Tabletop Sculpture Depicts Patron Saint of Women in Yoruba Culture

December 9, 2019Gallery Artists

A new kinetic work by the Colombian sculptor Joaquín Restrepo on display at ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries in Coral Gables represent an important saint in the region’s syncretic religion. The carved wooden head depicts the Yoruba deity Yemoja, also known as Ayeyama and in Cuban Santeria, Yemayá. She is a mother figure, the patron saint of … Read More

Mario Segundo Perez passes away

October 30, 2018Gallery Artists, Gallery News

ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries sadly announces that one of its most beloved artists, the Argentine magical realist Mario Segundo Perez, has died of complications from surgery. Everyone at the gallery and all those who loved him are overwhelmed with shock and grief at his passing. We send our sincerest love and condolences to his family and … Read More

Renato Meziat, solo exhibition opening soon

October 27, 2018Gallery Artists, Gallery News

Renato Meziat, whose solo exhibition opens at ArtSpace Virginia Miller Galleries on Nov. 2nd, confirms something that a lot of us have suspected for years: anyone can cultivate a set of skills in the arts, but most dedicated artists are born with a particular talent.  Meziat is a case in point: after spending his younger … Read More

The Astronaut and the Lady in a Summer Dress by Kyle

October 15, 2018Gallery Artists

I am a Florida native. Growing up, we lived in the shadow of NASA. When in elementary school in Cocoa, we were near the Canaveral seashore, and you could almost read the words on the side of rockets when they launched. Space exploration has always colored the way I look at things. I like the … Read More

The Dog Whisperer by Kyle

October 13, 2018Gallery Artists

The Dog Whisperer is made of found objects, designed to hang on the wall, like a sconce. Its base also is made of found wood pieces. I put the sled together with the idea of an Iditarod trail sled dog race. I like the idea of going out into the great unknown, and making way … Read More

Danish Art Critic Explicates Paintings of Anders Moseholm

October 13, 2018Gallery Artists, Magazine and Newspaper Reviews

Writing in her webzine, “It’s All About Art,” Danish art critic Trine Ross has posted an eloquent and highly informative essay on the paintings of Anders Moseholm, whose works are featured in the current exhibition at ArtSpace/ Virginia Miller Galleries, “Eccentric Visions Part II.” “Whether they are city-spaces or spaces within the buildings that make … Read More

Abstract Boxes with Floaters by Kyle

October 13, 2018Gallery Artists

I created a number of boxes intended to have a sculptural dimension, with deep painted sides. like Jackson Pollock, I poured and dripped paints and artist’s colors so their pigments pooled, cracked and bled into each other. The effect of their thick surfaces is almost like a topical map. I have this aesthetic taste for … Read More

The Lady Risks All by Kyle

October 13, 2018Gallery Artists

There are two fetish elements to this piece. One is the lovely block of wood that reads like a landscape. The other fetish element is the late model car. I used tension to create a sense of movement, so that the moment feels kinetic and fluid. The woman, conservatively attired in an old fashion dress, … Read More

Israel Guevara: Color + Geometry review by Megan Abrahams in ArtPulse Magazine

October 13, 2018Gallery Artists, Gallery News, Magazine and Newspaper Reviews

Color! What a deep and mysterious language, the language of dreams. Paul Gauguin If there were a recipe for the bold, dynamic, hard-edged work of Israel Guevara, it would most likely have only two main ingredients: line and color, with the latter being the predominant flavor. Color alone can confer surprising drama on even the … Read More

Behind the scenes with Kyle

October 7, 2018Gallery Artists

Kyle, a conceptual artist represented by the gallery, is shown with Virginia Miller as they and a crew of installers add eleven of his small constructions and seven canvases to the gallery’s ongoing exhibition, “Eccentric Visions Part II.” Kyle has been featured in Florida International Magazine and honored by being included in its Florida Artists’ … Read More