To list the items that Riddleberger has saved from landfills would take a building as large as the 1885 gas company “valve house” in South Baltimore where he keeps his collection of curios: an architectural salvage business called Housewerks.
Timmons is especially drawn to pieces rendered by artists based in or affiliated with Baltimore: Amy Sherald, Elizabeth Talford Scott, Jerrell Gibbs, Mequitta Ahuja, Derrick Adams, and Devin Allen, among many others.
Moses' curatorial project, the Maryland Institute Black Archives (MIBA), uncovered the erased history of Black students at MICA and documented as many stories from present-day Black students, alumni, faculty, and staff as possible.
Majolica Mania is the result of a near-constant effort by enthusiasts to get decorative arts curators to take this fantastical subset of ceramics seriously.
Entering the wood-floored room on the third floor of the couple's Baltimore home feels a bit like walking into a cabinet of curiosities from centuries past.
This concrete gesture of solidarity is Elena Volkova’s way of “trying to turn grief into something productive,” she says. “Better than being curled-up crying on the floor.”
While it’s exciting to see works of art by well known favorites at Art Basel, it's a treat to discover new artists and galleries and this year’s big fair provided a slew of new names and programs to follow.
Monsieur Zohore’s performance, entitled Rush, casts a critical lens on the lineage of ‘bro culture’ linking lascivious behavior to so-called heteronormative practices often tied to fraternal Greek stereotypes.
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
The ACC has continued its mission to elevate and promote the work of master craftspeople, and to make their work accessible to those who want to live with beautiful handmade objects.