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Miami Art Week 2017: Women Artists Address The Female Body
As the Guerrilla Girls made clear through their large-scale, statistics-driven mural at FAIR., women artists are still wildly underrepresented in the art world's institutions. And while the aforementioned fair (and others in Miami and around the globe...
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Miami Art Week 2017: Emerging Art Platforms
It may have begun with Art Basel—and DesignMiami/ might be the most exciting, reasonable and selective show in town—but Miami Art Week continues to expand beyond control. This year, a few emerging platforms stood out, requiring a bit of extra attention...
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Lars Jan's "Slow-Moving Luminaries" for the Third Audemars Piguet Art Commission
No piece featured at Art Basel Miami Beach embraces its surroundings quite like Lars Jan's "Slow-Moving Luminaries." The third annual Audemars Piguet Art Commission, Jan's sculptural work carries tremendous complexity as it toys with the ideas of crisis...
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Anxiety Versus Serenity at Artsy Projects Miami 2017
It's a place of opposition—natural and artificial, serene and anxious. This is the latest Artsy Projects, the continuation of a programming series that's occupied everywhere from Brussels to San Francisco, and now opening its doors to the public in...
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Beautiful Destinations Miami Beach Swim Shorts
Tailored swim short-maker Orlebar Brown's OB Classic Bulldog suit gets three new visuals through a partnership with travel community and creative agency Beautiful Destinations. Known for their awe-inspiring social media presence, Beautiful Destinations...
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Jillian Mayer's Data Warping Art Series: IMPRESSIONS
Once again artist Jillian Mayer has managed to subvert and twist the fabric of culture in a way that's both comedic and clever. Rolling off the success of her sculptural series "Slumpies" on display at the Perez Art Museum Miami through January, Mayer...
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Miami Beach's Faena District
Occupying a stretch of beachfront land from 32nd to 36th Streets in Miami Beach (and reaching from the Atlantic Ocean to Indian Creek Drive), the Faena District comprises a series of architecturally captivating buildings, each with its own carefully...
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Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. 25 Powerful News Photos From 2016 This has been a year of immense tragedy, dizzying highs and mind-boggling surprises. From the world's biggest refugee crisis since WWII to the US election, there's been plenty for us to think about—and perhaps...
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Miami Art Week 2016: Creature Keepers
Ceramic or bronze, old or new, subliminal or overt, this year's Miami Art Week ushered in a range of sculptures which gave off delightfully animated appearances. Visiting the plethora of fairs that are part of the inspiring, week-long event, we saw...
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Miami Art Week 2016: MM6 Maison Margiela + Aaron De La Cruz
Across the street from their permanent Miami Design District boutique—which played host to a stunning glass and crystal installation way back during Miami Art Week 2013—luxury fashion innovators Maison Margiela have opened the doors to their MM6...
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Artist Hank Willis Thomas + Summit at Sea's Political Art
We are in the lead up to one of the most divisive elections in history, and once again Florida happens to be one of the most divided states. It's there, situated around both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump rallies, one will find a mobile video and...
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The Standard Introduces "Standard Time"
In a move that will have travelers no longer ruing 5AM arrival times or hangovers, The Standard has just announced it's forgoing traditional check-in and check-out times at their hotels—from NYC to Miami and Los Angeles. For those who elect the...
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Jillian Mayer's "Day Off" at David Castillo Gallery, Miami
Virtual reality might be the next greatest step in storytelling but artist and filmmaker Jillian Mayer already observes something askew—a separation of person and environment that has very comical implications. In her latest gallery exhibition, "Day...
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Best of CH 2015: Travel
The CH staff clocked in some serious airline mileage this year, visiting the four corners of the continental US and enduring long hauls overseas. But the destination itself isn't what induces the thrill of travel—rather, it's the heightened state of...
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Recap: Satellite's Artist-Run Space at Miami Art Week 2015
If you're measuring in internet time, Miami Art Week 2015 is long over, but there was one show we can't get out of our minds—the inaugural Satellite Art Show. A brainchild of Brian Whiteley (founder of the now-defunct SELECT Art Fair), the brand new...
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Hand-Painted Pouch
Designed by Kathi Keppel and made with love in New Orleans, DVRA's bags and apparel channel warm tropical goodness thanks to papayas, banana leaves and pineapple motifs. She's collaborated with local artist collective MILAGROS (whose installation work...
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Miami Art Week 2015: Subverting Nature
Nature stands as the earliest form of inspiration and natural components found within became the tools of early artistic creation. In the ages since and amidst developments and extinctions, loss and discovery, artists continue to be inspired by the...
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City Guide Spotlight: Miami
If their vibrant, ever-growing hotel scene is any indicator, Miami continues to boom as a destination that's more than sunshine-soaked. The beaches are fun, but the restaurants and bars are also world-class—a product of vast cultural fusion. As...
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Miami Design District Palm Court
There's nothing like a one-stop spot for all luxuriant shopping needs—unless, of course, that place is visually stunning and surrounded by one-of-a-kind works of art. This much can be said of the Miami Design District, with boutiques and retailers...
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Taqueria El Carnal
Why go to Little Havana for Mexican food? Because this taqueria might be the best in all of Miami. They claim to serve up something authentic, and deliver upon the promise. It's a hole-in-the-wall spot with mouth-watering meals and it stays open late...
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Alter
With a focus on locally sourced ingredients composing seasonal cuisine, Alter makes for one of Wynwood's finest American restaurants. An exposed kitchen flares in an industrial but warm setting, and Chef Bradley Kilgore offers up everything from fresh...
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Pérez Art Museum Miami
Located in Downtown Miami's Museum Park since 2013, the Pérez Art Museum Miami houses an epic collection of modern and contemporary art. Herzog and de Meuron designed the architectural wonder and the large-scale sculptural art in the surrounding gardens...
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The Federal Food, Drink + Provisions
While The Federal is located within a strip mall, that's no reason to deny its grandeur. With a menu composed of regional American cuisine (aka comfort food), the restaurant delivers hearty portions—meant for sharing—of favorites with new flair. (Their...
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