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Art + Miami

April 9, 2014

We visited Miami a couple of weekends ago for a wedding, and, it being my first time there, I had no idea what to expect. All I had ever heard was, “it’s Miami…” But what does that mean?

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It means sun, warmth, especially to us northerners at the end of March. It means cheesy hotels and restaurants named after American cities. It means palm trees and beach bodies constantly grazing the sidewalks. And men in tank tops, women in leopard body suits carrying puppies on their hips. White buildings with mint trim and curved windows.

And art. Graffiti, sculptures, fountains, music; all surrounding us.

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We visited the Rubell Family Art Collection in a particularly artsy area of town called Wynwood, based on recommendations from friends. The current exhibition, 28 Chinese, focuses on an eleven year research project in China which included visits to 100 artist’s studios throughout the country. To say the least, I fell in love and took a million photos, if you’d like to see… 28 Chinese

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To see more of the Rubell Family Collection, visit here. And if you ever make it to Miami, just know it’s Miami and appreciate it for all it has to offer (especially the humidity; apologies for my hair in the above pictures)!

 

 

 

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. April 10, 2014 9:34 am

    Very cool shots!

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