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Let LeVar Burton host Jeopardy, the end of Kimye, the return of Gawker, grieving with A.I., and more

The internet was all over the place this week.

On the Baltimore artist's ever-evolving practice

“I do not have the collage without photography. There is no photography without community,” Wallace says.

Baltimore news updates from independent & regional media

Baltimore news from the Baltimore Brew, WYPR, Baltimore Fishbowl, Maryland Matters, and more

How to make decisions, build community and kinship, and create spaces for liberation

Like a good therapist, Populoh’s inquisitive nature gets anyone in conversation with her to view the world from a new perspective.

The best weekly art openings, events, and calls for entry happening in Baltimore and surrounding areas.

Stay home, stay healthy, stay engaged in the arts.

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A rewarding show of rarely seen prints that examines gynophobia in early print culture to the eventual rise of first-wave feminism

This show is richly rewarding, due in large part to a range of rarely seen objects and some truly clever juxtapositions.

Creating context and conversation through a collection of classical and contemporary African art

By displaying contemporary works by African and diasporic artists with objects of historical measure into a setting for conversation, gatherings, and family, the Ojikutus have built a life around art devoid of the artificial distinctions that most museums have perpetuated for centuries

Curating exhibitions and leading the Mare Residency Program, Ward explores migration, identity, Blackness, and womanhood

In her practice as a creative director, curator, and writer, Tiffany Auttrianna Ward asks questions about archives, storytelling, endurance, and existence in both physical and digital space, exploring themes of migration, identity, Blackness, and womanhood.

New development in Station North making longtime residents and artists concerned about displacement and instability

Is there a way to bring much-needed investment to Greenmount West without displacing the artists?

The 2021 Janet & Walter Sondheim Prize Finalists Exhibition

A week of reviews of each of the five Sondheim finalists and their exhibits at the Walters

Taharka Brothers: It’s a Teamwork Thing

Taharka Brothers' Detric McCoy reflects on the rebirth of the mission-driven ice cream company as a worker-owned cooperative

Artist-Run: Ten Alternative Baltimore Art Spaces

Artspeak and Audience: Art Writing as Bridge or Barrier

International Art English has enforced a hermeticism of contemporary art that is not particularly healthy

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Animals and infrastructure of the Baltimore Zoo

Tsucalas's work is punctuated with razor-sharp compositions, a curious sensitivity, and a plucky sense of humor, both romantic and critical.

Young is a Baltimore native and founder of B-360, an organization designed to enhance STEM education, engage community, and strengthen the workforce, all through the beloved pastime of dirt bike riding and maintenance.

Chyno is many things at once: a food persona, a business owner, a cannabis advocate, a parent to an impressive plant collection

Through his work, Chyno constructs better realities not only for himself but for many other people in this city.

An artist forcing us to ask not only “What is this?” but the much more unnervingly delicious, “When is this?”

Sohn uses commercial ceramics techniques overwhelmingly used to create uniform multiple objects, and experiments with the process at various stages to create unique objects that can’t be mass reproduced

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In this collection of work, Munroe focuses on his relationship to Black single fatherhood, a multidimensional and intimate subject

The scenes are distorted and dreamlike, and Munroe knows just when to stop and let the material do the work.

An artist who combines sculpture, fiber art, and performance into rituals designed to venerate and heal

Tsedaye Makonnen focuses her work in particular on people migrating from Africa across the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea, historically and in the present day, drawing parallels between the two.

Monaghan’s themes of power, technology, and rampant consumerism speak to the unique challenges of today’s attention economy

The wolves feel like stand-ins for Americans, full of desire for the traditional trappings of empire while simultaneously feeling empty and repulsed by the barren world that surrounds us.

Through performance and wearable sculpture, Corona examines themes such as othering, fear of death, white supremacy, and the climate crisis

Each piece selected and displayed within the walls of the Walters—an institution with its own admitted history of othering and white supremacy—reveals the evolution of an artistic practice by a multidimensional creator making multidimensional work.

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The Baltimore Arts & Culture Guide

Search: Museums, Galleries, Performance, Film, Organizations & Advocacy, Literary Organizations, Media, Bookshops, Maker, Mixed Use & Studios, Education, Grants & Awards, Residencies, Artist Housing, and Supplies. This guide is for Baltimore area artists, makers, creatives, and anyone who wants to get involved in the arts in the region.

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The art jeweler, vocalist, and BMA program manager is constantly thinking about metal—for its malleability and its permanence

Largely self-taught, Beale now mostly allows her intuitive process to guide her from design to realization of new pieces.

The sculptor talks about moving to Baltimore during the pandemic, thinking with your hands, and singing to your plants

Lucien’s work is an investigation of how everyday materials can function as metaphors recalling an absence or intimacy of the human body

Kris Fulton of Sophomore Coffee on hospitality, inspiration from 'Cheers,' caramel macchiatos, and more

Fulton wants Sophomore to be a place for people to have experiences—some of them hopefully a little more profound than my remembrance of being sweaty and late—a place where friends can gather and conversations can be sparked.

The artist discusses her career so far, doing her sisters’ hair, and the contemporary figure painters who inspire her. 

Painter Monica Ikegwu’s goal is to take “ordinary people and make them into art in the ordinary clothes that they're wearing.

Rupture and Regeneration: Sophia Belkin and Sasha Fishman in Resort’s Final Shows

Downtown gallery Resort ends its three-year run with solo shows featuring Sophia Belkin and Sasha Fishman

The Artist Statement & Why They Mostly Suck

Best Professional Practices for Artists: The Artist Statement Made Simple

'The Conductor' Documentary About Marin Alsop Premieres at Tribeca Film Festival

The documentary is inspired by both Baltimore and Vienna and it traverses both with the director’s own personal perspective

The Internet Is Exploding: 10 Must-Read Articles This Week 7/18

Robbery of Native American graves, the Sioux Chef, parasocial relationships, an ode to browsing, new Normani, and more

Litscope: Cancer & Mama Phife Represents

Boyce-Taylor is the mother of A Tribe Called Quest rap star Malik Taylor, aka Phife Dawg, who died of complications from type 1 diabetes in 2016
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Woodworkers Lawrence Moore and Daryl Patterson talk about their new joint venture in Old Town

In 2020, Lawrence and Darryl outgrew their studios, and decided to lease a space together in the newly renovated Art@520 building in Old Town.

The Orbis Tertius "Hlaer To Jangr" Project is ICA's last in their current space

Overwhelming in every sense and incredible in scale, scope, and color, the Orbis Tertius -Hlaer-to-Jangr exhibition at ICA Baltimore is a feast for the senses.

Taharka Brothers' Detric McCoy reflects on the rebirth of the mission-driven ice cream company as a worker-owned cooperative

The founder of Taharka Brothers, Sean Smeeton, was my dad’s mentor when he was a teenager.

An interview with Sonya Clark about her survey show at NMWA

Taking over an entire floor of the museum, the show is a massive undertaking that showcases 100 works in a survey spanning Clark’s career.

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The BmoreArt Journal of Art + Ideas is released twice a year—each fall and spring—and offers a thematic and image-dense account of art and cultural offerings in the region. All of the writing, photos, art, and design are created locally, offering a unique, authentic, and diverse perspective on Baltimore as a creative muse and environment. The print publication covers visual arts, fashion, design, architecture, food, film, performance, and politics viewed through the lens of creative cultural production.

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Stories from Issue 11: Comfort
Creating context and conversation through a collection of classical and contemporary African art

By displaying contemporary works by African and diasporic artists with objects of historical measure into a setting for conversation, gatherings, and family, the Ojikutus have built a life around art devoid of the artificial distinctions that most museums have perpetuated for centuries

Chyno is many things at once: a food persona, a business owner, a cannabis advocate, a parent to an impressive plant collection

Through his work, Chyno constructs better realities not only for himself but for many other people in this city.

Young is a Baltimore native and founder of B-360, an organization designed to enhance STEM education, engage community, and strengthen the workforce, all through the beloved pastime of dirt bike riding and maintenance.

Kris Fulton of Sophomore Coffee on hospitality, inspiration from 'Cheers,' caramel macchiatos, and more

Fulton wants Sophomore to be a place for people to have experiences—some of them hopefully a little more profound than my remembrance of being sweaty and late—a place where friends can gather and conversations can be sparked.