Art

Here’s your guide to the best Instagram spots during Art Basel 2019

We know that one of the major draws of Art Basel fairs and galleries is getting that perfect pic or selfie for Instagram. Here’s where to make it happen.

/ November 13, 2019


Meet this Broadway star: Mary Lou Rosato

David Greenspan and Mary Lou Rosato in The Bridge of San Luis Rey. (📸: Andrés Manner) MEET THIS MIAMI-BORN ACTRESS: 51 years later, she’s back.  Miami-born and -raised actress Mary Lou Rosato stars in The Bridge of San Luis Rey, Miami New Drama’s 2019-2020 season-opening play. The show runs through Sunday, Nov. 17 at The […]

/ November 13, 2019


How to experience Art Basel 2019 like a broke VIP

Here’s how to do Art Basel 2019 on the cheap while living your VIP dreams on a not-so VIP salary.

/ November 13, 2019


Local to know: Brian Butler aka The Upper Hand Art

If you’ve seen this guy at a concert, you are probably in one of his sketches. (📸: Rod Deal) MEET THIS LOCAL: Brian Butler is the artist behind the moniker The Upper Hand Art. He is a radical dude who likes pizza and is totally a F.T.N.T. (Friend of The New Tropic). WHAT HE IS […]

/ October 17, 2019


Why this Miami filmmaker focused her lens on Little Haiti

Miami filmmaker Monica Sorelle has focused her lens on Little Haiti as the neighborhood grapples with gentrification.

/ October 15, 2019


‘This isn’t about me being good, it’s about me doing it.’ A conversation with Miami artist A.G.

Miami-based artist A.G. is the first featured artist of Commissioner’s second season The program aims to grow Miami’s art collection scene.

/ September 16, 2019


Here’s why a Miami native decided the Magic City needed its own creation myth

Miami environmentalist Andrew Otazo decided that Miami needed its own creation myth to celebrate the city, and show its imperfections.

/ July 25, 2019


From Range Rover shop to arts space: How two locals created the Miami Urban Contemporary Experience

Ashlee Thomas and Bart Mervil are the locals behind the Miami Urban Contemporary Experience, an events space and art gallery in Little Haiti.

/ July 17, 2019


Meet Miami legend Serge Toussaint

Serge Toussaint is a Haitian-born artist and muralist who’s been painting storefronts and walls around the 305 since 1994. If you don’t already know him by name ($erge), you’ve definitely seen his work if you’ve ever driven through Little Haiti, Overtown, or Wynwood. It started with an illustration of a sandwich outside a “boutik” and […]

/ June 19, 2019


Get to know local artist Jamilah Sabur

Miami-based artist Jamilah Sabur is the final local to be featured as part of Commissioner’s first season.

/ June 12, 2019