By John Thomason
By Benjy Caplan
By Artburst Miami
By Carlos Suarez De Jesus
By Daniel Reskin
MoCA at Goldman Warehouse. ¬Artificial Light¬: Influenced by the pioneers of light sculpture such as Dan Flavin and Bruce Nauman, the younger artists in this exhibition expand the capacity of light as a sculptural form to incorporate a surprising spectrum of associations and experiences. Mondays, Thursdays-Sundays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Wednesdays-Saturdays, 12-5 p.m. Continues through Feb. 18. 404 NW 26th St, Miami, 305-573-5441.
The Moore Loft. ¬Clamor¬ and ¬Twilight Town¬: Clamor, by Allora & Calzadilla, is produced in collaboration with the Renaissance Society of the University of Chicago and the San Francisco Arts Institute. Twilight Town features videos by Sean Dack. Thursdays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Continues through March 1. 3627 NE 1st Ct, Miami, 305-438-1163, www.themoorespace.org.
The Moore Space. ¬Zero Hero¬: John Bocks major installation and performance. Wednesdays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 4040 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, 305-573-1622, www.themoorespace.org.
Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA). ¬Pablo Cano: City Beneath the Sea¬: Performances take place Saturday, Dec. 9, Sunday, Dec. 10, and Thursday, Dec. 23, at 2 p.m. Canos marionettes are crafted from found objects. City Beneath the Sea tells the story of life hundreds of feet below the oceans surface. When not in performance, the marionettes and set will be on view as an exhibition. Wednesdays-Sundays. Continues through Dec. 23. $10. ¬Elusive Signs: Bruce Nauman Works with Light¬: Sundays, 12-5 p.m.; Wednesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Jan. 7. $5. 770 NE 125th St, Miami Shores, 305-893-6211.
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. Ice Palace Studios, 59 NW 14th St, Miami, 305-347-7400, www.newartdealers.org.
Photo Miami. During this art fair, 40 galleries, including Miami-based Daniel Azoulay Gallery and Karpio + Facchini Gallery, will peddle their best in photography, video, and new media, December 7-10, noon to 7:00 p.m. Admission is $10 for a one-day pass. Soho Building, 2136 NW 1st Ave, Miami, www.photomiami.com.
Pool Art Fair: Except for opening night, by appointment only. Starting Dec. 8. Fri., Dec. 8, 5-11 p.m.; Saturdays, Sundays, 3-8 p.m. Continues through Dec. 10. Cavalier Hotel, 1320 Ocean Dr, 305-531-3555.
PS 14. ¬Art Bastard¬: Thursdays-Sundays. Continues through Dec. 10. 28 NE 14th St, Miami, 305-358-3600, www.ps14.com.
Pulse Miami Art Fair: Thu., Dec. 7, 1-8 p.m.; Fri., Dec. 8, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., Dec. 9, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., Dec. 10, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 2700 NW 2nd Ave, Miami.
Ritz-Carlton South Beach. ¬Third Annual Masters Mystery Art Show¬: Featuring 1500 postcards by more than 300 artists, including Romero Britto, Carlos Betancourt, Madonna, Gloria and Emilio Estefan, Zac Posen, and Roberto Cavalli. Proceeds benefit Florida International University Masters in Fine Arts Program. Thursdays, Fridays; Continues through Dec. 31. 786-525-2239. 1 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, 786-276-4000.
Roberto Clemente Park. Scope Miami 2006: Alternative art fair (in its fifth year) challenges passive viewing by giving visitors a view of the contemporary art world available nowhere else. Thursdays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Continues through Dec. 10. 101 NW 34th St, Miami, 305-573-9530, www.scope-art.com.
Sagamore Hotel. The Sagamore Hotel Art Collection: Comprising 450 pieces of contemporary art by recognized emerging and major artists, including Alyson Shotz, Jacqueline Humphries, Leo Villareal, Roxy Payne, and Christine Borland. Daily. sagamorehotel.com. 1671 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, 305-535-8088. ¬Sagamore Video Lounge¬: Inauguration of the new Sagamore Video Lounge with ongoing screenings of works by Yoko Ono, Cao Fei, Liselot van der Heijden, Timothy Hutchings, Oliver Michaels, Tracey Moffatt, Christina Petterson, Hiraki Sawa, Doug & Mike Starn, and many others. Thursdays-Sundays, 9 a.m. Continues through Dec. 10. 1671 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, 305-535-8088.
Seth Jason Beitler Gallery. ¬Water¬: Studies by Miami-based photographer Laura Paresky Gould. Artist reception Saturday, Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. Thu., Dec. 7; Sun., Jan. 14. www.paresky.com. 250 NW 23rd St, Suite 202, Miami, 305-438-0218, www.sethjason.com.
Scope Miami 2006: Alternative art fair (in its fifth year) challenges passive viewing by giving visitors a view of the contemporary art world available nowhere else. Thursdays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Continues through Dec. 10. Roberto Clemente Park, 101 NW 34th St, Miami, 305-573-9530, www.scope-art.com.
Seventh Circuit Studios. ¬Submecha¬: Multimedia (digital, video, animation, clothing, music) exhibition by Arnold Steiner. Opening reception Saturday from 7 p.m. to 4 a.m. Sun., Dec. 10, 1-7 p.m. 228 NE 59th St, Miami, 305-986-9379.
Soho Building. Photography, Video, and New Media: Thursdays-Sundays. Continues through Dec. 10. 2136 NW 1st Ave, Miami.
Solange Rabello Art Gallery. Cesar Barroso: Mondays-Sundays. Continues through Dec. 31. 180 NE 39 St St 122, Miami, 305-571-9302.
Steve Martin Studio. ¬New Orleans: The Best of the Best¬: Seven top artists from New Orleans. Features work from gallery owner Steve Martin (no relation to the actor) along with Raine Bedsole, Mark Bercier, Francis Pavy, Nicole Charbonnet, Blake Boyd, and Alan Gerson. First Thursday-Saturday of every month, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Mondays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Continues through Dec. 31. 66 NE 40th St, Miami, 305-576-9221, www.stevemartinstudio.com.
Tides Gallery Atlas Plaza. Tides Gallery: Tides Gallery presents its inaugural exhibition. Receptions will be held Dec. 8 and 9 from 6 to 9 p.m. Mondays-Sundays. Continues through Dec. 15. email@example.com. 114 NE 40th St, Miami, www.tidesgallery.com.
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens. Organic Pipes: Gustavo Matamoross musical installation. The artist will be on hand Saturday, Dec. 9, at 9:30 a.m. Mondays-Sundays. Continues through Feb. 15. 3251 S Miami Ave, Miami, 305-250-9133.