Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on November 4, 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.
PENCHANT FOR COLLECTION
Miami Dade College presents "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 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.
The University of Miami’s Department of Art and Art History presents its annual "RE-U-NI-FY" alumni exhibition, featuring works of 10 alumni artists. Includes photography, ceramics, painting and more from artists ranging for recent graduates to those who have been working professionally many years. Ends Dec. 4. University of Miami Wynwood Project Space, 2200-A NW Second Ave., Wynwood. Details: (305) 284-2543 or email@example.com or www.as.miami.edu/art.
Cernuda Arte holds an opening reception for solo exhibit "Still Going Strong," featuring 50 recent pieces by contemporary Cuban master Gina Pellón. The artist is traveling from her home in Paris to attend. 7-10 p.m. Ends Dec. 15. Cernuda Arte, 3155 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 461-1050 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.cernudaarte.com.