Visual Arts

Visual Arts

Before the digital age, this artist grasped the power of repetition. His work still feels fresh

Post-World War II German art has a special voice in the 21st-century world. A country that inflicted incredible destruction, and also experienced the consequences of it; that built itself out of a dark hole — not without scars — to become a prosperous, powerful and liberal nation seems more fitting than most to address the conflicted issues of our day. Among those are the consequences of the digital age. We love technological advances and the comfort of contemporary living, but we are also frightened by what we are doing to our environments, and our souls.

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Videos

Art helps save children

Elisa ‘Shalak Attack’ Monreal paints an uplifting mural of the escape of a child on a giant owl.
Video by Marcus Lim / For the Miami Herald
Art helps save children 0:13

Art helps save children

Miami collective art expression take the streets 2:10

Miami collective art expression take the streets

A Walk on Water 1:15

A Walk on Water

International artist merges art with voices of people 1:16

International artist merges art with voices of people