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    Elisa Turner's Picks for
    February 2015

    February Loves Art

    Pérez Art Museum Miami provides unique chance to witness heralded legacy of Spanish master Antoni Tapies (1923-2012) with “Tapies from Within,” assembling 50 plus large-scale paintings and sculpture from his pioneering career melding abstraction with graffiti and other sources; art drawn from his private collection and foundation. Also don’t miss “Fountains & Galaxies” at MDC Museum of Art + Design, presenting recent work by award-winning writer Bernard Cooper, previously Los Angeles Magazine art critic; known for digital montages, Cooper fuses visual and verbal talents. For cool, clean abstractions, be sure to see art by Astrid Fitzgerald at Art Noveau Gallery. Also don’t miss “The Reunion” at Bakehouse Art Complex, reflecting its 29-year Wynwood history, featuring more than 20 alumni, including Pablo Cano, Ross Ford, Beatricia Sagar.



  • Curator Todoli on Tapies @ Perez Art Museum Miami
    February 5, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
    Curator Todoli on Tapies @ Perez Art Museum Miami | Miami | Florida | United States
    Tàpies: From Within is a major historical survey that features a selection of more than 50 large-scale paintings and sculptures, representing diverse moments from throughout Antoni Tàpies’ (b. 1923, Barcelona, Spain; d. 2012, Barcelona, Spain)[...]
    February 6, 2015 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    February 6, 2015 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Paths & Visions @ CCE Miami
    February 6, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Paths & Visions @ CCE Miami | Miami | Florida | United States
    CEMiami presents the exposition: “Paths and Visions” by the artist Joaquin Gonzalez. A display of paintings inspired by the trip the artist took to the cave Qyaqpuma (These cave paintings are located between the districts[...]
    Vik Muniz @ Lowe Art Museum
    February 7, 2015 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    Vik Muniz @ Lowe Art Museum | Coral Gables | Florida | United States
    Poetics of Perception. By employing diverse materials such as toys, diamonds, garbage and magazine clippings, Vik Muniz creates tableaux, which are then photographed. Poetics of Perception includes elements of several of his renowned bodies of work,[...]
    Jane Holzer & Bonnie Clearwater @ Museum of Art / Ft. Lauderdale (NSU)
    February 8, 2015 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
    Jane Holzer & Bonnie Clearwater @ Museum of Art / Ft. Lauderdale (NSU) | Fort Lauderdale | Florida | United States
    A leading collector of modern and contemporary art, Holzer’s collection includes works by Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Julian Schnablem Richard Prince and many others. Once known as “Babe Jane Holzer”, she was the first Warhol[...]
    Director’s Preview @ MDC Museum of Art + Design
    February 12, 2015 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Director's Preview @ MDC Museum of Art + Design | Miami | Florida | United States
    Fountains & Galaxies, recent works by Bernard Cooper in conjunction with his new memoir, My Avant-Garde Education. A director’s preview, reading and book signing in partnership with The Center for Writing & Literature at MDC. Also[...]
    Tour with Nina Johnson @ The Wolfsonian FIU
    February 12, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
    Tour with Nina Johnson @ The Wolfsonian FIU | Miami Beach | Florida | United States
    Let Nina Johnson-Milewski show you her favorite things at The Wolfsonian. Co-led by Wolfsonian curator Matthew Abess, this 45-minute tour will focus on a discussion of several objects of Nina’s choice. Nina will bring her[...]
    The Reunion @ The Bakehouse
    February 13, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    The Reunion @ The Bakehouse | Oklahoma City | Oklahoma | United States
    The Reunion exhibition celebrates the 29-year history of the Bakehouse, which has seen over one thousand resident artists and continued success as a stakeholder in the ever-growing Miami arts environment. Alumni artists featured in the[...]
    February 21, 2015 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
    Katzenstein on Diego Bianchi @ PAMM | Miami | Florida | United States
    Argentinian contemporary art scholar and curator Ines Katzenstein will lecture on Diego Bianchi’s body of work in conjunction with the new large-scale installation on view at PAMM’s project gallery adjacent to the museum’s main entrance.(February 19[...]
    February 21, 2015 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    Xu Bing Lecture & Reception @ Frost Art Museum | Miami | Florida | United States
    Acclaimed worldwide for propelling contemporary Chinese art onto the global stage with his epic installations, Xu Bing has been invited from Beijing to Miami to present a lecture on February 21st from 4:00-5:00 p.m. and[...]
    February 27, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
    March 7, 2015 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
    All Things Audubon Conversation @ HistoryMiami | Miami | Florida | United States
    A conversation about “All Things Audubon” with writer, ornithologist, and conservationist Dr. James Kushlan, and antique print specialist and Audubon authority Joel Oppenheimer at 2 p.m., March 7.