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.
Beau Stanton’s exhibition and animated instalation, “Message in a Bottle,” was presented by the Quattlebaum Foretich Gallery at SCOPE Miami Beach. Viewers were “invited into a maritime ship chandlery, where contemporary artists have created their own message for the ages, captured inside bottles and waiting to be unlocked by their new owners.”
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.
Arthur Baker’s influence in the music industry is unarguable. Arthur Baker’s contributions and productions will remain relevant throughout the history of music. Innovation is unstoppable and so is the kick behind Planet Rock! Arthur Baker is in town for Miami Music Madness (as we like to call it) and we were beyond stocked when he agreed to talk to us and tell us a bit more about what he has in the works.
Founded four years ago by Amy Rosenberg, the Overtown Music Project (OMP) has since been shining a light on the historic cultural contributions of the otherwise uncelebrated neighborhood of Overtown. OMP has introduced a free, after school music program into the area, in partnership with UM at Frederick Douglass Elementary School, and host seven events a year – six in throughout Overtown’s former entertainment district and one Miami Beach, showcasing and honoring some of the musicians who once made their living in Overtown.