Category: Press

Words by Liz Tracy On the surface, it seems like a clever move: getting rich developers to cover the costs of public art. But scratch the veneer, opponents say, and a new phase of the City of Miami’s Art in Public Places plan is at best a mess of unnecessary red tape — and at worst […]

Community. It’s always been at the core of this magazine’s existence. It’s what has helped get us to our eleventh printed issue; it’s what inspires us to keep creating; it’s what fuels our desire to collaborate. While amadeus started off as a small project, it’s always been a project based on community and collaboration, and […]

Primary, Miami presents a group exhibition titled ‘The Motion of Movements’, through June 24, 2017. The exhibition showcases new works by Carlos Betancourt, Ronald Moran, Deon Rubi, Ben Pederson, Wade Schaming, Gavin Perry, Manny Prieres, and Keenen/Riley. Through an ongoing series of internal conversations at the gallery, the nature of movement(s) is once again explored. […]

Photo Courtesy of Monica McGivern The stone building on the corner of NE 39th Street and North Miami Avenue looks just as swanky as any other showroom in the high-end haven of the Design District. But there’s one major difference: Inside, instead of handbags and shoes more expensive than your monthly rent, there’s art. Really […]

When The Standard Spa, Miami Beach opened eleven years ago, Miami looked very different from the city it is today. South Beach was the heartbeat of Miami’s culture, with its eccentric mix of art deco architecture, scantily dressed beach goers, glitzy night life, and loud music pumping through the night. Since then, the city has […]

Words by Nicole Martinez Patrons who collect art would likely characterize the process as capricious and emotion-driven: They may recount an experience in which their decision to purchase the work was made suddenly and on impulse as they toured a gallery or artist’s studio, describing a sort of ‘eureka’ moment that may frequently occur while […]

Been keeping this quiet for a year now, finally ready to announce Kelly Breez’s collaboration with OBEY. Kelly Breez, the feature of the latest OBEY Artist Series – a multi-disciplinary artist and tropical person who lives and works in Miami. Some people call her the “Beverage Lord”. Working mostly monochromatically, she weaves a sharp eye for subtle […]

Words by Rosa Villa “The artists’ role in society is to point out nuances of the human condition that most people miss while they’re on their grinds.” When she’s not on her grind, artist Kelly Breez invites locals to gawk at her animated collection of derriere bookshelves and hanging aphorisms. At her solo exhibition at […]

Words by Sara Blazej Autumn Casey is a visual artist and musician whose oscillating practice moves between collage, sculpture, and video. Her physical works consist of found items laden with cultural and personal significance that are assembled into poetic groupings from which associative meanings emerge. In placing the precious and the pedestrian into conversation with each […]

Meet Miami’s finest master, a true Contemporary genius, whose experiential and interactive works are subsequently hanging on the walls and gracing the collections of some of the world’s most influential art collectors. At fifteen years old, Michael Andrew Gran was not the typical Miami boy. He had major aspirations and dreams. Most kids of that […]