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Laura Owens puts art history in a blender and presses puree

Mining the history of painting while exploring the boundaries between representation and abstraction, Laura Owens employs a diverse range of references in her eccentrically captivating paintings. Born in Euclid, Ohio, near Cleveland, Owens attended the Rhode Island School of Design … Continue reading

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Taking aim: "Guns to Art Benefit Show"

Metals, plastics, textiles, and countless other materials that have been transformed into objects of desire are showcased at one of  Santa Fe’s finest holiday-season traditions — the Recycle Santa Fe Art Fair, now in its 19th year. This year, the weekend-long … Continue reading

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The unique art of Larry ‘Poncho’ Brown, a Baltimore legend

Larry “Poncho” Brown has many accolades that he earned with the stroke of a paintbrush. A Baltimore native, Brown once earned the distinction of being among the youngest inductees at Carver Vocational Technical High School Hall of Fame, and among … Continue reading

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Artist Karin Broker mixes feminism, realism and romanticism in her art and home

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Brave new art world: the app that brings galleries into your living room

Imagine being able to view some of the art world’s greatest masterpieces from the comfort of your own home – no more jostling to see past the heads of tourists or travelling halfway across the world to find that your … Continue reading

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‘Ueno Artist Project: Contemporary Realism—Transcending the …

Nov. 17-Jan.6 Ueno is home to many art museums, galleries and art schools, including Tokyo University of the Arts. The Tokyo neighborhood is also known for an artists’ community that has helped promote much of the area’s local talent. As … Continue reading

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Artist Dorothea Barlett Schoenstein Opens Retrospective Solo Art Exhibit at McCloud Hotel

The McCloud Hotel and Sage Restaurant, in the historic district of McCloud, will be hosting a retrospective showing of area Plein air oil paintings by artist Dorothea Barlett Schoenstein. The exhibit of 20 paintings from 2005 to 2017 will remain … Continue reading

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List Art Center features artist Carrie Mae Weems

Upon entering the List Art Center lobby, it is impossible to miss the panoramic series of powerful black and white framed photographs on the walls. Expressive poses and dramatic lighting capture different phases of a woman’s life, all centered around … Continue reading

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e-flux lectures: Gleb Napreenko, "Modernism as the Unheimlich of Stalinism: The Socialist Realist Regime of the … – E

Stalinist culture may be described as a culture of excess and of an illusory imaginarium of ideals—in contrast to the productivist ideas of left Soviet artists of the 1920s, which were oriented in an economy of energy and a refusal … Continue reading

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ART SLEUTH: Aesthetic pleasures at the Alaska Sea Life Center

I wrote this essay after taking my visiting Los Angeles son, Oliver, and his girlfriend Kate to the Alaska Sea Life Center over Labor Day weekend.  Since then, the rescued baby walrus, Aku, has been shipped to Sea World, Orlando, … Continue reading

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