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COREY DAMON BLACK TO DEBUT HIS FIRST SOLO SHOW NO TASTE​ IN MIAMI

COREY DAMON BLACK TO DEBUT HIS FIRST SOLO SHOW NO TASTE​ IN MIAMI

Visual artist Corey Damon Black will debut his first unique exhibition featuring his own

personal works with a preview on Friday, June 8 from 7-10 p.m., and open to the public June 9-15 from 12-7 p.m. in

the Miami Design District’s Palm Court.

NO TASTE will feature 23 works by Black, including his highly regarded

protesting collages and scanned-made images on both large and small canvases.

This will be the first in a series of

shows by Black, with the next one scheduled for late summer in NYC.

With modern-day societal frustrations acting as his muse, Black pairs modern images with editorial-style thought-provoking

words atop them in a collage-like work. He used scanned images atop painted canvases to communicate

his thought that nothing is perfect or imperfect – it’s all a matter of taste. His one-of-one pieces

represent modern

American frustration and emotions – from rejection, acceptance and self-reflection. The artworks are a modern riff on

human emotion and gossip.

Black notes about the name of the show,

NO TASTE, “Having a ‘level of taste’ is just for people to live an ego-driven

life. Burn your ego. Having no taste is living a life free of ego and opinion. That’s the idea that inspired the show’s

name and also my desire to create these works. It’s how I live my life.”

Guests will enjoy complimentary beverages and sounds by local Miami DJ DZA. All 23 pieces, curated by Miami

native Nicole Crisonino, are available for purchase. The address of the Palm Court event space is 140 NE 39th

Street, Miami.

ABOUT THE ARTIST:

Born in 1988 in South Florida, Corey Damon Black is a visual artist, creative director and designer based in

Miami.The main focus of his anti-poster boy practice – including illustrations, art direction, stage design, album

artworks, video graphics and brand merchandising – is the disruption of original creative authority. It is his

uncompromising veracity to his vision that attracts other artists to collaborate – fueling and even brooding a young-life

crisis attitude within his work.

Having been the lead on art direction and design for rapper Travis Scott since 2014,

Black worked on Travis’s debut album and subsequent tour, “Rodeo.” Black also worked on design for rappers Metro

Boomin, Offset and 21 Savage’s project, “Without Warning.” This lead him to his work on Travis and Quavo’s

collaborative effort, “Huncho Jack, Jack Huncho,” where Black worked closely with artist Ralph Steadman. Most

recently, Black designed the latest single cover for Travis Scott, featuring Lil Uzi Vert and Kanye West, entitled

“Watch.”

ABOUT MIAMI DESIGN DISTRICT:

The Miami Design District is a one-of-a-kind neighborhood that combines luxury shopping, galleries, museums,

design stores, restaurants and major art and design installations all within an architecturally significant context. The

Miami Design District is owned and operated by Miami

Design District Associates, a partnership between Dacra, founded and owned by visionary entrepreneur Craig

Robins and L Catterton Real Estate, a global real estate development and investment fund, specializing in creating

luxury shopping destinations. In 2017, the Miami Design District is expanding dramatically, with new restaurants and

luxury boutiques opening in the distinctive, walkable neighborhood that welcomes and encourages innovation. As

Miami becomes increasingly known for its own rich culture, the growth of the Miami Design District further reflects

how the city is deserving of its place on the global stage.