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2000 Stories by Alfredo Triff

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  • Home Is Where the Art Is

    published December 21, 2000

    Ramon Alejandro's "Baralanube," at José Alonso Fine Arts, makes us see how tradition still can find its way into... More >>

  • Czech Bait

    published November 30, 2000

    Karel Teige was born in 1900. He was a modern man but not just because of his birthday. The Czech critic, designer, poet, theorist, graphic... More >>

  • Separate but Equal in Art

    published November 16, 2000

    It's obvious that Miami is a diverse city. But is it fair to say that we live in a pluralistic one? Pluralism entails independent groups... More >>

  • American Non-Beauty

    published November 2, 2000

    By force of habit, we can live in a city and come to accept the degradation of our surroundings. Urban changes take place slowly, and we may not... More >>

  • Modern Wonders

    published October 19, 2000

    American Art Today: Fantasies and Curiosities" at the Art Museum at Florida International University is a rich and well-crafted show.... More >>

  • Night in the Abstract

    published October 5, 2000

    With the long hot summer almost a muggy memory, Miami gets to turn its attention to cooler pursuits, such as a revved-up arts scene. The... More >>

  • Creatures Without Comforts

    published September 21, 2000

    Cuban artist Lazaro Sigler's "Las Criaturas de la Isla" (“The Island's Creatures”), at Domingo Padron A... More >>

  • Pop Goes Installation

    published August 24, 2000

    Since the beginning of modern times, artists have embraced art as a vehicle for social change. Modern art often has been used as an instrument of... More >>

  • Mixed Messages

    published August 10, 2000

    The issue of Latin-American art -- what it is and if our city is a center for it -- comes up in Miami art circles almost daily. For many artists... More >>

  • Off the Ground

    published July 27, 2000

    "Levity & Gravity" is the latest exhibition at the Bernice Steinbaum Gallery. It's an extensive show with works from artists Ricci Albenda,... More >>

  • Living Lessons

    published July 6, 2000

    Artists never make art in a void, but autobiographies are more concrete in some peoples' works than in others. Such is the case with the newly... More >>

  • Art Out on the Town

    published June 15, 2000

    There is no doubt about it: Little Havana is bubbling over. The 6street visual arts collective phenomenon seems to have spread. Even a cautious... More >>

  • Art in the Airport

    published June 1, 2000

    The cultural impact of the new economy on our world has some interesting manifestations. Take airports, for instance, in this era of hypertravel.... More >>

  • The Image of Jazz

    published May 18, 2000

    Fifty years into the Twentieth Century jazz became the true voice of black and white urban America. There is something about jazz that embodies... More >>

  • Always About Andy

    published May 4, 2000

    Andy Warhol's art encapsulated the presumed banality of late twentieth-century American culture. He also exemplified the aesthetic ideal of the... More >>

  • New Gallery Sensations

    published April 20, 2000

    We've been seeing some interesting stuff happening at the New Gallery, the only art gallery on the University of Miami campus. In the past... More >>

  • On Avant-Garde in Little Havana

    published April 6, 2000

    It's 9:00 on a breezy night in early spring, and the sounds of live music and people chatting announce this first studio crawl, a way to acquaint... More >>

  • Click on These Sights

    published March 23, 2000

    The digital revolution has radically altered the way we perceive art. Since the arrival of the Web, art has changed in form, content, and... More >>

  • Return of the Craft

    published March 9, 2000

    The Paseos Shopping and Entertainment center is a semiabandoned structure on Coral Way, two blocks east of Coral Gables. On the third level... More >>

  • Pre-Portrait of an Artist

    published February 17, 2000

    As heir to the ideological battles of the late Nineteenth Century, the avant-gardists hoped to make art sovereign by ridding it of the evils of... More >>

  • Something New, Something Wow

    published February 3, 2000

    Two weekends ago art lovers in Miami who made it to the Espirito Santo Bank building on Brickell Avenue for Departing Perspectives were... More >>

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