Bakehouse Art Complex http://wlrn.org en Florida's Newest Roadside Attraction: A Nine-Foot-Tall Robot Named REX http://wlrn.org/post/floridas-newest-roadside-attraction-nine-foot-tall-robot-named-rex <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">Meet REX, Florida’s newest roadside attraction. Set to be unveiled in September, the nine-foot-tall robot will have the friendly look of a massive children’s toy once local artist Mike Rivamonte finishes it.</span></p> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Isabel Echarte 17214 at http://wlrn.org Florida's Newest Roadside Attraction: A Nine-Foot-Tall Robot Named REX South Florida Artists Squeezed Out Of Local Galleries and Museums http://wlrn.org/post/south-florida-artists-squeezed-out-local-galleries-and-museums <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When Art Basel came to Miami Beach in 2002, I couldn’t have been happier. I was about to graduate from the </span><a href="http://www.mica.edu/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Maryland Institute College of Art</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and had plans to return to Florida. It seemed this was the place to be – outside of New York, that is. Over the years, Art Basel has grown, with satellite shows and pop-up galleries expanding throughout Miami.</span></p> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 18:01:51 +0000 Marcus Bickler 11100 at http://wlrn.org South Florida Artists Squeezed Out Of Local Galleries and Museums Watch This Video Of Local Works By 16 Street Artists In Under Two-And-A-Half Minutes http://wlrn.org/post/watch-video-local-works-16-street-artists-under-two-and-half-minutes <p>When the Miami-based artist who goes by <a href="http://www.131projects.com">131 Projects</a> moved into the <a href="http://www.bacfl.org">Bakehouse Art Complex</a> in 2009 for a residency, he realized something troubling about the place. A painter known for tightly woven, almost frenzied abstract canvases, he cut his teeth in Miami's quasi-legal street art world. And, to someone with a background in dashing through brightly painted alleyways, the Bakehouse walls looked pretty empty.<br> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Arielle Castillo 8632 at http://wlrn.org Watch This Video Of Local Works By 16 Street Artists In Under Two-And-A-Half Minutes