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The Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum
at Florida International University
cordially invites you to the opening of
Four Major Exhibitions
During Target Wednesday After Hours
Mateo Manaure. Estructura en el espacio #3, 1970, Acrylic on wood, 110 x 110 cm.

Frost Art Museum
10975 SW 17th St.
Miami, FL 33199
Free and Open to the Public

Embracing Modernity: Venezuelan Geometric Abstraction
Curated by Francine Birbragher-Rozencwaig and Maria Carlota Pérez
Embracing Modernity: Venezuelan Geometric Abstraction which presents a historical overview of the origins of Venezuela’s abstract movement, focusing on its early development dating from the late 1940’s to the 1960’s. It includes works by artists who were responsible for the growth of the movement at the national and international level, particularly in Paris where many of them resided at the time. Features works by Omar Carreño, Carlos Cruz-Diez, Narciso Debourg, Gertrude Goldschmidt (Gego), Elsa Gramcko, Carlos Gonzalez Bogen, Gert Leufert, Mateo Manaure, Alfredo Maraver, Nedo, Ruben Nuñez, Alejandro Otero, Mercedes Pardo, Jesus Rafael Soto, Victor Valera, and Oswaldo Vigas, among others.OCTOBER 13 – DECEMBER 5
Florida Artists Series: Selections from Anomie 1492-2006. Arnold Mesches
Throughout his 65-year career as an artist and professor, Arnold Mesches has woven many narratives into lush and virtuosic paintings. Beginning in late-1989 and until mid-1996 Mesches created the ANOMIE series, paintings and collages that included overt and subtle references to the overlapping histories and multi-cultural aspects of life. The 48 large acrylic paintings and 150 collages encompassed postmodern concepts with old master techniques and structures.OCTOBER 13 – JANUARY 2
Sequentia. Xavier Cortada
Cortada explores the sequence of events that make up life on the planet from the molecular to the monumental. The title of the exhibit also references a series of actions Cortada will set in motion to create of a unique strand of DNA. The artist will work with a molecular biologist to synthesize an actual DNA strand made from a sequence generated by museum visitors using Cortada's art.OCTOBER 13 – JANUARY 2
La Habana Moderna. The Wolfsonian Teaching Gallery at The Frost Art Museum
By presenting a variety of materials from the collection of The Wolfsonian–Florida International University (magazines, photography, architectural drawings, tourist ephemera, and other media), it explores how international commercial and cultural links contributed to the emergence of a modern identity for the city in the decades before the Cuban Revolution.

About The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University
The Frost Art Museum opened its current 46,000-square-foot state of the art building in November 2008. Over 40,000 people have visited The Museum in its new building since its opening in November, 2008. Admission to The Museum is always free. The Frost is an AAM accredited museum and Smithsonian affiliate and is located at 10975 SW 17thSt across from the Blue garage and adjacent to the Wertheim Performing Arts Center on the Modesto A. Maidique Campus.

The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum
10975 SW 17th St.
Miami, FL 33199

Hours of operation:
Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday noon-5 p.m.
Closed on Mondays.

More information at http://thefrost.fiu.edu or 305.348.2890
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