Tag : Fort Lauderdale

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The Miami Generation: Revisited, at NSU Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, Florida

July 13 – September 21, 2014

Nova Southeastern University’s Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale
One East Las Olas Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

In 1983, Miami’s former Cuban Museum of Arts and Culture presented the groundbreaking exhibition The Miami Generation, which represented a pivotal moment in South Florida’s cultural history and brought together for the first time nine emerging artists from Miami’s Cuban exile community who were part of a first generation that received its artistic education in the United States. Now, more than 30 years later, NSU Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale picks up where this exhibition left off, with The Miami Generation:Revisited, a new exhibition featuring works created since 1983 by the original nine artists: Mario Bencomo, María Brito, Humberto Calzada, Pablo Cano, Emilio Falero, Fernando García, Juan González, Carlos Maciá, and César Trasobares. Works on view address the issues of exclusion, inclusion, and sexual identity politics that those in the original show explored, as well as demonstrate the variety of materials the artists use and how their styles and interests have evolved. The exhibition also reveals how each artist has synthesized the dynamics of native and adopted cultural forces to convey their feelings, dreams, and aspirations. These artists were part of a thriving art community in the early 1980s that contributed to the emergence of South Florida as a hub for international art and culture. The exhibition also highlights NSU Museum of Art’s strong commitment to Latin American Art, which includes a large collection of work by Cuban artists and the Stanley and Pearl Goodman Latin American Art Research Center which will launch in 2015.

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Pablo Cano – NSU Fort Lauderdale

Saturday, April 28, 2012 from 2 to 3 PM

Prepare to be dazzled by this visually exciting, surreal retelling of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by master puppeteers Pablo Cano and Jim Hammond.

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Leyden Rodriguez-Casanova in group show Sight Specific: Explorations in Space, Vision and Sound

April 15- September 4, 2011

Museum of Art/Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Eleven South Florida artists were invited by Freddy Jouwayed, the Museum of Art’s Chief Exhibition Designer, to create installations within the confines of specified areas of the second floor galleries. Many of the works in Sight Specific were created on the spot and others were adapted from previous installations and expanded upon. All are fresh reactions to the Museum’s wonderful Edward Larrabee Barnes-designed modernist structure, itself a sculptural achievement, and to the very public forum it and our visitors provide.

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