The female form with its hourglass silhouette has long been considered the peak of visual perfection the curvier the form, the better up until Kate Moss and her acolytes. Nowadays, the bountiful Botticelli ideal is known as the pinup girl or cheesecake. If youd like to partake in a gluttonous slice of bodacious bods without being accused of being a sexist ogler, check out CHEESECAKE! a juried art exhibition presented by the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale (artinstitutes.edu/fort-lauderdale) and Galerie Jenner, located at 1310 SW Second Court, Loft 307, in Fort Lauderdale. The opening reception is from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday. Admission is free, all pieces are available for purchase, and the exhibit lasts till March 31. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturdays (but call ahead just to be sure). Contact Galerie Jenner by calling 954-609-7009 or visiting galeriejenner.com.
Fri., Feb. 11, 7 p.m., 2011