Merging the inspirational community with the conference room, 80 chapters of CreativeMornings around the world address one topic every month.  On May 9 at 8:30 a.m., downtown contemporary art gallery, PRIMARY will take on “Freedom” in a 20-minute talk with prolific artist Asif Farooq. 

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Michael Vasquez knows about boundaries. Forever enamored by the rawness of gang culture, his figurative style explores themes of hierarchy, territory and belonging through painting and installation. 

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Bikini-clad, sun-kissed brown and black bodies in full élan on Ocean Drive might just be wearing the fierce stilettos that decapitate the snake in Wangechi Mutu’s Yo Mama (2003).  A diptych collage that challenges notions of Eve and the woman as seductress, this work sets the tone in Mutu’s powerful survey exhibition.  “A Fantastic Journey” opens this month at the Museum of Contemporary Art in North Miami, joining Edouard Duval-Carrié at Perez Art Museum Miami and El Anatsui at Bass Museum in a rare and brilliant trifecta of contemporaneous shows.  Together, these artists pop the lid on race, colonialism, sexism, consumerism and environmental destruction. 

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Part McKittrick Hotel, and part art-crawl, “Site-Specific” is Miami Design District’s monthly event series that’s awakening spaces through the performing arts this spring and fall.  

Saturday, March 22 at the Colony Theatre, Miami Beach