This week on Upstate Diary Christina Kruse talks about her necessity to create her own structures.
Two people walk into a bar... and find an exquisite Sir Henry Moore marble sculpture mounted on a pedestal in a fountain adorning a five-star hotel lobby's atrium. It's not your typical joke punchline.
Art allows people to relate to vast and often unfathomable concepts by engaging the heart and the senses. Art can break down big issues, like climate change, into small, digestible pieces.
Zaatari, a noted photographer, filmmaker and curator, co-founded the Arab Image Foundation in 1997 to locate and preserve his country's -- and the Middle East's -- photographic archives.
Until mid-June, you'll be able to see some of the greatest sculpture in the world on exhibit here in the U.S. The work is on loan from Florence Cathedral, now on view at the Museum of Biblical Art in New York City.
It's rather unusual for me to talk about an exhibition that hasn't officially opened yet. But over the last few months, I had several visits with Enrique Martínez Celaya in his new Culver City studio and watched him working on the paintings and sculptures for his upcoming show at LA Louver gallery.
Most art collectors have their niche -- one medium or period that they particularly gravitate toward. While this isn't necessarily a bad thing, too much of the same style can lead to some awfully monotonous walls.
It's a nice sensation when you realize how objects and ideas intended for one path wind up taking you through a different landscape entirely. These uniquely (and obliquely) connected points of view are what's happening at PLUG Projects dual exhibitions, Out There and Reify/Deify.
In her new series of mixed media paintings and sculptural works, artist Susan Melly accomplishes a resolution of disparate processes, techniques, stylistic languages, and new mediums that has the impact of a culmination, but is actually a breakthrough.
Boston Design Week returns this week for an encore of exhibitions, and workshops celebrating all aspects of design, from industrial to fashion. This 10-day citywide festival highlights some of the areas best fashion designers, interior designers, and renowned architects.
Pricing art is always tricky, especially for new artists who don't have a track record. Once you have had the chance to sell your work in a number of contrasting venues, you'll develop a stronger awareness of what's appropriate.
Regardless of what the curators and "decision-makers" of today's art scene are looking for, Amaranth Ehrenhalt is not waiting for anyone's validation. "I know what I want to do," she said resolutely, "and I'm my own best critic."
My theological writings arise from my personal journey through faith and doubt, difficulties and joys. Many of our encounters with God inform our theology, make us who we are, and shape our living. I position my writings to reflect this part of my life that I try to live out as faithfully as I can.
I've been a bit out of circulation lately -- my schedule has gotten to the point where I must often choose between painting and writing, and painting comes first of course. Seeing "Beautiful Beast" clarified and crystallized some thoughts which had been turning themselves over in my mind during my period of silence.
As I walked up the familiar steps and entrance everything seemed as it had been during my time as a student. The inside, however, was quite different and the courtyard was bathed in light, still surrounded by some familiar artwork.
If you're lucky enough to live in Dallas, you will also find yourself unlucky enough to not be able to make it to every opening and every show.