Early Harvest

The cult of John Deere is strong in the Midlands for understandable reasons. For more than 180 years, this company name has been synonymous with simplifying and streamlining the labors of agriculture, and its trademark green and yellow colors have become symbols of quality and durability. For Indiana born, New […]

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Value Added Attraction

Omaha’s art lovers craving the objects of their affection generally know where to find them: museums, local art centers and galleries. And as Spring beckons us outdoors we are naturally drawn to public art in all the right places: civic squares, city parks and university campuses, as well as on the sides […]

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‘Glass Works’

Fans of Omaha glass blower Corey Broman have come to expect several things from an exhibition of his work: sculptural presence, refined elegance, intricate patterning and, quite often, bold color. Glass Works, opening at Cathedral’s Sunderland Gallery on April 23, will reward visitors with a renewed consideration of these defining […]

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‘Fixing the Shadow’

If photography is the “art of fixing the shadow,” then Virginia Beahan’s photographic series Portraits from Home represents her approach to freezing those poetic and fleeting moments of family life. Selections from this “album” are on view in the recently-opened Riley CAP Gallery exhibition at Joslyn Art Museum. Beahan is […]

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History Detective

There’s something tantalizingly familiar in almost every work on view in Watie White’s current exhibition at the Garden of the Zodiac, which runs through March 19. Perhaps this is because the artist has one foot firmly rooted in an art historical past. White’s clever and calculating imagery, presented in a […]

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Subtle Works

Nuance, the latest show opening at Modern Arts Midtown on February 3, offers a strikingly different view of abstract art from its recently closed exhibition of vivid geometric paintings. Through the canvases of Rick Johns, Jean Gaudaire-Thor and Larry Roots, it traces the subtleties of surface, variety of forms and openness of […]

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Line Forms Here

Imagine a contest. Give two artists aluminum panels to serve as their canvas. Instruct them that unmodulated color must be a primary feature of their works and that their mark making may only consist of line. The result could take many forms, but could very well look something like the […]

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Joy of the Season

The famously peripatetic Omaha-based British artist Steve Joy is the subject of the latest exhibition at Gallery 72, The Divide: Paintings and Drawings by Steve Joy, which opens next Friday, January 13 and runs through February 4. Though it has been only 7 months since his last showing there, this […]

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