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A Survey of South Florida Art. Curated by Jane Hart. Participating Artists: Duane Brant, Jenny Brillhart, Alejandro Contreras, Ivan Depeña, Raphael Domenech, Henning Haupt, Margi Glagovic Nothard, Robert Huff, Carol Jazzar,Bruce Kates, Leïla A. Leder-Kremer. Michael Loveland, Raul Perdomo, Ralph Provisero, Karen Rifas, Onajide Shabaka, Odalis Valdivieso, and Marcos Valella.
Starved. Directed by Giselle Delgado Buraye, this collective exhibition poses the question of how are we all affected by physical, emotional and spiritual hunger? In an effort to bring awareness and raise funds for the Feed My Starving Children South Florida Community MegaPack happening on Jan 27-31 at the Fair and Expo Center, 30 artists have come together to support this cause as their way to help feed starving children around the world. All the work will be auctioned this Friday, January 15th at The Artisan Lounge.
Masters of Cuba , to benefit Nader Latin American Art Museum (NaderLAAM). The exhibit will showcase selected works from modern and contemporary artists Pedro Alvarez, Jose Bedia, Cundo Bermudez, Alfredo Caballero, Mario Carreño, Luis Cruz Azaceta, Carlos Enriquez, Agustin Fernández, Wifredo Lam, Alexis Leyva Machado (Kcho), Julio Larraz, Armando Mariño, Manuel Mendive, Amelia Pelaez, Carlos Quintana, Rafael Soriano and Ruben Torres Llorca.
Phillips is pleased to announce the exhibition of more than 30 works of art in the Miami Design District, from April 19-24. Highlights from the upcoming Latin America sale will be on view, presenting the rare opportunity to see works by Matta, Carmen Herrera, Roberto Obregón, Olga de Amaral, and Jesús Rafael Soto, among other masters. On April 21, Phillips will also host the book launch of Matta: On the Edge of a Dream by Thomas Monahan, the first international monograph or publication dedicated exclusively to the artist. Auction on May 24 at Phillips ( 450 Park Ave., NY).
Curated by Jorge Luis Gutierrez; Rolando Peña: Black Gold. In this career retrospective, Peña explores oil as a substance that has marked the destiny of the world and presents oil as a fundamental economic, industrial, environmental, political and financial component of everyday life. On view until November 13.
Curated by Tiffany Madera, Program Manager of MOCA celebrating National Hispanic Month. The exhibit unites 10 Miami-based Hispanic women artists whose work explores themes of identity, sexuality, power and spirituality. The term “syzygy” is defined as the Greek term meaning “union.” Artists: Nereida Garcia-Ferraz, Charo Orquet, Sandra Ramos and Laura Luna, among others.
The Museum of Contemporary Art/MOCA will launch its Art Basel Miami Beach season with the presentation of The Other Dimension by Cuban-born, Miami artist Antuan Rodriguez. The Other Dimension addresses the constant human concern for universal communication through forms, symbols and codes. Curated by Jorge Luis Gutierrez. On view until January 22, 2017.
Sunday, March 19th from 2 to 7 p.m., the NW 7th Avenue businesses are hosting their 7 Ave Sunday art walk to be held every third Sunday of the month. This art walk is free and open to the public and will feature art, live music, performances, and food at different locations along NW 7th Avenue from NW 20th Street to NW 54th Street in Miami. Some of the participating businesses and locations are 749 Art Studios and Gallery, Chris Pyrate Studio Gallery, The Bridge Catalyst Art Space, Brooklyn Vintage and Vinyl, Jolt Radio, The Collective Art Space Miami, His and Hers Parlour, Mark Diamond Photography, the Art Square, and D Point USA to name a few. Please come out every third Sunday and enjoy all the fun! More info: www.7avesunday.com.
NWSA needs studio space for its visual arts students, to keep Artseen studios open 50+ graduates agreed to donate works for the auction that will help with the funds needed. Art auction and performances: Dance, Music, Theater.Tickets $100 per person. Call 305 237 3649.
Metamorphosis Symposium:Welcome by Natasha Colebrook-Williams, Interim Director. History and Memory of Caribbean Art by Professors: Erica James and Jerry Philogener. The Curation of Metamorphosis and the Cabinet of Curiosities by Professors: Alfredo Rivera and Antony Bogues. Final remarks by artist Edouard Duval-Carrié. Audience Discussion.
Through February 28. Abstract, Mayan, and Surreal Works. Benjamin Cañas (El Salvador, 1933 – 1987).
In the presence of the South African artist Lionel Smit, MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami) opens Obscura, Thursday, March 15, 7 – 9 pm. It is his first solo museum exhibition in the U.S. and will run from March 8 to May 6, 2018. (770 NE 125th St. North Miami).
September 6 – November 4: Tracing the Red Thread, by distinguished South Florida-based artist Mira Lehr. The multimedia, a museum-wide installation will reflect Lehr’s eco-feminist philosophy, the concept of mankind working with nature rather than dominating over it. Lehr uses the classical myth of Ariadne to explore the beauty, fragility, and interconnectedness of the endangered aquatic ecosystem of the South Florida coast.
Opening Celebration, Saturday September 15: 3 – 6 pm (September 15 – April 21) Grids: A Selection of Paintings by Lynne Golob Gelfman, a collection of approximately 25 paintings by Miami-based artist Lynne Golob Gelfman. The most comprehensive show by Gelfman to date, the exhibition will showcase paintings the artist has produced over the last two decades, as well as examples of early works from the late 1960s and early 70s—the majority of which have never been seen publicly before.
(September 22 – November 3 ) Cesar Trasobares: Redacted. These works can be seen through the lens of personal psychology as brutal actions of uncensored dissent as well as expressions of uncompromising social and political commentary. Gallerist Luisa Lignarolo expands: “César’s exhibition reflects an artist’s emotional protest against the blasting of knowledge from many fronts and the resulting atmosphere of intellectual debasement.”
Free Outdoor Monthly Series in North Miami: Jazz at MOCA to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Grammy Award-winning artist Nestor Torres. Torres has produced 14 recordings as a solo artist and has been nominated for four Latin GRAMMYS and one GRAMMY nomination, and has won one the Latin GRAMMY Award for his CD “This Side of Paradise.
Join Locust Projects for its annual Smash & Grab Fundraiser–in which everyone is sure to come out a winner. Anyone purchasing a raffle ticket is guaranteed a work of art, with pieces coming from over 100 donating artists both local and international. Tickets are called at random all throughout the night, with the first person called having first pick and the choosers being called in order of raffle tickets. In addition to art, attendees will experience drinks, a DJ, food, and a window into the Miami Art collector scene.
Wednesday, March 6th; 11:30-1:30; NSU Art Museum Ft. Lauderdale
Join the NSU Art Museum in celebrating the William Glackens and Auguste Renoir exhibition with the friends of the museum with a prosecco reeption and silent auction. Lunch will be catered by Chef Remy Gautier and docent led-tours of museum exhibitions will be given after the luncheon.
Saturday, March 16th; 6:30pm; The Atrium across the street from DASH
Join Design and Architecture Senior High for their biggest fundraiser of the year. In this special event, there will be a silent auction, mural reveal and cocktail reception in support of the future generation of artists and designers. All of the money raised will go to the public school students to help elevate their art and design programs such as fashion design, graphic design, film and production, architecture and industrial design.