Good art can be a matter of a good concept or excellent execution, truly great art has that special “something” more. The insightful sculptures of Sandra Garcia-Pardo have that “more” in spades. “When I create, I think about art’s most precious qualities: being used as self-expression; and beauty, which is forever its essence,” she says. Her pieces are socially thought-provoking, featuring the human being in different stages of life and as an inevitable part of the society we live in. “I combine my creativity with the amazing welding process: I sketch but I also play with metal pieces on my work table; compositions come in both ways,” she says. “I enjoy the benefits of industrial welding using raw steel, applying different patinas or paints to achieve austere works of art, but aesthetically pleasing to the sight, keeping them simple, sans ornaments, just honest.”; SandraGarciaPardo.com.
Perhaps no other place in the world offers a more dynamic lifestyle than Brickell. For natives and newcomers alike, the area’s energy is undeniable. Herewith: A glimpse at some of the newest residents in the neighborhood. Their stories, careers and savoir faire will inspire you to consider the move into an urban core that yields innovation, encourages entrepreneurism and makes dreams come true.
As the tallest building in the State of Florida and the tallest residential building south of Manhattan, Panorama Tower quite literally towers above all other properties in Miami. Developer Florida East Coast Realty created the tower with an overabundance of amenities, totaling an astounding 100,000 sq. ft., so that residents never need to leave the building.