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Ruth and Marvin Sackner with a piece from their art collection, 1998 The Miami Herald, October, 1998 In Ruth and Marvin Sackner's home, words don't just wait quietly on their assigned pages. Rather, they whisper and tease from seemingly every wall, every piece of furniture, every corner of...

Augusto de Campos, Amor Te, 1970 The Miami Herald, October, 1998 The term "concrete poetry'' suggests curious paradoxes -- something like a weightless granite block or a riveted page of text. In fact, it's poetry as a sort of three-dimensional art form, in which not only the...

Kirsten Johnson in Cameraperson   Knight Foundation blog, March 2016 Technology has been an indispensable element in the birth and development of motion pictures. Facing similar challenges as industries, technology and film are once again joining forces to find a way forward. One of the highlights of this year´s...

Miami Herald, October, 1996   Maria Eva Duarte de Peron might have been an actress of  modest talents and unexceptional beauty, but her Evita was a masterpiece. A woman wielding power -- decisive power -- disrupted the established order, sparked deep loves and hatreds, aroused mixed desires and...

[caption id="attachment_1308" align="alignnone" width="1400"] Jan Mapou in his bookstore, Libreri Mapou, in Miami's Little Haiti.[/caption] Jan Mapou sounds almost giddy when discussing the Little Haiti Book Festival—and with good reason. The event, which started with a Knight Arts Challenge award, is now in its fifth year....