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Art: Best bets

By MARY ANN MARGER

© St. Petersburg Times, published June 28, 2001


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

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

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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.

Contemporary Art from Cuba -- The challenges of life in Cuba inspire the layered work of 16 artists who have chosen to remain there. University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum.

The Biggest by the Best -- Giant works by bay area celebrity artist James Rosenquist join other shows at the Tampa Museum of Art.

Two in Tampa -- A reception and open studio at Gallery 1906 and a Haitian film fest-fundraiser at Covivant Gallery highlight Friday events in Tampa.

Bak, Terwilliger -- Two powerful one-person shows at the Florida Holocaust Museum join permanent installation to say, "Never forget."

Upcoming

Mark your calendar for these art events.

July 21-22 -- Cool Art Festival. University of South Florida, St. Petersburg; (727) 556-0550.

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