March 10, 2014 | by brett sokol
Piotr Uklański ditches conceptualism for a more heartfelt approach.
Piotr Uklariski's Untitled (Corpus Christ), 2013
Over the past two decades, the Polish-born, New York-based artist Piotr Uklański has built a well-deserved reputation as a mischievous conceptualist. He’s fashioned work that has riffed wryly on everything from the intersection of celebrity and porn to Hollywood’s portrayal of Nazis. But don’t look for any of those notorious pieces in “ESL,” Uklański’s current show at the Bass Museum of Art. >>Read More
March 02, 2014 | by sean mccaughan
Find out why a gaggle of the world's billionaire's are buying up units at the forthcoming Porsche Design Tower.
Units at developer Gil Dezer’s Porsche Design Tower in Sunny Isles Beach have been selling wildly, with about 80 percent of the 132 units reserved at the time of writing. Residences range in size from 4,800 to 17,000 square feet and include sky garages. Buyers at the building, which is currently under construction, reportedly include “nearly two dozen” of the world’s billionaires, according to Dezer himself, representing a small but statistically significant percentage of global wealth. No doubt the building’s most unusual architectural feature, a trio of tubular glass automobile elevators extending the length of its 57 stories, was part of the appeal. 18555 Collins Ave., Sunny Isles Beach, 305-974-2026
February 20, 2014 | by Beth Landman
The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne is our pick for a mid-winter wellness staycation.
If your New Year's resolution has lost its resolve, the easiest way to get back in the saddle is to check into a place that makes achieving your goals a pleasure instead of a challenge. Enter The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne.
Located just 20 minutes from South Beach, the resort has the feeling of being on a quiet island. Its spa has just gotten a $2 million update, using tones that reflect the tropical environment, and fitness options make full use of the setting: classes begin at dawn with a sunrise swim and go on until dusk. >>Read More
AG Jeans design director Mark Wiesmayr and stylist Jeanann Williams on denim's cultural footprint.