Friday, October 24, 2008

Two Girls, One Truck - Like the Spice is going to Scope Miami!

Hey everyone! First off, a big shout out to Rebecca Prusinowski of Paper Magazine. Check out her awesome article about "Nicole Stager: Synaesthesia" and our Monthly Dinner Series!

Rebecca says that Nicole's photograms' "piercing turquoise, minty green and fiery red colors are best viewed in person.", and we totally agree. Make sure you come out here to visit Synaesthesia before it's too late!

In other sweet news, Like the Spice will be loading up and heading to the SCOPE Art Fair in Miami this December. We'll be in the new pavilion (sounds grand, no?) in the heart of the Wynwood Art district, showing works by our next exhibiting artist, Liz Brown, and many more! 250,000 attendees expected? Oy vey!

Look out for us Booth #473, and stay tuned for more details and announcements, SCOPE-wise!

Thursday, October 23, 2008

We Prefer To Think Of It As OURami

Alison Edge

Who doesn't like Florida in December? Only TERRIBLE PEOPLE. And you're not terrible. That's why we want you to visit us at Scope Miami, from December 3rd to December 7th.

Nicole Stager

Rachel Beach

We'll be in booth 473, and we'll have some great art along for the ride. You're looking at some examples right now, and we're working on a few surprises. Have we ever steered you wrong?

Eric LoPresti

Jenny Morgan

Anna Druzcz

Abby Goodman

Scope Miami will be located at 2951 NE 1st Avenue, Miami, FL 33127 (between NE 29th & 30th Street). What else will you be doing at the start of December?

Liz Brown

Dean Goelz

Jason Bryant

We'll see you there, right? Right?

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

We Really Tried To Get That Synaesthesiar Salad, Honest

The happening place to be on Friday October 17th was Like the Spice! We hosted Light Fare, the most current installment of our Monthly Dinner Series. Dinner was sponsored by Pernod Absinthe, who have also joined the high-stakes world of blogging with the new Art & Absinthe weblog. Be sure to check it out! Light Fare was themed to complement Nicole Stager: Synaesthesia, and our senses were overloaded with Nicole’s sumptuous photograms. And let us not forget the scrumptious meal catered by Rose Live Music.

As you can see we were packed! Pernod provided tasty and meticulously prepared pre-dinner cocktails, with names like The Sauzerac, The Candy, and The Bridget Bardot. Good times were definitely had by all.

The meal was catered by Rose Live Music, and our compliments to Chef Christoph Frasolet, who concocted a delicious menu of assorted bruschetta, a tarte fine of grilled vegetables, pine nuts, and goat cheese, grilled salmon with seasonal vegetables and Pernod sauce, and a Belgian black chocolate mousse. Yum!

Between courses, Nicole had the opportunity to discuss her work and the processes behind it.

She views each photogram as sort of a science experiment, writing with light or drawing with found objects, manipulating colors in her dark room to produce her beautiful, saturated C-prints. Her procedures left everyone dazzled!

Did you miss out? Then start planning now for November 21st, when our dinner guest will be Liz Brown. As you can tell, our monthly dinners are always lots of fun. But you know what would make it better? You! And we’re not just saying that, either.