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Dan Gelber: The Fine Art of Being Mayor of Miami Beach

Posted by on Jun 24, 2020 in Home-Slider, Interviews, Performing Arts, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Dan Gelber: The Fine Art of Being Mayor of Miami Beach

Dan Gelber:  The Fine Art of Being Mayor of Miami Beach

Born in Miami Beach, DAN GELBER was raised to believe in public service and the importance of community.

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Ludlow Bailey: Cultural Curator

Posted by on Jun 23, 2020 in Home-Slider, Interviews, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Ludlow Bailey: Cultural Curator

Ludlow Bailey:  Cultural Curator

LUDLOW E. BAILEY is a curator of “culture as art.”  As an art broker, writer, and art advisor, he is extremely passionate about contemporary global African Diaspora art and culture.

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Chana Budgazad Sheldon: Executive Director of Miami’s Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

Posted by on Jun 22, 2020 in Home-Slider, Videos, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Chana Budgazad Sheldon: Executive Director of Miami’s Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

Chana Budgazad Sheldon: Executive Director of Miami’s Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

CHANA BUDGAZAD SHELDON became the executive director of the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (“MOCA”) in January, 2018.

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Micky Wolfson: Preservationist

Posted by on Jun 7, 2020 in Home-Slider, Interviews, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Micky Wolfson: Preservationist

Micky Wolfson: Preservationist

Introduction to Mitchell “Micky” Wolfson.  3:03 min. Interview:  Raymond Elman.  Video Editing & Production:  Brea Jones.   Collector, preservationist, educator and museum founder, MITCHELL “MICKY” WOLFSON, JR.  is dedicated to the research, preservation and education of the material culture of the period 1850–1950 through The Wolfsonian–FIU in Miami Beach and the Wolfsoniana in Genoa, Italy. Raised in Miami Beach, Wolfson gained an early appreciation for the built environment and its relationship to cultural factors....

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Zachary Balber: Photographer

Posted by on Jun 5, 2020 in Home-Slider, Interviews, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Zachary Balber: Photographer

Zachary Balber: Photographer

ZACHARY BALBER was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and moved to Miami at the age of thirteen, where he received his first camera. Later, while attending New World School of the Arts, he was hired to assist the fashion photographer Bruce Webber in his campaigns for Abercrombie & Fitch, Vera Wang, and Vanity Fair magazine.

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Susan Gladstone and the Jewish Museum of Florida — FIU

Posted by on Jun 4, 2020 in Home-Slider, Interviews, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Susan Gladstone and the Jewish Museum of Florida — FIU

Susan Gladstone and the Jewish Museum of Florida — FIU

SUSAN GLADSTONE is the Executive Director of the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. Gladstone has served in several prominent leadership positions in the U.S. and abroad, most recently as director of development for the museum and for all of FIU’s Jewish Strategic Initiatives – including the university’s Global Jewish Studies Program, Holocaust Studies and Hillel FIU.

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“Imagine Visions of Hope,” A New Project from Carl-Philippe Juste

Posted by on May 14, 2020 in Articles, Visual Arts | Comments Off on “Imagine Visions of Hope,” A New Project from Carl-Philippe Juste

“Imagine Visions of Hope,” A New Project from Carl-Philippe Juste

By Elisa Turner

Prize-winning photojournalist CARL-PHILIPPE JUSTE knows when it’s time for heavy lifting. As the pandemic devastated Italy in February, Juste initiated the heavy lifting for a bold project — “Imagine Visions of Hope,” an online photo gallery that will eventually become traveling exhibits around the world.

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Ombretta Agro’ Andruff: Curator and Environmental Activist

Posted by on May 13, 2020 in Interviews, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Ombretta Agro’ Andruff: Curator and Environmental Activist

Ombretta Agro’ Andruff: Curator and Environmental Activist

An Italian-born, Miami-based curator and environmental activist, OMBRETTA AGRÓ ANDRUFF brings more than twenty years of curatorial expertise with an international practice across non-profit institutions, commercial galleries, and art advisory pursuits with private clients.

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Gregory Reed: Photographer

Posted by on May 12, 2020 in Interviews, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Gregory Reed: Photographer

Gregory Reed: Photographer

GREGORY REED  is an editorial, event, and still life photographer who has been praised for his remarkable eye and ability to capture once-in-a-lifetime moments. The son of musicians, Reed uses music, art, and literature to inspire his work.

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Carmen Cicero: Artist, Musician, Educator

Posted by on Apr 15, 2020 in Interviews, Visual Arts | Comments Off on Carmen Cicero: Artist, Musician, Educator

Carmen Cicero: Artist, Musician, Educator

In 1971, the contents of CARMEN CICERO’S studio, which included the entire body of work still in the artist’s possession, were lost in a fire. From that point forward, his painting took a personal turn, combining figuration, landscape, and wit in compositions with Surrealist overtones.

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