A REVIEW in London calling in 1949 asked how it was that unknown artists, schoolboys of the Cyrene Mission, had drawn so much attention to themselves: their exhibition in the galleries of the Royal Society of Watercolourists was packed for the whole fortnight that it was opened to the public.
Color, shape, texture, concepts and meaning can be achieved through a variety of mediums. Textile artists, through their chosen materials, have long held the strings of one of the most powerful and enduring vehicles to share visual research. “The Ardent Thread”, the current exhibition on display until September 5 at
” Change the world “ On display until May 2 in the Ringling Searing Galleries, 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota; 941-359-5700; ringling.org The apocalypse is still a dark prophecy. In the depths of WWII, it looked like headline news. This war almost shattered human civilization. After the war, broken people
It’s an interesting time for visual artists. Like everyone else, we struggle to find a familiarity and rhythm in our everyday world that too often seems “just out of reach” to us. However, unlike everyone else, artists struggle and continue to work and share their life experiences with the world