|Art Nouveau Events' The Poe Show at Respectable Street. Image courtesy of Art Nouveau Events|
518 Clematis St., West Palm Beach, 561-832-1570, Artnouveauevents.com
Poe, an art show themed round "murder, madmen, death, mystery and dark poetry," will include works by more than 25 artists, music from Danxiety, performances, body painting by Devious Body Art, dancing and art. The six-hour party, presented by artist Teresa Korber's Art Nouveau Events, will kick off at 8 p.m. March 21 and include an award, (trophy and a gift certificate to Jerry's Artarama) for the best in show.
Palm Beach Photographic Centre
415 Clematis St., West Palm Beach, 561-253-2600, Workshop.org or Fotofusion.org
Wynn Bullock: Insights and Surprises will feature a selection of the artist's vintage black and white photos, images from his family's estate print program, vintage photographs from his wife Edna, who launched her photography career at 61, and 44 high-quality archival prints from a lesser known body of color work that Wynn Bullock called Color Light Abstractions and rarely exhibit except as slides in illustrated lectures. The show opens with a free reception with members of the Bullock family in attendance from 5:30 to 7 p.m. March 21.
After the opening reception, A Conversation on Bullock Photography, which will include a Power Point presentation and a Q&A session, will be held from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the neighboring West Palm Beach Library. Norton Museum curator of photography Tim Wride will facilitate the discussion with Brett Abbott, curator of photography at the High Museum in Atlanta; Gordon Brown, Palm Beach Photographic Centre’s 2012 FotoFusion Golden Career Award winner; Ray Merritt, photography curator and writer, and Bullock’s daughter and manager of the Bullock Estate, Barbara Bullock-Wilson and her husband Gene Bullock-Wilson.
The exhibition will remain on display through June 9 and the center's hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
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