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Interview: Iggy Pop
No musician ushered in the punk rock movement with as much fervor and chaos as Iggy Pop. He defined the times. He defied expectation. He rocked out, collaborating with and inspiring the best. His live shows would fill arenas and his tracks would...
DESIGN
Miansai Swiss Movement Men's Watches
In addition to furthering their beautiful core watch designs, today, Miami-based accessories brand Miansai has upgraded their insides with a Swiss-made Ronda quartz movement. This latest line, the M12 Swiss, comes in stainless steel and PVD copper...
FOOD-DRINK
Forager: A Subjective Guide to Miami's Edible Plants
You don't have to be lost in the Everglades of South Florida to find value within "Forager: A Subjective Guide to Miami's Edible Plants." A well-researched, beautifully presented documentation of 39 delectable plants found within the area and beyond...
CULTURE
Seon Ghi Bahk: Fiction and the Fabricated Image
Nylon threads and neatly erupted charcoal bits take over Miami's Zadok Gallery in "Fiction and the Fabricated Image"—an exhibition that opens this weekend by the South Korean artist Seon Ghi Bahk. The show explores the interplay of nature and civilized...
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Miami Art Week 2013: Color Chaos
There are over 16 million noted colors and artists have long sought to capture several—if not most—of them. Even Pantone's GEO system is composed of 2,058 new solid colors. Options are limitless, combinations even more so. Across last week's art...
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Miami Art Week 2013: Glass
Of all the materials put to use and on display during Miami's art extravaganza, we saw several shimmering, shiny—but also innovative—works utilizing glass. Fragile, see-through and with the ability to morph light and color, it's as multidimensional...
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Miami Art Week 2013: Beasts and Birds
From the earliest noted iterations of art—paintings upon cave walls—to today's cat-obsessed internet, animals have provided the inspiration behind culture of all kinds. We are awash in imagery of beasts and birds and domesticated pets. But during...
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Miami Art Week 2013: Dove Allouche
As part of Art Basel's "Positions" program, selected galleries are invited to present the work of a single artist. As part of this year's program, Parisian gallery Gaudel de Stampa presented an ethereal series of photographs by French artist Dove...
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Miami Art Week 2013: Brazil ArtFair
A new fair has entered the landscape of Miami's ever-expanding art week. Opening today, 4 December 2013, the Brazil ArtFair is housed in a spacious 25,000 square foot exposition tent, located near the Wynwood Art District. There, 15 Brazilian galleries...
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David Datuna: Viewpoint of Billions
Melding enough types of buzzworthy gadgets to make any technologist drool, NY-based artist David Datuna's new multimedia piece "Viewpoint of Billions" is likely one of the first pieces of art to be specifically created with Google Glass. Building...
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#PostModem
Just two years ago we were drawn to an up-and-coming Miami filmmaker Lucas Leyva, and his annual hub of creativity, the Borscht Film Festival. It comes as no surprise that Leyva, who helms the festival, would appear on our radar again; this time...
TRAVEL
City Guides Spotlight: Miami
Sponsored content: Since its historic years as a military fort, a flourishing Art Deco capital and an exciting rush of Cuban and South American culture, the bright city of Miami is now home to some of America's most impressive minds in fashion...
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Announcing Lexus Stand Out City Guides
Sponsored content: It's no secret that the staff at Cool Hunting are fans of seeking out new experiences. From our own backyards to cities across the globe, we're always on the lookout for the best food, shops, museums, culture and outdoor activities...
CULTURE
XChange by Nick Gentry
"When you walk into a gallery, there's a very sterile gap between you and the artwork. I want to close that gap—that's my main mission as an artist," says Nick Gentry. This weekend at Robert Fontaine Gallery in Miami's Wynwood District, Gentry hopes...
STYLE
Cask Chronicles
A master of bespoke tailoring, Duncan Quinn can typically be found presiding over the bold interior of his atelier on Spring Street in NYC. The ambience fits Quinn, who made a name by importing Saville Row techniques with the color and flare of a...
TRAVEL
The James Royal Palm Hotel
"Design is always a collaborative process," says Lauren Rottet, the founder of Rottet Studio and head designer of the freshly minted The James Royal Palm Hotel. The subject of a recent $42 million renovation, The James' latest property has tapped...
CULTURE
Art + Design in Miami: Photography
The vast presentation of photography at last week's art fairs in Miami included an array of highly impressive artists. Among the tremendous amount of work on display below are five picks of the most compelling photographers at Art Basel, Pulse and...
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Interview: Thomas Girst
BMW asked us to join them for part of Miami's Art and Design week, and between the fairs and the tours of private collections we had the chance to sit down with Thomas Girst, BMW Group's Head of Cultural Engagement, to hear what they've been up to...
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Interview: Jiminie Ha and Item Idem
by Laila Gohar "White Zinfandel is not a magazine about food, it's a magazine inspired by food" says Cyril Duval, a conceptual artist better known as Item Idem. The artist is collaborating with Chef Leif Hedendal for the release of White Zinfandel...
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Miami Art Week: Beyond Art Basel
Sponsored content: The early days of Art Basel Miami have proven the staying power of satellite fairs and independent exhibitions surrounding the behemoth Swiss import. Public murals, boutique shipping and interior design rival the mainstream...
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Miami Shopping Guide: Art Basel Edition
Sponsored content: Next week Art Basel and its plethora of satellite fairs will hit Miami, bringing the international art community together for the industry's most important stateside event of the year. Amidst all the new talent on display are...
FOOD-DRINK
Grey Goose Punch Series: Miami
Advertorial content: Bringing together interesting tastemakers in cities across the US for its Grey Goose Punch Series, the vodka brand has created four films offering tips on mixing up both perfect cocktails and an unforgettable party ambience...
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Highlights from the Fountain Art Fair
Known for its avant-garde, outsider artwork and selection of smaller independent galleries, the Fountain Art Fair can easily be likened to the rebellious kid sibling amongst the Armory Show's satellite art fairs. Despite being in a new location this...
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Art Basel: Photography
Amidst the staggering amount of work we see at the fairs in Miami, one of the major highlights for me, as a CH contributor and a photographer myself, is to see something that catches my eye in a new way. Whether it's discovering unknown talents, seeing...
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