Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on June 23, 2005
FLORIDA ARTISTS SERIES
The department of art and art history at Florida International University presents faculty members in a dual exhibition of "Confluence," Tori Arpad’s multimedia installation and video works, and "Grace & Shame," Kate Kretz’s paintings and mixed-media textile creations. Through July 31 at Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum, FIU, University Park Campus, PC110, 11200 SW Eighth St. Details: (305) 348-2890 or www.frostartmuseum.org.
GAY PRIDE EXHIBITION
ArtCenter South Florida presents At Home, a photography-based exhibition featuring artists Alex Heris, George Lebar and Blakey Ross and photographers Phillip Ross Munro, Lara Stein Pardo and Ivan Molina. Through July 15 at Miami Beach City Hall, Fourth Floor Public Gallery, 1700 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 674-8278 or www.artcentersf.org.
Kimberly Maxwell and Elaine Carlson toy with the ideas of translucency and transparency and how they pertain to life around us. Both artists are graduates of the master’s of fine arts program at Florida Atlantic University. 10 a.m.-11 p.m., through June 27 at Art Center South Florida, 800 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. Details: www.artcentersf.org.
CAROLINA SARDI: FOREST
The artist creates organic forms out of rounded painted steel pieces to bring nature to the Bass Museum Cafe. Through June at the Bass Museum of Art, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 673-7530 or www.bassmuseum.org.
The Museum of Contemporary Art presents sculpture and watercolor with Eastern and Western influences, both ancient and contemporary, by Anne Chu. Through July 3 at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. Details: Donna Fields, (305) 893-6211, email@example.com or www.mocanomi.org.
THE ART OF WRAPPING
The Bass Museum of Art features finished public art projects by artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude. Exhibition includes sketches, collages, maps, topography, and fabric used in installations, and will be complemented by the screening of five films about the artists. Through June 26. Bass Museum of Art, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 673-7530 or www.bassmuseum.org.
The Miami Art Museum presents recent works from the artist’s Scenarios series, based on photographs taken in Captiva. Through July 3 at Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. RSVP required. Members free; $10 others. Free admission every Sunday noon-5 p.m. Details: (305) 375-1704, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamiartmuseum.org.
The Miami Art Museum presents Figuratively Speaking: Selections from the Permanent Collection, examining the representation of the human figure in US, Latin American and European art since the 1960s. Through Oct. 30 at the Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Members, students and children under 12 free; $2.50-$5 others. Free admission every Sunday; guided tours at 2 p.m. Details: (305) 375-3000 or www.miamiartmuseum.org.
Works by Panamanian artist Sheila Lichacz, whose works have been displayed at the Contemporary Religious Art Collection at the Vatican and the Smithsonian Center for Latino Initiatives in Harvard University. Her latest collection, God’s Paintbrush, features multimedia works using pre-Columbian pottery shards and seashells. Through July 3. 2 p.m. at the Deering Estate Visitor Center, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Village of Palmetto Bay. $5-$7. Details: (305) 235-1668, ext. 233.
OFF THE BEATEN PATH
Edouard Duval-Carrie opens his studio to the public with works infused with social and political criticism. Through July 7 at the Bass Museum of Art, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. $15. Details: (305) 673-7530 or www.bassmuseum.org.
Marking Time: Moving Images in Contemporary Art focuses on video, installation and sculptural works by artists Janine Antoni, Dara Friedman and Felix Gonzalez-Torres and others. The works are linked by the way they mark time. Through Sept. 11 at Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. $5. Details: www.miamiartmuseum.org.
THE HAITIAN SPIRIT
Three simultaneous exhibitions display selections from filmmaker Jonathan Demme’s Haitian art collection, photographer Bruce Weber’s series documenting Haitian life in Miami and a group of works from the museum’s private collection. Through July 10 at the Bass Museum of Art, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 673-7530 or www.bassmuseum.org.
Locust Projects and TransEAT/Food Cultural Museum present Julie Khan’s free multidisciplinary visual and culinary art work, Swamp Cabbage: Cracker Culture in a Fast Food Nation. Project includes six-week photography, video and sound exhibition; panel discussion with humanities scholars; cooking demonstrations for children; and wild game tasting. Through June 29. Opening reception at 10 a.m. at Historical Museum of Southern Florida, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Details: www.locustprojects.org.
A selection of oils, watercolors, drawings and prints made between 1915 and 1940 articulate the achievements of this modern artist. Through July 24 at Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, 1301 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. Details: www.lowemuseum.org.
FATAL ATTRACTIONS LECTURE
Dan Ewing, professor of art history and chairman of the department of fine arts at Barry University, discusses the period surrounding the loss of Van Gogh’s ear, its relationship to his art and his clash with Gaugin in "Fatal Attraction: Van Gogh, Gaugin, and the Infamous Ear Attack." 7 p.m. at the Wolfsonian, 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $5 members, $10 guests. Details: www.miamintelligence.com.