The Goods: Weekend News (01.13.12)

Sarasota Visual Art’s round up of information, upcoming exhibitions, and events.

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Jack Dowd – 27: When the Music Diedhttp://bit.ly/AatJNK
Acclaimed Sarasota artist and sculptor, Jack Dowd, known for his innocently hilarious full size figures, has shifted focus to an introspective examination of large scale drawings.

Jack Dowd, Amy Winehouse in the Studio

Building Blocks: Interview with Architect Barron Schimberghttp://bit.ly/yWGfNF
Architect Barron Schimberg, of The Schimberg Group in Sarasota interviews with Sarasota Visual Art.


Exhibitions

MARK DION: TROUBLESHOOTINGhttp://bit.ly/xcQwwY
USF Contemporary Art Museum– Mark Dion creates drawings, prints, cabinets of curiosity, and installations about the discrepancy between perceived knowledge and scientific inquiry.

Mark Dion: Troubleshooting

S/ART/Q: Avant Garden – Marie Selby Botanical Gardenshttp://bit.ly/nh8ke7
Opening Reception: January 13, 2012– S/ART/q will curate an exhibition of their artwork entitled Avant Garden in the Museum of Botany and the Arts at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Photo by Daniel Perales

Henk Pander: Sees All, Paints Allhttp://bit.ly/rPybqJ
Selby Gallery– The large-scale oil paintings and watercolors of Dutch born Henk Pander capture the raw essence of present-day reality by depicting ominous scenes.

Ort by Henk Pander

Robert Farber & Michael Wyshock Exhibithttp://bit.ly/yQ2cej
Englewood Art Center – Exhibition featuring new work inspired by the artists while in China with the Sister City Cultural Exchange last summer.