Posted by | April 10, 2020
Letters to the Future

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Posted by | January 20, 2020
June 21st, 2018- Pinecrest Gardens

Quotes from 8 FIU students who participated in the longitudinal Installation: 1. The environment, especially the coasts have had a great impact on me. The beauty and serenity and the...

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Posted by | June 26, 2018
The Water Will Come

Main | < | 2017 | >TruthDigNovember 24, 2017Such unnerving news is pervasive, and Goodell writes with a gentle tone for so worrying a subject. Yet he states his cases convincingly. And while his...

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Posted by | June 26, 2018
South Florida Artists Flourish at Local Art Festivals

Main | < | 2017 | >Miami Herald February 3, 2017“Regardless of where you are in your path toward cultural appreciation, these fairs provide an entry point for everyone,” says Xavier Cortada, an artist-in-residence at...

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Posted by | June 26, 2018
‘Canes in the Capital

Main | < | 2018 | >University of MiamiJanuary 17, 2018The First Black Graduates Project has since grown, both in membership and mission. The Memorial Building tribute wall is, as Mincey-Mills calls it, the...

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Posted by | June 26, 2018
This Art Basel Week 2017 Calendar Will Help You Decide What to See

Main | < | 2017 | >Miami HeraldNovember 30, 2017Cultural Marketplace at Pinecrest Gardens (Dec. 3 only). Weekly marketplace this week includes a pop-up exhibition by artist Xavier Cortada, and a new Stickworks installation by...

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Posted by | January 12, 2018
We’re in the same boat

Xavier Cortada, "We're in the same boat", 60" x 192", mixed media on canvas, 2001.   "We're in the same boat" The mural is composed of four panels, facilitated and...

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Posted by | September 2, 2017
San José : DO NOT OPEN until 2117

San José : DO NOT OPEN until 2117 MACLA Instagram screen capture: Xavier Cortada, “DO NOT OPEN/San Jose,” 2017   In “DO NOT OPEN,” I ask residents of San José...

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Posted by | August 28, 2017
Marking “I have a dream”

Xavier Cortada, "The Markers, 1963," South Pole, 2007. On Aug. 28, 1963, this point (marked by the flag) on the moving ice sheet that blankets the South Pole stood at...

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Posted by | August 26, 2017
His presence will be felt for many days to come…

We learned about Father Lerena's passing a month ago. Here is what I wrote... Fr. Francisco Pérez-Lerena, S.J. December 27, 1924 – July 25, 2017   Fr. Francisco Pérez-Lerena, S.J. lived on...

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