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Harold Edgerton, Apple Through Bullet, 1964, dye transfer print.Image from MIT Museum

Art planner: Harold Edgerton at MFA, Kalup Linzy at Tempus Projects, last chance for "Figure Examined"

HIGH SPEED: HAROLD EDGERTON AT MFA Harold Edgerton, a professor at MIT, is most widely known for his photographs, though he wasn't a professional photographer. He invented the electronic stroboscope in 1931 and went on to use short flashes of strobe lights to capture on film movements that are too fast to be seen b …

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  1. Art planner: New art shows at area galleries and Sarasota's Ringling Museum

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    THE RINGLING: TWO SMALL BUT GOOD SHOWS

    Circus poster for Le Cirque d’Hiver de Paris, c. 1954.
  2. Paula Brett's large scale mandalas are shopping carts as art

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    We associate mandalas, especially the Buddhist sand ones, with ritual and serenity, created slowly with solemn ceremony.

    An aerial photograph of a shopping cart mandala by artist Paula Brett.
  3. Straz Center features 'Faces of Tampa Bay' in free exhibit along Riverwalk

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    TAMPA

    They're the people we might encounter anywhere: those with dogs, those in casual or business clothes, those in uniform. We pass them every day, noticing some more than others. But do we really see them?

    Daniel Chauche poses with photos in his "Who We Are: Faces of Tampa Bay" exhibit.  Chauche is a Guatemala-based American/French photographer who has spent decades chronicling the lives of "everyday" people in his adopted country.  The display is at the Straz Center, where he was invited for a residency. The portfolio, printed on weather-resistant vinyl, is mounted onto panels and on view along the Straz's portion of the Tampa's Riverwalk. [SKIP O'ROURKE | Times]
  4. Art planner: Harold Edgerton at MFA, Kalup Linzy at Tempus Projects, last chance for "Figure Examined"

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    HIGH SPEED: HAROLD EDGERTON AT MFA

    Harold Edgerton, Apple Through Bullet, 1964, dye transfer print.
  5. Vitale Brothers' latest works debut Friday at St. Pete's Blue Goose

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    Artistic talent runs deep in the Vitale family, as will be shown in a new display at the Blue Goose in downtown St. Petersburg this Friday. "Murder It" features new work from Johnny, Paul and Joey Vitale, and though the title is a play on the date being Friday the 13th, it could also refer to how the brothers have been …

     A graphite on paper work by Joey Vitale.
  6. Art makes its mark at Opal Sands Resort on Clearwater Beach

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    CLEARWATER

    You arrive for your stay at the Opal Sands Resort via the valet service and enter through large doors that lead to a staircase and massive escalator whisking you up to the lobby.

    Master sculptor Mark Aeling of St. Petersburg, left, and artist Christopher Still of Tarpon Springs, right, pose next to a model of “Ascent,” their collaboration, at Opal Sands Resort on Clearwater Beach.
  7. Art planner: Goodbye to Plensa in Tampa, hello to new art in St. Petersburg, Ringling Museum

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    Lots of new art is on view at the Morean Arts Center, 719 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, beginning Saturday with a group show and three solos. "Orange State" is curated by Katherine Gibson of ArtHouse3, an outfit that highlights the abundance of talent in Central Florida, from photography …

    The new Center for Asian Art at the Ringling Museum in Sarasota will host a community festival on May 15.
  8. Art planner: Theo Wujcik paintings, Benjamin Dimmitt photos and Mother's Day art

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    BENJAMIN DIMMITT: REQUIEM FOR A LANDSCAPE

    Fallen Cedar Tree, Blue Run by Benjamin Dimmitt.
  9. Review: 'The Figure Examined' at the Tampa Museum of Art a remarkable exhibition

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    TAMPA

    Even though "The Figure Examined" at the Tampa Museum of Art has a specific focus, different tastes will be satisfied by this exhibition. With about 120 paintings, prints and sculptures by 70 artists, it's a big show, perhaps too big if you want to see all of it in a thoughtful way. But that's where its …

    Mary Cassatt, Portrait of Katharine Kelso Cassatt, c. 1905, oil on canvas.
  10. Tampa Bay History Center exhibit lets visitors look underground and long ago

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    TAMPA — Motorists rushing along Florida Avenue near the Fort Brooke Garage are likely driving over soldiers' graves.

    Fort Brooke, once located on the southern tip of downtown Tampa, was established 1824 as a base for waging war against the Seminole Indians.