Tag : MDC Museum of Arts + Design

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Antonia Eiriz’s at MDC

Through November 17th, 2013

 

MDC Museum of Art & Design, Freedom Tower
600 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL

The sweeping canvases of the late Cuban painter Antonia Eiriz are not always easy to view. That is not to say they are harsh and hard — very little overt violence is expressed in these works; but the blurred faces and figures are contorted, silently shouting out in pain, or they are just silently suffering.

Many of her works — thought to walk the line between expressionism and abstraction — are covering the walls of MDC Museum of Art + Design at the Freedom Tower, a huge space well-suited to this retrospective of an artist under-appreciated in the United States, and Miami (although not by many within the art community). In fact, this is the biggest exhibit of her work, called Antonia Eiriz: A Painter and Her Audience.

In an interesting addition, curator and artist Michele Weinberg has included a number of contemporary artists who have been influenced by Eiriz. The variety of works highlighted in this section — from Luisa Basnuevo and Nereida Garcia-Ferraz to Ana Mendieta, Glexis Novoa and Tomas Sanchez — underscore that Eiriz’s influence was far broader than simply imparting the tricks of the trade to a new group of emerging artists.

 

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Gladys Triana & Nereida Garcia Ferraz- panel discussion

October 1, 2013   7 PM

 

MDC Museum of Art + Design
600 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL
 

A public panel discussion about Eiriz’s significant career featuring curator Michelle Weinberg, arts writer Janet Batet and participating artists Nereida García Ferraz and Gladys Triana is scheduled for Tuesday, October 1, at 7 p.m. at the Museum. The discussion is free and open to the public.

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In Conversation: Yovani Bauta & Toa Castellanos

Thursday June 13, 3013  6 PM

MDC Museum of Art + Design
600 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL
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Cintas Foundation Fellowship Winners

December 4, 2012 6-8 PM

MDC Museum of Art + Design
Freedom Tower
600 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL

The Cintas Foundation announces winners of 2012 Foundation Fellowship Awards.

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CINTAS Foundation Finalists Exhibition In Visual Arts

October 11 – December 14, 2012

MDC Museum of Art + Design
The Freedom Tower at
Miami Dade College
600 Biscayne Blvd., Second Floor
Miami, FL 33132

The finalist in the visual arts category include

  • José Luis Alonso Mateo
  • Ray Azcuy, Ramon Bofill
  • Xavier Cortada
  • Nereida García-Ferraz
  • Patricia Margarita Hernandez
  • Gabriel Martinez
  • Jillian Mayer
  • Shie Moreno
  • Primitivo Suarez Wolfe

Link to flyer

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