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

Leslie Lew, un pasaje de regreso a la infancia

August 18, 2013Magazine and Newspaper Reviews

by Janet Batet Especial / El Nuevo Herald La primera reacción que provocan las pinturas de Leslie Lew es la misma tentación que experimentan los niños frente a una torta de cumpleaños: quieres, subrepticiamente, meterle el dedo y arrasar con el merengue en un santiamén, mientras los demás están entretenidos en el jolgorio de la … Read More

Artistic Stroll by Key Biscayne Magazine

May 17, 2013Magazine and Newspaper Reviews

Published by Key Biscayne Magazine – May 2013 P32 With Coral Gables Gallery Night, gallery owner Virginia Miller helps get people out of the house and into some of the city’s hottest art spaces. Love art? Then head to Coral Gables on the first Friday of every month for the city’s Gallery Night. During this regular … Read More