Florida's first exhibition devoted to the work of Yayoi Kusama - Japan's best-known artist. Kusama's work ranges from painted canvases 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.
Liliana Porter will showcase her recent work "To Blink" through March 15 at Casas Riegner Gallery, 25 NE 39 St., Miami Design District. Details: (305) 573-8242.
"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.
Frankenthaler's "Paintings on Paper (1949-2002)" will be on display through June 8 at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), 770 NE 125 St., North Miami. Details: (305) 893-6211.
European artist, Djawid Borower's "Poems and Faces" will be on display through April 26 at Adamar Fine Arts, 177 NE 39 St., Miami. Opening reception from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Details: (305) 576-1355.
"Form" and "An evening with Marilyn Monroe", photographs by Horst P. Horst will be on display through March 19 at Daniel Azoulay Gallery, 3900A NE First Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 576-1977.
ART RAFFLE EXHIBIT
ArtCenter South Florida will sponsor the Second Annual "Winning Art" raffle. The public will have a chance to win works in a variety of media including photography, sculpture, paintings and drawings by 39 different resident artists. Raffle pieces on display through March 2 and March 15-April 13 at ArtCenter's gallery, 800 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. Opening night reception with artists March 15, 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Raffle tickets $10. Details: (305) 674-8278.
"The Making of Miami Beach, 1933-1942: The Architecture of Lawrence Murray Dixon" on display through April 6 at the Bass Museum of Contemporary Art, 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 673-7530.
DUO EXHIBIT OPENING
"New Work: Roberto Behar and Rosario Marquardt", Miami-based architect/artist team, will be on display through June 22 at Miami Art Museum, 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. Members preview and artist lecture, 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Free for MAM members; non-members $10. Details: (305) 375-3000.
A tribute to the heroic contributions Floridians made during World War II will be on display through June 1. Historical Museum of Southern Florida, 101 W. Flagler St., Downtown Miami. $5 adults; $2 children (6-12); free for members. Details: (305) 375-1492.
OPENING & LECTURE
"It Came from Studio Floor", by Houston artist Trenton Doyle Hancock, will be on display through June 8 at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), 770 NE 125 St., North Miami. Details: (305) 893-6211.
Coral Gables International Art Center hosts a meet-n-greet session with French Artist, Marie Madeleine Blenet from 5:30 p.m.- 8 p.m. at 70 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. Her artwork will be on display through March 19. Details: (305) 567-1750.
Westen Charles installation, "The Dog House" will be on display through April 4 at Miami-Dade Community College, Wolfson Galleries, Suite 1365, 300 NE Second Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 237-3696.
Israeli Artist, Ruth Coriat, will be displaying "The Word" through March 31 at Coral Gables International Art Center, 5527 SW 8 St., Miami. Details: (305) 471-7383.
Matt Lamb's new paintings, "Evolution of a Vision," will be on display through April 30. Virginia Miller Galleries, 169 Madeira Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 444-4493.
Works by Robert Flynn, "Elements: Selections from 1992-2002", will be on display through May 7 at The Cultural Resource Center, Stephen P. Clark Center, 111 NW First St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-4634.
"Icons" by Venezuelan sculptress, Clarisa Giannelli, will be on display through April 19 at the Portobello Ristorante, 2841 Coral Way, Miami. Details: (305) 445-0093.
"Continuum: New Works", group exhibit by Brooke Eagle, Carol Giller Fryd, Peggy Selig Gordon, Joyce Ellen Kaiser, Annamae Levenson Kaye, Harriet Lefkowitz, Mira Tager Lehr, Freda C. Tschumy and Marcella Waldman. On display through April 3 at the Miami-Dade Community College, Frances Wolfson Gallery, 5th floor, Wolfson Campu-Building 1, 300 NE Second Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 237-3696.
Sculptor, Maunel Carbonell's, "Works on Bronze" will be on display Monday through Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Brickell Townhouse, Main Floor, 2451 Brickell Ave., Miami. Exhibit runs through April 30. Details: (305) 858-6776.
The Limelight Theatre's current photography exhibit of photographers, Kenneth Barrett and Michael LeGrand has been extended through Aril 26. On view Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine. Details: (904) 825-1164.
"Nature Preserved in Copper and Canvas", fundraiser to benefit the Majory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center, features pintings and sculptures by Lynn Fecteau and Ji Lewk. Opening reception 6 p.m.-9 p.m. at the Biscayne Nature Center, 6767 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. Food, cash bar and live music by Don Petrone and the Stardusts. Details: (306) 361-6767.
Winning artwork in mixed media from ArtCenter/South Florida's 2nd Annual Resident Raffle will be on display through April 13 at ArtSouth, 800 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. Reception from 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Drawing for raffle will be held April 10. Details: (305) 674-8278.
The Bakehouse Art Complex will host "Women in Art", an exhibition of works by female artists, from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Bakehouse Art Complex, 561 NW 32 St., Miami. Exhibit runs through March 30. Details: (305) 576-2828.