Tag: Wynwood

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, […]

“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 Hannah Sentenac Miami and Detroit may not appear to have much in common superficially. Dig a little deeper, though, and the two disparate cities share more than a few characteristics — unique cultures, impressive comebacks, and Shinola. The brand, famous for its American-made watches, bicycles, journals, and other goods, is headquartered in Detroit […]

Interview Courtesy of Shinola: What kind of art do you make and how would you describe the new Shinola mural you created? When I moved to California from West Palm, FL I was doing a lot of 2D because I didn’t have the space to do any woodwork and stuff. When I was in Miami […]

Wanted to congratulate Magnus Sodamin on his magical cover for Miami Magazine / Modern Luxury. A huge thank you to Editor-in-Chief Luis R. Rigual for the opportunity and assembling an amazing layout with Sodamin’s artwork. We are all on cloud nine. Also, an extra thank you to Zachary Balber who photographed this installation shot from […]

Written by Bill Kearney At the moment, Wynwood is an unlikely, and therefore exciting, mélange. The line out the door at Panther Coffee, once the dominion of the young, scruffy hip, is studded with property prospectors in slacks. Ducati is opening a store up the street. Two new condos are slated to break ground half […]

MIAMI — Ski, a New York graffiti artist, swirled a can of spray paint, blasting a riot of neon in this once-forlorn slab of Miami called Wynwood. A few doors down, in a pop-up store, another artist, Asif Farooq, was selling an array of firearms — actually cardboard replicas for those who like everything about […]

Words by: James S. Russell Driving north from downtown Miami, up NW Second Avenue, I spotted a nightmare tropical world thriving behind a chain-link fence. Mutant plants bloomed; shards of light fractured the sky; and a multi-eyed alligator emerged from a pile of mud. This lurid scene was a mural painted across a concrete wall […]