The last time I went to out during Art Week was in 2005. A Spanish rock band I was in played under a tent somewhere. There were lots of people and free wine, and everyone was trying to be very hip. We played an ok set with horrible sound by a washed up sound guy named Jon who smoked us out to a semi-decent regs joint. That was the evening’s highlight.
None of the art really captured my attention, and there was a touch of snootiness in the air. I hated it. However, I believe in second chances. This year I’m returning to change my perspective and really dig into the art for some substance.
Kubiat Nnamdie,is multi-faceted; he incorporates writing, performance, sculpture, photograph, painting, collage, installation, and video. Saturday, June 15th Nnamdie is showcasing 22 Grams: Set Me Free, a series of artworks that touch on metaphysical happenings internalized, such as ego, death and Saturn Return.
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
Hit & Run, opening this Thursday, August 9th at Gregg Shienbaum Gallery in Wynwood, is a retrospective of AholSniffsGlue’s work.
The exhibition features pieces that date back to and before his official debut at Butter Gallery two years ago and includes his memorable characters and infamous eyeballs along with more recent works, some never seen before.