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Nancy Graves, Canopic Prestidigitation, 1990, lithograph with chine-colle and cast paper
Image from the Tampa Museum of Art

Art Planner: Restorative shows at the Tampa Museum of Art, USF

POST THANKSGIVING: FILL YOUR MIND You might not read this until late in the day, during football game commercials, and that's okay since arts venues are closed today. But there's tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow, as Shakespeare wrote, and I suggest you pause during your holiday busyness for a restorative break. Y …


  1. After years of neglect, black artists join an expanding canon

    Visual Arts

    Painter Norman Lewis rarely complained in public about the struggles of being a black artist in America.

    Artist Eldzier Cortor, 99, in his studio in Lower East Side neighborhood of New York, Oct. 21, 2015. After decades of spotty acquisitions and token exhibitions, American museums are rewriting the history of 20th-century art to include black artists. [Damon Winter | New York Times]
  2. Art Planner: Restorative shows at the Tampa Museum of Art, USF

    Visual Arts


    Nancy Graves, Canopic Prestidigitation, 1990, lithograph with chine-colle and cast paper
Image from the Tampa Museum of Art
  3. Famed artist Christo to speak at Tampa Museum of Art Friday

    Visual Arts

    Christo, the great wrap artist, is coming to the Tampa Museum of Art.

    Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Running Fence, 1972-76. Photograh by Wolfgang Volz.
  4. Column: Images from Times photographers and artists stand on their own


    The epiphany that we were cradling art in our newsprint-dusted fingers happened this summer.

    CAMERON COTTRILL   |   Times
  5. Art Planner: Florida CraftArt festival, Morean show, photography exhibits in St. Petersburg

    Visual Arts


    Labyrinth of Daydreams by Kim Turner-Smith at the Morean Arts Center.
  6. Review: Tampa skating rink a 1970s muse for photographer Bill Yates

    Visual Arts

    Bill Yates has been a photographer for most of his life and has practiced many different applications of the medium. Visit his website,, and you'll see ravishing examples of his aerial photography, for example, beautifully framed landscapes lush with color.

    Bill Yates, Untitled, R5, #6, gelatin silver print, 1972-73, printed 2015.
  7. Pasco Fine Arts Council celebrates grand opening of new facility

    Visual Arts

    NEW PORT RICHEY — The boxes have been unpacked, there's artwork on the walls and the grand piano has found a place that flows well with the green sitting benches and the partitions that shield the long classroom tables splattered in paint.

    Jennifer Mathis, 34, works on the pottery wheel during a class at the Pasco Fine Arts center’s new site in New Port Richey. The Pasco Fine Arts Council will host a grand opening celebration today and Saturday.
  8. Art Planner: Second Saturday Artwalk, holiday shopping at Studio 1212

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    Sculptor Salvador Saint Germain.
  9. Art Planner: Arty holiday shopping in Dunedin, UT faculty show and more

    Visual Arts


    A work by Karen Tucker Kuykendall, “A Day at a Time,” oil on paper, in the “Small Works” show at Clayton Galleries.
  10. Art Planner: Tricks are a treat at Dunedin Fine Art Center, plus SarasotaMOD and Duncan McClellan

    Visual Arts


    The Sarasota School of Architecture, also called Sarasota Modern, blossomed in the mid 20th century as one with a particular vernacular suited to the climate in Sarasota. Why in Sarasota? At that time, it had the most impressive arts community on Florida's west coast and probably the …

    The work of Korean artist Hyunsung Chois on display at Duncan McClellan’s gallery and studio in St. Petersburg.
Courtesy of Hyungsung Cho