Reviews

Review of “James Van Way: Doodlebug & Them”

Review of “James Van Way: Doodlebug & Them”By Chet Bromstein       2020: James Van Way, Artist of the Year   James Van Way is a fixture in Lafayette, Louisiana’s cultural landscape; a sentimental statement, but it is true. Over the last twenty years he has ...

Jon Revett at Juanita Harvey Art Gallery

Jon Revett at Juanita Harvey Art Gallery    By Morgan Page     The Juanita Harvey Art Gallery is housed at Midwestern State University’s Fain College of Fine Arts in Wichita Falls, Texas; the only public liberal arts university in the state. The Juanita & Ralph ...

Cliff Tresner: Another Day Tripping Over Cypress

Cliff Tresner: Another Day Tripping Over Cypress    By Rebekah Barnes         Cliff Tresner’s  Another Day Tripping Over Cypress was on exhibit in the Bethea Gallery in the School of Design at Louisiana Tech University, located in Ruston, Louisiana. Tresner’s ...

New Symphony of Time

New Symphony of Time    By Sherry Lucas     New Symphony of Time brings a rich, refreshing collage of creativity and imagery to the galleries at the Mississippi Museum of Art in Jackson, where new and familiar artworks draw the eye not only for their ...

Exuberance and Engagement with the Art of Nick Cave

Exuberance and Engagement with the Art of Nick Cave  By Sherry Lucas     A dazzling swirl of colors, patterns and textures wrap the entrance of the Nick Cave: Feat. exhibition at the Mississippi Museum of Art in Jackson, Mississippi, through February 16, 2020. As if that weren’t ...

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. ...

Nashville 2019: A Case for Political Art

Nashville 2019: A Case for Political ArtBy Inge Klaps   Consider the 1960s. An unpopular war, the Civil Rights Movement, rise of American consumerism, and sexual revolution gave incredible oxygen to the art world. More and more diverse artists voiced these social anxieties at a ...

Review: Omari Booker’s “Red Line”

Review: Omari Booker’s “Red Line”By Joe Nolan       The Home Owners’ Loan Corporation was one of the “alphabet agencies” created under the banner of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal legislation in the 1930s. The government-sponsored corporation created a system ...

ILSSA: Creative Practice Call and Response

ILSSA: Creative Practice Call and ResponseBy Patrick Vincent   ILSSA Frameworks Gallery Entry Title, Unrequited Leisure, 2019, varied media. Photo courtesy of Patrick Vincent.   ILSSA (Impractical Labor in Service of the Speculative Arts) was established in 2008 as a form of ...