Posted inCulture

Power Play

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 knowledge, a site open to inquiries by all comers. That exists, by its published mission, to “connect people with […]

Posted inCulture

Child ‘Baring’

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 different kind of hothouse to which artists Elizabeth Kauffman (Salisbury, MD) and Luke Severson […]

Posted inCulture

Past is Prelude

The Metro enjoyed a significant display of fine art last year and further proof is currently on display at Hot Shops Art Center featuring the 2014 OEA visual arts nominees.  Come to this show in January, and you’ll see highly polished, inventive work done by many of this region’s best artists.  More than 20 nominees […]

Posted inCulture

“Resonant Tide”

Creighton University’s current exhibit, Resonant Tide, on view at its Lied Art Gallery, welcomes a broad appreciation for creativity through traditional and contemporary perspectives of its faculty and alumnus. Part celebratory of Creighton’s new president Timothy R. Lannon, S.J. (the first Creighton alumnus to head the University), the exhibit is also a tribute to the […]