24 days ago | Art
If you've visited the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, you've witnessed firsthand how powerful fashion can become when displayed in a museum setting. It might be hard to imagine fashion as art in everyday life, but ...
1 month ago | Culture
In the center of the new Upper Buena Vista district towers a sprawling, 80-year-old ancient oak tree. Its branches stretch out over a substantial portion of the complex, offering delicate shade from the bright Florida sun.
2 months ago | Culture
If Miami were a canvas, Nick Mahshie would be its painter. The locally born artist has always been inspired by his lush surroundings. As a teenager growing up in Westchester, his paintings were a reflection of his surroundings, and they were alway...
4 months ago | Art
It goes without saying that, lately, things are feeling a little tense. Differences of opinion are nothing new, but recently, the gap feels especially wide. Democrats and Republicans, men and women, black and white — the disparity among these grou...
6 months ago | Art
Any given night, a stroll through the streets of downtown Miami feels like a walk through a dystopian wasteland. Abandoned storefronts in forgotten buildings line dimly lit sidewalks; displaced bodies litter alleyways, their makeshift bedrooms hap...
8 months ago | Art
In many ways, Cuban author Alejo Capentier's 1957 epic on the repercussions of slavery in Haiti, The Kingdom of This World, is a fantasy-fueled parallel of 21st-century America's present tensions surrounding race and immigration. So it's no surpri...