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Salvador Dal?’s Archeological Reminiscence of Millet’s Angelus is the inspiration for a virtual reality experience.Dal? Museum

Art Planner: Popular virtual reality returns to Dalí Museum, holiday art tours and shows

IT'S BACK: DREAMS OF DALí The "Disney & Dalí" show at the Dalí Museum earlier this year was terrific, and a standout component was Dreams of Dalí, a virtual reality experience and feat of technical mastery. Visitors wore goggles and headsets that took them on a three-dimensional tour of the artist's painting Archeo …

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  1. Fond farewell: Lennie Bennett retires as Times art critic after 14 years

    Visual Arts

    Lennie Bennett has been known to walk around the newsroom toting hefty art books, despite her diminutive frame. The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture. Art in Vienna. Dalí.

    Lennie Bennett at the Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg in February 2016.
  2. Four-stop Tour de Clay offers visitors an up-close look at artists at work

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    SAN ANTONIO — On any given work day, the genesis from a blob of clay to something from which one can eat or drink commences with a swirling potter's wheel and a fair amount of elbow work.

  3. Art Planner: Popular virtual reality returns to Dalí Museum, holiday art tours and shows

    Visual Arts

    IT'S BACK: DREAMS OF DALí

    The "Disney & Dalí" show at the Dalí Museum earlier this year was terrific, and a standout component was Dreams of Dalí, a virtual reality experience and feat of technical mastery. Visitors wore goggles and headsets that took them on a three-dimensional …

    Salvador Dal?’s Archeological Reminiscence of Millet’s Angelus is the inspiration for a virtual reality experience.
  4. Artist's underwater sculpture meant 'to take you out of the everyday'

    Visual Arts

    OFF THE COAST OF CATALINA ISLAND

    At first, the fish avoided the intruder. A couple of beefy sheepshead hid in the kelp near the shore. The electric orange Garibaldi swam in the other direction. A small school of blacksmith darted away.

    m Artist Doug Aitken is pictured inside one of his 12-sided, mirrored pavilions before it is submerged in a dive park off Avalon, Calif. Aitken, 48, is a California native and longtime surfer. He’s also an internationally celebrated video artist.
  5. Art Planner: Skip Black Friday and treat yourself to art

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    Happy Thanksgiving! You know what I'm going to discuss today: An alternative to the shopping tsunami known as Black Friday wherein most of the population descends on malls and big-box stores for big deals. I concede that some of them are specific to Nov. 25 only, but many aren't. So, how about …

    Paintings by Anne Patterson are part of a new gallery show.
  6. Art Planner: Free shows featuring Lance Rodgers, Judith Salmon, Rachel Stewart and a holiday market

    Visual Arts

    LANCE RODGERS: NEW DIRECTIONS

    Lance Rodgers exhibits a lot, but it has been too long since we've seen a show of his works in our parts. Rodgers is admired by collectors for his beautifully rendered realist paintings that often have some social or political message usually delivered with a bit of …

    An abstract painting by Lance Rodgers will be at Art Night.
  7. Anne Patterson's immersive installation at Ringling a walk through a ribbon forest

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    People sometimes talk about getting lost in a work of art, of feeling almost physically drawn into it.

    Patterson has synesthesia, a condition in which one sensory experience triggers another kind. “I see shapes and colors when I hear music,” she said. “Once when I heard a piece, I saw vertical lines. That led me to using ribbon.”
  8. Plans moving forward on St. Pete's Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement

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    ST. PETERSBURG — Yes, it's happening.

    A rendering of the Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement shows the corner entrance for a restaurant. The museum will be on Fourth Avenue N between Third and Fourth streets.
  9. Art Planner: Morean's holiday show great for gifts, David Patchen shows glass skills

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    With more than 1,000 members, many of whom are contributing artists, you'll easily find many gift ideas for those on your list at the Morean Arts Center's holiday show. "There Is No Time Like the Presents" features one-of-a-kind art and crafts beginning with affordable hand-made …

    Neil Adamson is one landscape artist featured at Nuance.
  10. Art Planner: New art shows at Tampa galleries, Dunedin art center and Sarasota's Ringling Museum

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    HAPPENING IN TAMPA: A LOT

    Tampa has lots of art opportunities beginning Friday. Notable ones are in Tampa Heights, Seminole Heights and South Tampa, three different neighborhoods for three different events. I can't recommend choosing one over the other; they all sound great. But consider that Palehorse's …

    New work by Shark Toof at CASS Contemporary Gallery.