Visual Art

Visual Art

"My work rides a fine line between fine art and craft, if such a line exists."

Rosa Leff's self-taught paper-cutting practice began at her dining room table

Images for Baltimore raises much-needed funding for the Maryland Food Bank

Buy a $50 print by a Baltimore-based artist and support the MD Food Bank

Sangram Majumdar, Magnolia Laurie, Gaia, Erin Fostel, and Taha Heydari

A discussion with five Baltimore-based artists whose art practices have been affected by coronavirus

Social practice artist, advocate of alternative educational models, Mount Royal MFA

The coronavirus crisis has affected everything, from world geopolitics to our small art worlds, says the Venezuelan artist and MICA MFA candidate

Speaking the language of memes, real-world visual puns reveal the tragicomedy of contemporary life

FOLLOWING is a series of profiles and interviews of the art world social media accounts that make us think, laugh, cry, love, or sometimes just “like.” 

Searching for solid footing in a world without structure with some unlikely support from Alice Cooper, sewing, weaving, and walking

The antidote to the greed and selfishness that got us all here is kindness and compassion. They say that begins at home. Lucky us.

Shop from Resort, Transformer, Make Studio, ICA Baltimore, Baltimore Jewelry Center, Baltimore Clayworks, and Galerie Myrtis

Look no further than these Baltimore- and DC-based galleries and artist-run spaces currently selling affordable art.

How a curator’s role must evolve, immediately and for the future

We all expended a tremendous amount of labor—myself, the artists, art handlers, the gallery director, friends, family—to get the show open. And now, the result of COVID-19 is that effort sits in a gallery unviewed.

Poignant observations, compelling points of view, and beautiful fantasies, made in Baltimore during the Covid-19 pandemic and quarantine

We are living through a major historical event and it's essential that we record our experiences.

Ellen Lesperance talks about the relevance of craft, the beauty of mistakes, creative direct action, and more

Craft materials, like art materials, need to be utilized to generate new and personal meanings that have relevance, that also engage with the world of ideas.

Even as much of the art world retreated to the safety of the internet, some creative workers continued their trade in the public sphere

We now know that this will be a matter of months, rather than weeks: the Cleveland Museum of Art has already canceled all programming through the end of June, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art expects to remain closed at least through July.

Art critic and UMBC curator Maurice Berger dies from coronavirus symptoms at age 63

He could have easily written beautiful and empty things, instead his life's work was naming racism and calling out the art world’s whiteness.

Artist, Aesthete, Rock-climbing Aficionado, Towson Studio Art MFA Candidate 

You Wu and their art will undoubtedly survive any impending apocalypse.

Fear is a vital and necessary part of love

All of these cancellations are, of course, in the best interest of everybody’s health, but especially those of us whose immune systems are less resilient or suppressed.

Six Artists Achieve an Intricate Buzz in 'Surfacing' at MONO Practice

What if the observation, repetition, and cultivation of pleasure found in ornamentation were central to human existence?

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