Tag Archives: Miami

Hernan Bas. “Untitled 2,” 2011. Photographic print. From the series “A bunch of fairies.” Courtesy of the artist.

Just Hernan, Not “Hernan” (Going & Coming, Part 4)

Just Hernan, Not “Hernan” (Going & Coming, Part 4)

Bill Bilowit of Wet Heat Project profiles Hernan Bas, one of Miami’s most successful artists who recently relocated to Detroit.

Artist Brookhart Jonquil, new to Miami, realizing he's caught in a vortex

Miami, Vortex of “Yes” (Going & Coming, Part 3)

Miami, Vortex of “Yes” (Going & Coming, Part 3)

Bill Bilowit profiles several artists drawn into the “vortex” of the Miami art scene.

Diana Nawi, a new Associate Curator at Miami Art Museum, at the site of PAMM, opening fall 2013

Building New Things (Going & Coming, Part 2)

Building New Things (Going & Coming, Part 2)

Wet Heat Project’s Bill Bilowit profiles the Miami Art Museum’s new curator Diana Nawi, and artist and former Miami resident Jesse Laino, who recently relocated to Brooklyn, NY.

Loriel Beltran "Sweat Sculpture (detail)," 2011. 1 gallon of the artist's sweat, plexiglas, wood pedestal. Courtesy of the artist & Snitzer Gallery, Miami

The Other Miami Heat (Going & Coming, Part 1)

The Other Miami Heat (Going & Coming, Part 1)

Bill Bilowit of Wet Heat Project explains why Miami art practitioners are hot–in more ways than one.

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Ten Years of Art Fairs, Two Weeks in an Artist’s Lifetime

Ten Years of Art Fairs, Two Weeks in an Artist’s Lifetime

With Art Basel Miami Beach only two weeks away, we are all holding our breath in anticipation of the flurry of events that will be taking place throughout South Beach and …

PUT THE VELVET ROPES TO BED: How arts organizations can stay afloat

PUT THE VELVET ROPES TO BED: How arts organizations can stay afloat

You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video Patti Her discussing community in Miami in a video produced for Dirty Pink 305. Art has the power …

Christina Pettersson. "Ophelia at fourteen," 2008. Graphite on paper. 72 x 80 in. Courtesy the artist.

WITHIN EARSHOT: A plea to end couch-potato dialogue and obscurity

WITHIN EARSHOT: A plea to end couch-potato dialogue and obscurity

  I’ve lived in Miami my whole life, and yet I first heard about Art Basel when I was in my senior year of high school. That was 2009 and …

Miami Contemporary Artists publication, 2007

Documenting Miami in Motion

Documenting Miami in Motion

When I started Dirty Pink 305, I was well aware of two very important projects that have already taken big strides in documenting Miami’s artist community. The first was the Miami …

TM Sisters, Natasha and Monica Lopez de Victoria being interviewed (courtesy Dity Pink 305)

Who Are Miami’s Artists? Dirty Pink 305 Finds Out

Who Are Miami’s Artists? Dirty Pink 305 Finds Out

Most cities have their “art stars.” Instead, Miami has an art fair, a handful of renowned institutions, and some really impressive private collections. This is not due to a lack …

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New Guest Bloggers: Dirty Pink 305, Miami

New Guest Bloggers: Dirty Pink 305, Miami

Thanks to our previous blogger-in-residence DeWitt Cheng for highlighting the fascinating work of several under-recognized artists from the San Francisco Bay area. You can read more of DeWitt’s SF Bay …

William Powhida, "Unconscious Collaboration (number 1)," 2008, edition of 75. Screenprint and digital inkjet with collage, image: 11 1/2 x 19 3/4 in., sheet: 22 x 30 in.  Courtesy Lower East Side Printshop, New York.

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Notes from Underground: William Powhida

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Notes from Underground: William Powhida

The contemporary art fair Art Basel Miami Beach takes place this week, bringing with it a flurry of activity.  In the spirit of participation, Ink is dedicated this month to …

Renzo Piano Building Workshop, Modern Wing of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2009. Image via Flickr. Photo by Andrew Ciscel.

The Nature of Art: Footprints

The Nature of Art: Footprints

It’s hip to be high-minded these days. In the cultural spheres, showing awareness of environmental concerns can prove to be a savvy PR move, and architectural firms and museum committees …

"Portrait of a Curator (In Memory of Beryl Wright)", 2009. Acrylic on pvc. Collection of Penny Pritzker and Bryan Traubert.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

An ancient proposition, a group of Modern women, life-restoring elixir, and more in this week’s roundup: Vancouver Art Gallery has organized Canada’s first solo exhibition of works by Season 1 …

Ann Hamilton, "accountings. soot wall", 2009. Flame-licked walls, dimensions variable. Courtesy Carl Solway Gallery.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Art21 artists play with fire, sign new books, design stained glass, collage basketballs, create new films, and pop up in Miami Beach exhibitions: Carl Solway Gallery …

Able Archer '83, 2008-09, LP recording, Artist publication

No Nukes

No Nukes

Four years ago, when using Google Earth satellites to zoom in on the roofs of our homes was all the rage, I was living in a Hudson River hamlet about …

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Hot Topic is not Punk Rock!

Hot Topic is not Punk Rock!

Reading Ben Street’s recent post Pop (and) Art, I started to consider links between music and art. It is easy to support Ben’s idea that the relationship between music and …

Gardens at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Miami, Florida

Catherine Sullivan’s Triangle of Need Moves to Miami

Catherine Sullivan’s Triangle of Need Moves to Miami

First blogged about on this site back in August, Catherine Sullivan‘s Triangle of Need video installation is now on view at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens in Miami, where part of …

Catherine Sullivan, Triangle of Need production still, 2007.

Catherine Sullivan’s Triangle of Need premieres August 23 in Minneapolis

Catherine Sullivan’s Triangle of Need premieres August 23 in Minneapolis

2007 artist-in-residence at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, and featured artist in the upcoming fourth season of Art in the Twenty-First Century, Catherine Sullivan premieres her new video installation …