Art is, of course, the focus of Art Basel, and this year, 253 galleries from around the world will have a presence. Meridians, devoted to large-scale sculptures and paintings, installations, video projections, and live performances in a dedicated space on the main show floor, is once again curated by Magalí Arriola, director of Museo Rufino Tamayo in Mexico City. This time around, Meridians spans creations by Brazilian artist Maxwell Alexandre, as part of his Pardo é Papel series depicting favela life, from Rio de Janeiro gallery A Gentil Carioca, as well as U.S.–and Ghana-based artist Todd Gray’s Sumptuous Memories
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) – Tallahassee and Leon County’s first Family Day is Friday, November 26, the day after Thanksgiving.
Sachs Media and the Council on Culture and Arts, or COCA, brought the idea to the County Commission earlier in the year.
Family Day celebrates togetherness and family diversity.
The City and County worked with the organizers of the Soul of Southside Festival to host a family-friendly event in Railroad Square Friday afternoon, with 25 businesses participating.
“This is all about empowering community through love and commerce,” Christic Henry, the Soul of Southside Festival organizer, said.
The City and County
Miami MoCAAD’s spirited, creative conversation, which kicks off Miami Art Week, will explore drivers of Afro-Latinx arts and culture that have often been in the shadows or the margins. This community dialogue celebrates Afro-Latino diasporic culture and contributions to the arts landscape and uncovers hidden histories of the Americas that influenced identities and creative expression. Miami MoCAAD’s Kickoff to Art Miami Week: Arte, Historia, Cultura / Art, History, Culture #Creative Conversation Celebrating Afro-Latinx Heritage will take place virtually on November 28, 2021, from 4 pm-5:30 pm.
Registration is free HERE!
The presence of Afro-Latinx art and art-making practices rarely