2016.03.31, Thursday
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  • Art Either Is or Is Not (Powerful)

    What is or is not art is ineffable. You sit back and let the following images emerge like still frames in a ...

  • Mural Spotting in North Texas

    By Nicole Foran   During our bi-annual family visit to the DFW area to show off our recent weight gains and my ...

  • A Painter’s Refusal

    In Melville’s short story “Bartleby the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street” Bartleby, a young, introverted young ...

  • Hyperactivity Detox

    by Liz Scofield   The Experiment Method   From April 15 at the strike of midnight to April 17, I turned ...

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Review: Art of the South 2018

Review: Art of the South 2018

By Carol Sams   Expectation…More to Consider   I suppose one enters any display area with expectation; indeed, the rebirth of Sears Crosstown Building as Crosstown Concourse gives much reason for the assumption. Anchored on the ground ...

Interview: Erica Scoggins

Interview: Erica Scoggins

From the Editor:   Regarding editing errors in No: 94, p.12 of the print issue, Interview: Erica Scoggins Number apologizes profusely to Jac Kuntz, an art critic, journalist and editor based in Atlanta, GA for not crediting her authorship ...

Low Five: The Banality of Contemporary Trauma

Low Five: The Banality of Contemporary Trauma

By M Hill   No. 94     Walter Sutin’s Low Five: The Banality of Contemporary Trauma Sediment Gallery, Richmond, VA February 2 – 25, 2018   Low Five is a queered evaluation of the violence and pleasure derived from a ...

Boredom and Capitalism (According to Wikipedia)

Boredom and Capitalism (According to Wikipedia)

By Sarrita Hunn   In conventional usage, boredom is an emotional or psychological state experienced when an individual is left without anything in particular to do, is not interested in his or her surroundings, or feels that a day or period ...

Sara Greenberger Rafferty: Tailored Content

Sara Greenberger Rafferty: Tailored Content

By: Katy Henriksen     Jan. 22 – Feb. 25, 2018 Curator: Marc Mitchell   There’s a visceral urgency in 40-year-old Sara Greenberger Rafferty’s work, a multimedia artist who channels our fragmented zeitgeist who is, as she ...

Hyperactivity Detox

Hyperactivity Detox

by Liz Scofield   The Experiment Method   From April 15 at the strike of midnight to April 17, I turned off my phone and computer and told myself, “I will not work for these three days. I will be bored. I will do nothing.”   I put ...

Mississippi Artist Provides Community Catharsis Ten Years After Katrina

Mississippi Artist Provides Community Catharsis Ten Years After Katrina

The Journey Within, 2015, Diameter approximately 20′, site-specific installation at Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, Biloxi, MS (tile, concrete, found/donated materials), photo by Evelina Burnett In anticipation of the tenth anniversary of ...

Consequences of Media for Life: Becoming Boring

Consequences of Media for Life: Becoming Boring

By Lisa M. Williamson I enter 57251 into my phone with the message: “Send me bored.” The message I receive is: “We could not find any matches. Maybe try ‘Send me something purple’.” My inner child compels me to type: “Send me (poop emoji).” The ...

Glitter in the Makerspace, Trouble in the Water:

Glitter in the Makerspace, Trouble in the Water:

Appalachian Futurism & Southern Constellations – Elsewhere, North Carolina By Ash Smith   Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. — Arthur C. Clarke     This summer, before arriving at ...

Life through the lens of Randy Hayes

Life through the lens of Randy Hayes

By Jacqueline Knirnschild     In 1948, a farm boy from Clinton, Mississippi stood on the Gulf Coast with his parents, stared out at the expanse of ocean and asked, “what is a ‘gulf’ and what is ‘Mexico’?”   “I couldn’t ...