target="_blank">GG has become a
recognizable face in the Miami art scene. His art has made its way
into many collector homes via his representation at Nac Gallery in Fort Lauderdale and his
murals grace many walls such as O
Cinema in Wynwood. GG’s main
character, Fedo, stares at patrons in many bars with
his signature disproportioned black eyes and wacky mouth.
stickers have made their way around the world and
the face can be seen in cities like New York, London and San Juan.
Fedo has taken on many forms recently and for his latest solo
exhibit GG used the character to paint a
series favorite icons and
characters from Andy Warhol to Mickey
A collaboration with Del Toro
shoes has pushed GG to a new level of recognition
past the borders of the art world so I sat down with the artist to
find out what he has been up to.
Trek6, the man behind the infamous “Boombox” in Wynwood, has been a contributing member of Miami’s blooming street art scene since the late 80s with over a dozen murals throughout the great City of Miami.
Taking his street art to the canvas, Trek6 celebrated the unveiling of his first solo exhibit, ”Through the Looking Glass” at Hand Crafted Miami on Saturday, March 16th with pure aerosol pieces that pay tribute to the likes of Andy Warhol and Jackie O sporting eyewear from the Eyemax Collection.
Game Show is the current exhibition at Florida International University’s – College of Architecture + The Arts’ new Miami Beach Urban Studios (MBUS) where games serve as metaphors for human interactions and well, just the absurdities of life itself.
“There is an audience that is being ignored, but they are not necessarily ignorant. They are open to art when it is open to them.” Keith Haring (May 4, 1958 – February 16, 1990)
Keith Haring was wise beyond his years, lived a very short life and produced work that endlessly communicated concepts about birth, sex, death and war. His ultimate goals were simple: raise awareness, unity and love; but on a very large scale.
The objective of
target="_blank">For Artists, BY ARTISTS‘ is to harbor
a social colony for artists from all disciplines of the arts with a
focus on painters, photographers, designers and
week, For Artist, By Artists will be featuring Jenny
Perez and introducing Brazilian airbrush
artist, Marcio Karam. Utilizing the technology
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displayed in a panoramic video wall which maximizes its potential
and sets this weekly exhibition apart from others.
Now that we’ve caught our breath,
we put together a Miami Art Week 2012 Retrospective - a
series of photos and galleries that capture some of our favorite
events and artworks.
This collection of photographs only
captures a small fragment of what went down in Miami the first week
of December. But hey, they say a picture is worth a thousand
words, so here’s a short
Our friend and loyal contributor, Rod Deal, has been selected to showcase his artwork as The Vagabond’s ‘Artist of the Month’ for the December Art Basel Edition. The opening reception will be held on Saturday, December 8th and will feature the musical stylings of French Express.
In terms of party vibes, this should be one of the hottest openings of the week and knowing Rod Deal’s keen eye, the artwork will embody its musical essence.