Neil Vazquez

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  • 8 days ago | Art

    Street art has become as synonymous with Miami as Cuban coffee, Tony Montana, and pastel shirts. During the high season, young muralists flood into the city to adorn facades in the hopes that they'll be spotted by gallerists and collectors. Yet, a...

  • 11 days ago | Books

    Painters and writers have a lot in common. Writers often sketch out a scene, articulating the fine details of a tableau of their readers. Painters frequently employ elements of storytelling, weaving narratives between brushstrokes. Vanessa Garcia ...

  • 16 days ago | Art

    Growing up in South Florida’s harsh suburban landscape can be suffocating. The tract homes, insular ethnic communities, and lack of a distinct regional art scene can crush a young creative teen. Nicolas Lobo is a an artist born and raised in West ...

  • 23 days ago | Art

    Lincoln Road in known for many things these days– $15 lobster tails, parking lots out of Architectural Digest, and sunburned European tourists. As the strip quickly morphs into a cosmopolitan shopping mall, one of the places responsible for the ar...

  • 24 days ago | Art

    Hidden behind highways and railways, Opa-locka is rarely considered part of Miami's burgeoning art scene. In 1987, the city was in crisis, plagued by an epidemic of drug violence. City planners took it upon themselves to act decisively. With the h...

  • 24 days ago | LGBT

    Pride might of been last month, but May in Miami is gayer than ever. An LGBT art festival, the world's largest lesbian fundraiser, and Sizzle round off what might be the beginning of the queerest summer on record.   Out In The Tropics Panel a...