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Calendar Of Events

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Written by on June 24, 2010

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Thursday 6/24

LOVE OF STILLS

   Dina Mitrani Gallery presents "Disposable: Nostalgia for the Still Image," curated by Orlando Estrada. Ends Aug. 28. Dina Mitrani Gallery, 2620 NW Second Ave., Miami. Details: www.dinamitranigallery.com.

BUDDING TALENT

   Miami International University of Art & Design showcases student talent, exhibiting 45 pieces selected out of more than 200 originally submitted. Ends July 15. Main Gallery at Miami International University of Art & Design, 1501 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Free. Details: www.mymiu.edu.

ARCHITECT VISIONARY

   ArtCenter/South Florida presents "A Quest for Emotion and Motion in Architecture," a retrospective of architect Morris Lapidus in historic photographs and designs. Mr. Lapidus is know as the "man behind Miami Beach’s dramatic revival in the Golden years" from working on the Fontainebleau, Eden Roc and Dilido (now the Ritz-Carlton, South Beach) and changing a portion of Lincoln Road from a two-way street to today’s pedestrian mall. Ends July 18. ArtCenter/South Florida, 800 Lincoln Road at Meridian Avenue, Miami Beach. Free. Details: (305) 674-8278 or www.artcentersf.org.

MODERNIZED MASTERWORKS

   Cremata Gallery presents its summer exhibition, featuring Cuban artist Enrique Toledo’s first exhibit in Miami. Mr. Toledo revamps famous works in the history of art, bringing them to the present by adding everyday elements. Ends June 30. Cremata Gallery, 1646 SW Eighth St., Miami. Details: www.crematagallery.com.

FRESH EXPERIENCE

   The Dorsch Gallery showcases the works of David Marsh in a solo exhibition, "in direct quote." Mr. Marsh’s paintings are created in layers as he adds and subtracts material, exploring the effects of each element and uncovering earlier gestures for a rich, fresh experience. Ends July 10. Dorsch Gallery, 151 NW 24th St., Miami. Details: (305) 576-1278 or www.dorschgallery.com.

RECENT ACQUISITIONS

   In honor of its 15th anniversary, The Wolfsonian-Florida International University showcases 100 objects in its "+5: Recent Acquisitions from the Wolfsonian Collection." Features: a large Teco bottle vase with a swirled base designed by Fritz Albert, a collection of color lithographs by American photographer William Henry Jackson and a tabletop sculpture by Gio Ponti and Tomasco Buzzi designed for the Italian Foreign Ministry. Ends Sept. 26. The Wolfsonian, 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $5-$7. Details: (305) 531-1001 or www.wolfsonian.org.

BLACK BEANS AND LOX

   Peruse 30 large-format photographs by Randi Sidman-Moore in "Lox with Black Beans and Rice: Portraits of Cuban Jews in South Florida." Images are coupled with brief oral histories on the lives of Cuban Jews who fled to the area after the 1959 Cuban communist revolution. Learn about their daily lives, holiday rituals and how the "Jewban" subculture differs from or is similar to the larger society. Ends Sept. 26. Jewish Museum of Florida, 311 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 672-5044 or www.jewishmuseum.com.

VALUE SYSTEMS

   The Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami showcases the first comprehensive museum exhibit in the US of Paris-based collective artist Claire Fontaine’s works. "Claire Fontaine: Economies" features sculptures, paintings, neon, videos and text that the museum’s associate curator Ruba Katrib calls "a visual meditation on alternative value systems and on the contradictions connected to concepts of "ownership.’" Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. Ends Aug. 22. Free for museum members and North Miami residents. Details: (305) 893-6211 or rsvp@mocanomi.org or www.mocanomi.org.

YOUNG FACES

   The Children’s Trust Miami Heart Gallery returns featuring museum-quality portraits of Miami-Dade County children who are available for adoption. Ends July 6. HistoryMiami, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. $5-$8 for museum admission. Details: www.miamiheartgallery.org.

Friday 6/25

MESOAMERICAN ARTIFACTS

   Dr. Traci Ardren speaks during a preview reception of The University of Miami Lowe Art Museum’s new exhibit she curated. "Jaguar’s Spots: Ancient Mesoamerican Art from the Lowe Art Museum" features 175 pieces from the Olmec, Maya and Aztec areas spanning a period of more than 2,000 years, including a rare codex-style Maya vase with text and mythological imagery. Exhibit runs from June 26-Oct. 31. Preview lecture and reception 7-10 p.m. Lowe Art Museum at the University of Miami, 1301 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. Free for members. $10 nonmembers. Details: www.6.miami.edu/lowe/index.htm.

   

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