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Art: Best bets


© St. Petersburg Times,
published July 5, 2001

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 work of 16 artists who have chosen to remain there. University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum.
  • The Biggest by the Best for a Buck -- Giant paintings by bay area great James Rosenquist join other shows at the Tampa Museum of Art. Admission is just $1 in July.
  • Bak, Terwilliger -- Two powerful one-person shows at the Florida Holocaust Museum join permanent installation to say, "Never forget."
  • Clay Rocks! -- Florida Craftsmen presents a juried show of 26 ceramists from across the state. Opening reception Friday.


Mark your calendar for these art events.

  • July 22-23 -- Cool Art Festival. USF, St. Petersburg; (727) 556-0550.

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