The Goods: Weekend News (03.09.12)

Sarasota Visual Art’s round up of information, upcoming exhibitions, and events. Morean Arts Center, Gale Fulton Ross, Andy Warhol and Friends, 10×10, Art Center Sarasota, Iconography

Art hasn’t always been (and presumably won’t always be) bought and sold the way it is today. St. Petersburg’s Morean Arts Center is putting another option on the table. Introducing the farm box of art[…]
Featured Artist: Gale Fulton Ross
Currently, my work is abstract. However, I am still in love with the face and figure. I speak in two art languages. My figures are stronger because I have been doing them a lot longer and I am known for emotional expression.
Gale Fulton Ross
Mouth of the Basin
March 10 – An exhibit of vividly hued screen prints as well as photographs and photo booth strips from 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. They feature portraits of such celebrities as John Wayne, Liza Minnelli, Sting, Mick Jagger, Jack Nicholson, Sylvester Stallone, Grace Jones and Dennis Hopper. Also included are Warhol’s famous self-portraits.
Andy Warhol
Liza Minnelli, 1977 © 2012 The Any Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
10×10: ten images by ten presenters
Upcoming – Showcasing and introducing a diverse group of leaders from the local creative community. Each speaker will present 10 images. Ann Albritton, Carl Abbott, Dasha Reich, Jeannie Perales, Kevin Dean, Maribeth Clark, Matthew McLendon, Matt Walsh, Rick Rados, Uzi Baram


Artists Who Made Sarasota Famous & The Story of the Sarasota Art Association
Closing – Recognizing over 40 artists who established Art Center Sarasota as a dynamic and vital community art center, and chronicling the Art Association’s formative years through photography and unique memorabilia.
ICON: The Work Of Three Artists Re-Examines Iconography
Closing – An exhibit presenting Robert Lovejoy, Vadim Bolshakov, and Gwendolyn Fryer at the Art Center Sarasota.