Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on January 20, 2011
The 2011 "I Art Miami" series launches with Clara Poupel’s "My Rhapsody in Green," the artist’s new collection aimed at raising awareness toward living a healthier life. Ends Feb. 5. Markowicz Fine Art, One NE 40th St., Miami. Details: (786) 362-5546 or email@example.com or www.markowiczfineart.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.
As Nazi reign overtook 1930s Germany, the livelihoods of many Jewish citizens were stripped away. Dr. Max Stern suffered such a fate, when his license to trade art at his gallery was taken away because he was Jewish, forced to auction his artworks at extremely devalued rates. After his death in 1987, a project began to collect those works auctioned off. "Auktion 392: Reclaiming the Galerie Stern, Dusseldorf" examines his story and the restitution of art looted by the Nazis, some of which is on display. Ends April 25. Jewish Museum of Florida, 311 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 672-5044 or www.jewishmuseum.com.
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.
Bakehouse Art Complex presents ¡SIN!, a juried exhibition inspired by human transgressions. Some of Miami’s most prominent art professionals will curate the exhibit, each focusing on a specific sin. Panelists include Silvia Karman Cubiñá, executive director and chief curator of the Bass Museum of Art; Brian Dursum, executive director and curator of the Lowe Art Museum; and Peter Boswell, senior curator of the Miami Art Museum. Ends Jan. 24. Bakehouse Art Complex, 561 NW 32nd St., Miami. Details: (305) 576-2828 or www.bacfl.org.
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden presents "Les Lalanne at Fairchild," the largest outdoor exhibition in the US of works by French sculptors Claude and François-Xavier Lalanne. Part of the garden’s annual visual art program, the exhibition features more than 20 sculptures — including works never publicly displayed in the US — and a multi-piece work made of more than a dozen pieces. All will be displayed throughout the garden’s 83 acres by Central Park’s Frederick Law Olmsted group. Ends May 31. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables. $12-$25. Details: (305) 667-1651 or www.fairchildgarden.org.
Artist Jonathan Meese’s sculptures are displayed in his first major solo museum exhibition in the US. Includes the first ceramic talisman he created when he was 15, large bronze sculptures and set designs for opera productions. Ends Feb. 13. Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. Details: (305) 893-6211 or email@example.com or www.mocanomi.org.
Ralph Provisero’s solo exhibition "Trinacria" opens, featuring three large-scale works with drawings and models. Mr. Provisero’s work has been showcased internationally in venues like the Martin Z. Margulies Collection, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Ateneo de Yucatán and Chicago’s Navy Pier. University of Miami Wynwood Project Space, 2200A NW Second Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 284-2543 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.as.miami.edu/art.
Miami Dade College presents Kristen Tabone Woodward’s "Unclear Intentions," featuring encaustic and paper target paintings. The works were inspired by Ms. Woodward’s research into biblical women and the relationship between gender and Judeo-Christian tradition, addressing issues like reproduction, martyrdom, transformation and temptation. The mixed-media works feature layered papers created by the artist from indigenous plants and found papers that had another function such as lottery tickets and luggage tags. Ends Jan. 25. Miami Dade College InterAmerican Campus, 627 SW 27th Ave., room 3113, Miami. Details: www.mdc.edu.
View award-winning art by Miami-Dade County Public Schools students at the 2011 Scholastic Art Awards and Exhibition. 1-4 p.m. opening reception. 3 p.m. awards ceremony. Exhibit ends Feb. 13. Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 375-3000 or www.miamiartmuseum.org.