PALM BEACH COUNTY
|Boynton Beach Art Walk is May 24|
422 W. Industrial Ave., Boynton Beach, 786-521-1199, ActivistArtistA.blogspot.com
Boynton Beach Art Walk runs 5-8 p.m. May 24. Singer-guitarist Jerry Leeman will perform at 6 p.m.
Norton Museum of Art
1451 S. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach, 561-832-5196, Norton.org. Cost: $12 for adults, $5 for visitors ages 13-21, and free for members and children under 13
Art After Dark, featuring a backyard barbecue hosted by 97.9 WRMF, line dancing lessons, an acoustic performance by Suzanne and Rick, a 5:30 p.m. tour of The Art of Still Life, a 6:30 p.m. docent-led tour and a performance by the Samantha Russell Band, will run from 5-9 p.m. May 24 and feature BBQ pork sliders on sweet potato buns, corn on the cob, hot dogs, dessert and two-for-one beers.
After 15 years of doing murals, paintings, installations and sculptures, Gerry Stecca finds that clothespins are earning him the most attention.
|Gerry Stecca (photo credit: SimonHarePhotography.com|
A close examination of Stecca's sculptures reveals the labor that goes into these works, some of which contain more than 12,000 hand-drilled clothespins connected by wire.
"I like this kind of work because I'm not thinking about what I'm doing," Stecca says. "Once I have a direction, my mind just wanders and I could be thinking about anything ... until I get poked by the wires and start bleeding and come back to earth ... These little wires I use are so sharp." ...
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|Jim Nickless's photo on exhibit in Embedded: A Photojournalist Captures Conflict and Resistance|
600 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, 305-237-7700, Mdc.ed/ags
Emergence and Structure: Nature in Process, an exhibition curated by New York-based artists Ron Janowich and Daniel Hill, featuring artists whose work visually explores the concepts of scientific theory, opens 7-9 p.m. May 24 and runs through Aug. 11 in The Freedom Tower. Regular gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
Shutter: Selected Photography and Film from the CINTAS Foundation Fellows Collection, billed as a show that "exemplifies the broad history and transformative mediums of still photography and film within the CINTAS Foundation Fellows Collection," features more than 40 works by Anthony Giocolea, Felipe Dulzaides, Gladys Triana, Luis Gispert and other artists. The show runs May 18 through Oct. 5, with an opening reception 7-9 p.m. May 24 in Freedom Tower. Regular gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
Embedded: A Photojournalist Captures Conflict and Resistance, an exhibition or images and film that Jim Nickless, a freelance cameraman for NBC News, shot in the mid-'60s of the training, raids and daily activities of a group of Cuban patriot trying to overthrow Fidel Castro. According to MDC, Nickless captured more than 800 photographs, as well as many rolls of film and oral accounts and the show, organized by Nickless's children Lea and Chris, is "as much an exhibition about a beloved fathers' unexplored legacy, as it is about the portrayal of a photojournalist during Cold War America." The exhibition opens 7-9 p.m. May 24 in the Black Box and Skylight Galleries and runs through Aug. 11. Regular gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
Bakehouse Art Complex
561 N.W. 32nd St., Miami, 305-576-2628, Bacfl.org
Network @ BAC, a night of cocktail, wine, hors d'ouvres, mingling with art professionals and a view at the BAC galleries, artist studios and a presentation by Miami Museum Month organizations, runs 6-8 p.m. May 24. Admission is free but please RSVP to Gshonek@bacfl.org. The first 10 people to buy Bakehouse memberships will get a discount card for Wynwood Kitchen and Bar, where the after-party will start at 8 p.m.