Visual Art

Visual Art

Sometimes you stroll through a show, walk out the door – and never look back. Even enjoyable shows occasionally leave no lasting trace; they make no claim on you. In ...

Andrew Simonet Explains the Whys and Hows behind Artists U

On the eve of the first Artist U's Free Intensive Workship in Baltimore, titled 'building a sustainable life as an artist,' Founder and Director Andrew Simonet agreed to have a conversation ...

What exactly are those casts of classical Greek masterpieces thinking, as they gaze down from the balcony of the Hall of Sculpture in the Carnegie Museum of Art at Pedro ...

Granted, she stands at a distance – and, granted, her clothes are virtually obscured by the dense thicket of flashlights and reflectors that hang improbably from her form, making her ...

“They also serve who stand and wait,” John Milton once claimed, in a wrenching meditation on his premature blindness. It’s a sentiment that is evoked, as well, by Gregory Vershbow’s ...

 One More   Attention, paid Fifteen years after I first encountered (during an open studio tour at Yale in the mid-1990s), Tony Shore’s paintings on velvet, I can still recall ...

The insipid absurdity of the layout evokes unnatural treatment of organisms, and the allocation of visceral nature as decoration to be consumed.

Caitlin Cunningham's solo show at sophiajacob, informally referred to as "Tan Penis Island," is a carefully assembled collection of references around the subject of Tahiti and the insidious effects of Western hegemony, manifesting in a range of found ephemera and Cunningham's own constructed pieces.

Any curated show imposes various meanings – or elicits particular associations, or crafts a range of contexts: choose your wording – upon the involved works of art. But the BMA’s ...

Terence Hannum is a relatively new artist in Baltimore, but he is already making an impression with a unique brand of mixed media work. After a solo exhibit at Stevenson ...

A libertine is a usually disparaging person who is unrestrained by convention or morality.

Open Space's Liberti(n)es, a multidisciplinary group show curated by Keith J. Varadi, explores the fine line between exercising and abusing personal freedoms. Varadi pulls work from across the spectrum, using ...

Baltimore City Paper: Rental Wonderland: The City Art Building’s gallery steps up its game By Baynard Woods Smorgasbord Through Feb. 1 at Gallery CA; opening reception Jan. 18 In Don ...

“Things are better now than they ever have been for women and artists of color,” says the Guerrilla Girls, the outspoken experts on equality in the art world. “Right now ...

New Copycat Building Book features artists in Live-Work Spaces

The Copycat books feature over 100 portraits of residents, the complete in-depth history of the building, and venture into the questionable future of the building

Working out what you want to create, and what you want it to mean, if anything, are two of the many problems that all artists have to wrestle with. (Problems ...

Latvian artist Evelina Deicmane, Season SorrowLatvia: artist for video: Evelina Deicmane, Season Sorrow;artist of miniatures: Miks Mitrevics, Fragile NatureScotland: artist Martin Boyce, No ReflectionsIceland: artist Ragnar Kjartansson, The Endofficial site:http://cia.is/venice/Singapore: ...

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