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Janet L. Farber

Nov 14, 2016 8:00 AM

Oct 31, 2016 8:00 AM Art

Darger HQ’s upcoming offering, actor setting figure ground, features the work of two artists preferring industrial and domestic building materials in the service of figurative abstraction and poetic expression. more

Oct 10, 2016 8:00 AM Art

Gallery 1516 follows on its recent celebrations of longtime Nebraska artists with an exhibition of distinguished veteran painter Allan Tubach, who will show in tandem with daughter Lisa Tubach, also accomplished with brush and canvas. Tubach + Tubach more

Oct 3, 2016 8:00 AM Art

Often clashing eastern and western perspectives on the roles and images of women collide in the artwork of Hayv Kahraman, whose solo show opens in Joslyn Art Museum’s Riley CAP Gallery on October 8. more

Oct 3, 2016 8:00 AM Art

Still-life photographer Alexander Bonham-Carter uses his lens as a window to the past as well as the present, reminding us we are the product of what we collect and consume. The Moving Gallery will exhibit the photographer in his first sol... more

Sep 20, 2016 10:18 AM Arts

As the recently concluded Olympic Games have reminded us, the human body is a testament to capability, endurance and great beauty. Monuments to ancient Greek athletes were some of the earliest representations of physical splendor, its subje... more

Aug 31, 2016 11:27 AM Arts

On August 13, Darger HQ will host a warm welcome for some cool commentators with the opening of its latest artistic pairing, pas gentil, featuring the work of Kim Darling and Jean-François Leboeuf. As indicated by the show’s title pas gent... more

Aug 8, 2016 8:44 AM Arts

With the terrarium-like swelter of recent weeks, you might assume the current show at Darger HQ — Hothouse — was commissioned just for this summer in Omaha. But don’t expect to find tropical plants or Bikram yoga classes here; it’s a diffe... more

Aug 3, 2016 6:30 PM Arts

You might need your shades to view the vivid bright paintings of Kansas artist Jane Booth, now on view at Anderson O’Brien Fine Art through August 12. Her preference for saturated color poured and stained into unprimed canvases results in ... more

Jul 25, 2016 8:45 AM Arts

Every four years, the US voting public gets treated to a form of spectacle unmatched elsewhere in the world in the form of our presidential election. The 24/7 news cycle especially provides an endless stream of coverage destined to entertai... more

Jun 20, 2016 12:30 PM Arts

Now considered a cornerstone of science-fiction writing, Philip K. Dick’s 1968 dystopian book Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? presented a not-so-distant post-apocalyptic world inhabited by people, humanoid robots and very few animals. ... more

Jun 14, 2016 4:31 PM Arts

With Sheila Hicks: Material Voices, Joslyn Art Museum adds a fiber-rich exhibition to Omaha’s art diet. In fact, this show supplements the usual fare in two important ways: bringing attention to a medium (textiles) often underrepresented i... more

Jun 1, 2016 8:34 AM Arts

Institutional critique always appears more trenchant when contained within the confines of an establishment, where it can be dissected by the very language that defines it. The Omaha Public Library is our city repository of shareable knowl... more

May 25, 2016 5:28 PM Arts

Lincoln artist Jar Schepers brings his inimitable brand of macabre magic to the Garden of the Zodiac for his second solo exhibition there, where Repetition, a new exhibition of his sculptures, opens on Thursday, May 12. Schepers works prim... more

May 5, 2016 11:31 AM Arts

Anniversaries are an occasion for both looking back and ahead. Recapturing fond memories, learning from the past, planning for a future. In 2016, the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts enjoys its 35th year as an organization, and has opene... more

Apr 26, 2016 12:19 PM Arts

When Gallery 1516 opened last fall, it promised to be a showplace for the work of Nebraska artists past and present. Its opening salvo, a tribute to the late Kent Bellows and friends, provided a solid cornerstone on which to build its futur... more

Mar 29, 2016 11:20 AM Arts

Open any fashion magazine and you’ll see them: models. Those beautiful glamazons who play a beguiling role in the shaping of our wants, desires and aspirations. In our quest for magnificent purses, perfect glossy hair or hot cars; for leane... more

Mar 17, 2016 3:34 PM Arts

In the last few years, the visibility of the late Kent Bellows’ work has gone from occasional to frequent, thanks to the efforts of local arts organizations and patrons to recognize his contributions to the regional and national art scene. ... more

Mar 11, 2016 2:07 PM Arts

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