Wilderness at MAM

"The notion of wilderness is fundamentally riddled with contradiction, and it bears a problematic history," are the words of René Morales from the museum catalog from the group show, "The Wilderness." Miami Art Museum premieres a newly-acquired video installation by Mark Boulos, All That Is Solid Melts into Air (2008)…

The Wilderness at Miami Art Museum

[caption id="attachment_2040" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="David Brooks, Still Life with Stampede and Guano, 2011 Courtesy of the artist and Museum 52 Gallery, New York Miami Art Museum installation view Photo by Chocolate Milk, photography"][/caption] “The Wilderness,” Miami Art Museum says, “is an examination of the conceptual boundaries between nature and human…

Xenia Fink at Galerie Schuster Miami

Xenia Fink’s recent drawings at Galerie Schuster Miami, pen-and-ink, and texts, created during her ISCP 2010 Grant (The International Studio & Curatorial Program, a not-for-profit, residency-based contemporary art center for emerging to mid-career artists and curators from around the world) are full of contradictions. Contradictions, personal and familial. Contradictions personal…

de la Cruz Collection Lecture

Speaking was Scott Rothkopf, curator, Whitney Museum of American Art. Rothkopf talked about three projects at the museum, including Glenn Ligon's mid-career retrospective, which was my main reason for attending. However, a previous temporary project with artists Wade Guyton and Kelley Walker was really fascinating. In Miami, the general public…