There is more than the single story of the material; there is usually a personal tie-in, a cultural or historical reference the viewer can also pick up on if they engage with it.
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.
A smaller sampling of Baltimore area artists still offers a compelling temperature check on subjects of contemporary artistic concern.
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.
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.
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.
Much like the artist’s enduring body of work, the heart of 'Full Circle' is found in its layers.
Highlights from the Bromo Arts District including Nomü Nomü, Black Genius Art Show, Maryland Art Place, Lexington Market, Current Space, Le Mondo, and more
"WHEN EVERYTHING IS POLITICAL, NOTHING IS / WHEN NOTHING IS POLITICAL, EVERYTHING IS"
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.
With 82 galleries representing 37 countries, the surprisingly compact fair is dense with content.