The art movement of surrealism was born from revolutionary and consciousness-transforming roots just after the First World War. Although it no longer has the counterculture, anti-colonialist sayings it once espoused, Surrealism retains its intent to provoke deeper meaning and reflection through a twist or even a sideways take on howRead More →

He’s back in the news. OB’s own “Whistler”, Matt Baker, who drew national attention and derision when videos of him at the County Board of Supervisor whistling and ranting went viral. This time, Baker made an artwork commemorating the OB woman who was killed trying to storm the Capitol onRead More →

If I ever find myself thinking about paper or printed art, my mind hardly ever wanders off to ghosts. However, as I browsed through Stelo’s group exhibit, “Coalesce,” I couldn’t get the ghosts out of my mind. On each piece of the show hangs the ubiquitous and disturbing spirit ofRead More →

Austin’s Art Shop operated in downtown Brevard for 73 years. William Charles Austin and his wife, Mildred Galbraith Austin, were both New York natives and trained photographers. William was a disabled World War I veteran who taught photography at the Southern School of Photography in McMinnville, Tennessee, before the familyRead More →

Gillian Wear, Self-portrait at three years old2004. Photo: © Gillian Wearing In the early 1990s, conceptual artist Gillian Wearing began to make a name for herself creating guerrilla-style faith-based performances with volunteers she recruited from the streets or from newspaper advertisements. At the time, she was in her twenties andRead More →

Click to enlarge Courtesy of Cathy Cone “A Capella Crack” Like visual analogues of a foreign language, Cathy ConeThe black and white photographs of escape easy interpretation. Viewers may wonder what happened just before an image was created, or if any clues to the mystery lurk beyond the frame. WhatRead More →

Click to enlarge Pamela Polston © ️ Seven days Extract from the installation “Objects of Empire” by Bradley Borthwick Bradley Borthwickthe exhibition of “Empire Items“conveys more than it first appears. In the gallery on the second floor of Burlington’s BCA Center, warm spotlights focus on two rather austere installations. TheRead More →

“Ladders” In the center of the room, there are seven ladders positioned vertically. These ladders belonged to people seeking entry into the United States. Written by Timarea Kimbrough, Writer A graduate of Austin College, Scott Nicol exhibits his art at the Dennis Gallery of the Forster Art Complex. His workRead More →

“Ladders” In the center of the room, seven ladders are placed upright. These ladders belonged to people seeking to enter the United States. Written by Timarea Kimbrough, Writer Alumnus of Austin College, Scott Nicol exhibits his art at the Dennis Gallery of the Forster Art Complex. His work compiles imagesRead More →

Click to enlarge Courtesy of Erin Jenkins / BMAC From left to right: “Our unfinished business”, “88” and “Taser” William ransomexposure could make you sneeze. “Keep Up / Hold Up”, on display at Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, has two unexpected olfactory elements: pine tar and burnt wood. Their nose-ticklingRead More →

In his new exhibition “Alone In This Together”, now presented at M. David et Cie Gallery, painter Mary DeVincentis expresses the heightened sense of mortality that has resonated throughout the past year of the pandemic. Using mixed media, ranging from flash paint to plastic skeletons, DeVincentis creates poignant narratives drawnRead More →