Crystalline Persuasion

Some glass artists talk of the light; reflection and refraction. Others of space and volume and form, or the ambiguous nature of glass, solid or liquid. Corey Broman does not seem to be limited to any one characteristic visually. Glass Works, Broman’s current exhibit at the Sunderland Gallery, is another […]

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Subtle and Sublime

The Omaha Public Library continues to promote the artistic/community dialogue by bringing together Sarah Kolar and Brian Wetjen for a dual exhibition of their individual work, May 5-June 30. Kolar is a former Fellow with the Union for Contemporary Art. Her focused and exhaustive woven sculptures and installations are explorations […]

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‘In the Infernal Method’

Marilyn Manson did a performance reading of his poem, “The Proverbs of Hell.” T.S Eliot wrote of his “peculiar honesty,” and Wordsworth envied his “madness.” His influence is felt from Dante (Rosetti) to Dylan (Bob), from Percy Shelly to Patti Smith, and many consider him the “father” of the anti-war and free-love […]

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ID Verify

Whether racial, cultural, gender or political, “identity” is more relevant today than ever before, and Darger HQ gallery has the artists to confront it. The Vinton Street venue presents a dual exhibit Friday, April 14 from 6-9 p.m. of Sarah Rowe and Angela Simione, artists whose work is known for […]

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‘All is Vanity’

First experiences and impressions with artworks can transform into completely different ones after reflection and a second glance. This can happen swiftly, while viewing the work, or it can take time, or even a second or third visit. Many works change conceptually or philosophically, like the ambidextrous […]

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Eccentric X 2

Local artist Jennifer Bockelman and Austrian artist Roswitha Weingrill will continue Darger HQ’s preference for avant-garde, two-person exhibitions with their own mix of the eccentric and conceptual. Their exhibit opens Feb. 10 with an artist talk at 6 p.m. and continues through April 9. Bockelman is known to explore everything […]

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Relearning Her ABCs

In its continuing effort to provide provocative and vital exhibits, the Michael Phipps Gallery at the W. Dale Clark Library presents a new exhibit by artist Victoria Hoyt titled Twenty-six Forms Relating, which continues through Feb. 26. Of a style often referred to as Outsider or Naïve, Hoyt’s works […]

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