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Myrna and Sheldon Palley Lecture Series Feautring Joyce J. Scott: MacArthur “Genius” Fellow, Joyce J. Scott is best known for her figurative sculpture and jewelry using free-form off-loom bead weaving techniques similar to the peyote stitch, as well as blown glass, and found objects. As an African-American, feminist artist, Scott unapologetically confronts difficult themes as diverse as her subjects. Her art leverages its impact with her wry, subversive humor, and engages hardened stereotypes that demand honest examination. At the Lowe Art Museum, UM Campus on Thursday, September 26, 7 – 9 pm.
Panel Discussion at 6 pm, Jazz at MOCA at 8 pm on Friday, September 27. In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) is thrilled to present an expanded event as part of its Jazz at MOCA series on Friday, Sept. 27 including a performance by singer Leslie Cartaya, a panel discussion and O, Miami. The conversation will be moderated by Antonio Martinez, former district director of Dade County Public Schools. Speakers will comprise of Hispanic artists of various mediums including writer N.J. Perez, the author of “Heart of a Cuban”, artist Edison Penafiel, who is an exhibiting artist of the South Florida Cultural Consortium Exhibition, and singer Leslie Cartaya. Guests may also walkthrough MOCA’s exhibition “South Florida Cultural Consortium,” with free admission.
Talk with Dr. Theodore Ferguson (aka Jason’s Dad), Dr. Ferguson, an agricultural scientist by training based in the West Indies, is a leadership educator and a passionate advocate for a principled leadership ethos that springs from man’s own humanity and is reinforced and shared in a social space.Locust Projects (3852 N. Miami Ave., Miami Design District). September 28, 3 – 5 pm.
On Saturday, September 28, from 6 – 8:30 pm Join us for a casual evening to meet the artists in residence: Sebastián Villamil (hosted in partnership with the Ministry of Culture Colombia), Chemu Ng’ok (in collaboration with The African Centre, Cape Town) and Hilla Toony Navok (with support by Artis). Learn about their inspirations and experience their work at the Fountainhead Residency. This is a wonderful opportunity to engage with a diverse group of Miamians who share a passion for artists, art and culture.
Rather than a formal sit-down lecture, MOAD’s “Discussions In Situ” are engaging, conversational, and scholarly exhibition tours lead by a wide array of interdisciplinary experts. While pointing to specific art work and archival material on view, Tsang sparks a conversation on “The Hidden Cabrera,” highlighting Cabrera’s biography and research methods. On Sunday, September 29, 4 – 6 pm at the Freedom Tower. Registration free with RSVP.
Today, Saturday, October 5, 1 – 4 pm Deering Estate Artist in Residency Michelle Grant-Murray will host:The Black Artist Talk 2019 is a forum that focuses on engaging Black and Brown artist, activist, educators, religious leaders, and community members in discussions surrounding the climate change, earth ethics, sustainability and it’s direct correlation to spirituality.Free and Open to the public. Enjoy the exhibit: Materia Nature featuring artists: Alex Nuñez and Julie Davidow. On view until January 15.
Schimmel will talk about the large-scale thematic shows he’s curated over the course of his career, including Helter Skelter: L.A. Art in the 1990s, Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object, 1949–1979, and Destroy the Picture: Painting the Void, 1949–1962. Locust Projects + Oolite Arts are inviting to this conversation on Wednesday, October 9, 7 – 8:30 at Little Haiti Cultural Complex (212 NE 59th Terr.).Schimel was Chief Curator for 9 years at the Newport Harbor Art Museum (now the Orange County Museum of Art), Chief Curator for 22 years at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles, and Founding Partner of Hauser Wirth & Schimmel.. Free but it is better to rsvp. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/talks-paul-schimmel-tickets-54614108268?aff=odeimcmailchimp&mc_cid=2e9f6a0273&mc_eid=402cc83c1b
Curated by Adler Guerrier Between the legible and the opaque: Approaches to an ideal in place proposes works of various media that incorporate abstraction as both a formal and conceptual framework to render perceptions of place. Opening reception: Friday, October 18, 6 – 9 at the Bakehouse Art Complex (561 NW 32nd St. Wynwood).On view until March 31, 2020.
Amy Schissel, Sean Black, Carlos Gallostra among otherUM Faculty that are showing at University of Miami, Wynwood Building Gallery. Opening on Saturday, October 12, 6 – 9 pm. Free (2750 NW 3rd. Ave. Ste. 4, Wynwood).On view until November 8.
Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month at the Nader Art Museum (62 NE 27th St. Wynwood) . On Thursday, October 17, opens Latin American Art: Visions of Identity. Works by: Soraya Abu Naba’ a, Ángel Acosta León , Pedro Álvarez, Cundo Bermúdez, Fernando Botero , Tony Capellán, Mario Carreño, Alejandro Colunga, Luis Cruz Azaceta, Carlos Cruz-Diez, Fernando de Szyszlo, Wifredo Lam, among others.
Gary Nader proudly presents Ricardo Cisneros: Tierra Sublime (Namibia: Sublime Land), a series of 30 spectacular photographs from Mr. Cisneros travels to Namibia, Southern Africa. All proceeds from the sales of these photographs will be donated to Global Empowerment Mission to help on the recovery of NW Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian. The exhibition will be on view from October 18 through November 30.
Teresita Fernandez: Elemental, on view from October 18, 2019 – February 9, 2020 at PAMM. Artist Talk and Catalogue Signing on the night of October 17, 7 pm.In celebration of the opening, artist Teresita Fernández will discuss her special exhibition Elemental and how her work has led her to this mid-career retrospective. Members enjoy advance ticketing September 26–29. Space is limited. Following the talk, Fernández will sign copies of the Elemental catalogue, while supplies last.
October 19, 2019 – April 25, 2020: Can It Be Really 20 Years Already? The 20th anniversary exhibition opens on October 19 (11 am – 4 pm).The Warehouse (591 NW 27th St. Wynwood Arts District) exhibitions showcase art of our times featuring 20th & 21st century sculpture, photography, video, painting and large-scale installations by international artists culled from the renowned collection of Martin Z. Margulies
The Cuban Legacy Gallery at the MDC Special Collections will present Spinello Projects’ Juana Valdes: Terrestrial Bodies, on view from October 25, 2019 to April 26, 2020. An opening reception and walkthrough with the artist will be held on October 24. The artist walkthrough will begin at 7:00 pm.
Artika Books is a Spanish publishing house specialized in limited edition of artist’s books made by renowned international artists. Fernando Botero, Jaime Plensa and Antonio Lopez, among others. Artika’s Director Marc Buil invites to the presentation and Spanish Reception on Thursday, October 24, 8 – 9:30 pm. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables.. Free and open to the public.
Meet the artist and tour the new show Happy! with Los Angeles based artist Alake Shilling Sunday, October 27, 1 pm. Free with admission ticket of $12. NSU Art Museum / Ft. Lauderdale (1 East Las Olas Blvd.)
Lecture on Saturday, November 2, 3 pm at Frost Art Museum. Free. Sculptor Willie Cole. Cole assembles and transforms ordinary domestic and used objects such as irons, ironing boards, and high-heeled shoes into imaginative and powerful works of art and installations. Cole’s art speaks to the social, political, and cultural perspectives on the African American experience. Cole’s work can be found in the permanent collections of the MOMA, the Walker Art Center, the Bronx Museum of the Arts, as well as the National Gallery of Art, among many other museums
Today, Nov. 6, 7 pm: Curator Ruba Katrib returns to Miami for the final Talks of the fall season. Katrib is curator of cutting-edge MoMA PS1. Previously, she held curatorial positions at SculptureCenter, NY and at the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami.The Talks are amazing, don’t miss this one! Little Haiti Cultural Complex (212 NE 59Terr). Free! get free tickets in the link!
Archeology of Memory: Site and sound of ceramics. Curated by Morel Doucet. On view: November 9, 2019 — March 31, 2020. Participating artists: Judith Berk-King, Beatriz Chachamovitz, Xavier Cortada, Morel Doucet, Jenna Efrein, Sharon Norwood, Lauren Shapiro, Troy Simmons, Kira Tippenhauer, and Valeria Yamamoto. Opening Reception: Saturday, November 9, 12 – 5 pm.
Join the Lowe Art Museum (UM Campus) and ARTtuesdays/MIAMI at Books & Books (Coral Gables) for an engaging conversation between renowned Cuban American artist Carlos Estévez and noted art historian and curator Dr. Carol Damian, member of the ARTtuesdays ‘Miami team. The pair will discuss Estévez’s latest project, Cities of the Mind, which Damian guest curated and which remains on view at the Lowe through May 3, 2020.
Wed, Nov 13, 6-30 – 7:30 pm. Gallerist Tyler Emerson-Dorsch talks with Elisabeth Condon about her new show Effulgence and an exciting year. In particular, Condon has recently connected with the Pattern and Decoration artists. We’ll talk about what this context means to her work and what is ahead.
Today, Saturday, November 16, 5 – 6:30 pm at Dimensions Variable (101 NW 79 St.). Free. Looking Back, a conversation: Dimensions Variable Co-Founder & CEO Leyden Rodriguez-Casanova in a conversation with artists Felice Grodin, Fabian Peña, Jamilah Sabur, Tom Scicluna, Agustina Woodgate. These are all artists included in the current exhibition 10—A Decade commemorating DV’s 10th anniversary.
Where Earth Meets Sky, curated by Deborah Mitchell, a unique exhibition exploring choreography in the Everglades by choreographer / dancer Dale Andree, photographer Miana Jun, filmmaker artist Claudio Marcotulli and artist Christina Pettersson.Artist Reception on Sunday, November 17, 1 – 3. Free and Open to the Public. The Gallery is inside the Ernest F. Coe Visitors Center in Everglades National Park.
Lecture Leonora Carrington in Mexico: The Mirror of the Marvelous by Teresa Arcq will discuss the influence of Mexico in the artists’ work. RSVP required to MOAreservations@moafl.org or call 954-262-0258. Thursday, November 21, 6 – 8 pm.
Saturday, Nov. 23, 7:30 – 9 pm at Fountainhead Residency (690 NE 56 St, Miami):Everybody is welcome to meet the five artists in residency: Gabriel Chaile, Jamaal Peterman, Marcela Sinclair, Wynnie Mynerva, and Santiago Delfino. Theses artists are actively participating through Miami Art Week in different institutions. Come to learn about it.
Today, Sunday 24, from 2 – 4 pm at Dot Fiftyone Gallery in Little River book launch of Anastasia Samoylova: FloodZone with a conversation of the attist with Dennis Scholl (President and CEO of Oolite Arts). Photographs of Southern United States. Ask at the gallery for your free copy of art circuits and be ready for Miami Art Week.
“2019 is a year of renovations, expansions and upgrades in Miami offering Art Basel Miami Beach visitor’s much-needed highlights in a packed art week schedule.
This past April, PRIMARY debuted their new gallery designed by Terry Riley-led K/R architects. Nestled in Miami’s evolving Little River neighborhood, PRIMARY’S program has expanded their experimental, street art roots—forerunners to the Wynwood art district— to offer elegant exhibition-making in their unique way. This neighborhood is also attracting Oolite Arts, formerly the ArtCenter/South Florida, currently planning their build and move. While this is in the works, Oolite Arts programs their 924 Lincoln Road space with stellar artist studios and exhibitions, including a show by the Detroit-based curator Larry Ossei-Mensah this December.
The Allapattah neighborhood is a new hot spot. Located south of Wynwood, Hometown BBQ is a must-try before visiting the new Rubell Family Collection warehouse, a 20,000 square foot one-level exhibition space that will feature highlights from their immense collections in December. Miami Produce Market by developer Robert Wennett will convert an Allapattah fruit and vegetable warehouse center covering more than eight acres into a residential, commercial and educational complex designed by architect Bjarke Ingels.
The newly renovated Miami Beach Convention Center, home to the Art Basel Miami Beach fair, has debuted six public art projects by internationally renowned artists—oddly, all part of the “Western” canon. Notable projects include Joep Van Lishout’s “Humanoids” situating the environment as a center-point around which abstracted human forms exist, as well as Franz Ackerman’s “About Sand,” a “mental map” mural reflecting Miami’s vibrancy.
Leading the way, the Peréz Art Museum Miami will feature a much-awaited mid-career retrospective by Miami born, New York-based artist Teresita Fernández. Widely recognized for her experiential, monumental works, Fernández draws connections between landscape, history, place, and materiality, and makes references to land, geology, and social order. A noted advocate for the under-representation of Latinx artists and inclusivity, the amalgamation of Fernández’s conceptual, creative, and social sensibility will make a poignant statement within one of Miami’s most visited museums.
Other local favorites include Locust Projects, Fountainhead Residency, Fringe Projects, MDC Museum of Art and Design, NSU Museum Fort Lauderdale, The Wolfsonian, The Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Art, MoCA, The Bass, the Lowe, the Margulies Collection at the Warehouse, the de la Cruz collection, and the list goes on. Get ready for take off!”
Miami MoCCAD, Museum of Contemporary Art of the African Diaspora, and Lowe Art Museum co-sponsor an Art Basel Week kickoff with a complimentary reception and a conversation with Afro-Cuban artist Juan Roberto Diago and curator and founding director, Harvard Afro-Latin American Research Institute Alejandro de la Fuente, moderated by Erica Molah James, University of Miami Caribbean Art History Professor. Sunday, December 1, from 5 pm. Seating begins at the Storer Auditorium, program starts at 6 pm. Diago: The Pasts of this Afro Cuban Present is the first retrospective of Juan Roberto Diago (b.1971). This exhibition, presented by University of Miami Lowe Art Museum and the Harvard University Hutchins Center for African & African American Research in collaboration with Miami MoCAAD, offers over two decades of uninterrupted work and traces Diago’s singular efforts to construct new pasts–the pasts required to explain the racial tensions of contemporary Cuba.
Dec. 2, 6 – 8:30. A Rose as a Question, an original poem US Poet Laureate Richard Blanco based in the solo exhibition The Roses of Fibonacci by artist John William Bailly on view at LnS Gallery from November 16. Poetry reading to start promptly at 6:30 pm. RSVP.
RSVP is required for the reception at 7 pm and the lecture al 8 pm by artist Glenn Ligon. Also to visit the de la Cruz home in Key Biscayne that will open to those who rsvp on Monday, Dec. 2 and Saturday, Dec. 7, from 10:30 am – 3:30 pm. If you haven’t visit their collection at their home, this is a must!!!! Call 305 576 6112 or email.