The Goods: Weekend News (03.23.12)

Sarasota Visual Art’s round up of information, upcoming exhibitions, and events. iconcept Fashion Show, Cat Pennenga, Kirk Ke Wang, Sanford Biggers, Clayton Galleries

Cat Pennenga Discusses ‘iconcept Fashion Show’ 2012

Art Walks the Runway when Art Center Sarasota presents the fourth annual iconcept event on March 30, but we talk to the curator first!

Olda Reviews: Kirk Ke Wang Serves Up an Impressive Installation

I overheard Wang explain that wontons were often considered a migrant’s food. Wang expertly uses common imagery to start a dialogue but wisely refrains from dominating the conversation.

Featured Visiting Artist: Sanford Biggers

On Friday, March 30, his newest installation will be available to the public at Ringling Museum. Biggers will also be presenting, “Speaking of My Work” in the Ringling College Auditorium (Free and Open to the Public). We were fortunate to have a discussion with him, and are pleased to share it here.

Sanford Biggers

Appreciating Abstraction: Four Artists Exhibit at The Studio at Gulf and Pine

The Studio at Gulf and Pine invites you to an evening of experiencing and learning about abstract art.

Now and Then, Clayton Galleries, 25 Years

The show will include early and current work by gallery artists highlighting their artistic evolution. A variety of media will be showcased including oil, acrylic, and watercolor paintings, as well as, mixed media works on paper, photography, and sculpture.