Tag: Books Bischof

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 […]

Please join us on Friday, ​August 11th from 7pm – 10pm for MOBILIZE!, an exhibition and silent auction of curated protest signs by local artists.  100% of all proceeds raised at the silent auction will be donated to the ACLU of Florida to defend our civil liberties. Participating artists include Adler Guerrier, Alan Guitierrez, Alessandra Mondolfi, Amanda Keeley, […]

by Ahmed Fakhr Miami may conjure up postcard-perfect images of sunny beaches and sexy nightlife for many people, but for the past decade, the cosmopolitan South Florida city has quietly become a mecca for those on the prowl for cutting-edge art. With new museums and Art Basel Miami Beach attracting jet setters and art-world insiders, […]

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 […]

Words by Monica Uszerowicz The experience of entering a three-dimensional tarot deck is akin to viewing Autumn Casey’s solo exhibition at Primary Projects, both in its meditative quality and the title alone, Balancing Infinity, While Hanging Upside Down. Watching Lovers Fall from Grace, Underneath the Ground. There’s a piece that refers to the show’s name, too: a Ferris […]

Words by By Anetta Nowosielska Using cards normally associated with mystery and mysticism, Miami artist Autumn Casey reveals her rawest and most personal emotions. Elysian Fields could easily be Autumn Casey’s artistic opus. The visual narrative, now included in the permanent collection of the Pérez Art Museum Miami, offers an emotional peek at the connection between […]

“The opportunity to once again bring cutting-edge contemporary art to this neighborhood was priceless,” says Books Bischof, co-founder of Primary Projects, referring to the collective’s new digs at the core of Miami’s Design District in the former Baltus House space. He and his business partners, Cristina Gonzalez (who calls herself the group’s “backbone”) and local […]

Words by Nate Rabner  |  Photo by Monica McGivern Two walls of windows make Primary Projects’ new Design District gallery feel a little like a storefront, blending into the rows of furniture stores around it. But this is a showroom from another dimension. Monoliths clad in carpet swatches, glass, and flowers sprout from the floor […]

From June 16-19, galleries, collectors, and art connoisseurs from around the world will meet the renowned Art Basel fair to discover and admire international artists. Leading up to the fair, we proudly introduce our first gallery-focused edition of our “Specialists Speak” series. In this edition, gallerists and experts from 8 different galleries share with us […]