The “Miami Art Guide” article highlights some of the gallery’s historic exhibitions, including the state’s first shows for Alice Neel and Richard Pousette Dart, the nation’s first major exhibition of the Dominican Republic’s master artist, Ramón Oviedo, the first exhibition of the SITE architectural team, the region’s first history of photography exhibition, the first time … Read More
Art Critic Elisa Turner reviewed “Gunther Gerzo: Defining Mexican Abstraction” in both the June 2004 “ARTnews” and in “The Miami Herald.” She observes how Gerzso’s fluid early drawings, done during 1935-41, when he was set and costume designer at the Cleveland, Ohio Playhouse, laid the infrastructure for the architectural abstractions of his later style. The … Read More
Virginia Miller, who has been exhibiting artists from Latin America since 1974, was one of the art authorities surveyed by ‘Arte al Dia’ on the art of Latin America. Each person interviewed was asked whether 1) art has become globalized, 2) painting continues to be a valid medium, and 3) Latin American art is internationally … Read More
Along with spotlighting Latin American art for more than 30 years, Virginia Miller also spearheaded the launching of Coral Gables’ Gallery Night, the first event of its kind in South Florida, according to veteran journalist Candace Russell in the December 2003 issue of “South Florida Times.” For more information, click here.
Virginia Miller arranged for Venezuelan artist Arturo Correa to erect this house sculpture on the Pineapple Grove ArtWalk in downtown Delray Beach. Its outside walls depict the homeless. Interior walls are white, and visitors completed the work with their comments on poverty and homelessness in our affluent nation. Miller also commissioned Correa to produce a … Read More
In his ‘Artnews’ review of “Matt Lamb: Evolution of a Vision,” author and journalist Richard Speer notes that “Matt Lamb blends technique and subject matter in an improbable, sometimes jaw-dropping fashion. His characters–dogs, fishes, elephants, and human-animal-plant hybrids–are shadows of another dimension.” Speer is an authority on Lamb, having authored the biography “Matt Lamb: The Art … Read More
Karen Glaser’s spectacular installation at the Port of Miami, “Aquascapes: Miami Seaport Project – 2002,” stretches eight feet high along a 226-foot wall. The canvas photographic mural depicts images of marine life in subtle brown and gray tones, giving the impression of looking underwater from a glass-bottomed boat. For more information, click here.
On the Creative Edge Retailer Puts Stock in Odd Facades By Helen L. Kohen Special To The Herald The Miami Herald Sunday Nov 25th, 1979 ART REVIEW SITE, the New York-based multidisciplinary art and architecture organization, has recently completed two structures in the Miami area. Both buildings (plus a score of others, equally outlandish in concept) … Read More