Yuri Tuma: Departure

Yuri Tuma offers audiences a point of “Departure,” a large-scale chromatic photography exhibition at Butter Gallery. With symmetry, patterns, and his signature use of mobile technology, Tuma reshapes the seemingly ordinary into ephemeral visual representations. His exploration of materiality, motion, and color are at times mesmerizing and, for the artist, represent an elevated inner sanctum. This meditative space of quiet and mental centering is where Tuma creates these works. His oeuvre, through clean shapes and simple lines, channel this transformative physical and psychological process.

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Bundle Up, Miami

Cold spells here and there have Miamians running for jackets, wraps, scarves and heat. Here’s how to look chic and stay toasty for the next blast from Jack Frost.

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Buckminster Fuller’s vision lives on in Miami Design District

In 2011, collector Craig Robins acquired the 24-foot prototype Fly’s Eye Dome with the intention of exhibiting it and using it as inspiration for a key element of the Miami Design District. The following year, The Buckminster Fuller Institute (BFI), in partnership with Goetz Composites, ConformLab and DRDesign, and a team of advisors began the development of a program to complete Fuller’s vision for the Fly’s Eye Dome using utilizing advanced technologies and materials not available to Fuller in the 1970’s.  Robins, through his company Dacra, commissioned BFI to produce a Fly’s Eye Dome utilizing state-of-the-art materials, intelligence and techniques, to be prominently incorporated into a significant public plaza in the Miami Design District.

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Paula Crown: Transposition

In a beaming 3,200 square-foot corner of the Miami Design District, artist Paula Crown has plans for TRANSPOSITION: Over Many Miles - an interactive sculpture engaging the surrounding community and mixed-use neighborhood.  Her work channels Robert Smithson’s Earthworks or Rosalind Krauss’ Expanded Field sculpture, as examples, in a vision to integrate and manifest the symbiotic relationship between art and the environment in which it is created.

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Get Lacquered Up

Brownes Merchants & Trading Co. the boutique beauty emporium with a cult following has nailed it again. Literally. This month the institution launches You Nailed It, a monthly nail club membership to keep you and your hands and feet perfectly polished.

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