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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

More than just flowers in a vase

 Artists like Jeffrey Ripple display extraordinary technical chops with oil paintings that breathe with warm sun and luscious fruit that looks like it could happily be plucked
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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Deep convictions on display at juried Midwest exhibit

 Voice is a potent term. Literally, it is sound emanating from oneself. Metaphorically, it encompasses perspectives, ideas and opinions. The artists in “Raise Your Voice,” on view at Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts, home base of the
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Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Nine artists display sculpture and ceramics at Katie Gingrass

The nine artists in From Heaven to Earth travel from one realm to another, from airy sentiments of spirit to the raw physicality of earth. Ceramics and sculpture bring them
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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Photographs of ‘A New Life’ at Alfons Gallery

 I confess, and maybe you do the same, to having a keen curiosity about other people’s lives. What are their experiences? Where do they live? “A New Life: Portraits
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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Villa Terrace’s cabinet of wonders

 A cabinet of curiosities displays a bunch of various collected things, often from the natural world. “Species & Specimens,” on view at the Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, is like walking through one of these cabinets in large form. It is a series of wonder rooms where contemporary artists take
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Sunday, April 13, 2014

Haggerty exhibit sorts through the stuff of life

“Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that’s the stuff life is made of,” so wrote Benjamin Franklin in 1746. Franklin was right about time but three current exhibitions highlight the idea that “stuff of life” in
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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

New ways of seeing the ordinary at RedLine

 Contrary to its title, “Fatigue” is an energizing show. It suggests the many possibilities RedLine, as a gallery and studio for making art, has to offer. This exhibition
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Monday, Dec. 10, 2012

‘Artbook: The Show’ at Greymatter

 Greymatter is a keenly intelligent place and does not rely on sprawling exhibitions to make a statement. It simply can't, as it is one of the smallest art galleries in the city. With the curatorial acumen of directors
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Monday, Dec. 3, 2012
 Fahimeh Vahdat has described herself as, "as an Iranian-American Baha’i woman and artist living in exile,” adding that her word “addresses the experience of ‘in-betweenness’, as Eastern and Western ways of living merge and separate.” Engagement in cross-cultural and political commentary lies at the heart of her exhibition...