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

California Dreamin’ in Miami By Elisa Turner

August 4, 2012Magazine and Newspaper Reviews

ArtPulse Reviews California Dreamin’ in Miami By Elisa Turner The exhibit “IMPACT: Emotions of Color” at ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries in Coral Gables does indeed pack a stunning, colorful impression. Expertly hung and lit, with plenty of room for the 32 paintings by five artists to breathe so that viewers are not bombarded with a surfeit … Read More

Vincench vs. Vincench. A Dissident Dialogue from Cuba

May 1, 2012Magazine and Newspaper Reviews

By Margery Gordon Posted on Art Districts Jose Angel Vincench’s first solo show in the United States is a contradiction in terms-literally. Beneath a surface concern with the semantics of dissent, the paintings and sculptures installed at ArtSpace Virginia Miller Galleries defy simple definitions. Outlining charged epithets atop abstract compositions, he creates canvases that are … Read More

ArtSlant Review on José Angel Vincench

February 9, 2012Magazine and Newspaper Reviews

ArtSlant – Text and Context by Eduardo Alexander Rabel Writing in ARTslant Miami, the online magazine, critic Eduardo Alexander Rabel calls “Vincench vs Vincench: A Dissident Dialogue from Cuba,” an “outstanding solo exhibition,” noting that “to be an artist in Cuba and to make work that focuses directly on the themes of dissidence and exile…takes … Read More

Vincench vs. Vincench: diálogo de un disidente responsable

November 7, 2011Latin American Artists, Magazine and Newspaper Reviews

ESPECIAL/EL NUEVO HERALD Publicado el domingo, 11.06.11 Por Joaquin Badajoz Una isla tomada estará siempre contenida y definida en su a(isla)miento, como un quiste en medio de la geografía mental, una Numancia amurallada por la retórica de turno. Esa “resistencia” ya ha sido documentada por José Angel Vincench (Cuba, 1973) en una obra temprana, De … Read More

Five Abstract Visions

March 1, 2010Magazine and Newspaper Reviews

By Margery Gordon Published in ARTnews The quintet of abstract painters sharing this space use distinct techniques that complement one another’s work and ultimately amplify the impact of each individually. The compositions of Andy Moses and Linda Touby share a motif of horizontal bands of color. Touby’s thick swaths of primary and earthy hues come … Read More

Joyas Latinoamericanas

November 29, 2009Magazine and Newspaper Reviews

By Janet Batet Posted in Art Pulse Magazine Under the suggestive title “Joyas Latinoamericanas” (Latin American Jewels), Art Space Virginia Miller Galleries, in Miami, offered us a balanced account of the contemporary art in the region. The presence of great figures, such as, José Clemente Orozco and Francisco Toledo (Mexico); Gina Pellón and Wifredo Lam … Read More