SBJ photo file Jean and Jerry Sanders, pictured at the store’s 40th anniversary event, are retiring. There is five decades of history among the rows of art supplies and photo frames at the National Art Shop – rows that now bear signs of clearance sale. National Avenue staple storefronts areRead More →

SBJ File Photo Jean and Jerry Sanders operate the store. National Art Shop is closing after more than five decades in business. 509 S. National Ave. is expected to liquidate its inventory starting April 8, according to a press release. The closure is scheduled for the end of June. “AfterRead More →

The City of Nanaimo is disposing of three long-standing outdoor public art installations showing “significant” wear and tear. At their Governance and Priorities Committee meeting on March 22, city councilors voted to remove Dan Richey’s Dungeness Crab sculpture, which has been in Maffeo Sutton Park since, from the city’s publicRead More →

As we seek to share the diverse and complex stories that make up the Jewish tradition, we are launching a blog series through which we will share the insights and expertise of JArts’ artistic advisors. Never miss the best stories and events! To have Boston Jew this week. Here areRead More →

The Uffizi Gallery, renowned for its Renaissance collection of Botticellis and Michelangelos, acquired a work from a British street artist who began spray painting in London ten years ago. The Florence gallery unveiled a self-portrait by British artist Endless on Monday. The montage, a commentary on advertising and consumer culture,Read More →

“UNUM” is the name of Blessing Hancock’s signature artwork that has been approved as a permanent public artwork to be placed in the Courthouse Square. The play emphasizes innovation, diversity and commitment as core values ​​of Santa Rosa. Hancock describes UNUM as a volumetric shape of stainless steel that willRead More →

A new public artwork that celebrates community and nature will be installed at the West Vancouver Community Center next year. The artwork, titled “Small Worlds”, is designed to complement the installation’s vibrant outdoor space and encourage community interaction. Upgrade the West Van donated $ 100,000 to the District of WestRead More →

Created by Dave Rapoza Artist Dave rapozacommits Castlevania is one of my favorite exterior interpretations that I have seen. Simon Belmont – Castlevania – (link to Cook and Becker’s limited print below!) -Dave Rapoza (@DaveRapoza) December 1, 2020 In his new work of art – available like an impressionRead More →

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 atRead More →

Placeholder while loading article actions Some journeys, such as religious pilgrimages, are sacred. Others, including trips to a mall or a chain of coffee shops, are insignificant or even profane. Local artist Jonathan Monaghan merges both types of excursions in his computer-generated videos. But at this point in history, perhapsRead More →

I guess we take our art where we can get it now. Whether it’s the Short North hosting a virtual Gallery Hop, the Wexner Center stepping up its “Off Center” initiatives, or the Columbus Museum of Art featuring the hashtag #myCMAathomeinstitutions and arts advocates continue to adapt to the stay-at-homeRead More →

ASALH: Black Muse 2020: On display until March 6 at the Art Center Sarasota, 707 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Free entry. 941-365-2032; “ASALH: Black Muse 2020” presents the work of contemporary African-American artists from our region at the Art Center Sarasota. It is a multimedia exhibit, coordinated with theRead More →

Click to enlarge In a solo exhibition entitled “Cities and Deserts”, currently at the Vermont Supreme Court Gallery, Osvaldo Nitya Brighenti features paintings of landscapes, cityscapes and portraits. Some works represent distant places – Benares, India; Band-I-Amir, Afghanistan — with a hint of hazy exoticism; others, the familiarRead More →

By RACHEL ROSENFIELD LAFO In the 1970s and 1980s, the fiber arts – weaving, textiles, tapestry, embroidery, knitting, crochet, sewing, quilting, etc. art category and were shown mainly in craft and design museums. As a result, artists who worked exclusively in fiber, such as Lenore Tawney, Claire Zeisler and SheilaRead More →

Marty fugate | Corresponding “Spectrum: a celebration of artistic diversity”: Until February 6 at the Lois & David Stulberg Gallery at Ringling College, 1188 Dr. Martin Luther King Way, Sarasota. Vernissage and artistic walk 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday. 941-359-7563; The visible part of the electromagnetic spectrum goesRead More →

Click to enlarge Courtesy of Center Bca “Owl” The disconnection between humans and other living creatures is not a new theme, nor is the precipitous destruction of the planet by mankind. Along with scientists, philosophers, politicians and writers, artists have long approached the pride of people motivated more by profitRead More →

Just as realism is frequently affected by the fantastic, abstraction is rarely total. Even non-figurative art is made of materials, and these materials often carry strong connotations. Art House Productions calls its new show abstract spirit forms, which suggests a private, insular experience, something calm, detached from the rhythms ofRead More →

Click to enlarge Courtesy of Bigtown Gallery Piggy Bank by Liz Quackenbush In an article titled “Artistic getaways: four galleries worth seeing, “Art New England was recently named BigTown Gallery in Rochester, Vermont’s must-see gallery. The decidedly small town gallery, bordering the edge of the Green Mountain National Forest alongRead More →

Click to enlarge Courtesy of the Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History “Adirondack Faerie Lodge” It’s no surprise that Vermont is particularly welcoming to the Fae, if you know where to look. Queer oriented Fate of the fairy camp in Northfield in Burlington, artist Emily Anderson Bluebird Fairies annually FairyRead More →