Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on October 14, 2010
Photographs, architectural drawings, posters, record albums and more illustrate how international links contributed to Havana’s development of a modern identity in the decades before the Cuban Revolution in "La Habana Moderna." Ends April 24. Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University, 10975 SW 17th St., Tamiami. Details: (305) 348-2890 or http://thefrost.fiu.edu.
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, Little Haiti. Details: (305) 960-2969 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com or www.as.miami.edu/art.
The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University presents "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.