Visual Art

Visual Art

'Black Futures’ explores what it means to be Black and alive right now

While forward-thinking, Black Futures is simultaneously about Black pasts and Black presents.

The untraditional setting of The Shed allows for an intimacy we’re all lacking these days

What we miss the most, what we're leaving behind, and what we're bringing with us post-pandemic

"A Songbook Remembered" at De Buck Gallery

Each of Towns’ quilts in this series is named after a different African-American spiritual song, the roots of which run deep in the Black church and in the Black southern art tradition as well.

An Interview with Betty Cooke

Betty Cooke's jewelry, most of it composed of simple line work constructed in sterling silver, is elegant, timeless, and remarkably wearable.

On view at the Peale at Carroll Mansion

Installed in the mansion, the works are loosely grouped thematically by floors and rooms, tackling themes of segregation, women’s rights and suffrage, colorism, voter suppression, immigrant rights, and white supremacy.

How do we break free? Giving our full attention seems a good place to begin.

Polyphemus, on view at Goucher College’s Silber Art Gallery, is an installation that takes its title from Homer’s Odyssey.

A poetic consideration of a video piece that captures the dazzling mundanity of the everyday

Barber's 2017 video piece “3 Peonies,” featured in the BMA’s virtual Screening Room, is like watching a dream play out, feeling both familiar and surreal.

On teaching, art-making, acting, and working with young artists on a recent mural in Upton

This summer he wrapped up his fourth mural with students in Baltimore, which prompts him to describe himself as a “painter who makes mixed-media work that often involves community.”

Lu’s highly disciplined art engenders a timeless rendering

The colorful abstract paintings of Linling Lu at Hemphill Fine Arts in Washington, DC seemed at first to be formal abstractions but expanded into spiritual, cultural, and personal visions.

A conversation with Laura Amussen about her exhibition, Flourish, at Ladew Topiary Gardens

It’s a treat to be able to experience Amussen’s work in person during Covid restrictions, in a multifaceted exhibition at Ladew Topiary Gardens in Monkton.

A redesign for Necessary Tomorrows includes a new online exhibition featuring Kirby Griffin, Gyasi Mitchell, Glenford Nuñez, and Sharayna Christmas

Christmas is an immovable force in the Baltimore arts landscape, a textbook multihyphenate mother, dancer, producer, and the founder of the nonprofit arts organization Muse 360 Arts.

Hot Sauce Artist Collective partners with BOPA to curate outdoor pop-up exhibitions

A group of printmakers, educators, neighbors, innovators, and curators are using their platform to bring outdoor art and culture events to different neighborhoods in Baltimore City.

The range of works in Copeland’s collection highlights her discerning interests and tastes

Copeland's collection is a reflection of the depth and width of her 30-year career in museums: contemporary art, functional works traditionally sidelined as craft, and objects of historical importance for what they remind us about where we come from.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Require Structural Change and Transparency in the Way Museums Acquire and Sell Art

Once an institution starts viewing its collection as revenue-generating assets, how does it reconcile its obligation to the artists it has collected in the past and the curators who made the decisions to collect the art?

A photographer asked friends to imagine society deeply changing, at a molecular level, into a fantasy where they are the agents of change

Gatewood's photos function as moments of healing, which build up to create a more conscious future.

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