"Insights," an exhibition of painting, photography, installation and sculpture through Jan. 31. Alejandra Von Hartz Fine Arts, 180 NE 39 St., Suite 220, Miami Design District. Details: (305) 361-9771.
La Loggia Ristorante & Lounge will host new works by Spanish painter Marta Garau Escarrer through Jan. 31. Times vary. La Loggia, 68 W. Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 373-4800.
"Maquettes to Monumental," sculptor Manuel Carbonell exhibits his collection of maquettes, sculptures, monumental sculptures, bas-reliefs, etchings and serigraphs through Jan. 31. Monday - Friday 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Saturday by appointment. 2451 Brickell Ave. (Brickell Townhouse, Main Floor) Miami. Details: (305) 858-6776.
Work by Ildefons Cerd·, visionary urban planner and architect of the Barcelona Extension will be on display through Feb. 7, Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the University of Miami School of Architecture, Bldg. 48E-Gallery, 1223 Dickinson Drive, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-8122.
ART FROM WINNIPEG
"Paradise City: Art from Winnipeg", on display through Feb. 14. At the Frances Wolfson Gallery, fifth floor, Wolfson Campus-Building 1, 300 NE Second Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 237-3696.
American Art Today "Faces & Figures", on display through March 9 at The Art Museum at Florida International University, Southwest 107th Avenue & Eighth Street, Miami. Details: (305) 348-2890.
ART AWARDS EXHIBITION
Miami-Dade County Public School scholarship participants will exhibit their artwork through Feb. 16 at the Miami Art Museum, 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-3000.
"League for Innovation: Student Exhibition", on display through Feb. 21 at The Tower Theater, 1508 SW Eighth St., Miami. Details: (305) 237-6180.
"Tinte y Textura" by Rene Barge will be on display through March 8 at the Dorsch Gallery, 151 NW 24 St., Miami. Details: (305) 576-1278.
This exhibition, based on the Museum of Art's permanent collection, will feature a plethora of Cuban photographers in exile as well as some who still reside on the island. The show, composed of more than 50 works, will spotlight our newest acquisitions. Among them are: oversized and one-of-a-kind prints by Carlos Betancourt and MarĖa MartĖnez-CaŌas, a diptych by Whitney Biennial participant Luis Gispert, as well as historical shots by the legendary Ral Corrales. Tuesday - Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 12 p.m.-5 p.m. Museum of Art, 1 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Details: (954) 525-5500.
"Time Trial," Julian LaVerdiere's first solo museum exhibition will be on view through Feb. 23. Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125 St., North Miami. Admission is free for MOCA members, North Miami residents, City of North Miami employees, children under 12; $5 for adults; $3 for seniors and students with I.D. Details: (305) 893-6211.
Florida's first exhibition devoted to the work of Yayoi Kusama - Japan's best-known artist. Kusama's work ranges from painted canvasses to painted bodies. Exhibit on view through May 2003. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Bass Museum of Art, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 673-7530.
"Treasures from the Collection of the Bass Museum of Art," an overview of European paintings, sculpture and textiles from the Renaissance to the present. Signature works from the collections include paintings by Botticelli, Peter Paul Rubens, Ferdinand Bol and Jacob Jordaens. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Bass Museum of Art, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 673-7530.
"De Floride Et D' Ailleurs" (From Florida and elsewhere), watercolors, inks and mixed medias by Cegede-Chantal Philipon will be on display through Feb. 3. Opening reception 7 p.m. at the AllianÁe Francaise Gallery, 1414 Coral Way, Miami. Admission is free. Details: (305) 859-8760.
"Dreamland," series 2 Polaroid's by David Levinthal will be on display through Feb. 8. Opening reception from 7 p.m.-11 p.m. at Daniel Azoulay Gallery, 3900 NE 1 Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 576-1977.
The Cultural Resource Center will display works by Carol K. Brown, "Portraits from the Album 1995-96," through March 5. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Mon.-Fri. The Cultural Resource Center, 111 NW 1st St., Miami. Details: visit www.tropiculture.com.
Tribal Arts Society will host a lecture, "The Magical World of Mexican Huichol Art," 8 p.m. at the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, 1302 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-3603.
Italian-born artist, Emanuele Vicuso will present a style of artwork known as Trome l'oeil, 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at The Guilded Hand, 165 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-1445.
Hosted by Majestic Properties, the Miami Beach Film Society announces its first annual benefit "Artists for the Art of Cinema." Forty percent of proceeds from the art sale will be donated to the Film Society for the new cinema. 6 p.m.-10 p.m. at the newly renovated Skylark Condominiums, 865 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Details: www.mbcinema.com.
Grace Slick will make two personal appearances for the world premier of "The Wonderland Tour," through Feb. 1, 6 p.m.-10 p.m. at Bal Harbour Gallery, 9700 Collins Ave., Suite 265, Bal Harbour. Details: (305) 864-5800.
SLIDE SHOW & LECTURE
Alliance Francaise de Miami presents a slide show and lecture by Alice Goldhagen titled, "Promenade en Provence", 7 p.m. at the Alliance Francaise de Miami, 1414 Coral Way, Miami. $5 for Members; $8 for non-members. Details: (305) 859-8760.
"Presence", recent works by Franklin Einspruch will be on display through March 8. Opening reception will be held from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. at The Dorsch Gallery, 151 NW 24 St., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 576-1278.
In conjunction with Miami Currents: Linking Collection and Community, the Miami art Museum presents an artist talk with Lynne Golob Gelfman, 3 p.m. at the Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-3000.
"Frankenthaler's Landscape: Her Art in Context," lecture series taught by Roni Feinstein Feb. 9, 16 and 23. Topics will explore the emergence of Frankenthaler's style in Abstract Expressionism. 2 p.m. at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), 770 NE 125 St., North Miami. $5 for MOCA members; $20 for non-members; $5 with student ID. Details: (305) 893-6211.
Coral Gables International Art Center hosts "Rhapsody in Art" by American Artist, Jenny Floravita. 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m. Downtown Coral Gables, 70 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. Exhibit on display through Feb. 19. RSVP: (305) 567-1750.
In conjunction with Miami Currents: Linking Collection and Community, the Miami Art Museum presents an artist talk Naomi Fisher, 3 p.m. at the Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-3000.