Giovanni Beltran Presents Primitive Hut

At VersaceVersaceVersace Giovanni Beltran presents the group show Primitive Hut, curated by Jonathan Gonzalez. The exhibition explores material primacy through the work of 7 international designers. The pieces, both new and existing, have been chosen for their willingness to allow material to dictate both formal and functional outcomes, while building upon and reacting against a […]

Nicola Doran: Prick

Nicole Doran’s solo project Prick on view at Spinello Projects features ceramic designs caricaturing the phallus as well as the artist’s Bathroom Paintings. The ceramic sculptures, vessels for self-assurance and reminders of the dangers of post-modern ego, are filled with succulent plants and cacti. The colorful display resembles the set up in a store, sourcing […]

“Cathedrals of Consumption” at Spinello Projects

Cathedrals of Consumption, curated by Guillermo Leon Gomez, transformed the main gallery space at Spinello Projects into a quasi-home design showroom with works by Gabriele Beveridge, Andy Coolquitt, Kalup Linzy, Ad Minoliti, Bert Rodriguez, Amanda Ross-Ho, and Mika Rottenberg. Coinciding with the Maison&Objet Americas international design fair, the exhibition presents works that use or transform […]

Justin H. Long at IRL

With Float Soak Sink, IRL presents an exhibition of new works by Miami-based artist Justin H. Long. Known for his investigations into nautical history, research-based practice and interest in kinetic sculpture, Float Soak Sink is a multi-faceted body of work interrelated in its concern with three material states of being, problematizing their metaphysical, practical and […]

An Interview with Joana Fischer

Joana Fischer’s paintings evoke curiosity and invite to explore life and roam freely beyond the canvas. As the viewer experiences dream-like landscapes unfolding on layered Mylar, with partially hidden details peeking out from behind, Fischer creates not just visually complex and beautiful artworks, but also creates engaging narratives that inspire to think, dream, discover, and […]

Franky Cruz: Sistema at Spinello Projects

Franky Cruz’ solo project “Sistema” at Spinello Projects in Miami presents the viewer with a word full of wonder, beauty and poetic interventions. The space is transformed into an artistic interpretation of a laboratory, where caterpillars hatch, feed on flowers and plants and, in chrysalises attached to discarded and found objects, transform into butterflies. Surrounded […]

Locust Projects Spring Fling 2016

On Saturday, April 9, 2016, Locust Projects invited to the annual Spring Fling, a highlight on the social calendar for many involved in Miami’s arts and culture community. Held at Palm Court in Miami’s Design District, this year’s Black & White Bash was a re-imagination of Truman Capote’s glamorous 1966 Black & White Ball. Guests, […]

Artist Boat Flotilla at the Miami River Featuring Nice’n Easy, Negron Rosen and Emmett Moore

As part of the Miami River Commission’s 20th annual Miami RiverDay, Tigertail Productions brought focus to the Miami River and the need to improve and keep the river clean and viable. Amongst other projects, an artist boat flotilla travelled down the Miami River and past the Miami RiverDay celebrations at Lummus Park. The artist-owned boats, […]

An Interview with Artist Firelei Báez

Text by Heike Dempster Where are you from and where are you based? I was born in the Dominican Republic and raised right on the border between the Dominican Republic and Haiti. I went to school in Miami and then moved to New York for College and stayed there. I feel like I am in […]

Photos of the exhibition “John Miller: I Stand I Fall” at ICA Miami

Photos by Heike Dempster The Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami presents “I Stand, I Fall,” a comprehensive survey of work by John Miller, marking the first American museum exhibition dedicated to the influential conceptual artist. I Stand, I Fall brings together some 75 works that trace Miller’s use of the figure throughout his career in […]

Cara Despain “Slow Burn” at Spinello Projects

Spinello Projects presents the gallery’s first solo exhibition from Miami-based artist Cara Despain. Much of the identity of a country and its attendant cultural disposition can be attributed to settlement and the acquisition of land and ultimately, wealth–in the US and elsewhere. These things historically have often been won by the use of force–both overtly […]