Some Like It Hot, first museum exhibition created
by trailblazing Wynwood artists,
showcasing Miami’s popular street art movement
Some Like It Hot, (currently on view) is the first major museum/gallery showcase of Miami’s burgeoning street art scene, and was curated in collaboration with some of the art forms’ local pioneers and trailblazers: 2alas, Lo Castro, George Sanchez-Calderon and the MSG Crew to name a few.
Each contributed original works for the exhibit, inspired by Miami’s history.
Street art is a definitive part of the cultural fabric in today’s Miami. The murals and outdoor pieces that dot the Wynwood/Midtown area have become major attractions for both tourists and locals alike, and have helped revitalize a once forgotten neighborhood. However, the impact of the art form, and the nameless artists creating it (largely for free) have yet to be recognized by major galleries and museums in the area…until now.
April 19, 2014 2:00pm
Join us for a conversation about the evolution of and controversies that surround graffiti in Miami. This panel discussion will cover decades of history and styles, from the Miami Marine Stadium to Wynwood, from the streets and into the galleries. Featured speakers include:
- Alex Vahan, artist and designer from
visual communications firm Cushy Gigs
- Luis Berros, lifelong South Florida resident
and graffiti pioneer from FA (FREE AGENTS) Crew
- Rosa Lowinger, Curator of Concrete Paradise: Miami Marine Stadium,
writer and art conservator
- Moderator: Brandon Opalka, Miami-based graffiti artist
and Curator of Some Like It Hot
FREE WITH GENERAL MUSEUM ADMISSION