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 ...

Now in its third year, the (e)merge Art Fair is growing into a singular and important representation of emerging art in the Mid-Atlantic region. The geographic scope of the fair continues to ...

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 ...

Print/Collect is an ongoing arts project organized by Jennifer Coster, primarily funded by a $10,000 “Launch Artists in Baltimore” grant awarded to recent MICA alumni by the college.  Its inaugural ...

“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 ...

A Review of the 2013 Exhibition of Sondheim Finalists by Ian MacLean Davis and Cara Ober

A Walters’ security guard summed it up when describing the ‘staying power’ of this year’s Sondheim finalists. “Visitors stay in certain rooms for a long time and the others, they ...

Oasis Places, the current exhibition at Maryland Art Place is the 10th Anniversary iteration of “Curator’s Incubator,” a professional development program for emerging curators. Initially established by former & long-time ...

 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.

“Movies are an empathy machine, drawing us into other lives, allowing us to identify with those of other races, genders, occupations, religions, income levels or times in history. Good films ...

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 ...

"Do you ride?" I was asked this as a casual ice-breaker at the opening reception for "Motorcycles + Art," a group exhibition at Gallery 788 @ MAP last Thursday. It's ...

The work presented in "Jumbo Mumbo," Seth Crawford’s solo exhibition at Gallery CA, is hilarious and abrasive. It's funny like purchasing a fake nose at a novelty store only to ...

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