The Boca Museum is taking portraits out of storage and showing them off to the public. The collection is topnotch. Theres an original Andy Warhol print (though calling it an original is, admittedly, oxymoronic) of a young Mohammed Ali in red, blue, brown, yellow, and green. In one print, his fist is clenched under his chin. He might be resting his head on it in contemplation or readying it for a punch theres a sort of optical illusion at work here. Then theres a 1968 photo by Arnold Newman taken of the famous painter Georgia OKeeffe. With her face in profile, she looks almost exactly like Whistlers mother. There are 50 images of celebrities, politicians, artists, and everyday people freeze-framed in a moment.
501 Plaza Real
Boca Raton, FL 33432
Region: Boca Raton
0 user reviews
|Write A Review|
Portraits From the Permanent Collection at the Boca Museum (501 Plaza Real, Boca Raton) opens Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and runs through May 13, 2012. Admission costs $8 or less. For hours and more info, call 561-392-2500, or visit bocamuseum.org.
Sept. 6-May 13, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 2011
Find everything you're looking for in your city
Find the best happy hour deals in your city
Get today's exclusive deals at savings of anywhere from 50-90%
Check out the hottest list of places and things to do around your city