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By MARY ANN MARGER

© St. Petersburg Times, published May 17, 2001


Art critic Mary Ann Marger's recommendations for this weekend. Please refer to the Art Calendar for details.

Venus De Milo in Twentieth Century Art -- The armless icon, as she appears in fine art and popular culture, gets full treatment at the Salvador Dali Museum.

Corot to Picasso -- The special insights of unfinished artworks in the Smith College Collection at the Ringling Museum, Sarasota.

Contemporary Art from Cuba -- The complexities of life in Cuba are explored by 16 Cuban artists at the University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum. Opens Friday; lecture, 7 p.m.

Landscape/Land Use -- Six contemporary artists reveal influence of social history and natural forces on the landscape at Tampa Museum of Art.

H.A. Sigg -- Swiss abstract artist exhibits recent large-scale acrylic paintings at Museum of Fine Arts.

Upcoming

Mark your calendar for this art event.

May 26 -- Fairly Lilith Celebration of Women in Art, St. Petersburg. (727) 656-2346.

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