Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on February 19, 2004
"Industrial Archeology/Archeologia Industriale," exhibit by Daniel Fiorda, curated by Raffaele Ammavuta. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays at 800 Douglas Road, 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. She is known for watercolors of Coral Gables’ homes and tropical flora. Eight of her large paintings are placed above the stage at the University of Miami Gusman Concert Hall. She exhibited her work in Germany and many European countries before moving to the US. Through Wednesday (2/25). Details: (305) 442-1445.
David Schluss, Barbara Watler and Tim Homes are featured at Coral Springs Museum of Art, 2855 Coral Springs Drive, Coral Springs. Exhibit runs through Saturday. Details: (954) 340-5000.
THE ART MUSEUM AT FIU
"Vision Revealed," selections from the work of Cuban-American photographer Abelardo Morell, through March 14. Mr. Morell’s best-known work is the Camera Obscura series, in which he turns a room into a dark chamber, capturing through long exposures the images that appear projected upside down from the outside. The Art Museum at Florida International University presents works by bachelor of fine arts students, Southwest 107th Avenue and Eighth Street, University Park. Details: (305) 348-2890.
LOWE ART MUSEUM
"Change and Continuity: Folk and Tribal Art of India," an expansive survey of folk and tribal art from India, is accompanied by a scholarly catalog Saturday through March 28. "Mala Ke Manke – Beads of the Rosary 108 East Indian Drawings," sumptuous East Indian works on paper that complements "Change & Continuity," is on view at the University of Miami, 1301 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday; noon-7 p.m. Thursday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Details: www.lowemuseum.org.
MIAMI ART MUSEUM
"Kerry James Marshall, One True Thing: Meditations on Black Aesthetics." Chicago-based artist Kerry James Marshall is best-known for his large-scale paintings that recall the grandeur of traditional history painting. Using a figurative style and imagery of African Americans in urban and suburban settings, he has often addressed social issues stemming from the Civil Rights movement, evoking a nostalgia for the idealism of that era. This exhibition consists of a major new body of work in painting, sculpture, photography and video that demonstrates his ongoing engagement with ideas and images drawn from black history and cultural tradition. Through April 25 at 101 W Flagler St., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. third Thursday of the month, noon-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Closed Mondays. $5 adults, free age 12 and younger. Details: (305) 375-3000.
MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART
Organized by the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, the first major display of Laura Owens, a Los Angeles-based artist. The exhibition showcases approximately 40 paintings and works on paper that trace Ms. Owens’ development from 1997 to the present. March 6 through May 9 at Joan Lehman Building, 770 NE 125th Street, North Miami. 1 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays, noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Details: (305) 891-1472.
THE WOLFSONIAN FIU
"Tokyo: The Imperial Capital," through May 2, portraying works by Japanese artist Koizumi Kishio (1893-1945). "Weapons of Mass Dissemination: The Propaganda of War," through March 21. 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 531-1001.