“DIRT Yuta Suelo Udongo Te” curated by Onajide Shabaka
3815 NE Miami Court
Miami Design District 33137
Opening Reception: 8 June, 2013 – 7-9 pm (Second Saturday Art Walk)
Exhibition runs: June 1-28, 2013
There is a challenge facing this exhibition. Statements about life, death, history and the ephemerality of it all are loaded with symbolic baggage before you do anything with them. Visual artist and curator Onajide Shabaka wanted to ask artists to take up the challenge and investigate various aspects of dirt, and certainly not all on the physical level. [Read more...]
The participating artists:
Dona Altemus – mixed media
Edouard Duval Carrié – painting
Robert Chambers – mixed media
William Cordova – mixed media
Veronica Scharf Garcia – ceramic sculpture, photography
Mark Hahn – photography
Alette Simmons Jimenez – mixed media
Lori Nozick – sculpture
Kim Nicolini – photography, drawing
David Rohn – photography, performance
Onajide Shabaka – mixed media, drawing
Jovan Karlo Villalba – painting, sculpture
Debra Wilk – poetry
Pivot Points: 15 Years & Counting
Collectors and artist worldwide marked MOCA’s 15th Anniversary in its Joan Lehman Building with major donations to the museum collection. Pivot Points: 15 Years and Counting showcases these recent acquisitions and works by many of the artists who are part of MOCA’s history. Among the featured artists are: Rita Ackermann, assume vivid astro focus, Tom Burr, Joseph Cornell, Nicole Eisenman, Inka Essenhigh, Naomi Fisher, Mark Handforth, Roni Horn, Ragnar Kjartansson, Malcolm Morley, Albert Oehlen, Gabriel Orozco, Jorge Pantoja, Jack Pierson, Matthew Ritchie, Onajide Shabaka, Yinka Shonibare, Xaviera Simmons, Robert Therrien, Ryan Trecartin, Rick Ulysse, James Welling, Juan Carlos Zaldivar and others.
The MDC Museum of Art + Design
Imagining La Florida. Juan Ponce de León and the Quest for the Fountain of Youth
MDC Museum of Art + Design
May 31 – August 17, 2013
Imagining La Florida. Juan Ponce de León and the Quest for the Fountain of Youth, aims to offer visitors an innovative look at Florida during one of the most interesting and intense periods in the History of the United States of America; the period between the expedition of Juan Ponce de León in 1513 and the building of Fort Mose in 1739.
June 7 – August 10
Flashback: Miami 1980s. Alexia Fodere, Donna Natale Planas and Charles Trainor, Jr.
Invisible Presence. Yovani Bauta
Until September 21
A Poetic Reality: Magical Realism of the CINTAS Fellows Collection
The exhibition is free and open to the public. Museum Hours are Tuesday – Saturday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Miami Dade College – Museum of Art + Design | Miami Dade College 300 N.E. 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132-2204
Art and Culture Center of Hollywood
Hosts Reception and Film Screening With Filmmaker Robert Adanto
Hollywood, Fla. – The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood will host a reception and film screening with filmmaker Robert Adanto on Thursday, May 16, at the Hollywood Central Performing Arts Center, 1770 Monroe St. (U.S. 1 and Monroe Street). The reception starts at 6 p.m. and the viewing of Adanto’s feature-length documentary, “The Rising Tide,” begins at 7 p.m. This event is free for Center members and students, $5 for non-members.
For more information, call 954.921.3274 or visit ArtandCultureCenter.org.