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DWNTWN Art Days: Ten Must-See Art Events

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Giants in the City

This one is too fun to pass up. Featured at last year's Art Days, Giants in the City is a monumental inflatable exhibition compiled by work from 17 different artists. The huge, squishy artworks comment on the permanence of traditional monuments, and capture the wonder that occurs between art and the viewer. Take a walk through this art you can actually touch Friday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Bayfront Park.

"Fleeting Imaginaries"

A reference to what is imagined and the production of share images, "Fleeting Imaginaries" is part of the 12th Cycle of the Grants & Commissions Program Exhibition. This year's exhibition features work by emerging artists Pablo Accinelli (Argentina); Nayarí Castillo (Venezuela); Marcellvs L. (Brazil); Carlos Martiel (Cuba); Mateo Pizarro (Colombia), and Adrian Regnier (Mexico), and mid-career artists Claudia Joskowicz (Bolivia) and Rosângela Rennó (Brazil). View the collection of works at CIFO Art Space from noon to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.

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"All About Warhol"

Andy Warhol fans can take a long look at the artist through the eyes of others with "All About Warhol," a collaboration between photographers Christopher Makos and Paul Solberg as seen in their celebrity portraits of Warhol, along with Ai Weiwei, Tom Ford, Debbie Harry, Lou Reed, Georgia O'Keefe, and others. Presented by Snap! Miami, the exhibit also features select photographs of Warhol from William John Kennedy: The Warhol Museum Edition.

The first floor of the CU-1 Gallery will showcase "Warhol," the mezzanine will include works by artists represented by Snap! including Richard Tuschman, Tom Chambers, Wendy Sacks, Patricia Van de Camp, Heather Evans Smith, Thomas Dodd, Jason Mitchell, and Luis Lazo/L'atelier Alejandro Lazo. Friday evening kicks off the exhibit's opening night, with cocktails by the Courtesy Bar, soft drinks by ONLI Beverages, and food by Juice Lab from 7 to 10 p.m. RSVP at eventbrite.com. Art Days visitors can check out the exhibit on Saturday and Sunday from noon to 6 p.m.



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