Posts Tagged “Museums”

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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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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Art Either Is or Is Not (Powerful)

Clare Torina, For Lolita, 18 x 22 inches, oil and acrylic on canvas, 2015

What is or is not art is ineffable. You sit back and let the following images emerge like still frames in a nature-themed screensaver: the Pyramids at Giza. Bernini’s St. Teresa. The ceiling view of the Sistine Chapel. A wall Basquiat painted in the 1980s. Andy Warhol’s shoes. Trojan horse. Venus of Willendorf. A romantic…

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