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2003 Stories by Alfredo Triff

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  • What's It All About, Basel?

    published December 18, 2003

    Art Basel Miami Beach 2003 is over. But this year's fair and the events it generated were so multifaceted -- and there was so much -- that... More >>

  • Local Views For Basel

    published December 4, 2003

    To see Glexis Novoa's art is to witness a testimony to the destructive essence of humanity. Don't miss his "New Work" at Bernice... More >>

  • Art During Basel

    published December 4, 2003

    Get ready. Year two, round two. Today through Sunday, only in Miami! Okay, so you think you don't really like art. At some of the Art Basel events... More >>

  • Art Grows in Droves

    published November 27, 2003

    November, holidays aside, is an ideal month for art viewing. Saturday, November 15, was a breezy night and people seemed eager to check out just... More >>

  • War Art, What Is It Good For?

    published November 6, 2003

    According to the philosophy of liberal nations, war is defensible only as a last, pragmatic resort, after all political means have been exhausted.... More >>

  • Designs on the Future

    published October 23, 2003

    Craig Robins, a native Miamian and CEO of the development firm Dacra, has been a force in the transformation of South Beach and the Design... More >>

  • In Our Own Image

    published October 16, 2003

    Miami is in the news again! We have become one of the top five cities for worst traffic congestion in the nation. A report published by the Texas... More >>

  • All in a Show

    published September 25, 2003

    After a relatively tranquil summer, a plethora of openings tumbled out of the galleries over the last several weeks. In fact all of them can't be... More >>

  • Art in B-Grade Minor

    published September 4, 2003

    Barbey d'Aurevilly, a French dandy of the Nineteenth Century, used to say that everything has a minor version. So here there are art galleries and... More >>

  • Art Full Life

    published August 21, 2003

    Did you know that over 30 percent of your automobile trips are less than one mile in length? We drive five times more than the average Japanese... More >>

  • Now That It's Summertime, Go Local

    published August 7, 2003

    That indulgence in art has generally been a pastime for the rich is true. But the popular notion that collecting art is prohibitively expensive is... More >>

  • Art at Any Price?

    published July 24, 2003

    That painting on your wall that you bought at a local gallery (at a steep price for such a young artist) is more than "beautiful." Remove the... More >>

  • Here Come the Cubans

    published June 19, 2003

    Art can redeem the world," writes Schiller in his Aesthetic Education of Man. I take his motto to mediate art and politics, as a means to... More >>

  • Conceptual Drag

    published May 22, 2003

    The hoopla surrounding Art Basel is six months behind us now, which is why it's as good a time as any to step back and assess our current art... More >>

  • Image Iran

    published May 8, 2003

    "Shirin Neshat," the latest show at the Miami Art Museum, with films and photographs of the exile Iranian artist, is a unique event,... More >>

  • Art of Performance

    published April 10, 2003

    Performance art is not for everyone. Even as symbolic movements, seeing the artist's body intimate acts of self-inflicted violence, humiliation,... More >>

  • Ugly Out There

    published March 27, 2003

    Architecture has become selfish and homogeneous -- it lacks diversity and a genuine connection with nature." -- architect Lucien... More >>

  • If These Walls Could Talk

    published March 6, 2003

    "To Blink" is an exciting show by Argentinean Liliana Porter at Casas Riegner Gallery in the Design District. Porter's work has a... More >>

  • Sounds Like Art

    published February 13, 2003

    SFCA (South Florida Composers Alliance) is one of the most underrated marvels of Miami. For more than a decade, this organization has... More >>

  • A Female Perspective

    published January 30, 2003

    Anat Ebgi and Nina Arias are two young, independent Miami curators who have produced interesting shows in the last year. Most recently during Art... More >>

  • Sites Seen

    published January 16, 2003

    Standing inside Cesar Trasobares's exhibit "Social Fabric: Old Pillows and Recent Money Works" at FIU's main library feels like being... More >>

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