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Bling: Now With More Potassium

Miguel Luciano’s Plátano Pride (2006).Photo: Courtesy of the artist.

Finally, fashion-forward teens are taking a heart-healthy approach to bling. Puerto Rico–born, Brooklyn-based artist Miguel Luciano, one of 45 Caribbean artists showing in the Brooklyn Museum’s “Infinite Island: Contemporary Caribbean Art,” brings us Plátano Pride, a seamless amalgamation of North and Central: one precocious teen, a taste of hip-hop culture, and Puerto Rico’s favorite starch, the banana. “Infinite Island” opens tomorrow. —Rachel Wolff