Ciara LaVelle

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  • 1 month ago | Art

    Guccivuitton's first museum show, a self-titled exhibit at the Institute of Contemporary Art, opened with a flashy party. Visitors crowded the sidewalk along NE Second Avenue, jostling to get inside and milling around the venue's rooftop lounge to...

  • 4 months ago | Film and TV

    From Sundance to Toronto to South by Southwest, Miami filmmakers have made their mark on the festival circuit. The city's most buzzed-about collective, Borscht Corp., has had work accepted at major gatherings around the world — but never at ...

  • 4 months ago | Film and TV

    From Sundance to Toronto to South by Southwest, Miami filmmakers have made their mark on the festival circuit. The city's most buzzed-about collective, Borscht Corp., has had work accepted at major gatherings around the world -- but never at the M...

  • 4 months ago | Art

    "Is there a way it can go faster?" Victoria Gitman peers at the monitor and impatiently taps the laptop's down arrow. On the screen, photos of purses scroll past in a rapid, jerky rhythm. She's using a borrowed computer; at home, she says, she fli...

  • 5 months ago | MasterMinds

    Fluorescent bars wrapped in crocheted cylinders. Glowing neon draped in tangled yarn. Tree-like structures of light sprouting leaves of knitwork. Exploring an Alex Trimino art exhibition can feel like wandering through an exotic, synthetic jungle ...

  • 5 months ago | MasterMinds

    Randy Burman selects a black sandal from a heap of shoes in a cardboard box. With a devilish grin, he hurls it across the length of his small studio. It lands on a painting of Rick Santorum's face with a satisfying thwack. He's demonstrating Vent-...