Painters have been obsessed with death since the very first artist took the very first breath. (Pretty much everyone else has too, but that’s another story.) But while successive generations of Futilists might’ve chosen to speculate on the finality of it all, the more compelling creatives concern themselves with what happens on the way to The Final Frontier. That of course means life. It also means living. And the lovely decay inherent in the day-to-day.
With so much happening during Miami’s Art Week, it’s never too early to start planning. Since a couple of exhibits are opening this month, you can start getting it on as soon as this as this weekend! Here’s you complete Miami Art Week Museum Guide.
The local art scene, in the geographically clustered area of South Florida, took slightly longer to make it into the mainstream. Having finally done so, a light is shone on the underground talent that worked hard for years to get the scene to where it is. It also means that events are spreading throughout South Florida along with growing excitement for the arts.
Explore Miami’s iconic architecture through the lens of Michael Menchero (aka Menchee), a graphic designer with a passion for art, design, architecture, and photography.
Though many may see art and science at odds, they are actually both means for human creativity and exploration. The Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science formerly the Miami Science Museum, is interested in developing this concept and has created the Curious Vault Collaborations, inviting artists to collaborate with scientists in order to discover ways to integrate art and science in a non-conventional manner.
Brazilian-born Miami-based artist Ernesto Kunde has found inspiration in the architecture, energy, sunshine and art of Miami since he first relocated to the city just over seven years ago. His paintings have paid homage to Miami ever since. Recently, Kunde has become interested in mangroves and root systems. His first mangrove painting was more of an accident. Kunde paints from photographs he takes when out and about exploring his surroundings and one happened to include mangroves.
Google Glass and the art world collide during Miami Art Week in Miami Beach for SIME MIA. Miami-based, Kiwi Arts Group, and Gallery Shchukin present New York artist, David Datuna’s latest work -Viewpoint of Billions, a groundbreaking interactive, social experience that he has been diligently working on for months with a team of Google Glass developers.