Visual Art

Visual Art

On the fickle nature of creativity and the desire to be the kind of person your dog thinks you are

There is more than the single story of the material; there is usually a personal tie-in, a cultural or historical reference the viewer can also pick up on if they engage with it.

Brown’s staged photographs reflect a lineage of Black beauty culture and rituals that are shared throughout the diaspora.

Black pop art iconography, like Jet magazine’s coverage and advertisements reflecting the 1960s Black is Beautiful movement and the Natural Hair Movement of the 2000s, are all influential to Brown’s photographs.

Finalists Maren Henson, Megan Koeppel, and James Williams II exhibit at the Walters through Sept. 28

A smaller sampling of Baltimore area artists still offers a compelling temperature check on subjects of contemporary artistic concern.

Baltimore creative powerhouse Landis Expandis virtually reinvents himself as a power trio 

In a town full of creatives who might claim the title of “hardest working artist in town,” Landis “Expandis” McCord is arguably among those with a real shot at that crown. 

An Artist Whose Collections Weave into Her Art

Though the first floor of Franklin's home is filled with art, there are no defined boundaries that separate the art in her collection, the art she herself makes, her collections in progress, and the more ordinary articles of her life.

Collectors Philip and Deborah English talk about the lure of the whimsical Victorian-era ceramics

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.

Richard Serra’s new installation and a Museum Guard-curated Exhibition at the BMA

Mini reviews of exhibits at the Glenstone Museum and the Baltimore Museum of Art

Together Again: Baltimore Starts Pride Weekend with a Gorgeous Gala Under the Stars

On June 24, the Pride Center of Maryland’s Twilight on the Terrace Gala was finally back in person, after several years of pause for the pandemic

Gilliam, who died on June 25, had an artistic practice dedicated to the interrogation of self and spirit

Much like the artist’s enduring body of work, the heart of 'Full Circle' is found in its layers.

Venues, artwork, artists, and participants in the Bromo District's Celebration of Art Spaces

Highlights from the Bromo Arts District including Nomü Nomü, Black Genius Art Show, Maryland Art Place, Lexington Market, Current Space, Le Mondo, and more

More than 70 participants ranged in age from 10 to 82, with people who had never sewn before alongside experienced quilters

“We couldn’t be more thrilled to partner with Pussy Riot this year.”

"WHEN EVERYTHING IS POLITICAL, NOTHING IS / WHEN NOTHING IS POLITICAL, EVERYTHING IS"

Nightlife photography of the past and present at Maryland Center for History and Culture

Curated by Joe Tropea, Visions of Night: Baltimore Nocturnes at the Maryland Center for History and Culture beautifully and seamlessly integrates Baltimore nightlife of the past and present.

Campy horror aesthetics, charmingly faux-naive techniques, abstract allusions to the body, environmental concerns and more

With 82 galleries representing 37 countries, the surprisingly compact fair is dense with content.

On Amber Eve Anderson’s “Something Worth Doing” at Hamiltonian Gallery

These arrangements are subtle and pleasing, though on closer inspection, starkly funny. 

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