Faculty and the staff in the arts at colleges and universities are behind-the-scenes nurturers and mentors for aspiring artists, sublimating their own aesthetic impulses in service to those of their students. So it's great that most institutions feature the work of the workers at least once a year. Right now, check out …
A marvelous show of circus photographs that debuted at the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota is coming to Tampa. So if you missed it in 2010, see it now. Or see it again at the Tampa Bay History Center beginning Saturday.
Few of his peers can stand up to a comparison to Pablo Picasso. He competes only with Henri Matisse as the greatest artist of the 20th century. So we shouldn't take in the large collection of prints by Francoise Gilot with an eye to comparisons between them and a smaller group of Picasso prints, …
Museum news: The fun and now famous Pride and Passion is at the Tampa Museum of Art on Saturday. It's a great party that's part of the annual Pride festivities and it benefits the museum. Yes, the $85 ticket is pricey but it includes a $50 membership along with great food, drink and entertainment. It usually sells out …
BY LENNIE BENNETT
Times Art Critic
Denis Gaston and Kurt Piazza are the unlikeliest of wall fellows. Yet together they are for two new exhibitions that flow into each other at the Morean Arts Center. But both are so compelling, I don't care if there are no common threads in …
After more than a year without a director, the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts in Tampa has one: Jane Simon, formerly the curator at University of South Florida Contemporary Arts Museum. Simon will assume management and curatorial duties in her new job.
Scott LoBaido works from a man lift painting a giant American flag on the downtown Tampa Firefighters Museum on Monday morning, the project will be finished on Tuesday. LoBaido is a world renowned artist and American Patriot, LoBaido is in Tampa to perform with the Lt. Dan Band on May 10th at a benefit …
Stanley Kubrick never trusted Hollywood or got a star on its Walk of Fame, even after crafting some of the finest movies ever made.
And the winner is ... Poppies!
The Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg can boast 10 new works in its permanent collection depicting the colorful flower, the bounty of an annual April event that lets museum members have the final say in what new art the museum purchases.
A new group show opens today at Clayton Galleries, 4105 S MacDill Ave., Tampa, and continues through June 1. Shown is Bruce Marsh's Pasture with Pipes. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. claytongalleries.net. or (813) 831-3753.