In unifying contemporary tropical realities with histories of colonization, Minaya demonstrates how imperialist attitudes survive in the discourse and commodification culture surrounding tropical tourism.
Questions of privilege aside, the range of abstract works reminded me how artists are providing nuanced ways of thinking about identity that move beyond exclusion/inclusion binaries.
For his solo presentation at Untitled Art Fair in Miami, Davis developed a lexicon of negritude, crafting sculptural plexiglass collages to explore the events that decimated a community popularly known as “Black Wall Street.”
Catch a strike for climate change, in addition to the yearly fairs, public art installations, and more. We suggest you arm yourself with a strong Cuban cafecito and take to exploring.
The Prizm Art Fair, which consistently shows great work, has finally been given the room to breathe.
Your essential guide (by a local) of what to see and do during Miami’s popular art week.
Visceral, tender, and sometimes frightening works by women brought dynamism and a huge range of perspectives to the fairs of Miami Art Week.
Pinta Miami, a fair dedicated mainly to Latin American artists, feels true to the city.
Plenty of work at Untitled addresses dystopia, the reclamation of history and identity, and the absurdity of an art market that tries to address these topics.
If you know where to look, you will find heartbreakingly potent art at the fair this year.
It’s Miami Art Week, and the beach is covered from south to north with fairs, though the madness stretches well into the mainland. Here’s our guide for what to see.