Views on recent artworks by Trine Ross

October 13, 2018Gallery Artists, Magazine and Newspaper Reviews

Views on recent artworks Art Critic Trine Ross Oct. 13, 2018 In the Western World, we imagine time as a linear phenomenon, an infinite progression moving from yesterday, through today and into tomorrow. This perception of time, however, is not universal. Among the Aborigines in present day Australia, time is regarded as a concentric circle, … 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

Mateo Blanco: Colombian Artist Switches from Food as Art to Honor Madonna

November 29, 2017Gallery News, Magazine and Newspaper Reviews

Mateo Blanco, the opera-singer-turned-visual-artist, has once again attracted international attention, this time for his kinetic portraits of Madonna being exhibited at ArtSpace/ Virginia Miller Galleries in downtown Coral Gables, Florida from December 1, 2017 through January, 31, 2018. Illustrated articles about the exhibit appeared in the Los Angeles Times; El Universal, a leading Venezuelan newspaper; … Read More

Leon Berkowitz: Cascades of Light, Paintings from 1965-1986

November 19, 2015Magazine and Newspaper Reviews

By Richard Speer Taking in the Technicolor orgy that is Virginia Miller’s affectionate and nuanced 21-year survey of the paintings of Leon Berkowitz (1911-1987), one confronts just how thoroughly the metastasis of post-ironic eye candy has been assimilated into visual culture since Berkowitz’s heyday. In entire sectors of contemporary art (Jeff Koons, Takashi Murakami, Peter … Read More

PAMM, Virginia Miller exhibits explore abstraction

March 24, 2014Magazine and Newspaper Reviews

By George Fishman Special to The Miami Herald The coincidence of distinctive, but kindred, exhibitions at the Pérez Art Museum Miami and ArtSpace/Virginia Miller in Coral Gables, one of the region’s longest established galleries, provides a valuable opportunity to “compare and contrast.” Besides opening its doors to the community during Art Basel with such international … Read More

The Silent Shout: Voices in Cuban Abstraction 1950-2013 by Richard Speer

March 4, 2014Magazine and Newspaper Reviews

By Richard Speer ARTnews March 2014 Historically significant and visually rich, this exhibition showcases paintings and sculpture by three generations of Cuban artists. The “Silent Shout” of the show’s title refers to the 1997 exhibition “Pinturas del Silencio” (Paintings from the Silence), mounted during the sixth Havana Biennial to illuminate the lineage of Cuban abstract … Read More

Abstraction and the Once-Silenced Shout

March 2, 2014Magazine and Newspaper Reviews

Visual Art Source Editors’ Roundtable by Richard Speer “The Silent Shout: Voices in Cuban Abstraction 1950-2013,” installation view at ArtSpace Virginia Miller Galleries, Coral Gables, Florida. Recently I took in an exhibition in Miami that documented an era when abstract art was thought so radical and dangerous that it incited censorship. “The Silent Shout: Voices … Read More

Leslie Lew: American Memories in ARTPulse Magazine

October 2, 2013Magazine and Newspaper Reviews

Leslie Lew: American Memories ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries – Miami By Margery Gordon ARTPulse (May 3 – October 25, 2013) Entering Virginia Miller’s survey of Leslie Lew’s paintings is like traveling back to a simpler time to reunite with childhood companions. These are not just personal memories, but universal icons that have illustrated American life for … Read More