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Chris Burden: ‘Buddha’s Fingers’

Chris Burden first became interested in art while recovering from an emergency surgery performed on his foot. The surgery, which he needed after a scooter accident, was done with no anesthesia. Perhaps it was a sign of things to come. At an early point in the history of American...

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Farley Aguilar’s Invisible Country

The paintings that Farley Aguilar creates are strange and scary worlds. Freaks and disconcerting figures, boldly and bleakly colored, populate this Miami-bred artist’s work. Often they are modeled on antique group portraits, and the individuals with lime-green faces or creepy cat heads are standing or slumping in front of...

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Graphic Design in Cold War Germany

P! is an experimental art space in New York’s Chinatown. Its name is a pithy play on the idea of permutations—the mathematical conceit meaning different possibilities, depending on positions. OSMOS Address is a venue for contemporary art in the East Village, a sister project of the OSMOS magazine, dedicated...

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Pia Camil: ‘A Pot for a Latch’

The name of Pia Camil’s upcoming solo exhibition at the New Museum, A Pot for a Latch, is a reference to potlatches, the ceremony practiced by many Pacific Northwestern Native Americans. Historically repressed by the American and Canadian governments, the celebratory practice included a gift-giving exchange, a major economic...

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Rachel Rose: ‘Everything and More’

The artist Rachel Rose does her research. And not only on the Internet, the way so many do. She physically visits and conducts interviews with people who have been doing the things she’s delving into, those who are living the lives she’s studying. Rose then mixes her visual art...

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Miami’s Best Café Cubano

Certain foods and drinks act as ways of inducing sociocultural moments: enablers of a coming together that signifies good will and chill. In London, tea is served. In Russia, bread and salt. In Miami, it’s café cubano. And it’s not only a token of polite exchange–the city consumes it...

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Block Party: Miami’s Little Haiti

Like many things in Miami—and everywhere—the exact boundaries of Little Haiti are unclear. Whatever the borders are, the bedrock of Le Petit Haiti are the Haitian exiles who came to escape the dictatorial grip of the Duvalier regime and the socioeconomic struggles of the post-colonial island. Its main axis rests...

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Art Basel Cocktails 101

We’re venturing to guess that the second most vibrant economy in Miami during Art Basel is booze. Whether a fuel to not go gentle into that fomo-filled night, or a balm to soothe your nearly frayed nerves, a cocktail can help awaken the senses to all the art–not to...

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The Interrogator with Paloma Teppa

Paloma Teppa is an artist who uses nature as her palette. Plant the Future, the gallery-cum-nursery she uses to display and sell her verdant works of art, is filled with succulents floating in bubble terrariums and tillandsia sticking out of pristinely white ceramic horses like manes. Every piece, small or...

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The Interrogator with Nina Johnson-Milewski

Gallery Diet has been a staple of the Miami art scene for years, a place to see the work of emerging and mid-career artists—both local and international—including Nicolas Lobo, Emmett Moore, Christy Gast, Bhakti Baxter, and others. Known for tight curation of smart and design-focused art, Diet was an early outpost...

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