The annual Coconut Grove Arts Festival returned last weekend, Feb. 16-18, for one of the most "Miami" events of the year.
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.
Open to members of the public, students and faculty, this event had all the features of high society. Sponsored by Bacardi and catered by Sushi Maki, “Lowe After Hours” filled its guests’ bellies with delicious sushi and scrumptious cocktails.
Gopie, 58, was recently awarded a residence in New Orleans under the Joan Mitchell Foundation. She is one of 32 artists— the only one from Florida— who received the Artist-in-Residence achievement, which begins this month.
This 2019-2020 season, The Adrienne Arsht Center is offering college students discounted tickets to see world-class performances through the UTIX program.
Her exhibit, titled "Truths and Visions," is part of the Myrna and Sheldon Palley Glass Artist Lecture Series. It will be showcased 7-9 p.m. Sept. 26.
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.
The goal of the exhibit is to celebrate the diversity of Russian modernist styles by bringing together “disparate artists and styles that defy a single definition,” the curators say.
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.
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.
“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.
“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.