"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.
This exhibition, based on the Museum of Art's permanent collection, will feature a plethora of Cuban photographers in exile as well as some who still reside on the island. The show, composed of more than 50 works, will spotlight our newest acquisitions. Among them are: oversized and one-of-a-kind prints by Carlos Betancourt and Mar╠a Mart╠nez-CaĎas, a diptych by Whitney Biennial participant Luis Gispert, as well as historical shots by the legendary RaÖl Corrales. Tues-Sat, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sun. 12 p.m.-5 p.m. Museum of Art, 1 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Details: (954) 525-5500.
Intermediate Mechanisms: New work by Tony Labat and Felipe Dulzaides on display through Jan. 17. Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Thurs. 12 p.m.-6 p.m. Center Gallery, Third floor, Wolfson Campus - Building 1, 300 NE Second Ave., Downtown Miami. Details: (305) 237-3696.
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.
Florida's first exhibition devoted to the work of Yayoi Kusama - Japan's best-known artist. Kusama's work ranges from painted canvases to painted bodies. Exhibit on view through May 2003. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Bass Museum of Art, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 673-7530.
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.
"Treasures from the Collection of the Bass Museum of Art", an overview of European paintings, sculpture and textiles from the Renaissance to the present. Signature works from the collections include paintings by: Botticelli, Peter Paul Rubens, Ferdinand Bol and Jacob Jordaens. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Bass Museum of Art, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 673-7530.
La Loggia Ristorante & Lounge will host new works by Spanish painter Marta Garau Escarrer through Jan. 31. Times vary. La Loggia, 68 W. Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 373-4800.
The Gilded Hand will host paintings by artist Judith Salazar from 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. during Gallery Night. The Gilded Hand, 165 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-1445.
In conjuction with Miami Currents: Linking Collection and Community, the Miami Art Museum will present a series of gallery talks by Miami-based artists. Ruben Torres-Llorca at 3 p.m. Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-3000.
Friends of Art invite you to learn what's happening in Contemporary Performance Art. 8 p.m. at the Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables. Coffee and desserts will be served. RSVP: (305) 284-6756.
The American Presidency Veteran journalist, Hugh Sidey will discuss the personalities of West Wing inhabitants and the ideas behind TIME magazine's "Person of the Year". 7 p.m. at the Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. RSVP required. Details: (305) 535-2645.
The Gilded Hand will host the first hand painted cushion exhibition by Gloria Correa-Guilt, with champagne reception from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. The Gilded Hand, 165 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-1445.
"De Floride Et D' Ailleurs" (From Florida and elsewhere), watercolors, inks and mixed medias by Cegede-Chantal Philipon will be on display through Feb. 3. Opening reception 7 p.m. at the Allian┴e Francaise Gallery, 1414 Coral Way, Miami. Admission is free. Details: (305) 859-8760.
"Dreamland", series 2 Polaroid's by David Levinthal will be on display through Feb. 8. Opening reception from 7 p.m.-11 p.m. at Daniel Azoulay Gallery, 3900 NE 1 Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 576-1977.
The Cultural Resource Center will display works by Carol K. Brown, "Portraits from the Album 1995-96", through March 5. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Mon.-Fri. The Cultural Resource Center, 111 NW 1 St., Miami. Details: visit www.tropiculture.com.