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Weekend preview: Unity, community, Iggy

Weekend preview: Unity, community, Iggy

Four months ago, on April 20, the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU on Miami Beach opened a survey of works by more than 30 artists from 1940 to the present that stare into the face of inhumanity.

Titled “Evil: A Matter of Intent,” the collection of mixed-media paintings, works on paper, photography and sculptural pieces offered an unsparing look at the horror of the Holocaust and the lynchings and subjugation in the segregated South.

A centerpiece of the exhibit, offered in a former synagogue that housed Miami Beach's first Jewish congregation, was the installation of a 1940s KKK King Kleagle robe and hat (from the museum's permanent collection).

If the opening-night...

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