The Goods: Weekend News (12.09.11)

Sarasota Visual Art’s round up of exhibitions and events for Friday, Dec. 9 through Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011.


Sarasota Visual Art’s round up of exhibitions and events for Friday, Dec. 9 through Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011.

Week in Review

Building Blocks: Interview with Michael Halflantshttp://wp.me/p1DJvQ-iR
Architect, Michael Halflants, of Halflants + Pichett Architects in Sarasota interviews with Sarasota Visual Art about his work, Sarasota, collaborations, and much more.

Nestor Residence, St Petersburg, FL

I didn’t die today- in fact, most days I’m not in any immediate danger.
300 Words by Jen Nugent – http://wp.me/p1DJvQ-iK

Joan Altabe and the 10th St. Muralhttp://wp.me/p1DJvQ-iD
Sarasota’s argument is reminiscent of a Detroit argument in the ‘80s over the “Monument to Joe Louis” installed nearly two decades after the Detroit rebellion of 1967


S/ART/Q: THIRTEENhttp://wp.me/p1DJvQ-bp
12/09/2011 – S/ART/Q, a circle of artists working to enhance the arts culture in Sarasota, will inaugurate their 2012 exhibition season with THIRTEEN, premiering at G.WIZ Science Museum on Friday, December 9th, 2011.

Photo by Daniel Perales

Mythos & Other Workshttp://wp.me/p1DJvQ-7E
12/09/2011 – Stakenborg Fine Art launches its 2011-12 winter season with a solo exhibition by an artist both mysterious and multifaceted: Nikitas Kavoukles.


Farber, Rodriguez Discuss Artist Exchange to Chinahttp://wp.me/p1DJvQ-je
December 11, 2011 – Robert Farber and Javier Rodriguez share their cross-cultural experiences from their two week visit hosted by Sarasota’s Sister City of Xiamen, located on China’s southeastern coast.

Farber, Two works created upon return from Xiamen, China 2011

Small Works – Towles Court Art Walkhttp://wp.me/p1DJvQ-gL
The Towles Court Art District is one of Sarasota’s oldest and most respected art districts featuring galleries, shops, studios and restaurants.

Life Drawing Sessions @ Art Center Sarasota
Saturday (9:30am – 12:30pm) $12 members / $16 non-members
(941) 365-2032

FOR ALL OF THE ONGOING VISUAL ART EXHIBITIONS VISIT: https://sarasotavisualart.com/art/exhibitions/current/