"Young Talents," works by Sandro de la Rosa, Miguel Florido, Vicente Hernandez, Rigoberto Pelaez and Sinhue Vega, on display through Dec. 13. 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Cernuda Arte, 3155 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 461-1050.
"La France Insolite" will feature Claude Zueña's most recent work, through Dec. 13th. 7 p.m. French Alliance of Miami, 1414 Coral Way, Miami. (305) 859-8760.
"2002 Faces," one-time art installation by Hans Feyerabend. More than 1,000 select portraits are on display, accompanied by slide projections, music and 3-d work. Times vary. Gallery Vincent - Streets of Mayfair (Ground level,) 2911 Grand Ave., Coconut Grove. Details: (305) 534-7588.
The Bass Museum of Art will host an inaugural celebration for its newly remodeled museum. 7 p.m. Cocktail reception; 7:30 p.m. Dinner by Shoji Sushi; 9 p.m.-11 p.m. Party in the park with dessert, drinks, dancing and more. Bass Museum of Art, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. Asian theme. Black-tie or Asian dress optional. RSVP: (305) 673-7530, ext. 1013.
"Insights," an exhibition of painting, photography, installation and sculpture. Through Jan. 31. Alejandra Von Hartz Fine Arts, 180 NE 39 St., Suite 220, Miami Design District. Details: (305) 361-9771.
"Breakthrough," by Guerra de la Paz. On display through Dec. 29th. 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. at the Dorsch Gallery, 151 NW 24th St., Miami. (305) 576-1278.
PORTRAITS OF AN ERA
The Wolfsonian hosts a preview and reception of "From Emperors to Hoi Polloi: Portraits of an Era," from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. On view through May 11th. The Wolfsonian - Florida International University, 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 535-2606.
Pavlova M. Gallery hosts an exhibition of recent works by painter and figure drawer, Susana Herrero-Kunhardt, through Jan. 15. 1 p.m. - 6 p.m. Pavlova M. Gallery, 25 SE Second Ave., Suite 200, Miami. Details: (305) 416-4950.
The Dorsch Gallery will host "Lama Norlha" and "the back room" through Jan. 25th. The "Lama Norlha" exhibition features large-scale paintings of spectacular color and strength and "the back room" examines the conflicting dualities between the physical and the spiritual. Opening reception 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Dorsch Gallery, 151 NW 24 St., Miami. Details: (305) 576-1278.
BAKEHOUSE ART SHOW
The Bakehouse Art Complex presents "Winter Juried Art Show 2002" through Jan. 19. Music and refreshments. Opening reception from 7 p.m. - 11 p.m. Bakehouse Art Complex, 561 NW 32 St., Miami. Details: (305) 576-2828.
"Time Trial," Julian LaVerdiere's first solo museum exhibition will be on view through Feb. 23. Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125 St., North Miami. Admission is free for MOCA members, North Miami residents, City of North Miami employees, children under 12; $5 for adults; $3 for seniors and students with I.D. Details: (305) 893-6211.
"Deluxe Miami," curated by El Perro and Paco Barragan will be on view through Jan. 4. Opening reception 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. at Casas Riegner Gallery, 25 NE 39 St., Miami. Details: (305) 573-8242.
Former professional football player and sculptor, Robert Thiele, will be showcasing his work through Jan. 15. Tuesday through Saturday 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. Barbara Gillman Gallery, 5582 NE Fourth Court #5, Miami. Details: (305) 759-9155.
"4 x 4: Four Installations by Four Artists," Cerj Lalonde, Gretchen Minnhaar, Niso and Rimaj will be exhibiting their art through Jan. 4. Opening reception 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. at Adamar Fine Arts, 177 NE 39 St., Miami. Details: (305) 576-1355.
"From the Valley of the Dolls" 1985-2001, Polaroids by David Levinthal on view through Jan. 13. Gallery times vary. Daniel Azoulay Gallery, 3900 A. NE First Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 576-1977.
"Maquettes to Monumental," sculptor Manuel Carbonell exhibits his collection of maquettes, sculptures, monumental sculptures, bas-reliefs, etchings and serigraphs through Jan. 31. Monday - Friday 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Saturday by appointment. 2451 Brickell Ave. (Brickell Townhouse, Main Floor) Miami. Details: (305) 858-6776.
JEWISH ART EXHIBIT
The Jewish Museum of Florida will host "MOSAIC: Jewish Life in Florida" and "El Viaje - The Journey" - Jewish Artists and Poets of Latin America, plus vignettes of some Florida Latin Jewish families. 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Jewish Museum of Florida, 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 672-5044.
"Stomping Ground: Part 1," featuring 20 ArtCenter resident artists, accompanied by classical string duo will be on exhibit for one day only. 6 p.m.-9 p.m. at ArtCenter-South Florida, 800, 810 & 924 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 674-8278.
"At Home for the Holidays with MCB." A "Nutcracker"-themed open house at MCB with docent tours, interactive elements in the lobby, prize drawings, and an "Art and Sole" art exhibition of unique toe shoe designs. 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Miami City Ballet, 2200 Liberty Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 929-7000.
Recent works by Susana Herrero-Kunhardt will be on display through Jan. 15. Kunhardt has devoted more than 30 years of work drawing and painting the human figure. Work available for viewing Monday through Friday 1 p.m.-6 p.m. or by appointment. Pavlova M. Gallery, Ingraham Building, 25 SE Second Ave., Suite 200, Miami. Details: (305) 416-4950.
FrameWorks, a Coconut Grove art gallery will host a reception introductiong artwork by Highwayman artists R.L. Lewis and Roy McLendon. 6 p.m.-10 p.m. FrameWorks, 3196 Commodore Plaza, Coconut Grove. Details: (305) 443-4581.
ArtSouth hosts a free open house for the public featuring gallery and studio tours, art exhibitions, one-on-one demonstrations with resident artists and live music. 12 p.m.-7p.m. In addition to the festivities, "Hot Roads" car show (which feature antique and collectable cars) will be on display on Krome Avenue from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. ArtSouth, 240 N. Krome Ave., Homestead. Details: (305) 247-9406.
Miami Art Museum hosts "Second Saturdays" each month. This month's focus: ornamental objects. Focuses on the work of artists who have transformed everyday objects into art. 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Also, enjoy a holiday performance by the Gold Coast Theatre Company from 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Miami Art Museum, 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-3000.
The Cultural Affairs Council of South Miami hosts their 5th Annual Art Expo-South Miami, featuring "Color Illusion" by Ernesto Pintado. 7 p.m. at Best Western South Miami, 5959 SW 71 St., South Miami. RSVP: (305) 667-6664.