Tag: Cristina Gonzalez

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 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 […]

Join us for an evening of good drinks and great conversation as the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami and Primary present “Collecting 101”, A conversation with industry professionals Jimena Guijarro of Guijarro de Pablo Art Consultants, Valentina Garcia of Phillips Auction House, & Cristina Gonzalez of Primary. Beginning to collect comes with many questions, here […]

“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 […]

“Tropic House” “The myth of “Tropicality” is much more than parrots and banana trees: it is the consciousness of not being conditioned by established structures, hence highly revolutionary in its entirety. Any conformity, be it social, intellectual, or existential, is contrary to its principle idea.” – Hélio Oiticica Los Angeles (February 18, 2016) – Primary […]

“Keep true to the dreams of your youth” – Friedrich Von Schiller (Miami, FL) June 2015 – PRIMARY is pleased to announce our participation in Full Flex Express, a traveling music festival created by Grammy Award winning musician Skrillex, which is set to make its way across Canada’s festival circuit throughout the month of July 2015. Musical acts […]

Words by Neil Vasquez Ever since he graduated from New World School of the Arts, Magnus Sodamin has kept himself pretty busy. His first show, “Into The Rainbow Vein,” opened to rave reviews, he started a year long residency at the Deering Estate, and last Thursday he premiered the latest installment in his oeuvre: Infinity Split. The work is a […]