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Exhibition Reviews

The Miami Rail
Sylvie Fleury, Eternity Now at Bass Museum of Art

Calvin Klein launched the fragrance ETERNITY NOW in July 2015, likening the scent to "the thrill and raw emotion of new love, when two people realize that it is the beginning of forever."

Art Papers
Imaging Eden at the Norton Museum of Art

In Thomas More’s Utopia (1516), the explorer Raphael Hythloday discovers a “no-place” of perfection, a secluded island inhabited by previously undiscovered people and practices. The Everglades might have been utopia to Hythloday: until the mid-nineteenth century, the remote complex of wetland ecosystems on the southern end of the Florida peninsula was inhabited by native Seminoles engaged in unique social and ritual customs unlike those of later settlers. Like any place of so-called...

Interviews and Artist Profiles

Interview with Leyden Rodriguez-Casanova on Intimate Material Systems, Alejandra von Hartz...

Intimate Material Systems features new works by Miami-based artist Leyden Rodriguez-Casanova (b. 1973). The exhibition consists of a large, site-specific installation and several wall pieces. Rodriguez-Casanova uses basic home construction materials such as wood beams, drywall, and doors, along with hints of decoration such as found gold picture frames and faux marble tile.

Interview with Miami + New York-based interdisciplinary artist Michelle Weinberg

Michelle Weinberg divides her time between Miami and New York. Her diverse work includes painting, collage, and sculpture, and also public art, product design, tile, mosaic, and textile design. Weinberg's recent public commissions include Intricate Pattern Overlay for Wolfsonian Museum-FIU, Miami Beach, FL and RGB Equinox for Facebook's Miami offices.


The Miami Rail
National YoungArts Foundation: 1981-2016

In January, the National YoungArts Foundation brought to Miami a select group of teenagers from across the country who competed for the honor in the performing, cinematic, literary, and visual arts. Throughout the week, the young artists participated in workshops and presented electrifying performances and exhibitions open to the public.

100+ Degrees in the Shade
Beyond Pink Flamingos and Art Fairs: a brief history

History in South Florida, the saying goes, starts when you get off the plane. So it might be surprising to find that art has been here a long time, and not just since Art Basel Miami Beach landed.