‘Collects to Share’

Jordan Schnitzer has a museum named after him in his hometown of Eugene Oregon. His private print collection (of over 7,000 prints–the largest in the United States), includes work from renowned artists Andy Warhol, Chuck Close, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Edward Ruscha, Roy Lichtenstein, Kara Walker and Kiki Smith, to name a few. His prints, […]

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‘Shit’ Happens

“I don’t like gross things—and a lot of the SHIT SHOW, like the Sweatshop Gallery, is gross–but it’s genius,” Zoe Kuhn, daughter of artist Kim Darling, said of the live performance-exhibit that premiered October 12 at The New BLK Gallery. Genius, perhaps, certainly a local art revival of sorts, the SHIT SHOW features visual artists […]

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Pick: Art in the Bag

Oct. 19 Art in the Bag Hot Shops Art Center, 1301 Nicholas St. 7-9pm, $20 adults; $10 youth (18 and under) artinthebag.com Five years ago, the Midwest Lampworker’s Guild wanted to help out one of their members who had been diagnosed with ovarian cancer, by combining their artistic talents with a charitable event to benefit […]

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Kevin Lawler…Pecha Kucha #16…New BLK’s SHIT SHOW…

Kevin Lawler, Artistic Director of Omaha’s Great Plains Theatre Conference (or, “Director of Lostness,” as he is so-called on the “National Institute for the Lost” organization that produces “highly crafted, original performance that fosters the exploration and celebration of life within the community”) recently finished a three-day, 70-mile trek around the city-limit of Omaha in […]

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Pick: Universal Primitive: James Laurent & Patty Talbert

Oct. 12 Universal Primitive: James Laurent & Patty Talbert RNG Gallery, 157 W. Broadway, Council Bluffs Reception 7-10pm; exhibit thru Nov. 4 Dixiequicks.com, 712.256.4140 Neighbor artist-residence at The Harvester Artist Lofts in Council Bluffs, painters James Laurent and Patty Talbert “created a body of work that reflects and enhances each other as artists and as […]

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Dia de los Muertos Exhibit at Bancroft…Kent Bellows 5th anniversary event…

Hoover Studios presents new work by printmaker Joey Lynch opening Oct. 5, 6-9pm in the Mastercraft Building Gallery. It will be open by appointment thru the month.  billhooverart.com The Mexican American Historical Society of the Midlands presents “Music to my Bones” a Dia de los Muertos Exhibit/Celebration opening the evening of Oct. 6, at Bancroft […]

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