Yesterday, Palm Beach Post writer Dave George filed a column entitled, "Help us find a proper name for the outrageous home-run contraption at Marlins Park," in which he asked readers to submit nicknames for that thing in the Marlins stadium. Well, what do you know, today the Miami Herald announced a ... More >>
Remember when the Marlins announced the roster of local artists they'd hired to spruce up their new Little Havana ballpark and everyone was all, "Yay! No Britto! Nice work, team." That enthusiasm was tempered as we got our first look at the iris-searing home run sculpture in left, a construction ... More >>
Ron English with painting up in Wynwood. Artist Ron English is no stranger to iconic imagery. Creating paintings from a mishmash of familiar faces and images like Marilyn Monroe and Mickey Mouse is part of what he does. So it was no surprise that English joined forces with mega-superstar Chris Br ... More >>
Standing all day. Drinking all night. Roaming the streets for hours dressed in heels and strange getups. Art Basel is fun, but it can also take its toll. Still, a normal workout during Miami's most faaahbulous week? It just doesn't seem fitting. How can you relax knowing that you're missing all t ... More >>
Photo by Jose D. DuranIce sculptors at SoBe Wine & Food Festival's Let Them Eat Cake event. It's over. The gluttonous celebration of food known as South Beach Wine & Food Festival is now in the books. History books? Maybe. Cookbooks? Absolutely.Yep, the festival celebrated its 10th annive ... More >>
Mayor Tomas Regalado stands in the lobby of the intercontinental hotel and stares up at an off-white marble sculpture that resembles a skewed donut hole surrounded by folds. "You have to say it's pretty," the mayor says. "But I don't get it."
Gabriel Alcala's hair of Jacuzzi Boys.Jacuzzi Boys and Beings Miami Art Museum Thursday, September 2, 2010 Better than: Another smooth jazz concert in the sculpture garden. The Review: Why can't our cursed subtropical weather just cooperate for one fucking minute? It's like anytime someone's se ... More >>
The city's top politician visits new Wynwood galleries.
Artist Ginés Serrán's Union of the World: Monument to World Peace is the largest bronze sculpture based on classical mythology. It's 26 feet tall and 17,600 pounds, and later this month it will come to SkyPalace at Mary Brickell Village in downtown Miami to make its permanent home. Th ... More >>
Dave LandsbergerThe most realistic Britto everHas someone been egging the new Britto sculpture at Fifth & Alton?Nearly two months ago, we here at the New Times playfully (half-jokingly...actually not joking at all) encouraged you to take out your Britto frustration by egging the new sculpture ... More >>
A glass exhibit at UM provides a road map for surviving the arts-funding downturn.
Pop "artist" Romero Britto got a DUI early this morning. He was driving around in his 2001 Bentley on Washington Avenue, casually swerving between lanes and almost hitting other cars. Although it's fortunate there were no injuries, it is a shame he did not crash into one of his sculptures. [CBS4: Fa ... More >>
Wolfgang Roth tells the history of a continent.
It included horsy porn and hopscotch.
NYC artist Gregory de la Haba, who has two young sons, spent five years creating a life-size sculpture of a horse with a two-foot-long schlong, about to mount a mare with a motherin' vagina. When he chartered a truck that carried a picture of the sculpture to drive around Wynwood las ... More >>
Screw the recession. The nation's number one art fest is bigger than ever.
Jacob Katel Donna Sdraiata, Fernando Botero StreetWorks is usually a graffiti blog. Starting today, as long as I'm shooting, it'll document all forms of publicly displayed art, from the gutter to the gallery. With that in mind, this week's feature is the Gary Nader Sculpture Park featuring bronze ... More >>
Stunning Lichtenstein sculptures fill Fairchild.
You can be thrifty at Basel if you know where to look.
Miami-Dade County’s Office of the Inspector General released its annual report for fiscal year 2006 last week. For those who want a primer on corruption in Miami, the report is a great place to start. The OIG does audits and investigations looking for waste and fraud. Among the 20 arrests the OIG ... More >>
You'll find the masters' works in the parking lot and narcotic beauty inside
Museum shifts gears into big, juicy overdrive
Frutera Los Girasoles
December 24 - 30, 1998
The life of an outdoor sculpture is a tough one. Which is why SOS! wants to hold public agencies accountable for the works of art.