Visual Arts

GEOMETRIC, why not?

Fri, Sept. 15 – Sun, Nov. 5, 2006

This exhibition presents works of worldwide geometric artists who are included in relevant collections of cultural institutions and galleries. Utilizing diverse methods and techniques, these artists use a pure geometric language to develop their art. Featuring paintings and sculptures, this exhibition is an open exploration through creativity that examines ideological statements and technological achievements of the artists. Curated by Mariavelia Savino.

Some of the artists featured in the exhibition include: Carmelo Arden Quin, Waldo Diaz-Balart, Eugenio Espinoza, Carmen Herrera, Ennio Iommi, Silvana Lacarra, Raul Lozza, Mateo Manaure, Louise Nevelson, Carlos Rojas, and Patricia Van Dalen.

Opening Reception
Thurs, Sept. 14; 6:30-9:30 pm
Members: Free; Non-members: $5

Panel Discussion
Sat, Sept. 16; 3-5 pm
Members: Free; Non-members: $5

This panel of art curators, collectors, experts and artists will discuss issues involving the “geometrization” of figurative art; the concept of pure geometric abstraction; geometric art as an investment in reference to art markets and auctions; and collecting geometric art. Panelists include:

  • Dr. Jamie Cutler, who represents the Collection of Lois Cutler. Some pieces from the collection, including Christo and Louise Nevelson, are included in the GEOMETRIC show.
  • Venezuelan-born Geometric artist Eugenio Espinoza, who won First Prize at the 1992 III Biennial of Guayana.
  • Jorge Gutierrez, director of the Art Gallery System District Office, Miami-Dade College.

The Not-So-Starving Artist Workshop by Steven Kozlowski
Sat, Oct. 14; 1-4 pm
Non-Members: $15 Buy or call TheatreMania at 866-811-4111
Members: $10 (Members must call TheatreMania to receive member discount.)

The Not-So-Starving Artist is a half-day hands-on workshop for artists of all types. The workshop covers issues that are fundamental to an artists’ protection of his or her work including copyright, trademark, the Visual Artists Rights Act, and artists’ contracts and agreements.

This workshop is created and presented by Steven Robert Kozlowski, the founding member of the Kozlowski Law Firm, P.A., a business, art and entertainment and litigation law firm. Mr. Kozlowski is an accomplished speaker on issues involving business, art, and entertainment law. He teaches Current Topics in Art & Entertainment Law at the University of Miami School of Law. He is also the author of the Cross Examination chapter in the Florida Bar Publication Civil Trial Practice.

Funding Acknowledgements

Funding Logos: State of Florida, Broward County, City of Hollywood

The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization supported in part by its members, admissions, private entities, the City of Hollywood, the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council; the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture; and the Kresge Foundation. We welcome donations from all members of the community who wish to support our work.