VISUAL ARTS 

Shallow Depth FREE
Continues through March 5, 2015
Miami Beach Urban Studios (MBUS), 420 Lincoln Road
305.535.1464 mbus.fiu.edu
Exhibition of the work of Jason Chandler, Chair, Department of Architecture, Jacek Kolasinski, Chair, Department of Art/Art History; and Roberto Rovira, Chair, Department of Landscape Architecture + Environmental and Urban Design.

The Chosen: Selected Works from Florida Jewish Art Collectors
Continues through March 8, 2015
Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, 301 Washington Avenue
305.672.5044 www.jmof.fiu.edu
This groundbreaking exhibit will showcase a prominent work chosen from a cadre of preeminent Jewish art collectors. Twenty collectors with strong ties to South Florida are generously loaning pieces for this unprecedented exhibit, representing varied passions from their prized collections. Many are pioneers of the local art scene, instrumental in bringing Art Basel to Miami and foremost collectors of contemporary art, with such recognizable names as: Palley, Margulies, Robins, Rubell, and Wolfson, to list a few.

From a Coin Toss into Politics: The Life of a Senator
Continues through March 22, 2015
Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, 301 Washington Avenue
305.672.5044 www.jmof.fiu.edu
Senator Richard B. Stone served as Florida's second and most recent Jewish U.S. Senator (1975-1980). This colorful exhibit, including photographs, classified documents and artifacts, illustrates the Senator's fascinating story, from growing up on Miami Beach in his family-owned Blackstone Hotel, to the elegant ball gowns worn by his "First Lady" Marlene at White House State dinners, to highlights from his prestigious Ambassadorships in Central America and Denmark. Stone's foray into 40 years of public service began as Miami City Attorney, however, when a new Florida Senate seat was created in 1967, it was a winning coin toss that solidified his entry into the political arena. 

Pose and Propaganda: Political Posters from the Contemporary Middle East and Afghanistan
Continues through March 31, 2015
The Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave
305.531.1001 www.wolfsonian.org
The physical poses of individuals in images are rendered to communicate culturally specific meanings readily understood by their intended audiences. Using contemporary political posters from the collection of Pulitzer Prize-winning war correspondent Dexter Filkins, this installation considers a range of bodily gestures and expressions deployed to influence the values viewers bring to bear on this widely popular medium, and includes posters from The Wolfsonian's collection to illustrate the geographic and temporal range of this graphic strategy.

Boom, Bust, Boom: Downtown Miami Architecture 1920s -1930s
Continues through March 31, 2015
The Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave
305.531.1001 www.wolfsonian.org
Discover the upcoming exhibition Boom, Bust Boom: Downtown Miami Architecture, 1920s-1930s, which delves into Miami architecture through drawings, blueprints, and ephemera from The Wolfsonian, and loans from The Historic Alfred I. DuPont Building, and the University of Miami School of Architecture Archival Collections.

The Children's Crusade
Continues through March 31, 2015
The Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave
305.531.1001 www.wolfsonian.org
During the First World War, children of all ages were targeted by propaganda designed to instill patriotism and provide them with a sense that their contributions were also important to the war effort. Educational pamphlets, coloring books, nursery rhyme books, games, and juvenile literature were published to reach young audiences, while musical scores, magazines, and posters used images of children to motivate adults to action.  

Myth and Machine: The First World War in Visual Culture
Continues through April 5, 2015
The Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave
305.531.1001 www.wolfsonian.org
The First World War was radically unlike any earlier armed conflict. On the occasion of the centenary of the start of the war, The Wolfsonian-FIU exhibition Myth and Machine: The First World War in Visual Culture shows how artists, designers, and filmmakers responded to the unprecedented qualities of the war: new technologies, from aircraft to chemical weapons to tanks; the massive mobilization of armaments industries on the home front; the grinding everyday experiences of soldiers in trenches along stationary fronts; and the immense scale of destruction that the war entailed. The exhibition focuses on the role of myth in giving comprehensible form to the shattering realities of the war, and on the relationship between humans and machines as a key theme of wartime visual culture. Among the paintings, sculpture, posters, books, and photographs included are many rare and unique items that will offer an unfamiliar view of a conflict that changed the world.

A Fatal Pass: Entrenchments on the Alpine Front
Continues through April 5, 2015
The Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
www.wolfsonian.org
Photographs by Milan-born artist Luca Artioli (Italian, b. 1963) show the remains of First World War trenches in the Stelvio Pass, a significant zone of combat on the Alpine front, as they appeared in June 2014 during his visit to the region. In May 1915, Italy entered the First World War on the side of Britain, France, and Russia, with the aim of annexing the "unredeemed lands" (Trento, Trieste, Istria and Dalmatia) held by the Habsburg Empire. For three years, troops fought and died in brutal conditions all along the frontier with Austria-Hungary, from Trentino to the Adriatic Sea. In the mountains, where temperatures often reached below zero, Italians and their adversaries alike leveled peaks, opened roads, dug tunnels, and built trenches for shielding soldiers and positioning artillery. Beset by avalanches, snow, and frost, many of the troops who fought in this so-called White War fell as victims of the elements.

Intricate Pattern Overlay FREE
Continues through April 5, 2015
The Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave
305.531.1001 www.wolfsonian.org
Miami artist Michelle Weinberg will produce "Intricate Pattern Overlay", an original paint mural for the exterior of the facade and south-facing wall of The Wolfsonian Museum-FIU. Inspired by dazzle camouflage paint treatments of American and British warships during World War I, Weinberg’s design employs striping and irregular patterns whose aim was to disorient German U-Boats, and to scuttle their ability to predict the direction that ships were moving. 

One Way: Peter Marino
Continues through May 3, 2015
Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Avenue
305.673.7530 www.bassmuseum.org
One Way: Peter Marino explores the renowned American architect's multifaceted relationship with art. Recognized as a pioneer of cross-disciplinary practice, Peter Marino has been celebrated over the past four decades for his forward-thinking work that exists at the intersection of art, fashion and architectural design. Curated by internationally renowned cultural agitator and curator Jérôme Sans, the exhibition explores the interplay between Marino's iconic architectural designs, his personal collection of contemporary art and his series of cast-bronze boxes. True to the architect's practice of creating bespoke environments at the intersection of art, design and fashion, One Way: Peter Marino will feature commissioned new work by artists Gregor Hildebrandt, Guy Limone, Farhad Moshiri, Jean-Michel Othoniel and Erwin Wurm. 

Egyptian Gallery
Ongoing
Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Avenue
305.673.7530 www.bassmuseum.org
The Bass Museum of Art invites visitors to experience the ancient world at the only Egyptian Gallery in Florida.  The gallery offers a unique opportunity to learn about one of the world's oldest and most mysterious civilizations from its surviving objects, including an Egyptian sarcophagus and mummy.

MOSAIC: Jewish Life in Florida
Ongoing
Jewish Museum of Florida, 301 Washington Avenue
305.672.5044 www.jewishmuseum.com
More than 500 photos and artifacts that depict the Jewish experience in Florida since 1763. The exhibit includes three films and a timeline wall of Jewish history.

Selections from the Collection
Ongoing
Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Avenue
305.673.7530 www.bassmuseum.org
The permanent collection of the Bass Museum of Art spans more than five hundred years and four continents, including works from Renaissance and Baroque paintings; Rococo court painting and English portraiture; painting and sculpture of North America, 19th and 20th century landscape and history paintings.

Art & Design in the Modern Age: Selections from the Wolfsonian Collection
Ongoing
The Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave
305.531.1001 www.wolfsonian.fiu.edu
$7 Non-Members, $5 Seniors/Students, Members free
The nearly 300 works on display, 1885 to 1945, provide insight into the ways design has influenced and adapted to the modern world including design-reform movements, architecture, urbanism, industrial design, transportation, world's fairs, advertising, political propaganda, and labor iconography.

Artcenter/South Florida Artists-In-Residence FREE
Ongoing
Artcenter/South Florida, 800, 810 and 924 Lincoln Road
305.674.2728  www.artcentersf.org
ArtCenter/South Florida (ACSF) welcomes visitors to the working studios of the Artists-in-Residence.