This is a curated selection of local events submitted to Tropicult by the South Florida community ― organized, categorized, and presented in chronological order, linked a complete listing with full event details, including venue and ticketing information.
Welcome to HYPE CITY! This is selection of events we’ve gathered throughout the month – organized, categorized, and presented in chronological order, with links to full event details, including maps and ticketing information.
Atomik examines the relationships of rivalries and opposition he experiences stemming from the competitive graffiti culture.
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.
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.
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.
Concrete Paradise opens this Thursday, October 17th at the Coral Gables Museum. The exhibition pays homage to The Miami Marine Stadium – it’s flashy past, its edgy present, and its spectacular proposed comeback as a world-class sports and performance venue. The opening fiesta…
Ivan Jorge Roque, also known as The Lost Artist, is a Cuban-American urban artist hailing from the inner city community of Carol City, Florida. Next week, Ivan Roque’s Lost in Cinema series opens at Nac Gallery up in the FTL. Get to know Ivan Roque in this exclusive interview after the jump…
From humble beginnings, street art found its place in the contemporary art world and has made itself right at home in our Magic City. Next Saturday, October 13th, Gregg Shienbaum welcomes back local street artist Poska aka Clandestine Culture for his first solo show.
Hit & Run, opening this Thursday, August 9th at Gregg Sheinbaum 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.