Rudolf Polanszky

Rudolf Polanszky
Hyperbolic Spaces / Floating Mirrored Foldings
2009
Aluminum, plastic, reflective foil, wood fiberboard, mirror on metal stand
82 5/8 x 86 5/8 x 102 3/8 inches
Courtesy of the Rubell Family Collection.

Ebony G. Patterson

Ebony G. Patterson
. . . they stood in a time of unknowing . . .
for those who bear/bare witness
2018
Hand cut jacquard photo tapestry with glitter, appliques, pins, embellishments, fabric, tassels, brooches, acrylic, glass, pearls, beads, hand cast heliconias, and artist-designed fabric wallpaper (not pictured)
Courtesy of the artist and Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago.

The Haas Brothers 
“Uma Worm-an”  
2018 
Black Icelandic Sheep Skin, Cast Bronze Beast
Bench  87" (L) x 26" (W) x 25.5" (H) 
© The Haas Brothers  Photo credit Joe
Kramm 
Courtesy of the artists, R & Company, New York, and Marianne Boesky
Gallery, New York and Aspen.

The Haas Brothers
“Uma Worm-an”
2018
Black Icelandic Sheep Skin, Cast Bronze Beast Bench
87" (L) x 26" (W) x 25.5" (H)
© The Haas Brothers
Photo credit Joe Kramm
Courtesy of the artists, R & Company, New York, and Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York and Aspen.

Enrico Paulucci

Enrico Paulucci
Design drawing for a fabric, Alberi [Trees]
1964
Tempera on paper
MITA Archive of M.A. Ponis
Courtesy of The Wolfsonian.

Salimatu Amabebe

Salimatu Amabebe
Roach Clip
Courtesy of the National YoungArts Foundation.

Cate Giordano

Cate Giordano
After the fire is gone
2017
three sets (including mixed-media sculptures and vintage TV monitors) and fourteen-channel video (color, sound), dimensions variable
Courtesy of the Collection Martin Z. Margulies.

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Whitewaller Miami 2018: What to See

In between visiting the fairs happening during Art Basel Miami Beach, you’ll want to make sure to save time to visit these shows and exhibitions at Miami’s top museums, galleries, and private collections.

Salimatu Amabebe Salimatu Amabebe
Roach Clip
Courtesy of the National YoungArts Foundation.

“Education as the Practice of Freedom”
National YoungArts Foundation
 Edgewater
Now—December 9
“Education as the Practice of Freedom” is curated by Project for Empty Space’s Jasmine Wahi. The exhibition, inspired by the ideas of bell hooks’s book Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom, includes works by 20 YoungArts alumni from 1987 through today. On view are collages, installations, paintings, prints, sculptures, and mixed-media works by artists like Priscilla Aleman, Amal Haddad, Rachel London, Ameya Okamoto, Luz Orozco, Malaika Temba, Lynn Kim, Sanna Legan, and Cornelius Tulloch. Each presents their own interpretations of freedom, oppression, education, environment, and established doctrines.

Ebony G. Patterson Ebony G. Patterson
. . . they stood in a time of unknowing . . .
for those who bear/bare witness
2018
Hand cut jacquard photo tapestry with glitter, appliques, pins, embellishments, fabric, tassels, brooches, acrylic, glass, pearls, beads, hand cast heliconias, and artist-designed fabric wallpaper (not pictured)
Courtesy of the artist and Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago.

Ebony G. Patterson’s “. . . while the dew is still on the roses . . .”
Pérez Art Museum Miami Downtown
Now—May 5, 2019
“. . . while the dew is still on the roses . . .” is the most significant exhibition of the artist’s work to date. Curated by Tobias Ostrander, the show includes work from the past several years, installed within an immersive night-garden environment. Through her use of lace, beads, glitter, tapestry, drawing, and other enticing materials and mediums, Ebony G. Patterson investigates the relationship of black and brown bodies to gardens both wild and domestic. Included in the show is the 2012 three-channel video The Observation: The Bush Cockerel Project, A Fictitious Historical Narrative.

The Haas Brothers 
“Uma Worm-an”  
2018 
Black Icelandic Sheep Skin, Cast Bronze Beast
Bench  87" (L) x 26" (W) x 25.5" (H) 
© The Haas Brothers  Photo credit Joe
Kramm 
Courtesy of the artists, R & Company, New York, and Marianne Boesky
Gallery, New York and Aspen. The Haas Brothers
“Uma Worm-an”
2018
Black Icelandic Sheep Skin, Cast Bronze Beast Bench
87" (L) x 26" (W) x 25.5" (H)
© The Haas Brothers
Photo credit Joe Kramm
Courtesy of the artists, R & Company, New York, and Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York and Aspen.

The Haas Brothers’ “Fern Gully”
The Bass South Beach
December 5—April 21, 2019
“Ferngully” is the Haas Brothers’ first solo museum exhibition. On view will be new and recent work by the Los Angeles–based designers, known for creating furniture and objects with animal-like (even sometimes beastly) and biomorphic qualities. Named after the 1992 animated film, the exhibition transports viewers to a natural utopia—complete with a padded forest floor—filled with delightful surprises. In their practice, the duo plays with material, function, and fragility, explored through the use of beadwork, ceramics, velvet, glass, weaving, metal, and other materials.

Rudolf Polanszky Rudolf Polanszky
Hyperbolic Spaces / Floating Mirrored Foldings
2009
Aluminum, plastic, reflective foil, wood fiberboard, mirror on metal stand
82 5/8 x 86 5/8 x 102 3/8 inches
Courtesy of the Rubell Family Collection.

Purvis Young
Rubell Family Collection Wynwood
Now—June 29, 2019
In addition to its presentation of new acquisitions, opening for Miami Art Week, the Rubell Family Collection will present a solo show of work by the artist Purvis Young. The exhibition will take over the first floor of the foundation and include over 100 paintings from the late Miami-based artist (1943–2010). His practice and legacy will be explored in depth through Young’s investigation of various universal themes. A catalog with contributions from Rashid Johnson, Gean Moreno, Franklin Sirmans, Hans Ulrich Obrist, César Trasobares, and Barbara N. Young accompanies the show.

Cate Giordano Cate Giordano
After the fire is gone
2017
three sets (including mixed-media sculptures and vintage TV monitors) and fourteen-channel video (color, sound), dimensions variable
Courtesy of the Collection Martin Z. Margulies.

New Exhibitions
The Margulies Collection at the Warehouse
 Wynwood
Now—April 27, 2019
The Margulies Collection at the Warehouse debuts new work and exhibitions this season. On view now through the spring are exhibitions from Gilles Barbier, Peter Buggenhout, Cate Giordano, Imi Knoebel, Ibrahim Mahama, Olaf Metzel, Paola Pivi, and Kishio Suga. In the Photography Gallery, visitors will find work by Walker Evans, Helen Levitt, and Stephen Shore and German photography from the 1930s. Also on view are lighting and video pieces by Leandro Erlich, Yuichi HigashionnaAmar Kanwar, Barry McGee, Iván Navarro, Tony Oursler, Jennifer Steinkamp, and Keisuke Takahashi. During Art Basel in Miami Beach, the Collection will have extended hours, open December 3–8 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and December 9 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Enrico Paulucci Enrico Paulucci
Design drawing for a fabric, Alberi [Trees]
1964
Tempera on paper
MITA Archive of M.A. Ponis
Courtesy of The Wolfsonian.

“Made in Italy: MITA Textile Design 1926–1976”
The Wolfsonian-FIU South Beach
Now—April 28, 2019
“Made in Italy: MITA Textile Design 1926–1976” does a deep dive into the exchange between artists like Fortunato Depero, Gio Ponti, and Arturo Martini and the Genovese textile firm Manifattura Italiana Tappeti Artistici, known as MITA. On view are drawings, designs, photos, and original works showcasing the major commissions, limited-edition art panels, printed fabrics, tapestries, and rugs that defined Italian design in the modern era. The exhibition is organized with The Wolfsoniana, the museum’s sister institution in Genoa, Italy, in cooperation with the Consulate General of Italy in Miami.

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