Vertiginous Lines: An Interview with Dominique Labauvie

Vertiginous Lines: An Interview with Dominique Labauvie

Will Douglas, co-curator of Tampa, Florida-based gallery Parallelogram Gallery, recently interviewed exhibiting artist Dominque Labauvie in accordance with their show “Road Runner”, which runs from February 13, 2021 – April 3, 2021.       All images courtesy the artist and Parallelogram Gallery.         William Douglas: Road Runner, in its name implies an…

Two Poems by Nicholas Goodly, Five Drawings by Jonathan Adams

Two Poems by Nicholas Goodly, Five Drawings by Jonathan Adams

        Nicholas Goodly   Angel Number 22   you are running black blood you lack the blunt weight of anyone you run through the rug and ruin it you know love by running your fingers through it you forgot what black is you love runny cracked eggs you run over black road…

Review: Alicia Henry: 2020-2021

Review: Alicia Henry: 2020-2021

By Joe Nolan   Alicia Henry: 2020-2021 @ Zeitgeist Gallery February 6, 2021 – March 27, 2021 516 Hagan Street #100 Nashville, TN 37203      Untitled (Multi-Faced Piece) 2020-2021. Courtesy the artist and Zeitgeist Gallery.     Alicia Henry: 2020 and 2021, at Zeitgest Gallery in Nashville, TN, is one of a number of…

Review: Danielle Deadwyler – Will To Adorn

Review: Danielle Deadwyler – Will To Adorn

February 19, 2021 By Leia Genis Photography by Charlie Watts       Will To Adorn @  MINT January 9th, 2021 – February 20th, 2021 680 Murphy Ave SW, Unit 2095 Atlanta, GA 30310     A historical examination of adornment is the subject of Danielle Deadwyler’s solo exhibition Will (to) Adorn at MINT in…

Review: A Line Unbroken: The Charles Forrester Story

Review: A Line Unbroken: The Charles Forrester Story

  By Joe Nolan   A new short documentary about Kentucky sculptor and educator Charles Forrester is currently making the rounds at regional film festivals and on public television where its been winning awards for its engaging remembrance of the life and work of this celebrated Southern artist and teacher. A Line Unbroken: The Charles…

Review: “At Your Convenience” at Channel to Channel

Review: “At Your Convenience” at Channel to Channel

    By Joe Nolan   Frances Berry and Stacy Kiehl share a studio space in Memphis, Tennessee, and their new collaborative exhibition at Channel to Channel in Nashville gives viewers an opportunity to compare and contrast the artists’ styles. It’s also a chance to immerse oneself in the exhibition’s overall celebration of chromatic exuberance….

Signifying Nothing

Signifying Nothing

By Audrey Molloy         Only in its ideally lifeless, empty, windswept plains is the life of abstract thought possible. Only there does a mind closed on itself open unto the world, recognize itself in the harshest biome—which it sees merely as a concretization of its own drive toward abstraction—and then withdraw, desert-ing…

What’s It Worth To Ya?…

What’s It Worth To Ya?…

By Lawrence Jasud       …is a question that hangs over every conversation, negotiation, lecture, opening and artist’s talk in the art world. In the larger context, money has become the unmentioned guest in almost every human interaction. We’ve fallen into stranger things and, more precisely, the Upside Down. Shadowy figures loom and everywhere…

a love letter to everything unstable

a love letter to everything unstable

By the Watkins College of Art MFA Faculty Collective, Nashville, Tennessee (facilitated by Jodi Hays)     Nothing is stable. James Baldwin wrote that artists remind us that nothing is stable under heaven, though we like to collectively forget. There’s the obvious anxiety for our public (and personal) health amidst the pandemic, the continued inequitable…

Editorial 103

Editorial 103

  Glancing through an art history textbook, it is noticeable that important moments in art came out of important moments in history. Those moments challenged the creative minds through times that were confusing, tragic, and hopeful. From seeking utopia through post-war abstraction in New York to the political print reactions in Mexico; from Frida Kahlo’s…