Cover: Lindsey Pearson, Molded, 2018, Photography 8”x10”

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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Notes on Neo-regionalism and Mark Holmes

Notes on Neo-regionalism and Mark Holmes

“The flatness, event-less-ness, and openness of the surrounding landscape opens a space to go deep.” MH   I’m drawn to art that advocates for the rural – formally and conceptually rigorous work that connects critical texts to ...

A Painter’s Refusal

A Painter’s Refusal

In Melville’s short story “Bartleby the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street” Bartleby, a young, introverted young man, is hired by an attorney to copy law forms. Told from the lawyers perspective it is the story of how Bartleby disrupts the ...

For the Wolfes, a Landscape of Family Memory

For the Wolfes, a Landscape of Family Memory

By Sherry Lucas Periwinkles peek shyly from the green ground cover in early spring. Around back, unruly azaleas start to lose their fuchsia fire as delicate dogwoods dot the scene with white. At Wolfe Studio in Jackson, Mississippi, the shed ...

Mural Spotting in North Texas

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 son’s increasing vocabulary of profane words, my mother in law insisted on giving us a tour of all the recent murals that ...

Art is Long and Time is Short: At the Intersection of Art and Community

Art is Long and Time is Short: At the Intersection of Art and Community

No.88 By Jared Butler   To lift a weight so heavy, Would take your courage, Sisyphus! Although one’s heart is in the work, Art is long and Time is short. Charles Baudelaire, “Le Guignon” (Bad Luck, 1857) Arguably this summer’s most ...

Living in an Imagined Future: Queering the Southern Artistic Narrative, A Call to Arms

Living in an Imagined Future: Queering the Southern Artistic Narrative, A Call to Arms

No.88 By Liz Clayton Scofield The Southern queer narrative is often one of migration. Get out when you can. Go to California, New York, Portland. (I did actually go to Portland. It was short lived.) Artists often echo this narrative.  To be a ...

Michi Meko: Navigating Contemporary Art

Michi Meko: Navigating Contemporary Art

No.88 By Sara Lee Burd Atlanta-based artist Michi Meko remembers the fear he experienced when he learned that being black meant following certain rules to make other people comfortable. “When you are a black teenage boy there is a moment where ...

Interview with Lance Turner

Interview with Lance Turner

No.87 By Jesse Butcher Lance Turner has exhibited in galleries and museums throughout the United States, including the Los Angeles Center for Digital Art in Los Angeles, CA; Memphis Brooks Museum of Art in Memphis, TN; the Visual Arts Center in ...

Interview with John Powers

Interview with John Powers

No.87 By Denise Stewart-Sanabria   When you entered the Knoxville Museum of Art’s main entrance during the exhibition Contemporary Focus 2016: John Powers (May 6 – August 7, 2016), you could already hear the sounds emanating from the ...

Location Location Location

Location Location Location

No.87 By Mike Calway-Fagen For much of the Southern creative community, finding allies engaged in similarly intensive studio curiosities, research, and production can be exceedingly difficult. Of course, these metrics are subjective and some, ...