ArtCenter Presents Iron Fist in a Velvet Glove Opening Reception 6/4/11

Join us for the opening reception of Iron Fist in a Velvet Glove
Saturday, June 4, 2011 from 7-10PM!
924 Lincoln Road, Suite 205
Miami Beach, FL 33139

ArtCenter/ South Florida is proud to present Iron Fist in a Velvet Glove – organized by resident artist, Natasha Duwin.
Many times a gentle demeanor conceals a resolute personality, and a softness in speech and manner betrays a certain severity. This exhibition explores the tensions between these two attitudes, particularly in women.

One of the featured works will be Shedding the Shadows, a dress and tapestry woven out of discarded items of clothing. Seemingly useless objects are repurposed into a series of ropes, with their connotation of strength and usefulness, and they in turn are compiled into a dress that is at once revealing and protective.

Featured Artists: Adriana Carvalho, Natasha Duwin, David Leroi, Venessa Monokian,
Hugo Moro, Damian Sarno, Nina Surel & Agustina Woodgate

On View June 3 – July 10, 2011

The evening will also feature our monthly Art Walk, from 7-10pm!
Join us for an art-filled evening of gallery exhibitions and the opportunity to visit the studios of our 36 artists-in-residence, featuring some of South Florida’s most talented artists. Artists will open their doors to share photography, painting, installation, video, and mixed media works in our buildings located at 800, 810 and 924 Lincoln Road.

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