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Calendar Of Events

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Written by on January 7, 2010

Thursday 1/7

SENTIMENTAL SIDE

   Venezuelan artist José Antonio Hernández Diez’s first solo exhibition in Miami depicts the sentimental side of human nature including dealing with death, loss and the search for closure. Ends Jan. 15. KaBe Contemporary, 123 NW 23rd St., Miami. Details: (305) 573-8142 or www.kabecontemporary.com.

EXCLUSIVE ARTISTRY

   With locations in Paris and Miami, the newly opened local Galerie Lélia Mordoch presents the work of artists such as Garcia Rossi, Julio Le Parc and Keith Long. Galerie Lélia Mordoch, 2300 N Miami Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 331-4117 or lelia.dordoch.gallery@gmail.com.

ROY G. BIV

   The Goldman Warehouse displays the first collection in its new exhibition, Francesco Clemente’s "A History of the Heart in Three Rainbows." Mr. Clemente spent more than a year creating the collection, a 180-foot-long suite of large-scale watercolor paintings. Beginning as three 60-foot-long rainbow paintings, the artist cut them into sheets of five sections, symbolizing the reconciliation of opposites: cutting and putting back together. Noon-6 p.m. The Goldman Warehouse, 404 NW 26th St., Miami. Ends Feb. 27. Details: (305) 573-7167.

SHIMMERING PATTERNS

   The Bass Museum of Art presents the works of Chicagoan and former graffiti artist Dzine in an exhibit that explores the relationship between culture and beauty. Works on display include "pimped out" low-rider bicycles, a Cadillac Fleetwood, boats and paintings, many of which are decorated in neon tones, Swarovski crystals and 24-carat gold. Ends Feb. 21. Bass Museum of Art, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. $6-$8.

SHIMMERING PATTERNS

   The Bass Museum of Art presents the works of Chicagoan and former graffiti artist Dzine in an exhibit that explores the relationship between culture and beauty. Works on display include "pimped out" low-rider bicycles, a Cadillac Fleetwood, boats and paintings, many of which are decorated in neon tones, Swarovski crystals and 24-carat gold. Ends Feb. 21. Bass Museum of Art, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. $6-$8.

RELIGIOUS IDENTITY

   The Jewish Museum of Florida exhibits Judy Chicago’s "Jewish Identity." This retrospective examines the impact of the artist’s Eastern European and Jewish upbringing on her perception of life. Ends Feb. 7. Jewish Museum of Florida, 311 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 672-5044 or www.jewishmuseum.com.

AFRICAN INFLUENCE

   "Black Crossroads: The African Diaspora in Miami" explores the impact of African-Americans, Africans, black Caribs and black Hispanics on Miami through historic photographs, oral histories, memorabilia, film and artifacts related to black pioneers, families, laborers, communities and organizations spanning the 100-year history of black migration to Miami. Ends Jan. 24. Historical Museum of Southern Florida, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-1657 or www.hmsf.org.

FINDING PEACE

   Florida International University’s Frost Art Museum shows "The Missing Peace." The exhibition, the result of collaboration between the Committee of 100 for Tibet and the Dalai Lama Foundation, focuses on art as a medium for promoting peace. It also includes more than 40 works created by such artists as Chuck Close that interpret the life of the 14th Dalai Lama. Ends Jan. 10. 10975 SW 17th St., Sweetwater. Details: (305) 348-2890 or www.thefrost.fiu.edu.

A LATIN AMERICAN MASTER

   Miami Art Museum hosts what it calls the most comprehensive survey of the works of Argentinean painter Guillermo Kuitca. The exhibit, in the museum and the Freedom Tower downtown, features more than 50 canvases and 25 works on paper. In his work, Mr. Kuitca explores the intersection of public and private spaces. Ends Jan. 17. Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-3000 or www.miamiartmuseum.org.

HIGHWAY FASHIONS

   The Wolfsonian-Florida International University exhibits "Styled for the Road: The Art of Automobile Design." The collection examines automobile design’s effect on American culture through rendered artworks of 1940s and 1950s cars of all shapes and sizes. Ends March 14. Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: www.wolfsonian.org.

MODERN MISHAPS

   The Lowe Art Museum hosts "Kitchen Dreams" by artist Ricky Bernstein. The exhibit catches moments of frustration and silliness in the media of aluminum, wood, plastic, acrylic paints, color pencils and other mixed materials. The exhibit includes a man playing tug-of-war over a shoe with his dog, a woman cleaning a never-ending stack of dirty dishes and caricatures of overworked Americans. Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-3535 or www.lowemuseum.org.

THE ART OF IMITATION

   The Rubell Family Collection’s exhibition "Beg Borrow and Steal" features the work of 74 artists. The collection, which spans all 28 galleries of the Rubell Family Collection Museum, celebrates artists’ attempts to carry on the legacy of artistic masters and make it their own. Ends May 29. Rubell Family Collection Museum, 95 NW 29th St., Miami. Details: (305) 573-6090 or www.rfc.museum.

EXAMINING MODERN LIFE

   The Wolfsonian-Florida International University hosts a collection of prints titled "Rhythms of Modern Life: British Prints 1914-1939." The exhibit focuses on the early 20th-century synergy that arose between man and machine. The collection also highlights the impacts of Italian Futurism and French Cubism on British modernist printmaking. Ends Feb. 28. The Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: www.wolfsonian.org.

Saturday 1/9

   X-Ray, a group exhibit by artists Bill Burke, Jacek Kolasinski and Orlando Jacinto Garcia opens with a free reception as part of the Lincoln Road Art Walk. The joint project includes Mr. Burke’s sculptures that depict the passage of time, Mr. Garcia’s sound composition and Mr. Kolasinski’s video images. 7-10 p.m. Art Center/South Florida, 800 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 674-8278 or www.artcentersf.org.

MONARCH MIGRATION

   Colombian artist Mario Velez’s "Retrospective" exhibit, depicting the migration of Monarch butterflies with an underlying theme of the search for love, will be on display through the end of the month at Etra Fine Art Gallery. Mr. Velez is known for contemporary works featuring geometric designs and organic abstract images. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Etra Fine Art Gallery, 50 NE 40th St., Miami. Ends Jan. 31. Details: (305) 438-4383 or info@etrafineart.com or www.etrafineart.com.

Tuesday 1/12

   The Museum of Contemporary Art holds a series of four-class workshops on figure drawing. Each class, designed for all skill levels, will explore a different element of figure drawing. Materials will be provided and a nude model will be present for the first and third classes. The second class will feature Drawing the figure: Pastel and Charcoal. Additional figure-drawing workshops using other mediums like watercolor and ink will be held through May. 10 a.m.- noon. Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. $60 per four-class series. Details: (305) 893-6211 or www.mocanomi.org.

Wednesday 1/13

   Named by ARTnews magazine as one of the top 25 photography collections in the world, "100 Years of Photography 1909-2009" showcases hundreds of vintage and contemporary photographs from the Margulies Collection. It begins at the turn of the 20th century with the work of Lewis Hine, an investigative photographer for the National Child Labor Committee. Moving forward, photographs reflect collections from the Farm Security Administration and the social documentation movement. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Open Wednesday-Saturday weekly. Margulies Collection at the Warehouse, 591 NW 27th St., Miami. Details: (305) 576-1051 or mcollection@bellsouth.net or www.margulieswarehouse.com.

   

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