ArtCenter/South Florida & GGG Present The Pop Up Exhibition 7/16/11

Please join us for the opening reception July 16, 7-10pm.
ArtCenter/South Florida & GGG present The Pop Up
ArtCenter/ South Florida
924 Lincoln Road, Suite 205
Miami Beach, FL 33139

An exhibition of urban contemporary art. The exhibit will showcase the private SUSHISAMBA collection including the Eames Inspiration Collection and four works by Remed along with independent street artists Bask, Flip, Sesper, Smael and Tes One. The Pop Up blurs the line between the street and the gallery, presenting a multifaceted exhibition highlighting the freshest and most undeniable influences of urban aesthetics and contemporary design.

Eames Inspiration Collection
The Eames Inspiration collection is comprised of iconic Eames Molded Plywood Chairs as re-imagined by some of today’s most celebrated graffiti and street artists. Eames Inspiration was displayed this past May in Barneys’ famous windows in New York by Simon Doonan and auctioned online to benefit Operation Design – a creative mentorship program that organizes architects, artists and related talents to work with New York City public school students to create motivating and inspiring projects. The majority of the collection was purchased at a public auction by SUSHISAMBA and GGG and gave the public an opportunity to view it in its entirety for the first time since last spring, during Art Basel Miami Beach.

On view July 15 – August 21, 2011

Exhibitions and programs at ArtCenter/ South Florida are made possible through grants from the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade Mayor and Board of County Commissioners, The City of Miami Beach Cultural Arts Council, the Miami Beach Mayor and City Commissioners of the State of Florida, Florida Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, and the Florida Arts Council; National Endowment for the Arts; the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation; the Dade Community Foundation; and the Walgreen’s Company.

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