From November 30th, 2014 to February 5th, 2015, The Screening Room in Wynwood will present  a  new-media installation curated by Tami Katz-Freiman entitled "WarCraft" showcasing the work by Israeli artist Nevet Yitzhak.

Consisting of two single-channel video animations based on Afghan war rugs, Yitzhak, 38, raises questions about the representation and visibility of violence through artistic means making an emphasis on the paradox inherent in the juxtaposition of violence and decoration.

The story of the Afghan war rugs began with the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1979, and has evolved further since the Allied invasion in 2001.

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Dr. Carol Damian, has formally announced the conclusion of her tenure as the Director & Chief Curator of the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University, positions she assumed in 2008. 

A graduate of Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts, Damian received her MA in Pre-Columbian Art History and her Ph.D in Latin American History from the University of Miami.

The University of Miami is pleased to present an exhibition entitled "Naiad" featuring paintings by artists and alumnae Jamaican-born artist Jacqueline Gopie and Kathleen Staples (BFA at Parsons School of Design, NYC).

Curated by UM Gallery Director Milly Cardoso, Naiad captures the beauty and movement of water while exploring its power and the feeling it evokes.

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Tonight, Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 at 7PM, the ArtCenter's Richard Shack Gallery on Lincoln Road in Miami Beach will host a panel discussion moderated by ArtCenter's Artistic Director, Susan Caraballo with two of Dimensions Variable, DV's directors & artists Adler Guerrier and Leyden Rodriguez-Casanova, along with Allison Matherly and Cristina Lei Rodriguez.

WUM NEWS Miami.-Exhibited in a cool underground & experimental place in Wynwood–is the solo show entitled "BLACK i" currently on view through November 17th at 297 on 26th Street with the multimedia work by New York, L.A.-based  artist Van Alpert.

This is Van Alpert' first solo exhibition and the emergent artist selected Miami –a city he names as his hometown– to launch his career as a fine artist.

PULSE Contemporary Art Fair has announced its 2014 Miami Beach programming highlights and PULSE Prize nominees for its tenth anniversary edition. 

With over 170 exhibiting artists presented by a select group of exhibitors from Asia, Europe and the Americas, PULSE Miami Beach will offer visitors a dynamic environment in which to discover and collect cutting-edge contemporary art.

The Institute of Contemporary Art Miami, ICA Miami will inaugurate with exhibitions during Art Basel Miami Beach Week '14 presented with the generous support of ICA Miami Board of Trustees with free admission courtesy of Akerman.

On view from December 3rd, 2014 to March 15th, 2015 at ICA Miami's 2nd Floor Galleries is the singular work by Mexican-born & based artist Pedro Reyes whose installation entitled "Sanatorium" is an ongoing performative project that mixes art and psychology.

By Jennifer Blessing, Guggenheim Senior Curator of Photography

In 1963 Roy Lichtenstein defended Pop art against its critics, contending that “there are certain things that are usable, forceful, and vital about commercial art.” 

By choosing comic-book illustrations as a theme, and using simulated Benday dots to suggest cheap printing, Lichtenstein acknowledged (and perhaps questioned) the role of this popular form of entertainment in daily life.

Spinello Projects has announced that Gallery artist Naama Tsabar (B.Ed Hamidras School of Arts Beit-Berl '04, MFA Columbia University School of the Arts '10) will perform in Blood Makes Noise at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City from December 19th to 22nd, 2014.

Blood Makes Noise will present a series of intimate performances that explore the interrelations between corporeal presence, sculptural objects, and sonic space.

From the artist who began creating her moving photographs two years ago, comes her latest short film entitled "Play" by South Florida-based photographer Cheryl Maeder.

Magic, is the word Maeder describes when explaining the reason behind this delightful play of images that elicit a common feeling to all: the pleasant memories of childhood.
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