Modernism Blogs

  • ART DECO RULES!  Very seldom do I find folks that are as passionate about Art Deco in particular and Design in general as I did last November 14th at the Art Deco Museum at the Miami Design Preservation League presentation of Judith Miller's new book!  The group of about 100 attendees defying a rainy day was enthusiastic and asked very pointed and well thought out questions.

    30 November 2016
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  • So I boarded the Middle Beach Loop (green line) and it takes you from Lincoln Road all the way up Collins and 30th and then on to Mount Sinai hospital (great parking idea) then lops back on Alton to Lincoln road!!!

    29 November 2016
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  • Taking over the entirety of a retro, Miami Vice-style dive hotel in South Beach this December will be SATELLITE Art Show: four stories of repurposed hotel rooms and lobby space packed with immersive, experiential, often-participatory exhibitions and programming.

    27 November 2016
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  • Rossinavi di Viareggio is a Super Yacht Company which has been working n partnership with the International University of Monaco – they are the first in the world in this approach. Their research finds the median age of super yacht owners will shift to 35-45 in the next 20 years.  I look forward to blogging about them on Tuesday night.  

    27 November 2016
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  • It's almost impossible to simplify Art Basel!  After you've wandered around aimlessly for a while you will see the trees in the forest (or the seashells in the sand)!  Here's what to Expect:
    GALLERIES:   Over 200 of them!   Displaying artworks by over 4,000 artists.   Click on this link to SEE THE GALLERIES EXHIBITING:

    26 November 2016
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  • Airbnb will collaborate with Pedro&Juana, an emerging Mexico City-based design studio founded by Ana Paula Ruiz Galindo and Mecky Reuss. At Design Miami/ 2016, Airbnb and Pedro&Juana will present Sobremesa, a lively exploration of shared space. “Sobremesa” is the Mexican tradition of sharing time and space lingering around the table after a meal in casual conversation.

    20 November 2016
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  • Tabanlıoğlu Architects Designs Collectors Lounge at DesignMiami/16

    19 November 2016
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  • Walking along Ocean Drive and about 7th Street I looked over to the beach side and saw what looked like a roof peeking out above the sea grapes!   Of course I had to go see what it was!   I found a Surreal doorway planted alongside a building as if Salavador Dali had taken one of his dreams and brought it to life on South Beach!
    Actually, I was able to see the really cool pavillions that will be used for some of the SCOPE and UNTITLED Art Fairs:

    18 November 2016
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    • MODERNISM.COM will try to get you the easiest guide to navigating Miami Art Week - THIS IS THE FIRST BLOG -  MORE COMING!!!!
      The City of Miami Beach, in conjunction with the City of Miami and Miami-Dade County Transit,  will be providing trolley services between Midtown Miami and the Miami Beach Convention Center for the 2016
      Miami Beach Art Week and Art Basel event.  FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE /// TAKE ADVANTAGE OF IT!!!!

    17 November 2016
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    Art Deco
    Living with the Art Deco Style
    Judith Miller
    Published by Millers/Mitchell Beazley November 1, 2016, Hardcover, $39.99

    05 November 2016
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