Neil Vazquez is an arts and entertainment writer who works at the intersection of highbrow and lowbrow — equally comfortable discussing Gerhard Richter's latest set of paintings or researching a heady think piece about Kylie Jenner's eye makeup. A Miami native and Northwestern University graduate, he usually can be found sipping overpriced coffee, walking his golden retriever, or profusely sweating in yoga classes around town.
12 hours ago | Art
Outsiders typically look upon Miami's local art scene with a sense of derision. The influx of patrons from cosmopolitan hotspots for Art Basel Miami Beach notwithstanding, local institutions have a fair amount of trouble crafting a name for ...
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22 days ago | Art
Under the threat of virulent Zika mosquitoes, Wynwood's summer art scene has ground to a halt. Gallery owners seem more concerned with treating standing pools of water and burning citronella than with luring crowds of visitors to see opening-night...
28 days ago | Art
For more than a decade, Miami Beach has played seasonal host to Art Basel Miami Beach, one of the world's largest art fairs. And standing at the center of the activity in South Beach is the Bass Museum, the city's oldest and only major institution...
1 month ago | Art
Sarah Oppenheimer is an artist who works at the intersection of fine art, architecture, and engineering. Her mind-boggling installations are meant to disrupt the way we think of interior spaces through the use of mathematically based optical allus...
2 months ago | Art
In 1803, Martina Parra, a poor Colombian woman, was accused of being a hermaphrodite by her female lover, Juana Maria. Under Spanish colonialism, such a condition was considered a crime against nature and punishable by law. The false accusation se...