Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on October 7, 2010
Cuban artist Enrique Sendra’s work is showcased in his solo art show "Mid-Air Negotiations." Ends Oct. 16. Jazz Gallery, 2921 Coral Way, Miami. Details: www.enriquesendra.art.officelive.com.
IN THE NUDE
The Bass Museum of Art presents "The Nudist Museum" by Ellen Harvey, an exhibition using the Bass Museum’s collection to unearth a variety of historical paradigms of nudity. By copying every nude in the collection — including paintings, drawings and sculptures from the Middle Ages to the present — Ms. Harvey showcases purity, titillation, truth, comedy, beauty, ugliness and more in representations of the human body. Ends Nov. 7. Bass Museum of Art, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. Admission $6 students and seniors; $8 others. Details: (305) 673-7530 or www.bassmuseum.org.
Miami-based artist Skip Van Cel’s photographic exhibition "Art New Ends" explores graffiti art on the walls and streets of Little Haiti and Wynwood, which have become canvases for area "unofficial" artists. Ends Nov. 5. Little Haiti Cultural Center, 212-260 NE 59th Terrace, Miami. Details: (305) 960-2969 or email@example.com.
Miami Art Museum highlights local artists’ work in "New Work Miami." The exhibit features paintings, sculptures, drawings, videos and more by 35 Miami-based artists. Ends Oct. 17. Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-3000 or www.miamiartmuseum.org.
The University of Miami showcases faculty members’ work, including drawings, prints, ceramics, sculptures and more. Ends Oct. 29. Wesley Foundation at the University of Miami, 1210 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-2543 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miami.edu.
PENCHANT FOR COLLECTION
Miami Dade College opens a new exhibit, "Ways of Worldmaking: Notes on a Passion for Collecting." The exhibit documents the 20-year history and development of husband-and-wife team Dr. Arturo and Liza Mosquera’s contemporary art collection. Includes more than 85 original works by contemporary Cuban and Cuban-American artists. Ends Nov. 6.Freedom Tower, 600 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 237-7700 or email@example.com.
The University of Miami presents the work of Master of Fine Arts student Joe Abbati in "INTERKINETIC," installations drawing on 20 years experience in music, technology and metaphysical inquiry. Opening reception during art walk 6-10 p.m. Ends Oct. 22. UM Wynwood Project Space, 2200-A NW Second Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 284-2543 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.as.miami.edu/art.
Spinello Gallery hosts an opening reception for the solo debut of Farely Aguilar’s exhibit "The Fates." Features haunting, mystical oil paintings, video and works on mylar. 7-10 p.m. Exhibit ends Nov. 3. Spinello Gallery, 155 NE 38th St., No. 101, Design District. Details: email@example.com or www.spinellogallery.com.
The Center for Visual Communication holds an opening reception of "The Miami School," a group exhibition marking a new movement led by Guggenheim Fellow Darby Bannard. Features bold, colorful paintings. 7-9 p.m. Ends Nov. 16. Center for Visual Communication, 541 NW 27th St., Miami. Details: (305) 571-1415 or www.visual.org.
The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University presents an after-hours opening of "Embracing Modernity: Venezuelan Geometric Abstraction." The works represent the origins of Venezuela’s abstract movement from the late 1940s through the 1970s. Ends Jan. 2. Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University, 10975 SW 17th St., Tamiami. Details: (305) 348-2890 or http://thefrost.fiu.edu.