Visual Arts

Mexican artists get an exhibition at NSU Art Museum

Frida Kahlo’s 1943 self-portrait ‘Diego on My Mind’ is part of an exhibition at the NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale.
Frida Kahlo’s 1943 self-portrait ‘Diego on My Mind’ is part of an exhibition at the NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale.

This week’s news from the South Florida art world includes exhibitions at two museums and two galleries.

▪ Masterworks by Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, two of the most celebrated artists of the early 20th century, will be on view in a group exhibition of 75 works at NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, 1 E. Las Olas Blvd., from Thursday through May 31. Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection and 20th Century Mexican Art from the Stanley and Pearl Goodman Collection showcase the rich artistic traditions of Mexico including paintings, sculptures and works on paper by influential Mexican artists involved in “Mexican Modernism.” The opening reception is from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. An art talk with the Goodmans on Latin American art with Salomon Grimberg is set for March 27 at 6 p.m. The Goodmans will share their perspective as collectors April 26 at 2 p.m. An RSVP required for the special events: Call 954-262-0204 or email For more information, visit

▪ Under the Bridge, Beyond the Beach and Above the Muck: The Art of Purvis Young is on view at the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami through March 12. The exhibition is in memory of Richard Shack. The museum is at 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. Call 305-893-6211 or visit

▪ Sirona Fine Art, in cooperation with PoetsArtists magazine, presents a group exhibition of more than 40 prominent artists in The Artist’s Gaze: Seeing Women in the 21st Century. The survey of work presents the female form and persona as viewed by other artists, the artists themselves and in the greater context of today’s society. The exhibition is on view through March 15 at the gallery, 600 Silks Run, #1240, Hallandale Beach. Call 954-454-9494 or visit

▪ Emerson Dorsch in Wynwood showcases works by Tameka Norris with Meka Jean: Recovery, an exhibition including her 2014 feature-length film Meka Jean: How She Got Good, accompanied by remastered sound, fabric paintings/soft sculptures, a new video, photographs and small paintings. The show is on view through March 21 at 151 NW 24th St., Suite A, Miami. Call 305-576-1278 or visit