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Art: Best bets

By MARY ANN MARGER

© 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.

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.

Upcoming

Mark your calendar for these art events.

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

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