Because I Say So Sculpture from The Scholl Collection

Because I Say So is an exhibition at the Frost that will provoke that answer to the question, "Is that Art?" The artists from this exhibition used materials of all kind for their sculptures and installations. Brian Jungen for instance deconstructs Air Jordan sneakers, and fashions them into Pacific Northwest Indian-style masks for Prototype for New Understanding.
via Miami Herald

What: ''Because I Say So: Sculpture from the Scholl Collection'' and ''Genetic Portraits'' by Nela Ochoa
When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. ''Because I Say So'' ends Aug. 16; ''Genetic Portraits'' plays through Sept. 6.
Where: Patricia & Phillip Frost Museum of Art, Florida International University, 10975 SW 17th St., Miami
Cost: Free
Info: 305-348-2890;

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