Accessible Art: New exhibits at the Lowe Art Museum, Robert Fontaine Gallery and the Arsht Center


Glass art at the Lowe in Coral Gables, Street meets pop art in Wynwood, and Hernan Bas unveils new painting at the Arsht Center


By Galena Mosovich |

Nostalgic Art 

Robert Fontaine Gallery in Wynwood is showcasing new works by London-based street and pop artist RYCA in a solo exhibition dubbed, Refresh. RYCA is known for his nostalgic content featuring classic Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein imagery along with Star Wars iconography. Runs through Nov. 23. 2349 NW 2nd Ave.; or 305-397-8530. 

Hernan Bas at the Arsht Center

A painting by international artist and Miami native, Hernan Bas, is now on display at the Adrienne Arsht Center for Performing Arts representing the second installment to its Knight Masterworks Print Collection. Handmade impressions of Bas’ work entitled, Downhill at Dusk (the Runway), will be sold for $7,500 each to benefit the Center’s programming for commissions. On view prior to performances and during free behind-the-scenes tours; Mondays and Saturday at noon. 1300 Biscayne Blvd,, Miami; or 305-949-6722.

Just opened at the Lowe Art Museum

The exhibit ?#@*S%! The Mainstream embraces a “do-it-yourself” spirit with 123 zines (self-published magazines) on display from Special Collections at the University of Miami Libraries. A curator’s talk, selected zine readings, guided tour, and collective zine-making is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 16 from 1 – 3 p.m. Exhibit runs through Jan. 5. 1301 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables; or 305-284-3535. 

Beauty Beyond Nature presents more than 70 pieces of artist Paul Stankard’s glass art spanning four decades of work from his earliest attempts in 1969 to now. A lecture on the exhibition with Andrew Page, editor of Glass: The UrbanGlass Art Quarterly is Thursday at 7 p.m. at UM’s new Student Activities Center. Reception to follow at the Lowe, 8 p.m. 1301 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables; or 305-284-3535. 

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