Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on February 12, 2004
Industrial Archeology/Archeologia Industriale, exhibit by Daniel Fiorda, curated by Raffaele Ammavuta. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday at 800 Douglas Rd., Suite 140, Coral Gables. Runs through March 9. Details: (305) 448-9065.
The Bakehouse Art Complex presents New African Art – A Visual Celebration of Black History Month, 2-5 p.m., 561 NW 43rd St., Miami. Music by Epic. Resident artists studios will be open for visitation. Exhibition continues through Feb. 29. Details: (305) 576-2828.
Expressionistic painter Joanna Tyka exhibits her work 6:30-8:30 p.m. at The Gilded Hand, 165 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. A local artist transplanted from Europe, Ms. Tyka has changed her color palette from dark brown to reflect the color and warmth of the sun in her adopted Miami locale. Known for watercolors of Coral Gables’ homes and tropical flora, her painterly inspiration is also music. Eight of her large paintings are placed above the stage of the University of Miami Gusman Concert Hall. Born in Warsaw, Poland, Tyka studied at the prestigious Warsaw Academy of Art, from which she graduated with an Award of Excellence. A multifaceted artist, Ms. Tyka also works as an artistic weaver and graphic designer. Runs through Feb. 25. Details: (305) 442-1445.
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 World War II 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 Sunday at the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, 1650 Harrison St. $5 adults, $3 students and seniors. Details: (954) 921-3274.
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.
The Wolfson Galleries at Miami Dade College present Aperture Past/Future: Aperture at 50 through Friday. The traveling exhibit premiered in Sotheby’s New York 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.