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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 133

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TGIF The Palm Beach Post MARCH 27, 1998 Page 37 J Cuban still-life artist displays works in Boca Raton museum BOCA RATON There's nothing staid about still lifes, as several exhibitions at area museums have reminded us this season. Now comes "Julio Larraz: Diary of the Soul" at the Boca Raton Museum of Art through May 17. Larraz, a - 15- CWi ., . fatal to the progress of art." She was famed for her copper and gold luster glazes. Her work ranges from the utilitarian to the sculptural. A major retrospective of her work is at Palm Beach Community College's Museum of Contemporary Art, 601 Lake Ave., Lake Worth. Several Wood pieces are in the museum's permanent collection. The show was organized by New York's American Craft Museum, where it first appeared in 1996. It is at the PBCC Museum through May 10. (Story in Sunday's A&E section.) Sculptures by the late Lee Menichetti are at the Armory Art Center in West Palm Beach today through Sunday. The brass works were created Gary Schwan Art notes STILL LIFES: Julio Larraz's 1987 The Chart is among the works in 'Julio Larraz: Diary of the Soul' at the Boca Raton Museum of Art. Bronze sculptures of dolphins and whales by Jupiter artist Randy Puckett are on exhibition Saturday-April 5 at The Whales of Randy Puckett Gallery, The Bluffs Shopping Center, 4050 S. U.S. 1, Jupiter. Half of the proceeds of sales will benefit the Wild Dolphin Project of Jupiter and the Sarasota Dolphin Research Program. Hector Feliciano, author of The Lost Museum: The Nazi Conspiracy to Steal the World's Greatest Art, will lecture Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Norton Museum of Art. The book discusses the systematic looting of Jewish-owned collections in France. Tickets are $10 and are available from the museum box office during regular hours, or by calling (561) 832-5196, Ext. 100, today. The Spring Celebration of High School Art '98 will beheld Saturday-April 28 at the Bethesda Health City, 10301 Hagen Ranch Road, Boynton Beach. The works are by students from 17 Palm Beach County public high schools. Students receive 26 cash awards ranging from $25 to $500. The event is sponsored by Women in the Visual Arts. Exhibitions of note: More than 70 works in all media by Israeli artists are at the Kaplan Jewish Community Center Sunday-April 10. The exhibition is called "Art From the Pzhar Region," referring to an area of northern Israel. There are other shows as well, all part of the center's IsraelFest 50 celebration. One show features works by Palm Beach painter Edna Hibel. Another is called "Shalom Haver," featuring more than 30 works touch ing on the legacy of the late Yitzhak Rabin. "Egg" sculptures by artist Mit-, zi Perdue, wife of chicken king Frank Perdue, are at Douglas Lorie Inc., 334 Worth Ave., Palm Beach. The works feature handcrafted and painted scenes inside ostrich, emu and rhea eggs. A new installation called "woven" by New York artist Ann Hamilton is at the Miami Art Museum through June 7. The museum is also showing a collection of photos, videos and sound works from previous Hamilton installations. Miami-based painter of Cuban descent, is noted for his intense still-life pictures. Museum director George Bolge notes that his paintings reflect "the Spanish tradition of saturating still lifes with meaning beyond the immediately visible and tangible." The exhibition features more than 40 works, including paintings and sculptures. Besides still lifes, the pictures treat the human figure, clouds and eloquently empty rooms. Also at the museum is as an sxhibition of pre-Columbian textiles from Peru. The examples -ange in date from 400 B.C-1,000 .D. They represent the Salinar, vlochica, classic Huari, Nazca, himu and Tiahuanaco periods, rhe textiles come from the collec-ion of Stephen Lion, who lives in few York and Hillsboro Beach. t0 for Sculpture Theater, the multimedia company Menichetti founded with partner Robert Handy. Menichetti died of cancer in November. Sculptures by the late Lee Menichetti are at the Armory Art Center. The works on view include kimonos made for a theater production. r Mj (33311s ft i0Tr 0r When I was starting out, 1 was JetermineJ to serie my guests perfect stealcs... Hie show also runs through lay 17. The pieces are for sale, with a portion of the proceeds going to Hope House. Opening reception is today from 6-8 p.m. Saturday; Sunday hours are 1-5 p.m. The noted ceramicist Be-itrice Wood died this month at ige 105. She was sometimes ailed "the Mama of Dada," the Jiarchic attitude that influenced rt despite being anti-art and ariti-ense. 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