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The objects Tierney employs trigger memories and personal associations, but they also represent systems, histories, industries and labor, and the environmental impact of it all.
Toor's paintings are autobiographical yet steeped in references to classical paintings, executed with the casual air of an illustrator in his sketchbook.
There is more than the single story of the material; there is usually a personal tie-in, a cultural or historical reference the viewer can also pick up on if they engage with it.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.