Vladimir Putin's invasion of Crimea has raised the specter of the Cold War era earning him the condemnation of world leaders. Oddly his naked aggression in the region comes at a time when the Russian president has been nominated for the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, if you can believe it.
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A new show opening for this month's edition of the Second Saturday Art Walk delivers a timely reminder of the saber rattling insanity that went on between the Soviets and the U.S. during the Cuban Missile Crisis.
At Locust Projects, the exhibition of new work by Miami-based artist Christy Gast, features a full-scale textile replica of a Nike Hercules missile and a single-channel video entitled War Drums, inviting reflection over the escalating tensions in the Ukraine while referencing South Florida's role in the historic conflict between Kennedy and Khrushchev.
It's one of several offerings on our radar beginning at 6:00 p.m. during Second Saturday this weekend.
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