Wynwood Art District Miami,Fl

A few visionaries and graffiti artists have saved a neighborhood in Miami. Once a warehouse district ridden with drugs and crime, this area has been transformed into having the highest concentration of graffiti in the world. Art Basel started coming to Miami in December of 2002. It put Miami on the map as a destination for contemporary art. As a result, art started filtering to many neighborhoods besides South Beach. Today, Wynwood is a destination known for art galleries, restaurants, bars and coffee shops. Two men are responsible for pioneering this transformation. David Lombardi started buying warehouse space in early 2000. He started courting struggling artists who could not afford South Beach and did not have a gallery representing them. Then he started Roving Fridays a gallery walk for cutting edge art lovers. Tony Goldman was the man behind the Wynwood Walls. He helped remake Soho and South Beach. He has a golden touch for combining art with creative development. Graffiti artist such as Shepard Fairey, Nunca, Ryan McGinness, Liqen and many others have painted murals.IMG_1971 IMG_1970 IMG_1967 IMG_1966 IMG_1965 IMG_1964 IMG_1962 IMG_1959 IMG_1958 IMG_1957 IMG_1956 IMG_1954 IMG_1952 IMG_1951 IMG_1949 IMG_1948 IMG_1947 IMG_1946 IMG_1944 IMG_1943 IMG_1942 IMG_1941 IMG_1940 IMG_1939 IMG_1938 IMG_1936 IMG_1935 IMG_1953Every second Saturday of the month Wynwood Art District has a gallery walk. If you have not been it is a must. Have lunch or dinner at Joey’s or Wynwood Kitchen and Bar.

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4 responses to “Wynwood Art District Miami,Fl

  1. Hoping we can get Georgia Avenue, in West Palm Bch. going along the same lines as Wynwood District!!!! đŸ™‚

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