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Iris Van Herpen: Conscious Couture

An internationally recognized force, Dutch haute-couture designer Iris Van Herpen continues to employ the technologies of the future to craft jaw-dropping wearable art in her latest collection Earthwise.

UM Faculty Gallery teaches community more about the personality of campus...

Currently, art created by UM faculty is on display at the 2021 Faculty Exhibition.

Wynwood Gallery’s grand reopening features work of UM Fine Arts masters...

On Sept. 4, the University of Miami (UM) successfully launched the grand reopening of their Wynwood Gallery to the general public. The highly competitive Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree provides the professional skills to debut in the studio art scene and earn the qualifications for careers in art departments at the college educational level.

From the Museum of Graffiti to the Bass Museum, Miami is...

It’s no secret that Miami has evolved into a leading city in the art community. A big part of Miami’s emergence into the forefront of the art scene is Wynwood, one of the most artistic neighborhoods in America.

The first publication of its kind, Gravity Magazine celebrates Black creativity...

Between the racial justice reckoning of last summer and the subsequent Black Lives Matter protests, news outlets and social media platforms alike were flooded with what seemed like endless graphic videos and images of Black trauma. Sophomore Julian Crosby took this as an opportunity to provide Black students an outlet.

Wynwood’s Oliver Cole Gallery pioneers new, contactless model amid COVID-19

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many non-essential businesses are closing. But Oliver Cole Gallery stays strong, having learned how to navigate this new normal early on.

UM student creates virtual museum showcasing rich history of Black leadership

“I want this museum to be not a substitution for a Black space on campus, but a prototype of something on campus where other students can see Black excellence," said Taylor Washington, the junior engineering student responsible for the exhibit.

‘The Real Surreal’ to bring works of Salvador Dali to Miami

With Art Basel cancelled this year, “The Real Surreal” aims to bring culture to the community as an escape from the hardships of 2020. Each work in the show is meant to represent hope and survival during this trying time.

Beaux Arts goes digital amid Covid-19 pandemic

“Covid has wreaked havoc on us, but we are savvy, and we can adjust very easily and still make lemonade out of lemons,” said Wendy Levitz, co-president of Beaux Arts.

Snapshots from the Beaux Arts Festival

This past weekend, white tents lined the University of Miami's Stanford Drive and Foote Green as local artists sold everything from handmade jewelry and home decor to original paintings and framed photography.

Beaux Arts Festival of Art returns for 69th year

Now a juried show recognized as one of the leading art shows in the world, the festival hosts over 200 artists working with 10 different mediums, including ceramics, photography and wood.

Patrick Farrell on photojournalism, his career, how to make it in...

Wearing a white linen shirt and flip flops with a venti Starbucks coffee in hand, Farrell seemed to be a simple man. But the salt and peppered color of his hair suggested wisdom, a man with years of experience and plenty to say.