between Lives), was originally conceived in 1981, during the period between the end of Brazil’s military dictatorship and its return to democracy.
Emerson Dorsch is hosting a fundraiser party for Artist in Residence in Everglades. Ticket prices start at $50 for working artists or $150 for patrons. The party will be a gathering of friends, supporters, and patrons who enjoy the idea of the Everglades and the culture these wetlands inspire but may not want to trek into them … yet.
Emerson Dorsch presents Brookhart Jonquil: Endless Light in an Endless Night. His sculptures take this dynamic as both the essential human drama, and as our essential refuge from it. Jonquil’s exhibition explores the continuous cycles of expansion and rest that seem to be found in everything which changes through time. Through May 25.
It’s Poetry Month! Vizcaya is celebrating all month long as we prepare to welcome O, Miami Poetry Festival for a night of Miami-inspired readings on April 25, starting at 6:30 p.m. For those interested in stepping up to the mic, you can submit your own ZipOdes creations online for a chance to be selected to participate. The deadline for submissions is April 20.
April 26 – June 23: Menena Cottin, Seeking the Essence. A family-friendly, fully bilingual art and literature exhibition. Unlike typical art exhibits, this one brings to life the characters, ideas and philosophies of award-winning author Menena Cottin. Presented by Ideobox / Saludarte (2417 N. Miami Ave., Wynwood Arts District).
April 26 – May 17. Video and photography exhibition Corrientes: Movement With Purpose, inspired by the moving work of Flamenco Dancer, Jesús Carmona, opening on April 26th at 7 p.m. The exhibition will be on view until May 17th when will close with a special performance by Jesús Carmona with a live fragment of his show Impetu’s. The exhibition is a tribute to Flamenco, its culture and all its disciplines as part of the 4th edition of FlamenGO.
On the occasion of the opening of william cordova now’s the time: narratives of southern alchemy, join cultural practitioner william cordova, artist Leslie Hewitt, and PAMM Associate Curator María Elena Ortiz for a conversation. Space is limited, first come, first seated (RSVP).
April 26 – September 3
Laure Prouvost: They Are Waiting for You.
Her artistic output consistently returns to themes of escape into unfamiliar worlds or imaginings of unexpected alternative environments. A strong narrative impulse propels her practice, resulting in immersive, transmedia installations with interwoven storylines that combine fiction and reality. Her videos, installations, paintings, and tapestries unhinge commonplace and expected connections between language, image, and perception.