Stormy Weather

The work of Minnesota-based Jay Heikes might always have been called down-to-earth. Primarily a sculptor and installation artist, Heikes composes crude but delicate assemblages of found and manipulated objects, often of metal. In his current show now open in Joslyn Art Museum’s Riley CAP Gallery, Heikes has left the familiar confines of the earth to […]

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Pinhole Redux

It is no surprise to find photography exhibited at the Garden of the Zodiac Gallery and, more recently, it has featured works by those revitalizing such heritage processes as tintype, cyanotype and platinum/palladium printing. The latest show, Light Laid Asleep/Light Awoken which opens June 6, sheds light on recent work by Berlin author, actor and photographer […]

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Pride & Prejudice

There have been various times in the arts of America when inclusivity has had recognizable momentum. During the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s and ‘30s, creative giants in literature, music and the arts described and celebrated African American culture. Feminist, Black and Latino art movements sprouted in the fertile ground of the Civil Rights era […]

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‘Raw/Beauty’

Shaun Ilahi is an artist with messages he’d like to send, the focus of his upcoming exhibition Raw/Beautyat the Little Gallery in Benson, opening on May 3. A trans-global citizen, Ilahi hails from Pakistan and calls Omaha home. As an attorney for Habitat for Humanity, he is touched by and advocates for those in need. […]

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