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Rivertown Antiques’ Jan. 27 auction features exquisite Asian art from multigenerational collections

Rivertown Antiques & Estate Services, one of the world’s most trusted sources of Asian fine and decorative art, will conduct a 178-lot auction on January 27 featuring rarities from the Neolithic Period through the 20th century. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.com. The fully curated connoisseur’s selection includes distinguished estate and family items from the United States, Great Britain and Continental Europe. Their sources include the Charles George collection, property from the collections of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Johnson, Samuel E. Wilson, and Robin George; and a former Beverly Hills, Calif., private collection. There will be no reserve on any of the lots. “We are absolutely confident that the artworks and antiques chosen for this sale, which are of utmost quality and impeccable provenance, will attract

USF Contemporary Art Museum opens ‘Climate Change: Cuba/USA’

Climate Change: Cuba/USA invites Cuban and Cuban-American artists to reflect on the consequences of the recent fluctuations in the relationship between Cuba and the United States. Artists Glexis Novoa, Celia y Yunior, Antonio Eligio Fernández “Tonel” and Javier Castro produced new works, in sculpture, painting, drawing, installation and video, that consider the changes, or “no changes,” that the political and diplomatic developments have wrought in their personal lives and in Cuban society. Javier Castro presents Cinco Cosas Básicas/Five Basic Things, five richly chromatic and visually mesmerizing interrelated videos that reflect on basic aspects of human behavior, desires and struggles. The five-minute videos, filmed in Castro’s marginal Old Havana neighborhood, have been arranged in the gallery for simultaneous viewing. Through single

USF Contemporary Art Museum opens ‘Climate Change: Cuba/USA’

Climate Change: Cuba/USA invites Cuban and Cuban-American artists to reflect on the consequences of the recent fluctuations in the relationship between Cuba and the United States. Artists Glexis Novoa, Celia y Yunior, Antonio Eligio Fernández “Tonel” and Javier Castro produced new works, in sculpture, painting, drawing, installation and video, that consider the changes, or “no changes,” that the political and diplomatic developments have wrought in their personal lives and in Cuban society. Javier Castro presents Cinco Cosas Básicas/Five Basic Things, five richly chromatic and visually mesmerizing interrelated videos that reflect on basic aspects of human behavior, desires and struggles. The five-minute videos, filmed in Castro’s marginal Old Havana neighborhood, have been arranged in the gallery for simultaneous viewing. Through single