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7850: MoCA Artist Gerald Alexis: to speak in Miami

From: leonie hermantin <lhermantin@hotmail.com>

>Saturday, May 19, 2:00 pm
>             In conjunction with Haitian Cultural Heritage Month, author
>Gerald Alexis will discuss his book on Haitian art, titled Peintres 
>(Haitian Painters), at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA) on Saturday,
>May 19 at 2:00 pm.  Admission to the event is free, but seating is limited
>and reservations are encouraged.  To reserve a seat, call 305/893-6211.
>             The MoCA Shop will host a book signing with the author 
>the talk.
>             Gerald Alexis is a well-known art critic and curator from 
>whose expertise is in the areas of Caribbean and Latin American art.  His
>lavishly illustrated book Peintres Haitiens was published in November 2000,
>and is available in both English and French.  It explores such topics as
>portrait and historical paintings, nature and daily life, Voodoo, rhythm 
>structure, and figuration and abstraction.  The book also includes
>biographies of Haitian artists and an exhaustive bibliography on the
>             The Museum of Contemporary Art is located at 770 NE 125th
>Street, North Miami.  Free parking is available adjacent to the museum.  
>information, call 305/893-6211 or visit the MoCA Web site at
>www.mocanomi.org <http://www.mocanomi.org/> .

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