Wynwood Walls is kicking off Art Basel with a theme called 'Human Kind' and new walls and sculptures by 12 new artists. CEO of Goldman Properties and founder of Goldman Global Arts, Jessica Goldman Srebnick, says that each year over 1 million people visit the Wynwood Walls from all over the world.
Former world-class boxer turned artist astounds Miami’s Art Basel elite with flying paint and flying GoPros to raise money for diabetes research and his own fight against the disease.
Egyptian/Italian Omar Hassan gave his first U.S performance at the St. Regis Hotel in Bal Harbour Thursday night to a crowd of some 400 art lovers there to see him create one of his “Breaking Through” art pieces. Works by the urban pop artist known in Europe for his depictions of his “insulin dots” sell for $20-55 thousand dollars. Money raised from the painting and party Thursday will go toward diabetes research.
Art watchers use "Lysa III" to crush walnuts. Artist Jennifer Rubell's piece features a nude mannequin as a functional nutcracker. The work is on display at the Rubell Family Collection in Wynwood during Miami Art Week.
As Art Basel's annual creativity and color explosion hits Miami, Liberty City artist Addonis Parker continues work on his next contribution to Miami's mural scene with his Welcome to Overtown mural on Northwest Third Avenue.
Holoscenes is an installation/performance art at Miami Dade College downtown campus plaza that has four performers doing daily chores and actions in an elevator-sized tank that fills and empties with water.
A banner criticising Florida senator Marco Rubio and the National Rifle Association was flown over Miami Beach on February 17 after the senator deflected questions on gun control following a school shooting in Parkland. The banner, which read “Shame on you Marco Rubio & NRA”, was flown after 17 people were shot dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting on Wednesday. The stunt follows Rubio’s statement on Thursday where he said gun restrictions would not have prevented the shooting, according to local news reports. Rubio has received about $3.3 million from the NRA as of last October according to New York Times.
Nikolas Cruz appears in open court for the first time on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, during a status hearing before Broward Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer. Cruz is facing 17 charges of premeditated murder in the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.