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2002 Stories by Alfredo Triff

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  • Basel This

    published December 19, 2002

    What if you took the Swiss penchant for detail, seriousness, and thoroughness and mixed it up with Miami's spirited, self-indulgent... More >>

  • Making the Grade

    published November 28, 2002

    In the past three years Miami has experienced a remarkable development in the arts, which brings new challenges for art education. New... More >>

  • Islands Original

    published November 14, 2002

    Under blue skies, gabled and pitched roofs top bright symmetric façades, shutter windows are protected by delicate canopies, and spacious... More >>

  • Art-Felt Design

    published October 24, 2002

    There are some things that are worth seeing, or hearing, or tasting, and you are probably better for it. Then there are those few things that... More >>

  • North by Art Quest

    published October 10, 2002

    At a time when painting seems to be metamorphosing into myriad subcategories, few of them include direct figurative images set out of the... More >>

  • Requiem for a Dream City

    published September 19, 2002

    Havana has lived many lives. One of the first cities founded by the Spanish, it became a great port city of the New World, then suffered through... More >>

  • Summer's Heavy and Light

    published August 15, 2002

    Out in Westchester in the dentist's office of Arturo Mosquera, Elizabeth Cerejido has put on a very personal show called "Absence." In... More >>

  • Summer Fashion

    published July 25, 2002

    I have always resisted the cliché of the summer as an idle season. In Miami we are habituated to traveler-imposed absurdity: Summer and... More >>

  • What's in a Name?

    published July 11, 2002

    MAM's "Ultrabaroque: Aspects of Post-Latin American Art," the exhibit curated by Elizabeth Armstrong and Victor Zamudio-Taylor that landed... More >>

  • Invading That Space

    published June 13, 2002

    Artist Cesar Trasobares is the co-curator of "That Place," an exhibit-installation involving paintings, photographs, and multimedia culled... More >>

  • Anatomy of Suppression

    published May 23, 2002

    The sudden cancellation of Cesar Beltrán's "The Centennial" exhibit at Maxoly Art Cuba gallery, two weeks before its closing date,... More >>

  • All Over the Plate

    published May 2, 2002

    Combine sinuous DNA-like patterns, a mandala chart, geodesic marks, disco glitter, third-eye cut-ups, Arabic calligraphy, and kabbalah clues and... More >>

  • Matta Vision

    published April 11, 2002

    Roberto Matta Echaurren was born in Santiago de Chile in 1911. He graduated as an architect in 1931, moved to Paris in 1935, and landed a job in... More >>

  • It's Dalí, Dahling

    published March 28, 2002

    Salvador Dalí was, at different times in his life, an anarchist, communist, Cubist, Surrealist, monarchist, and avowed mystic. With an... More >>

  • Surreal Seductions

    published February 28, 2002

    Cupid became a cue for creative contemplation in February. On Valentine's Day Sherry Gaché presented Real Love, a performance and... More >>

  • The Eyes Have It

    published February 14, 2002

    Damien B. is a nonprofit arts center run by the Boisseau family from France. One of its goals is to bridge the gap between artists from... More >>

  • Master Copycat

    published January 24, 2002

    Pop Art is not only not art ... it is not even bad art," wrote Barbara Rose, a well-known critic and curator, in 1965. Pop Art was never a... More >>

  • Take a Bow

    published January 3, 2002

    By the end of the summer, every local artist in Miami was making plans for a series of shows in conjunction with Art Basel 2001, and yes, Basel... More >>

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