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Regional Update: Nashville

Regional Update: Nashville

  Currently on display at The Frist Art Museum is J.M.W. Turner: Quest for the Sublime, an exhibition recounting career highlights of one of the greatest romantic artists in the Western canon. Known for his intense and turbulent landscape painting, William Turner’s dramatic evocation of evanescent light and hues has inspired awe for nature’s unmeasurable…

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Regional Update: Memphis

Regional Update: Memphis

    Memphis has a booming exhibition roster in March, so please take advantage of the numerous opportunities.     David Lusk Gallery will be exhibiting Deconstructed, an exhibition of work by local Memphian Catherine Erb until the 21st of March.     The Dixon Gallery and Gardens has hosted a wonderfully high rate of…

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Regional Update: North Mississippi

Regional Update: North Mississippi

    At Southside Gallery in Oxford, MS, artists Virginia Rougon Chavis and Brooke White present Sense of Place. Both artists are professors at the University of Mississippi, Chavis a lead faculty member in the Graphic Design Program and White the area head of the Imaging Arts Program. Chavis’s bright and colorful mix media prints…

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Regional Update: Northwest Arkansas

Regional Update: Northwest Arkansas

    By Marc Mitchell   The winter/spring gallery programming for Northwest Arkansas is proving to be exceptional. On February 8th, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art (CMBAA) will open Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal… and it will run through April 20th. In addition, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art will open The…

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RiverArtsFest: More Than an Art Market

RiverArtsFest: More Than an Art Market

by Kathleen Stevens   While most attendees and artists think of the RiverArtsFest as an annual opportunity to buy and sell art, local arts education programs and art educators know the volunteer-run River Arts organization is also an avid supporter for local arts education. This year alone, River Arts will provide over $100,000 in funding…

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Art to See This Weekend: Memphis, Tennessee, October 25-27, 2019

Art to See This Weekend: Memphis, Tennessee, October 25-27, 2019

There is SO much art to see this weekend in Memphis, those of us at Number decided to pull together a short list of the must-see events! We hope this helps you plan your weekend accordingly.   All events listed here are free and open to the public except RiverArtsFest. $5 admission gets you daily…

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Regional Update: Memphis

Regional Update: Memphis

By Austin McLellan   Melissa Dunn, Taproot, 2019, acrylic on canvas. Photo courtesy of L Ross Gallery.   Galleries in the Memphis area have scheduled a busy fall. The L Ross Gallery hosts Melissa Dunn’s show Near Earth Object September 4 through 28; come to the opening reception on September 6, 6 to 8pm. On…

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Announcing the Tennessee Triennial

Announcing the Tennessee Triennial

By Jac Kuntz     Today, there are over one hundred art bi and triennials around the world. Born out of an era of dazzling world expositions, the Venice Biennale was the first in 1895, though this millennia has seen a proliferation of them in cities both large and small. Tri/biennials today are so multifaceted—they…

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Regional Update Issue 98: Nashville

Regional Update Issue 98: Nashville

By Bridget Bailey     Nashville’s art scene has been particularly vibrant during the first quarter of 2019. The Wedgewood-Houston area has been host to a multitude of shows, namely Zeitgeist’s Land Derived Sentiments, on view March 2 through April 27, in which numerous local artists responded to nature poems by visual artist and organizer…

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Regional Update Issue 98: Tulsa

Regional Update Issue 98: Tulsa

By Jessica Borusky     The tenuous American imaginary of modernity/futurity is ripe at the Philbrook Museum of Art in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Perhaps this is due to the fact that Oklahoma plays a significant role within the historical trajectory of such narratives: the Trail of Tears, oil, the dust bowl, labor, natural gas, and the…

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