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Ice Palace Studios. NADA Art Fair: New Art Dealers Alliance show. First Thursday-Saturday of every month, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., Dec. 10, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 59 NW 14th St, Miami, 305-347-7400, www.newartdealers.org.
Ink Miami Art Fair: Works on paper. Thu., Dec. 7, 12-8 p.m.; Fridays, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun., Dec. 10, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Continues through Dec. 10. Suites of Dorchester, 1850 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, www.inkartfair.com.
Kevin Bruk Gallery. Fabian Marcaccio, Daniel Hesidence: Tuesdays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., Dec. 9, 12-5 p.m. Continues through Dec. 30. 2249 NW 1st Pl, Miami, 305-576-2000, www.kevinbrukgallery.com.
Lemon Sky Projects. ¬Toffee Armistice: British Art Now¬: Chris Dorely Brown, Alexander De Cadenet, Jimmy Cauty, Shezad Dawood, Graham Dolphin, Flan Flanagan, Gimpo, Anton Goldenstein, HMC, Robert Holyhead, Andy Harper, Lee Holden, Stewart Home, Piers Jackson, Dick Jewel, Caroline Jones, Ronnie Kray, Wolfe Lenkiewicz, Truth Machine, Jamie Reid, Count Rodo, Martin Sexton, Stella Vine, Unknown Artist, and Zanna. Thursdays-Sundays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Continues through Dec. 10. 167 NW 23rd St, Miami.
Leonard Tachmes Gallery. Selected Artists: Thursdays-Sundays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Dec. 10. 3930 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, 305-572-9015, leonardtachmesgallery.com.
Lincoln Road and Lenox Avenue. ¬Liquid Sapphire¬: Designer Kiran Shiva Akals sculpture using one-liter bottles to create a curved glass installation changes from white to dark blue. Each hour the lights dance to Vivaldi. Mondays-Sundays, 7:30 p.m.-2 a.m. Continues through Dec. 21. Lincoln Road and Lenox Avenue, Miami Beach.
Locust Projects. ¬Page 6 Head¬: Artist Scott Hug presents 40 portraits. New York band Mirror Mirror will perform during the reception Saturday, Dec. 9, from 7-11 p.m. Also, sculpture and wall works by Jesse Bercowetz and Matt Bua. Mondays-Sundays, 12-5 p.m. Continues through Dec. 28. 105 NW 23rd St, Miami, 305-609-5384, www.locustprojects.org.
Lowe Art Museum. Champagne Brunch: Celebrates the closing of Art Basel Miami Beach. RSVP at 305-284-6981. Sun., Dec. 10, 9 a.m.-noon. ¬Humberto Calzada: In Dreams Awake¬: Architectural settings inspired by the Cuba of his birth and his exile highlight this 30-year retrospective featuring 50 paintings. Mondays-Sundays. Continues through Jan. 28. 1301 Stanford Dr, South Miami, 305-284-3603.
Luminaire. ¬Puppy Love¬: More than 25 artists decorate a plastic puppy to raise funds for cancer research. Sun., Dec. 10, 1-7 p.m. 8950 NW 33 St, Doral.
Mansion. Lost Boys: Mansion presents Powerhouse Books Lost Boys with hosts author Slava Mogutin and iconic photographer Bruce la Bruce. Lost Boys, with photo and video installations, is described as a cross between porn and fashion, pop culture and marginal kink, a poetic and sometimes raunchy journey into different obsessions and fetishes of the cosmopolitan urban youth culture. Sun., Dec. 10, 11 p.m. 1235 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, 305-532-1525.
Margulies Warehouse. Sculpture: Mondays-Sundays. Continues through Dec. 31. 591 NW 27th St, Miami, 305-576-1051.
Miami Art Central. ¬Video: An Art, a History, 1965-2005¬: Saturday, Dec. 9, at 11 a.m., the New Media Collection, Centre Pompidou features international experts participating in a panel discussion about curating, collecting, and conserving video art, prime examples of which are on display during Art Basel. On Sunday, Dec. 10, at 9 a.m., Dominic McIver Lopes, a leading scholar, lectures. Thursdays-Sundays, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Continues through Dec. 10. 5960 SW 57th Ave, South Miami, 305-455-3333, www.miamiartcentral.org.
Miami Art Group Gallery. ¬Gestalt¬: Closing party featuring the convergence of art, music, fashion, and film. Sun., Dec. 10, 7-10 p.m. 126 NE 40th St, Miami, 305-576-2633, www.miamiartgroup.com.
Miami Art Museum. ¬The Machine, the Body, and the City¬: More than 200 photographs from the Charles Cowles Collection. Mondays-Sundays. Continues through April 15. 101 W Flagler St, Miami, 305-375-3000. Lorna Simpson: Large-scale photographic and text works that are formally elegant and subtly provocative. Mondays-Sundays. Continues through Feb. 4. 101 W Flagler St, Miami, 305-375-3000.
Miami Beach Botanical Garden. Champagne Breakfast: Performance by the South Beach Chamber Ensemble in the Art Cafe. Includes a ticket to Art Basel at the Miami Beach Convention Center and entrance to the Videolounge at the Garden, which will be open during Art Basel. For reservations call 305-673-7256 Ext. 206. Sun., Dec. 10, 8:30-10 a.m. $40. 2000 Convention Center Dr, Miami Beach, 305-673-7256.
Miami Beach Convention Center. Videos: By Mathilde ter Heijne, Jenny Marketow, Martha Rosier, Nathalie Djurberg, Joan Jonas, and others in the Art Video Lounge. Thursdays-Sundays. Continues through Dec. 10. ¬Women in Miami: TFAP-FL Recommends...¬: The Feminist Art Project-Florida (TFAP-FL) has created cards to publicize recommended exhibitions by 62 artists at Basel. The cards will be handed out at the Convention Center and many other venues during the event. Visit feministartproject.rutgers.edu for more information. First Thursday-Sunday of every month. Continues through Dec. 10. 1901 Convention Center Dr, Miami Beach, 305-673-7000.
Miami Dade College. Nall: The Alabama-born, world-traveling master of the sacred and profane displays more than 200 of his big-theme works at the Wolfson Campuss New World School of the Arts. Mondays-Sundays. Continues through Jan. 14. 25 NE 2nd St, Miami, 305-237-3135.
Miami Womans Club. Casa Decor: Sixty spaces replicate apartments, homes, lofts, studios, libraries, a full-service restaurant, lounges, rooftop gardens, staircases, terraces, and a hotel. Featured designers include Santiago Bernal with Sylvia Naziazeni, Michael Wolk, Alfredo Brito, Marcos Zucaratto, Sam Robin, and Jeffrey Thrasher. Mondays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Continues through Dec. 17. $20. 305-373-3700. www.casadecor-usa.com. 1737 N. Bayshore Dr, Miami, 305-374-5671.