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Eccentric Visions Are Featured  at ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries 

Eccentric Visions Are Featured at ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries 

May 1, 2018

View galley installation here > Four artists with unique styles and subject matter will be featured in “Eccentric Visions,” the new exhibition at ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries in downtown Coral Gables opening May 4, 2018. “Although at first they appear unrelated, each of these artists takes reality and stretches it into another dimension that reflects their particular … Read More

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ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries To Represent Brazilian Realist

ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries To Represent Brazilian Realist

April 20, 2018

ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries is pleased to announce representation of Renato Meziat, a Brazilian autodidact whose hyperrealistic still lifes and figurative paintings have been exhibited since 1979 in such leading venues in Brazil and the United States as Hammer Galleries in New York City and Galeria Ipanema in Rio de Janeiro. “Meziat shares the ability of … Read More

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Danish Artist Now Represented By ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries

Danish Artist Now Represented By ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries

March 7, 2018

Paintings by Anders Moseholm, a Danish artist who describes his works as “improvisations and interpretations…romantic, beautiful and scary,” may now be seen at ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries, his first representation in the Southeastern United States. According to the artist, rather than recreate a place, “I am trying to create a mood – a sense of motion, … Read More

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Energizing Art Abounds Around Coral Gables

Energizing Art Abounds Around Coral Gables

December 5, 2017

If you notice more spring in your step in Coral Gables these days, it’s probably because of all the art energy. The designs of renowned Venezuelan artist Carlos Cruz-Diez were painted on eight downtown pedestrian crosswalks in his characteristic op-art style and thirteen banners depicting various Cruz-Diez installations around the globe are installed on the … Read More

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Must-See Art Guide: Miami by artnet

Must-See Art Guide: Miami by artnet

December 1, 2017

Miami’s art week opens just in time to nip that seasonal affective disorder in the bud. Galleries all across North America, Europe, and Asia flock to the sun-drenched city December 5–10 to make their statement on what is now and necessary about art in this moment, with Pulse, Art Miami, and Scope providing them with … Read More

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

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

November 29, 2017

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

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CitiTower at Eola Park by Israel Guevara

CitiTower at Eola Park by Israel Guevara

November 24, 2017

Fans of geometric abstraction now can view works by gallery artist Israel Guevara in a super-sized version. The Venezuelan-American artist recently dedicated eleven monumental aluminum panels painted in his brilliant color compositions on the exterior of CitiTower, a new 21-story luxury residential condominium on the shore of Lake Eola in Orlando. Florida. Other paintings by … Read More

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Leslie Lew: American Memories

Leslie Lew: American Memories

August 11, 2013

Featuring some of America’s most iconic images, Leslie Lew’s “sculpted oils” offer an emotional journey back to childhoods ranging from the 1930s to 1970s. In this interview, Lew talks to ARTDISTRICTS about her career, her unmistakable style, the projects she is working on at the moment and her recent exhibition “American Memories” at ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries, the … Read More

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‘American Memories’ Depicts Favorite Comics, Primers, Cereals and Cookies

‘American Memories’ Depicts Favorite Comics, Primers, Cereals and Cookies

June 4, 2013

Fans of comic books will find some familiar covers at “American Memories,” the exhibit at ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries in Coral Gables. Superman Classic No. 1, Spiderman, Batman No. 27, Batman and Robin, Dagwood and Blondie, Wonder Woman, Mighty Mouse, Lil Orphan Annie, Dick Tracy, Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Popeye, Curious George, Felix, Nancy & Sluggo, … Read More

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Leslie Lew: American Original Follows a 3,500-Year-Old Tradition

April 21, 2013

American Pop artist Leslie Lew, who has been creating her unique “sculpted oils” for 30 years, actually is following a 3,500-year-old artistic tradition that art historians believe began on the island of Crete, site of the earliest known frescoes. Unlike paintings done onto walls, frescoes are painted while their plaster base is wet—thus the term, … Read More

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Leslie Lew: American Neo-Pop Artist

April 13, 2013

The Pop art movement, thought to have originated in 1947 with the painting “I Was a Rich Man’s Plaything” by Scottish artist Eduardo Paolozzi, emerged in the mid-1950s in Great Britain and by the late 1950s had begun to upstage Abstract Expressionism. Characterized by such subject matter as mass-produced objects, advertising, comic characters and other … Read More

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Christie’s Latin American Art Auction Includes Works Shown at ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries

October 25, 2011

Christie’s Latin American Art Sale scheduled for Nov. 15th and 16th,, 2011 includes two paintings previously exhibited at ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries. Gunther Gerzso’s “Verde-azul-blanco,” a 36 1/2 inch by 28 7/8-inch oil on canvas shown on page 79 of the auction house’s sale catalog, was featured in “Gunther Gerzso: Defining Mexican Abstractionism,” from February to … Read More

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Artists In “Portal: Contemporary Chinese Paintings, Prints, Photographs and Sculpture” Set Sales Records; Show Extended Through May

April 28, 2011

As the gallery’s current exhibition enters its final month two of its artists set international sales records for Contemporary Chinese works and the show was recognized in both national and regional art magazines. “Portal” drew positive reviews in the April issues of Art News and Art Districts magazines. Writing in ArtNews, Margery Gordon calls it … Read More

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Virginia Miller

January 4, 2011

Gallery owner Virginia Miller is quoted in the new biography, “Alice Neel: The Art of Not Sitting Pretty,” by Phoebe Hoban (St. Martin’s Press, NY). In 1978 Miller gave Neel a retrospective of works on paper along with two oils, her recently completed full-length portrait of Miller and a 1958 head-and-shoulders portrait of John Rothschild, … Read More

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Virginia Miller Participates in Louisiana Museum Symposium

February 2, 2010

Gallery director Virginia Miller was one of five speakers in a symposium on “East/West: Visually Speaking” the first group exhibition of contemporary Chinese art curated from the artists rather than from private collections. Being held at the Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, University of Louisiana at Lafayette from Jan. 22 through May 1st, … Read More

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Christian Science Monitor Features Marco Tulio

November 1, 2009

A major article in the Christian Science Monitor (The heart of Latin art By Gloria Goodale) on the unprecedented number of major exhibitions of Latin American art around the nation features a painting by Marco Tulio and quotes a museum director who singles it out as an example of magical realism. “La Montera” (The Bullfighter’s … Read More

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Alice Neel, Arnaldo Roche-Rabell Featured at the Phillips Collection

April 14, 2009

An exhibition at the Phillips collection in Washington, D.C. this summer of 33 internationally renowned figurative painters will include works by Alice Neel and Arnaldo Roche-Rabell. “We presently are offering truly outstanding works by both Neel and Roche-Bell,” noted gallery owner-director Virginia Miller. “These may be seen on our web site, virginiamiller.com, by clicking under … Read More

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Josephine Haden

February 22, 2009

Gallery artist Josephine Haden continues to rack up impressive awards and exhibitions.  Her work will be featured in a one-person exhibition at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, Virginia, from June to September 2009. Haden also was awarded  the prestigious Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship for 2008-09, juried by Jeffrey Grove, Curator … Read More

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Alice Neel

February 20, 2009

During the early years of the Great Depression, Alice Neel was one of the 3,749 artists who participated in the predecessor to the Federal Arts Project of the Works Progress Administration (WPA), the Public Works of Art Project, which operated during 1933-34. During that period, Neel was among the artists who were given a free … Read More

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Soledad Salamé

February 13, 2009

Gallery artist Soledad Salamé will open a one-person exhibition that explores how global warming is changing the Maryland coastline at the Contemporary Museum in Baltimore on March 26th. Marianne and Robert Taylor will hold a champagne brunch fundraiser for the project on March 8th in their waterfront home in Pasadena, Maryland. The artist will speak … Read More

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Colombian Surrealist Marco Tulio

February 2, 2009

ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries regularly exhibits the work of Colombian painter Marco Tulio in its group exhibitions of Latin American artists as well as at such expos as the 2008 Bridge Art Fair during Art Basel Miami Beach and at Arteaméricas, the annual Latin American art fair. Tulio’s stylized, surrealistic paintings have been described as “magic … Read More

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Kyle Wins First Place in Valdosta National 2009 Juried All-Media Competition

January 28, 2009

Kyle topped more than 200 entries from across the nation to win first place in the Valdosta National 2009 Juried all-Media Competition at Valdosta State University at  Valdosta, Georgia. The winning entry, “Future Site of Everything,” typifies the artist’s ongoing concern about the loss of natural habitat to development: a sign bearing its title, surrounded … Read More

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Contemporary Fables – Humberto Castro

October 24, 2008

Humberto Castro’s latest exhibition, “Contemporary Fables,” launches a new direction in his work, visual metaphors based on the concept of fables and of historic immigration as the foundation for today’s society. The new series is an extension of the concept behind many of the paintings and drawings in the Cuban artist’s first 15-year retrospective, held … Read More

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Humberto Castro: lo socialeconómico y político del símbolo

October 13, 2008

by Alfredo Triff ARTES Y LETRAS Especial/El Nuevo Herald Fábulas contemporáneas es la última muestra de Humberto Castro que acaba de abrir en la ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries, de Coral Gables. Además de sugestiva –por el alcance de su material temático–, la exploración simbólica de esta serie de óleos, ofrece la oportunidad de contrastar el trabajo … Read More

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Revista en 'El Nuevo Herald' de 'artistas emergentes de China'

May 16, 2008

Artes y Letras Publicado el domingo 11 de mayo del 2008 By Adriana Herrera Especial/El Nuevo Herald La exhibición “Nueve artistas emergentes de China,” en Virginia Miller Gallery, se inscribe dentro de ese despertar del dragón que es la vanguardia artística china y la creación de un fenómeno de mercado que supera el furor que … Read More

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Six "Under the Radar" Artists Included In Major Art Book

April 29, 2008

The 2007 Chinese Contemporary Art Document, which lists 275 leading Chinese artists with their biographies and illustrations of their work, includes six of the nine artists in the current ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries exhibition, Under the Radar: Nine Contemporary Chinese Artists. Along with their photo and biographies of Li Jia, Cui Jin, Wang Limin, Zhu Yan, … Read More

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