By MARY ANN MARGER
© St. Petersburg Times, published March 8, 2001
Art critic Mary Ann Marger's recommendations for this weekend. Please refer to the Art Calendar for details.
Corot to Picasso -- The special insights of unfinished artworks are the focus of the Smith College Collection at the Ringling Museum, Sarasota. Opens Saturday.
Downtown St. Petersburg Gallery Walk -- Downtown venues open their doors for monthly event Saturday.
Abraham Bloemaert and His Time -- Scholarly show of works by a little-known but authentic Old Master. Museum of Fine Arts.
William Wegman -- These are dog days at USF Contemporary Art Museum, as the artist's Weimaraners pose for a fashion statement.
Victorian Narratives -- Open-ended tales from 19th century England are depicted in paint at Tampa Museum of Art. Also, James VanDerZee's Harlem photos and Seattle glass.
Mark your calendar for these art events
March 16 -- "Much Ado About Art," Salt Creek Artworks, St. Petersburg. Benefit auction for American Stage. (727) 823-1600, ext. 203.
March 16-18 -- Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival. One of the oldest and best. (407) 672-6390.