Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on January 15, 2004
Selections from photographer Leo Matiz, "Frida’s Garden," accompanied by an installation and live performance, "Frida Lives!" coordinated by Miami artist Angela Valella with Design and Architecture Senior High School students and Frida collages by Stacey Mancuso. Jan. 17-Feb. 7 at Chelsea Galleria, 32 NE 39th Street. Details: (305) 576-2950.
The Patron Executive Committee of the Museum of Contemporary Art will host "Pop Soup," an evening of glamour and fun inspired by Andy Warhol, the artist who transformed cans of soup and boxes of Brillo into iconic images in American culture. Guests are encouraged to come dressed "glam, drag, or anything in between" and will enjoy cocktails, imaginative cuisine, dancing and a silent auction. Upon arrival, every ticket holder will receive a soup can, which they can exchange for a gift. 8-11 p.m., 770 NE 125th Street, North Miami. Tickets $125 in advance, $150 at the door. Details: (305) 893-6211 ext. 36 or 23.
Acrylics by Judith Baldwin and Martyn Quinn and oil portraitures by Irv Rudley will be on display through Jan. 30 at Hollywood City Hall, 2600 Hollywood Blvd. Details: (954) 921-3283.
"Drawings Witnessing a Newborn Monk," by Spanish artist J.M. Antolin, will be on display through Feb. 5 at Miami-Dade College’s Frances Wolfson Gallery, 300 NE Second Ave., Building 1. Details: (305) 237-3696.
"Visas for Life: The Righteous and Honorable Diplomats" features an untold story of the Holocaust: the dramatic story of diplomats from diverse cultures, countries and backgrounds who by the end of the war had saved hundreds of Jewish and refugee lives at the peril of their careers and, often, their lives. Exhibition is based on original photographs and other archival materials. Through Feb. 15 at the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, 1650 Harrison St., Hollywood. $5 adults, $3 students and seniors. Details: (954) 921-3274.
Matthew Carone’s "New Paintings" will be on exhibit 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and by appointment Saturdays and evenings. Through Jan. 28 at Virginia Miller Galleries, 169 Madeira Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 444-4493, or www.virginiamiller.com
David Schluss, Barbara Watler and Tim Homes are featured at Coral Springs Museum of Art, 2855 Coral Springs Drive, Coral Springs. Exhibit runs through Feb. 21. Details: (954) 340-5000.
"Important Cuban Artworks, Volume Two" showcases more than 60 works of Cuban artists including Amelia Pelaez, Lam, Tomas Sanchez, Portocarrero and Mendive. Cernuda Arte, 3155 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables. Through February. Details: (305) 461-1050.
The Wolfson Galleries at Miami Dade College present "Aperture Past/Future: Aperture at 50," through Feb. 13. The traveling exhibit premiered in Sotheby’s New York in January 2003 with 170 images from photographers published in Aperture over the past half century. The exhibit includes works from photographers including Diane Arbus, Brassai, Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Graciela Iturbide, Dorothea Lange, Annie Leibovitz, Robert Mapplethorpe, Sebasti“o Salgado, Edward Weston and more. Details: (305) 237-3171.