Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on November 18, 2010
Alliance Française South Florida presents "Soupe d’escargot" a group exhibition by Aldo Menéndez, Ivonne Ferrer and Nestor Arenas. Ends Nov.28. Alliance Française South Florida, 618 SW Eighth St., Miami. Details: (305) 859-8760 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.afmiami.org.
The Miami Watercolor Society holds its fall exhibition. Ends Nov. 26. Artspace MAGQ, 8747 SW 134th St., Kendall. Details: (305) 282-9154 or email@example.com or www.miamiwatercolor.org.
Young designers present their works to the public in quick-moving visual presentations to complement The Wolfsonian-Florida International University’s exhibit "Speed Limits." 6 p.m. networking. 7 p.m. presentation. The Wolfsonian-Florida International University, 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Free for members. $10 others. Details: (305) 535-2644 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.wolfsonian.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 from 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.
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.
Three-day art fair SOLO Art Miami, in its first run, features an exhibit with never-before-seen photos by master Cuban artist Cundo Bermúdez. Ends Nov. 21. Miami Airport Convention Center, 711 NW 72nd St., Miami. Details: www.soloartmiami.com.
SLEWS OF SNAILS
Artistic collective Cracking Art Group brings its international REgeneration Art Project, a public series that uses art to encourage awareness of environmental issues, to Miami Beach. Forty-five pink, recycled-plastic snails — 25 measuring eight feet tall and 20 at three feet tall — will be placed at various Miami Beach locations, aiming to inspire a community-wide conversation on recycling. Ends Jan. 3. Locations vary. Details: www.pinksnails.com.
Miami Art Museum showcases works of the late Robert Rauschenberg, examining the artist’s techniques over his career. Includes "Untitled" from his Copper Series and several works from his estate. Ends April 10. Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-3000 or www.miamiartmuseum.org.
The Museum of Contemporary Art presents "Bruce Weber: Haiti/Little Haiti." The collection of photographs includes 75 images taken from 2003 to 2010, depicting Miami’s Haitian community. Ends Feb. 13. Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. Details: (305) 893-6211 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.mocanomi.org.
TEAR IT UP
Artist Randy Burman and guest engage in performance art by shredding images reflecting the local art world. Presented in collaboration with the artformz exhibit "Randy Burman: The Art of Destruction." 5-7 p.m. artformz, 171 NW 23rd St., Wynwood. Details: (305) 572-0040 or email@example.com or www.artformz.net.