Naples Art , the one-time von Liebig Center, has been eerily quiet for six months. But the art association behind it is getting out the noisemakers. And showing some naked ambition.
This weekend it’s announcing an overhauled curriculum of classes with a populist bent, including seasonal lures such as face-painting artistry for Halloween. Also in the mix are kite design, mask making, jewelry making and even simply sculptured make-up. Classes in Spanish and evening classes for working people are part of it.
Also this week, it will begin dispatching “Art,” a live male character who will dominate its new advertising campaign. […]