I will remember 2021 as a year of reopenings and looking back. On the former, not only have many museums and galleries reopened after closing for months during the pandemic, but one institution in Balboa Park has unveiled its large, redesigned space. We also lost a local legend just beforeRead More →

M+, one of the world’s largest museums devoted exclusively to modern Asian visual arts, opened in Hong Kong last month. The inverted T-shaped facility, whose name means “museum plus”, would have cost well over $760 million. The 700,000 square foot building, designed by world-renowned Swiss architecture firm Herzog & deRead More →

Museums are important, but what happens outside the museum probably matters much more. Art for the people, by the people, where the people are, is the Guiding force of now. The fourth edition of the Chicago Architecture Biennale, “The Available City”, recognized this by dispersing its interventions throughout the city,Read More →

Boity Thulo (Photo: Gallo) The book In Good Company, by local artist Marc-Gregory, features 32 prolific South Africans who achieved extraordinary greatness. Personalities featured in the book include Ayanda Thabethe, Pearl Thusi, J’Something, Gert-Johan Coetzee, Maps Maponyane and Minnie Dlamini-Jones. In Good Company, the exhibition, is now open in SandtonRead More →

Flux by Jessa Gilber is currently on display at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre. (Contributed) Altered State by Meagan Oxford is one of three exhibitions presented at the Revelstoke Visual Art Center in September. (Contributed) Sandra Flood’s “Inspired by Degas” collection explores movement and the human form for the dancersRead More →

A page from the ‘Big Hero 101’ comic book by Open Door artist JD Hirst, whose works are featured in the exhibition at the Carnegie Gallery. Credit: Courtesy of JD Hirst Vivid colors, intricate narratives and detailed drawings characterize “THE WRITING IS ON THE WALL”, the latest art exhibition toRead More →

Pittview, Paul Roden Downtown Paul Rodon is a former Nashvillian who now lives and operates his art studio in the heart of the Rust Belt revival in Andy Warhol’s hometown of Pittsburgh. Roden draws and paints, and he spent years as an engraver with a characteristic style heavily influenced byRead More →

LOUISVILLE, Ky., September 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Louisville Visual Art (LVA) is thrilled to announce a new program to support from Louisville artists, curators and organizations by placing original works of art in accessible spaces in local non-profit and civic buildings. Curate Purchase Inspire (CPI) is a tremendous opportunity toRead More →

Some of the most ambitious local programming derailed by the pandemic was originally planned in conjunction with the Feminist Art Coalition. The brainchild of BAMPFA curator Apsara DiQuinzio, this consortium grew out of the 2016 presidential election and the 2017 Women’s March, ultimately involving more than 100 arts organizations acrossRead More →

“Sweet Discord”, a new exhibition at MINT Gallery, brings together works by emerging artists in the gallery 8th Annual Juried Show. In partnership with the BWVA organizationor black women in the visual arts, MINT brings together a diverse collection united by the themes of lightness and darkness. Lauren Jackson HarrisRead More →

Focusing on the female spirit and strength, a new art exhibit titled “Fem-Fusion: Visual Art + the Written Word” had its grand opening Saturday at the Art Alliance of Central Pennsylvania’s Art Center. With artwork and writings of various types on display, the gallery walls were adorned with the workRead More →

Coming to town for PHmuseum Days 2021? Here is a list of cultural institutions to visit while enjoying the first edition of our international photography festival. Bologna © Courtesy Felix M Dorn/Unsplash After the summer, the city of Bologna will host the PHmuseum Days, our first international photo festival headquarteredRead More →

On a blustery Tuesday morning earlier this month, nine University of Houston students and their professor, Jose L. Contreras-Vidal, ventured into “Color Field,” a sprawling on-campus maze of large-scale sculptures of seven contemporary artists. The exhibit spans from Wilhelmina’s Grove in the Arts District to the areas surrounding the EzekielRead More →

While some galleries reopened with physical distancing measures over the summer, museums did not start announcing their reopenings until news last month that along with bowling alleys, museums could resume operations, with some restrictions, in counties cleared for Phase 2 of Gov. Jay Inslee’s ‘Safe Start’ reopening plan. While some,Read More →