Miami, Florida, is fast becoming a critical center for contemporary art. Serving as an incubator for outstanding visual artists, this "natural playground for inspiration" is poised to become one of the leading cultural destinations of the world. With more than 315 stunning color photos, this exciting new book takes readers through significant highlights of the city's art history and showcases the works of over 100 contemporary artists who have helped bring the cultural evolution to fruition. Ranging from established artists with international careers to those beginning to make a name for themselves, this selection reveals diversity that breathes creative energy into the sultry, scintillating city of Miami.
American born and raised in Brazil, Paul Clemence is now based in Miami Beach, Florida. He is a writer, freelance architectural photographer, publishing creative, and design consultant. Artist Julie Davidow was born and raised in Miami. She is currently an artist-in-residence at the ArtCenter/South Florida in Miami Beach.