Art

MIAMI BEACH- JANUARY 28: Art Deco hotels are seen on the famed Ocean Drive strip on January 28, 2009 in Miami Beach, Florida. As the economic downturn continues the number of tourist visiting the Miami-Dade area has seen a dip as indicated by the hotel occupancy for the month of December 2008 it dropped by 8.5 percent, the market's worst showing since September 2006.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Art Deco District Turns 35 On Historic Registry

South Beach’s unmistakably unique style, known as Art Deco, turns 35 on the historic registry this month.

05/26/2014

(Source: AP)

Judge Dismisses Watermelon Statue Fraud Case

A judge dismissed fraud and theft charges against a man accused of using county money for a giant watermelon statue.

05/24/2014

Maximo Caminero (Source: Miami-Dade Police Department)

Local Artist Pleads Not Guilty In Smashing Of $1-Million Vase

The attorney for a South Florida artist, who smashed a $1-million vase, asked for a trial by jury Tuesday after he entered a not guilty plea on behalf of his client.

CBS Miami–03/18/2014

Cuban-Flag

Art Stolen From Cuban Museum Turns Up In Miami

Artwork that went missing from a Cuban museum about a week ago have surfaced across the Florida Straits in Miami.

02/28/2014

R House (Source: CBS4)

Taste Of The Town Takes On Food, Art & Music At R House

Surrounded by Wynwood’s electric street art scene, Chef and owner Rocco Carulli of the new R House has brought the gallery inside his newly opened eatery.

02/27/2014

Vases by Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei at PAMM.  (Source: CBS4)

Ai Weiwei Says US Artist Wrong To Smash His Vase

Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei, who helped make his name smashing a valuable vase in the name of art, said Wednesday that he was miffed about another artist destroying one of his vases in Miami.

CBS Miami–02/19/2014

Banksy art up for auction in Miami. (Source: www.faamiami.com/)

One Of 3 Banksy Works Purchased For $575,000 At Miami Auction

Care to spruce up your art collection with an original Banksy piece? You’re in luck as some of the mysterious graffiti artist’s artworks are in South Florida for auction.

02/18/2014

Ai Weiwei installation. One of the vases pictured on the left, according to the museum, was intentionally broken by a visitor. 
(Source:www.PAMM.org)

Local Artist Destroys $1 Million Ai Weiwei Vase At Museum “In Protest”

It’s no secret that when visiting museums one must browse the art on display with care. A local artist visiting the Perez Art Museum Miami on Sunday however, abandoned caution as a form of protest—allegedly smashing a world-renowned Chinese artist’s vase into pieces.

02/17/2014

Caribbean Art (Source: Global Caribbean website)

Exhibit Showcases Miami-Based Caribbean Artists

If you’re from the Caribbean or just are an art fan, a new exhibit is open in Miami’s Little Haiti area that might tickle your fancy.

CBS Miami–12/16/2013

(Courtesy: Frost Art Museum)

Forged Art? Billionaire Benefactor Doesn’t Think So

With help from Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez and tennis star Venus Williams, billionaire developer Jorge Perez cut the ribbon Thursday on his newest development, the Doral View complex of luxury rental apartments.

12/12/2013

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