Tag: Cristina Gonzalez

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 […]

Words by Phillip Valys Books Bischof wants you to Google the name of the Primary Projects new exhibit, “International Friendship Exhibition.” Search results will direct people not to his gallery’s website, but to a North Korea museum, home to an enormous and bizarre trove of gifts given to the country’s founder, Kim Il-Sung, by various […]

Words by Shelly Davidov Known as a venue friendly to local artists, Primary Projects doesn’t disappoint with its Art Basel gathering of Miami creatives. The “International Friendship Exhibition”, a group show of 19 artists, including Autumn Casey, Jim Drain, Gavin Perry, Asif Farooq, Magnus Sodamin, Cole Sternberg, Cody Hudson, and Michael Vasquez, is titled in reference to […]

International Friendship Exhibition | Opening Reception – Wednesday, December 3, 2014 | 5 PM “For as opposed to it, identity is only the determination of the simple immediate, of dead Being; while contradiction is the root of all movement and life; only insofar as it has a contradiction in itself does anything move…” – Georg Wilhelm […]