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May 24 – October 21: Karen Rifas. Deceptive Constructions. Well known for her minimal cord and leaf installations, and precise, methodical line drawings, in 2016, Rifas began a focused exploration into the constructive possibilities of color. Employing densely hued shapes and irregular lines, Rifas creates spaces that oscillate between the two- and three-dimensional. Opening Reception, Wednesday, May 23, 8 – 10 pm.
Linda Lopez (Intermission) and Mathew McConnell (February, February) play with form. Each artist creates shapes that imply a story without giving away the punch line. “What is real is not the external form but the essence of things. Starting from this truth it is impossible for anyone to express anything essentially real by imitating its exterior surface.” Constantin Brancusi. On view until July 21st at Mindy Solomon Gallery.
Dual Roles brings together well-known artists such as Sally Mann and Julie Mehretu, courtesy of the Girl’s Club Collection, with local artists such as Francie Bishop Good and Peggy Levison Nolan to focus on a community of artist parents who have raised children while maintaining a creative practice. Featuring works by 31 artists. On view until August 19.
Monarchs: Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path of the Butterfly from May 24 – Aug. 5, 2018. Curated by Risa Puleo, the exhibition features the works of 37 artists who are native to the Americas separated into conceptual categories including indigenous, immigrant and assimilated.
Many Visions, Many Versions: Art from Indigenous Communities in India. Art from four major indigenous artistic traditions in India, Many Visions, Many Versions showcases works from the Gond and Warli communities of central India, the Mithila region of Bihar, and the narrative scroll painters of West Bengal. Through September 9.
Opening Reception on Thursday, July 12, from 7 pm. Pablo Guzman. Paintings.
The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum celebrates its collecting past and dynamic presence with Connectivity: Selections from the Collection of the Frost Art Museum and Deconstruction: A reordering of life, politics, and art.
July 21 – September 1: Gabriela Noelle, Imaginary Friends. Inspired by the subconscious of a child’s creative and inventive mind, the exhibit reveals the imagination to possess more power than concepts of reality instilled and defined in adulthood.
Curated by Aluna Curatorial Collective. Featuring artists: Ana Calzavara, Marcelo Macedo, Antonio Bokel, Liene Bosque, Michelle Rosset, Daniel Taveira, Thainan Castro, Mateu Velasco, Mauricio Mallet, Karla Caprali, Mano Penalva, Ivonete Leite, and Maritza Caneca.
Opening Reception in the presence of the artist, Tuesday. September 25, 7 – 9. Ahmed Gomez: Handmade. Curated by Rodolfo de Athayde. (September 25 – November 28) “There is sediment in the work of Ahmed Gómez: he is an artist with a solid technical and conceptual background who is part of a generation that had the rare privilege of living a creative context detached from market trends, when the art imposed itself as a critical conscience and mode of resistance. We are talking about the complex reality of Cuba at the end of the 80s and beginning of the 90s.”
Opening Reception at the Lowe Art Museum: Thursday, October 18: 7 – 9. Yousuf Karsh: American Portraits (October 18, 2018 – January 20, 2019. Iconic images of distinguished individuals by one of the 20th-century’s finest photographers. Organized by the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Grand Opening Reception,Saturday, October 6, 7 – 10. (October 6 – 28). RERO, solo exhibition: SONGS WITHOUT WORDS… presents the artist’s internal conflict concerning the use of words as expression and how the boundaries between different arts are porous. He explores moments when writing invites itself into painting, painting invites itself into music, and music invites itself into plastic art. RERO’s work has always focused on these bridges, as he combines a multitude of mediums and techniques in his practice.
October 6 – 26: Xavier Cortada opens at the Gallery @ Coconut Grove Arts Festival. Florida is Nature asks Floridians to define their state by its natural environment, not by the edifices and man-made encroachments that displace nature. Biscayne Bay is the inspiration for the work featuring mangroves, corals, and aquatic animals, while the images of other animals like the panther, the wood stork, and the the red wolf remind us to take care of endangered spices.
Opening Reception on Saturday, October 13, 6 – 9 pm. How Small a Thought by Jeannette Stargala exhibits a collection of one-of-a-kind artist’s books in various forms. Stargala’s visually expressive books take the form of installation art, bound sequences, paper manuscripts, and transformed volumes.
October 18, 2018 – March 31, 2019: Forever Celia. Curated by Omer Pardillo-Cid, her former manager, and current president of the Celia Cruz Foundation. Opening Reception on Thursday, October 18, 7 pm. Admission $12.
In an introduction to the Lowe’s newest exhibition American Portraits, work from the National Gallery featuring distinguished influential artists and people in stunning visual artistic photography will be displayed. Displayed will be images of artist Georgia O’Keeffe, physician and virologist Jonas Salk, singer Marian Anderson, actress Grace Kelly, businesswoman Elizabeth Arden, architect I. M. Pei, and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. Enjoy the opening to this empowering exhibit soon.
October 20 – November 24: Opening Reception of two exhibitions at Mindy Solomon Gallery: Close the Blinds with Danny Ferrell, Hiba Schahbaz, and Sophia Narrett. Alongside Virginia Leonard: It Only Hurts When I Bend. Embracing an aesthetic stimulated by love, intimacy, and sensuality, each artist combines their own personal narrative within the genre of figurative art.
October 20 – November 24: Virginia Leonard: It Only Hurts When I Bend. Alongside Close the Blinds: Danny Ferrell, Hiba Schahbaz, and Sophia Narrett. Embracing an aesthetic stimulated by love, intimacy, and sensuality, each artist combines their own personal narrative within the genre of figurative art.
Opening Reception: Saturday, October 20, 6 – 9 pm in Little Havana. Brazilian artist Roberta Caviglia: Playful Geometry. Curated by Adriana Herrera, Co-founder Aluna Art Foundation. Caviglia connects her recent geometric work to the need of organizing the forms in the flat space, constructing scenarios with an imaginative freedom reached by her never before.
Join the ICA for the opening of Lary Bell’s “Time Machines” (an exploration of immersive large-scale color-glass installations) and Manuel Solano’s “I Don’t Wanna Wait for Our Lives to Be Over” (an exploration of identity through painting and images). The kickoff to these two truly unique exhibitions will start with a members-only cocktail preview and guided tour and a reception that is open to the public.
Tonight, Nov. 1st, 7 pm at cce (1490 Biscayne Blvd.) opens All Women (Fulanas and Menganas) : 15 Latina artists from different generations and visual arts disciplines. Connected by inquiring into the feminine as a theme. Elisabetta Balasso, Marta maria Perez Bravo, and Dinorah de Jesus Rodriguez, among others.The show is part of Out of Catalogue, an annual multicultural event produced by Funcionarte.
Artist Reception at Virginia Miller / ArtSpace (165 Madeira Ave.). Renato Meziat: A Decade of Realism. On view until February 22, 2019.
Fabien Castanier Gallery is proud to present BOUNDLESS, solo exhibition for Italian artist duo the Miaz Brothers, open from November 3 to 24, 2018. This is the third solo exhibition for the Miaz Brothers at the gallery and their first in Miami, featuring a new series of paintings. The Miaz Brothers (b. in Milan, 1965 and 1968), are Roberto and Renato Miaz, an Italian sibling duo who now live and work in Valencia, Spain.
Today, Thursday 8 from 6 pm join HistoryMiami Museum for an unmissable event–the opening reception for “A Peculiar Paradise”, featuring work from former National Geographic photographer Nathan Benn, who will be present. Benn’s work calls to Miami lovers, locals and tourists alike, to see the evolution of this city from the dangerous drug and gang culture of the 80s to the exotic, festive city it is now. Enjoy food, drink, art, and photography at HistoryMiami.
Tonight Fri. Nov 9, 6 – 9 pm Opening Reception at Art and Culture Center / Hollywood: Center to Center is a group exhibition that focuses on artists who are alumni of ArtCenter/South Florida and have exhibited at the Art and Culture Center in the past. Jenny Brillhart, Rosemarie Chiarlone, william cordova, Pepe Mar, Nina Surel, among others. On view until Jan. 6, 2019.
See Florida through the eyes of the artists with Boca Raton Museum of Art’s new exhibition “Imagining Florida”. The exhibition takes a look into the beauty of nature and the industrialization of the cities to be commercialized and touristic. This exhibition juxtaposes both unknown and renowned painters alike who have visited Florida, to show their own distinct visions of the exotic beauty surrounding them.
Join the Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College for the opening reception of their new exhibition! SUPERFLEX: We Are All in the Same Boat is an exhibition that discusses the economy, financial crisis, corruption, migration, and the possible consequences of global warming with playful and humorous installation and film. Some of the work has been modified exclusively for the Miami viewer–these truly unique images are not to be missed.
Friday, November 16, 7 – 10 pm at Durban Segnini Gallery Opening Reception of Large Format. Painting and Abstraction. Featuring artists Chab, Felguerez, Galarraga, Garciandia, Paternosto, Richter, Segui, de Szyszlo, and de Volder, among others.
Saturday, November 17, 2 – 5 pm: Opening Reception of Carolina Sardi: Space as Form at PanAmerican Art Projects (254 NE 67th Ave. Little Haiti). Curated by Alejandro Machado. On view until January 5, 2019.