Friday Night 10/2 Art Walks: Coral Gables and Brickell

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Durban Segnini Gallery
3072 SW 38 Ave
Miami, Fl 33146
305 774 7740
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Mon-Friday 10 - 6
Sat 11 - 4

Opening Reception
Friday October 2, 7 pm


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Carmelo Niño, Bañados por la luz, Acrylic on Canvas, 2002, 150 x 150 cm.


Opening Night Friday October 2, 7 – 10
Carmelo Niño. Recent Works

"His radically figurative paintings, makes us rethink about something that with the passing o time sometimes we forget: the human figure still possess a seductive capacity for the arts. It all consists in using it in the way an artist such as Carmelo Niño knows how to do. The magic realism which stands out in his group of characters is the link which unites them in the space. But at the same time its persistence in obtaining a pictoric efficiency gives a utopia element to his work. By this I mean that his panting goes beyond what is dictated by current fashions and goes beyond a different dimension, from which the artist confronts that frivolity in which art has recently fallen.". Carlos M. Luis

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THE AMERICAS COLLECTION
214 Andalusia Ave.
Coral Gables, FL 33134
305 446 5578

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Mon - Fri 10:30 - 5:30
Sat 12 - 5

Opening Reception
Friday October 2, 7 - 10


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Viñoly, Mots (detail), duratrans in light box + video monitor,
65 x 113 "



Opening Reception, Friday October 2, 7 - 10
Daniel Viñoly.Mandalas

Photos & Video Installation

The term Mandala (from the Sanskrit: “that carries the essence”, or “support for the spirit”) refers to the circle-in-a-square powder paintings made by Tibetan Monks depicting the universe. The fragile mandala paintings are, in the eye of their creators, not works of art in-themselves but tools meant to create a space for meditation, tools for experience. Through the contemplation of these images, the viewers might connect with their inner truths.

In a similar way, the works presented at the Americas Collection are tools meant to create a space for experience. Each piece presents a set of images and texts, all of them signs that might originate from residuals left of a past experience or events that might not be immediately identifiable. These symbols offer the viewer a chance to engage in a process of remembrance, a game of artificial reconstruction or re-invention of a personal memory. Like the Mandalas, the light- boxes are not self-contained aesthetic events, but constructions made to provoke an intimate interaction with the observer. The artwork ultimately fulfills its purpose the moment he or she starts making up stories while looking at them.

Art Talk: at 8 pm on Friday October 2nd. art critic Carlos Luis will give a talk on his personal interpretation on Viñoly’s work.

H. BENITEZ
FINE ART GALLERY

305 Alcazar Avenue Suite #4
Coral Gables Fl 33134

786 877 1045
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Mon-Friday 11:30 to 7
Saturday 1 to 8

Gallery Night Reception, Friday October 2, 7 - 10

All images are copyright Library of Congress Washington DC
H Benitez Fine Art Gallery Inc. / Humberto Benitez


Gallery Night Reception, Friday October 2, 7 - 10
Passion and Movement without boundaries
by Artist Humberto Benítez


Preview the latest original " Romance in the bar" . Choose from over 150 limited edition signed by the artist.

Raffle during this Coral Gables Gallery Night.


To support Eddy Sánchez recovery, a South Florida student that lies in coma in NY after several men savagely beat him in a robbery, you can purchase a $5 ticket.

The prize is a Humberto Benítez original acrylic on canvas size 24 x 48 in., valued in $ 10,000 and titled Celebrating Life, from the Comparsa Series.

Raffle tickets are available at the gallery or you may call and purchase over the phone (786-877-1045), or email us at hbenitezart@aol.com

Ticket are at $5.00 each. The winning number will be placed in www.pintorcubano.com for 30 days.

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Da vinci's Gallery
2914 Ponce de Leon Blvd,
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Tel: 305 460 9002

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Gallery Hours
Tue-Fri 11- 5
Sat 11- 4
and by appointment


Opening Reception
Friday October 2, 7 - 10


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Opening Reception
Friday October 2, from 7 pm to 10 pm
Small works, Big idea Vol I
Forty Five local artists
The basic idea of this exhibit is to promote the arts locally, and to offer the public ready to hang original works of art. All pieces are the same size, 20 x 20 in gallery wrap canvas. The works will be replaced as they sell for more works by the artists throughout the entire duration of the exhibit, which ends on October 31.
Yolanda Blanco. Julio Bordas. Orestes Bouzon. Maruchi Carmona. Mary Castaño. Cristina Chacón. Norma Cowley-Hanna. Raúl Cremata. Bernardo Cueto. Sylvia Fernández. Grizel Ferro. Silvia Garcia-Castro. Joaquin Godoy. Mila Hajjar. Ellie Kane. Luis (Patiri) Matos. Annie Maxwell. Samuel Navedo. Lizette O’Connor. Daisy Oliveros. Michael Ortiz. Rosalia Riera. George Rodez. Emilio Hector Rodriguez. Gilda Sacasas. Mari Sánchez. Emilio Sauma. Dania Sierra. Olga Lucía Ulloa. Urdaniz. Elena Yushina. Isa Zapata .


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Klara Chavarria Contemporary Art
Gallery and Studio space
2912 Ponce de Leon Blvd.
Coral Gables, Fl 33134
305 282 2116
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Tues - Sat 11 - 4
& always by appt.



Gallery Night Reception, Friday October 2, 7 - 10

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Klara Chavarria, Awakening / Despertar, Acrylic on canvas, 58 x 38.5 in


Klara Chavarría. Recent Works

In recent years, her work has gained immense notoriety & her work is in collections throughout the United States, Latin America and Europe, including a public collection piece exhibited at the Museum of Science and Industry and at O'Hare International Airport, both in Chicago, IL. The award winning artist’s work is recognized for her philosophical and whimsical style, which incorporates figurative and abstract elements transcending into creating an eclectic and spiritually filled body of work.

“My work reflects a deep interest in our human condition, our yearnings and a search for a true purpose in life. I want to make the invisible visible and the intangible tangible. In my work I want to capture our soul, our experiences, relationships, deep emotions, feelings and how these influence our existence. I am interested in the inner and the spiritual aspects of our lives and how it is all connected to our physical world.”Artist Statement

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Jorge M. Sori
Fine Arts

2790 Ponce De Leon Blvd.
Coral Gables, FL 33134
305 567 3115

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Tue – Sat 11 – 5:30
Sat by appt.


Opening Reception,
Friday October 2, 7 - 10


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Renato Meziat, White Curtains and Orchids, Oil on Canvas, 2009; 47 x 35 1/2 in.


Renato Meziat. Recent Works
Renato Meziat
was born in Rio de Janairo in 1952. In 1978 and 1979, his work was chosen for display at the prestigious I Sala National de Artes Plasticas. Then in 1980, his solo exhibition graced the halls of the Galleria Ipanema in his native city.

Meziat
ranks among the top notch realist contemporary painters, influenced by the works of Chileans masterClaudio Bravo. Well cultured, attentive observer of the different "realities" that surrounded him, skilled in the handling of shades and colors, self-taught, who was born to paint, he searches in art the means to becoming a man of the 21st century.

Meziat shows us his work with remarkable simplicity and elegance. Never academic, his compositions are always well balanced and sophisticated. His paintings are in private collections throughout North and South America and Europe. His works have also been sold very successfully at several auctions at Sotheby's and Christie's, Latin American Art in New York City. .

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ARTSPACE/
VIRGINIA MILLER
GALLERIES
CONTEMPORARY
INTERNATIONAL
ART

169 Madeira Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134
305 444 4493
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Mon – Fri 11 - 6
and by appt.

Gallery Night Reception Friday October 2, 7 - 10

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Florian Depenthal, Shattered Splendor, 1993,
Oil on Canvas, 54 x 42 in


Opening Reception, Friday October 2, 7 - 10

Five Abstract Visions:
Michelle Concepcion, Aaron Karp, Florian Depenthal, Andy Moses and Linda Touby

Five Abstract Visions, a fascinating view of how accomplished mid-career artists approach abstraction in very different ways.

“Each of these artists have been exhibited in museums and are included in some of the nation’s most important collections,” said gallery owner and director Virginia Miller. “Each has spent years perfecting a highly personal technique and offers a unique visual statement.”

Michelle Concepción’s soft, dreamy shapes with surfaces that appear deeply coruscated appear to be floating in deep space or a bottomless abyss. Florian Depenthal, a glider pilot, whose exuberant palette includes colors he mixes from a cache of fluorescent pigments, says some of his works are inspired by his airborne glimpses of the reflecting and absorbent planes of the earth’s surface.

Aaron Karp’s multihued, mosaic-like painting surfaces shimmer with motion, inspired by tiled domes of the Alhambra. Andy Moses’ masterful use of special aerospace paints presents surfaces that refract into a different color as the light source changes. According to critic Ed McCormack, Linda Touby’s paintings “suggest the erosion that time has wrought upon the surfaces of Giotto’s great frescoes.”
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Consulado de Colombia

Consulate of Colombia
280 Aragon Ave.,
Coral Gables FL 33134
P: 305.751.9641

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Mon – Fri 8 - 3t.


Opening Reception,
Friday October 2, 7 - 9


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Cecilia Moreno-Yaghoubi, Virgin, Mixed Media/Found Objects, 20 x 20 x 8


Opening Reception, Friday October 2, 7 - 9

Cecilia Moreno-Yaghoubi.
Girl from Cali
In "Girl From Cali", a solo exhibition by Cecilia Moreno-Yaghoubi, the artist's assemblages and mixed media works depict religious, political and gender issues inspired by her life experiences, memories, and personal journey from Colombia to the United States. Using found objects and eerie castaway dolls, Cecilia’s art is intensely revealing, provoking both thought and dialogue.

“I’ve always been drawn to objects tossed aside by others because of my own feelings of displacement,” saidCecilia. “As an immigrant, I have often struggled with ideas of belonging, even after living in the U.S. for more than 40 years.”

This exhibition at the Consulate of Colombia rootsCecilia’s work in a Latin Diaspora where people save, fix or recycle almost everything for another use and where socio-cultural stigmas are ever-present. "Girl From Cali" runs through the month of October and is free and open the public.

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Lawrence Savage Galleries
4217 Ponce de Leon Blvd.
Coral Gables, FL 33146
305 446 1222
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Mon – Sat. 11 – 5 & by appt

Grand Opening Reception Wed October 7, 7 – 11


Lawrence Savage Galleries Presents ArtWorkPartners Showroom
Opening Reception
At East Village Gallery


Grand Opening Reception Wednesday October 7, 7 – 11

The art or making art in stone
Romero Britto. Leonardo Hidalgo. Marcos Marin. Patrice Breteau
Stones. Wood. Leather

Third Thursday
Brickell Gallery Night
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Beaux Arts Gallery
2451 Brickell Ave., Main Floor
Brickell Townhouse,
Miami, Fl 33129
305 858 6776
EMAIL
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Mon.-Fri. 10-6
Sat. by Appt.

Permanent Exhibit of the Works of Manuel Carbonell and Mauro Arbiza,

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“Couple in Love”, bronze, 2003, 8 ft. high, by Carbonell, Lobby of the Mandarin Oriental Miami



PERMANENT EXHIBIT
MANUEL CARBONELL
MODERN MASTER SCULPTOR

An important collection of maquettes, sculptures, bas-reliefs and monumental sculptures by Cuban Master Sculptor Manuel Carbonell. His commissioned work as the creator of two of Miami’s most important landmarks, “The Tequesta Family” at the Brickell Avenue Bridge and “El Centinela del Rio” at the entrance of the Miami River in Brickell Key, denotes his more classical and figurative style. The works exhibited at the Gallery are modern, where Carbonell searches for the essence of the form and the absence of detail while giving a sense of monumentality to his work. Three monumental 8-foot Carbonell sculptures are on exhibit at Art Midtown on Midtown Blvd. and NW 34th Street in cooperation with Daniel Azoulay Gallery.

We invite you to visit our gallery to see an important collection of the works of Carbonell ranging from maquettes to monumentals and the paintings and sculptures of Mauro Arbiza

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