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A Painter’s Search: A Review of Laurel Sucsy’s “Finding the Edge”

A Painter’s Search: A Review of Laurel Sucsy’s “Finding the Edge”

    By Clay Palmer     From October 17th, 2018 to January 5th, 2019, Laurel Sucsy’s exhibition Finding the Edge has been on display in the Mallory/Wurtzburger Galleries at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens in Memphis, Tennessee. The abstract paintings and photographs in this exhibition explore the principles of compositional tension, color, and surface,…

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Art Basel Miami Beach at the Epicenter of Art & Climate Change

Art Basel Miami Beach at the Epicenter of Art & Climate Change

By Sara Lee Burd         Art Basel Miami Beach began in 2002 and has become one of the world’s most anticipated art fairs. Proclaiming 2019 as the year with the most global diversity of participating galleries, the event exists by force of international travel and consumerism. Attendance to the fair reached 81,000…

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From the Forge to the Gallery: Brooke Garcia & Rachel David

From the Forge to the Gallery: Brooke Garcia & Rachel David

  Brooke Garcia: It’s hard for us to define the Metal Museum as either an “art” or “craft”-based institution. Our mission is to preserve, promote, and advance the art and craft of fine metalwork through exhibitions, collections, studio practice, and community education and engagement. In other words, we’re a contemporary art museum that’s focused on…

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Julie Pierotti & Courtney McNeil

Julie Pierotti & Courtney McNeil

Julie Pierotti: Hi, Courtney! Thanks for taking part in this conversation. I thought you would be a great person to interview because of all the great work Telfair does – you all (or should I say y’all?) seem to strike a nice balance between exhibitions of historical art and shows that focus on artists working…

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Everybody’s Talkin’ by Greely Myatt

Everybody’s Talkin’ by Greely Myatt

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Breakfast Burritos with Mary Jo Karimnia and The Brians

Breakfast Burritos with Mary Jo Karimnia and The Brians

  Brian K. Scott and Brian K. Jones are individual artists who also make artwork together under the collaborative alter egos of Chuck & George. They moved to Oak Cliff just southwest of Dallas about 25 years ago and have helped to build a vibrant arts culture there, creating opportunities both for themselves and other…

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Moth Moth Moth & Jean Holmgren

Moth Moth Moth & Jean Holmgren

    The following conversation between artists Jean Holmgren and Moth Moth Moth uncured over the course of a week via email.       Good afternoon Jean!   It’s hard to know where to start our dialogue. The world has been so wild and unstable. Good news is we don’t have to talk about…

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Return and Revisit: A Conversation with Sherrill Roland

Return and Revisit: A Conversation with Sherrill Roland

  Sherrill and I both grew up in Asheville, North Carolina. We went to the same high school. We sat in the same row in our AP Art History class. We both attended college in state. We both went to graduate school. And yet, one of us ended up in prison for ten months and…

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Looking for Resplendent Feathers After El Paso: Richard A. Lou & Dr. Guisela Latorre

Looking for Resplendent Feathers After El Paso: Richard A. Lou & Dr. Guisela Latorre

Richard: Before and since Donald Trump took over as President, Mexicans, women, Muslims, communities of color, LGTBQ communities, everyone that’s typically been on the margins, have been under attack, rhetorically and physically, and dehumanized in one form or another. How do we respond with the creative tools that we’ve been trained with? What are the lessons…

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Beth Edwards & Melissa Wilkinson

Beth Edwards & Melissa Wilkinson

    I sat down with Melissa Wilkinson in her West Memphis studio behind her home to discuss her work as a whole and the two series that was to be exhibited in the fall. One exhibition was to be seen shortly at Christian Brothers University and the other show was to be held later…

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