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MDC’s West Campus to Present Manuel Perez’s Exhibition, Different for Good
Start Date: 4/19/2019Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Date: 4/19/2019End Time: 5:00 PM
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Miami Dade College's (MDC) West Campus, in collaboration with Contemporary Art Projects USA, will present Manuel Pérez's exhibition, Different for Good.  The opening will take place on Thursday, April 18, at 11:30 a.m., and it will be on display through Wednesday, July 3. The event is free and open to the public.

The Different for Good exhibition, with curator Mariavelia Savino, includes: five installations, one artwork entitled The Four Elements, two self-standing sculptures, a Roman Warrior Guardian and a Chinese Warrior Guardian, both masterly made as dark brown ceramic pieces.

The five installations are: the series Retro Women consisting in five women framed portraits;  the series Ode to the Intelligence presenting fifty ceramic matches all with a red top less one that is yellow to point out the spark that makes an individual to shine for good;  the series Tribute to Guernica in which the Artist, while reinterpreting a set of nine images taken from the Picasso's masterwork, makes them colorful and unique; the series The Guernica that Picasso didn't draw presents three pieces documented from the sketches that Picasso didn't included in his Guernica; the series Ode to the Gentleman includes a family and four men sculptures on pedestals, only one of them offering a flower. The display symbolizes human kind with its beauty and drama, from love to war, from destruction to redemption, declaring art as a path to illuminate and teach humanity towards peace and positive action. The exhibit address as a concept the idea to think positive to creatively build art and uplift life in every sense and field, from feelings to concrete action.

Location Information:
West Campus  (View Map)
3800 NW 115th Avenue
Doral, FL 33178
Phone: 305-237-8000
Contact Information:
Name: Tata Fernandez
Phone: 786-262-5886
Admission Information
Exhibition is free and open to the public.
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