Marianne Lamonaca, Assoc. Director of Curatorial Affairs & Education, presents on Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity at Aventura Mall on Wednesday, Feb. 29

AVENTURA, Fla. – (February 28, 2012) – Turnberry for the Arts, a dynamic cultural initiative that incorporates contemporary art at Aventura Mall, will host Associate Director of Curatorial Affairs and Education Marianne Lamonaca from The Wolfsonian-Florida International University for a presentation on the exhibit Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity.

Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity is an exhibition exploring French cultural identity through design produced from the mid-twentieth century to the present. The exhibition is on view at The Wolfsonian-Florida International University through March 26, 2012.

Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity
examines the changing political, economic, and cultural contexts in which French design is created and disseminated. It also takes into account the concrete and symbolic impact that design has in shaping perceptions and aspirations. Approximately one hundred and fifty objects will be exhibited, including furniture, industrial design, and craft, created by some of the most celebrated French designers of the past and present, including Pierre Paulin, Roger Tallon, Philippe Starck, and the Bouroullec Brothers, as well as others lesser known in the United States. The exhibit was organized by The Wolfsonian from the collection of the Centre national des arts plastiques, France (National Center for Visual Arts or CNAP).

Presentation on Liberty, Equality, and Fraternity by Marianne Lamonaca
Date: Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Time: 9:30am
Location: Aventura Mall, Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf Court

The presentation is open to the public. For more information, call (305) 935-1110.

About Turnberry for the Arts
Turnberry for the Arts is a dynamic cultural initiative of Turnberry Associates, owner and manager of Aventura Mall, which incorporates contemporary art education at Aventura Mall. Recognizing the positive impact that art can have upon people of all ages from all walks of life, the mission of Turnberry for the Arts is to enhance the experiences of local residents and visitors from the U.S. and abroad in innovative ways.

About Aventura Mall


South Florida's #1 shopping destination among locals and international visitors, Aventura Mall ranks as one of the top five highest grossing malls in the country in sales per square foot. Anchored by Bloomingdale’s, Nordstrom and Macy’s, Aventura Mall boasts 300 specialty stores, ranging from chic, internationally renowned names such as Louis Vuitton, Herve Leger by MaxAzria, Burberry, Faconnable, Henri Bendel, Michael Kors and Hugo Boss to many of the most popular and recognized retailers, including Abercrombie & Fitch, Apple, Calvin Klein, Forever XXI, True Religion and Diesel. Aventura Mall is also home to 10 full-service restaurants and an exclusive contemporary art collection featuring 10 installations positioned throughout the shopping center.

Located at 19501 Biscayne Boulevard, the mall is open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., and Sunday, Noon to 8 p.m. For more information call (305) 935-1110, visit online at, join our Facebook page at or follow us on Twitter @AventuraMall. Aventura Mall is owned and managed by Turnberry Associates.

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