Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on January 14, 2010
X-Ray, a group exhibit by artists Bill Burke, Jacek Kolasinski and Orlando Jacinto Garcia, includes Mr. Burke’s sculptures that depict the passage of time, Mr. Garcia’s sound composition and Mr. Kolasinski’s video images. Ends Feb. 21. Art Center/South Florida, 800 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 674-8278 or www.artcentersf.org.
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.
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. Details: (305) 673-7530 or www.bassmuseum.org.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or www.margulieswarehouse.com.
Benjamin Binstock, adjunct curator of renaissance and Baroque art at the Bass Museum of Art, presents a lecture on the museum’s salon of western art to introduce the new Taplin Gallery re-hanging of the museum’s permanent collection. A reception will follow the lecture. 7-8:30 p.m. Bass Museum of Art, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. Free with admission. Details: (305) 673-7530 or www.bassmuseum.org.