Follow the CARTWHEEL team as we explore innovative contemporary and emerging art through shows, exhibitions, openings, and art events listed on the CARTWHEEL Calendar.
It was that time of the year: Miami Art Basel, when the balmy city became home to more than 20 distinct pop-up art festivals during the highly anticipated, high energy first week of December in... Read More »
As a curator who has produced close to 100 art exhibits over the past fourteen years, looking at art and a lot of art has happened and continues to happen. I have to admit that I’m a bit jaded at... Read More »
As a native, I’ve had the pleasure of watching the city of Miami become transformed annually (and culturally as a whole), as a result of Art Basel, since it’s premiere in 2002. This... Read More »
Torquato’s Golden Ticket through Art Basel, 2015
Simply put, Art Basel 2015 was a fr#*kin incredible whirlwind of inspiration. I was a first timer and fortunately I... Read More »
Amidst the noise of Miami Art Week, my favorite moments were those of intimacy. A lot of people in Miami all of a sudden became experts on which show you have to see, which party to be at, which... Read More »
I made a decision at the last minute to go to Miami for Art Basel. But, it did not begin well as Thursday night I missed my connector flight and then we landed in a rainstorm, that felt sketchy.... Read More »
In the Fall of 2015 I took a 25 day roadtrip with Angelina Christina from Los Angeles to Miami and back for Art Basel. Angelina and I were accompanied on the way to Miami by Kevin Ledo (Montreal).... Read More »
The AIDS era of the 1980s and 90s was awful: the horror of people dying, the horror of our government denying funding for research and medications, the resulting demonstrations and culture wars.... Read More »
In 1939, the World’s Fair in San Francisco, also known as the Golden Gate International Exposition, exhibited a transpacific unity that included West Coast modern design, Mexican and Asian... Read More »
The Power of 3 is Mark Todd’s second curatorial collaboration with Flower Pepper Gallery and comprises an impressive mix of artists and illustrators, emerging and established.
When considering a... Read More »
One thing you can expect from a bustling metropolis is constant change. If you grew up in Los Angeles or have lived here long enough, you will come to understand the urban planning concerns that... Read More »