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Art + Gallery. "Wired": Group exhibition of New Technology art (video, biological art, lenticular photography, holography, digital, sound, scent) by gallery artists in Merrick Park. Welcome Art Basel: Kick Off the Week in Light: Download your invitation to the illumination of I.M. Pei's Bank of America building at the gallery's Website. Through Dec. 7. 358 San Lorenzo Ave #3135, Coral Gables, 786-497-1111, www.artplusgallery.com.
Art Vitam. "Emanuele Viscuso: Sculptures and Installations": Works by the Italian artist, son of a sculptor and a jazz pianist. Cocktail reception Dec. 4, 7 p.m.-midnight. Dec. 2-31. 3452 N Miami Ave, Miami, 305-571-8342, www.artvitam.com.
ArtCenter/South Florida Gallery. "Objects of Virtue": By several South Florida artists. Mon.-Wed. 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Thu.-Sun. 10 a.m.-11p.m. Through Jan. 2, 2005. 800 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, 305-674-8278, www.artcentersf.org.
Artimoto Modern Art Network. "The Art of Bateau Laveau: In Pursuit of Collective Identity": Collection of paintings by the group of South African artists. Through Dec. 31. 3841 NE 2nd Ave Suite 301A, Miami, 305-573-7575, www.artimoto.com.
ArtSouth. Permanent Collection: This is the everyday collection at ArtSouth. It's a drive, but this little artist commune is well worth it. Special Art Basel hours, Sat.-Sun., noon-6 p.m. Through Dec. 5. Upstairs Gallery: This is where the artists at ArtSouth take a bow after displaying their work, special Art Basel hours, Sat.-Sun., noon-6 p.m. Through Dec. 5. "From Florida to France": This solo exhibition features the oil and pastel paintings of Patricia Cummins, special Art Basel hours, Sat. and Sun., noon-6 p.m. Through Dec. 5. New Works: A series of new works finds a home at ArtSouth's ClaySpace Gallery, special Art Basel hours, Sat.-Sun. noon-6 p.m. Through Dec. 5. 240 N Krome Ave, Homestead, 305-247-9406.
ArtSouth Sanctuary. Sanctuary Gallery: Luis Nunez presents his solo exhibition and invites viewers to become one with nature by transcending his Everglades landscape paintings, special Art Basel hours, Sat.-Sun. noon-6 p.m. Through Dec. 5, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. 240 N Krome Ave, Homestead, 305-247-9406.
Artspace C GQ. Opening Reception: Enjoy an aesthetic wonderland featuring the works of Morgen Chesonis and Gerardo Gonzalez-Quevedo, special Art Basel hours, Dec. 2-5, 1-6 p.m. Sat., Dec. 4, 7 p.m.-midnight. 305-282-9154. 4510 NE 2 Ave, Miami.
ArtSpace/Virginia Miller Galleries. "Light on Hell & Paradise": Exhibit by Howtan. Large scale transparencies lit from behind. Gables Gallery Night will be dedicated to Art Basel. Open 7-10 p.m. Fri., Dec. 3. "Aquascapes": Underwater photographs by Karen Glaser. This exhibit features large scale photographs, giving the impression of being under the ocean. Through Dec. 31. 169 Madeira Ave, Coral Gables, 305-444-4493, www.virginiamiller.com.
Ashmore Gallery. "High Art: Perspectives": Expect to transcend cultural barriers as the audience and the art become an intermingled tapestry of emotional outpouring. The artists will attempt to engage viewers to the point that they become actual participants in the work, but then relinquish control of the final message, thus allowing each individual to come up with his own interpretation. The show will include works by Robert Rauschenberg, Roy Lichtenstein, Tom Wesselman, and Andy Warhol. Through Dec. 31, 9 a.m.-11 p.m. 2213 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, 305-531-0654.
Atelier Feyerabend & Hubler. "Mosaics Fine Art & FUNctional": Combination of juried exhibition in the main gallery and several events and workshops. Also, "Vorsicht - Foresight" by Hans Feyerabend on the second floor. Call for event and workshop info. Dec. 3-Jan. 11. 3863 Shipping Ave, Miami, 305-569-9990, www.atelier.bz.
Bakehouse Art Complex. "Breakfast at the Bakehouse": On Dec. 2, 9 a.m.-noon. Also, the Winter Juried Art Show, works by more than 100 artists. Basel hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 2-5, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Dec. 6-Jan. 15. Free admission. 561 NW 32nd St, Miami, 305-576-2828.
Bank of America Tower. For Art Basel: Will reflect the vision of Paul Deeb. He will be creating his work out of optical grade aluminum on the southeast side of the tower. After two weeks of assembly and more than a day of installation, it will be on view throughout Art Basel. Through Dec. 5. 100 SE 2nd St, Miami.
Barbara Gillman Gallery. "Six-Eight": Geometric, three-dimensional paintings by Robert Thiele. Tue.-Fri. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Through Dec. 31. 800-688-7079. 3814 NE Miami Ct, Miami, 305-573-1920, www.artnet.com/bgillman.html.
Bass Museum of Art. "Együt - Together - from Miami to Budapest and Back": A concert presented by the Center for Emerging Art. Sun., Dec. 5, 3 p.m. "Paris Moderne: Art Deco Works from the Musée d'Arte Moderne de la Ville de Paris": For the first time out of France, an exhibit of paintings, sculptures, and other art, celebrating the style of Paris in the ö20s and ö30s. Through Jan. 23, 2005. 2121 Park Ave, Miami Beach, 305-673-7530, www.bassmuseum.org.
Beaux Arts Gallery. "Carbonell: A Modern Expression, Traditional Principles": By sculptor Manuel Carbonell, creator of "Tequesta Family" at the Brickell Avenue Bridge. Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat. by appt. Through Jan. 31, 2005. 2451 Brickell Ave, Miami, 305-858-6776, www.beauxartsgallery.net.