We are privy to the spectacle of the bayous’ inhabitants waking, growing, whirling, and calling to each other…
I think there’s definitely that connection to personal histories with textiles..
Whether the archive reignites an old vision, or fuels an unanticipated new direction, its purpose is fulfilled when the work returns to life.
Charles Henry Alston, Untitled:Couple, c. 1945-50 Common Ground at the Muskegon Museum, features art from three regional collections, chronicling the history of African American art from the 17th century through today. Its divided into five categories arranged thematically, with an emphasis on the past fifty years. Aminah Robinson, Timelessness of Life: Pages in History, … Continue reading
Escape to a Better Climate, Parka Not Required – Current Offerings at Holland Area Arts Council are Just the Ticket
The current works on display at the Holland Area Arts Council are worthy of battling the elements.
by Margaret Foreman Walking down the open staircase into The De Pree Gallery at Hope College frames an exhibit in an engaging way. That entry gives a birds-eye, almost 360-degree view of the exhibit. I’m always questioning what impression an exhibit gives when I first walk through the doors. For the The De Pree’s current exhibit, Billy Mayer’s … Continue reading
The… lines between musician, writer, photographer, painter, sculptor… don’t hold their shape here.