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Jamie Burmeister, “The Entomologist”

DEBRA S KAPLAN

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In ‘Tubach + Tubach’ exhibit, father and daughter display an individual stewardship for culture and environment more

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Multi-media artist Troy Muller creates objects that aspire to be something other than what they are — namely, works by an early-twenty-first-century American artist.  Each of the objects in Honey Mushroom Wonderfuls, the mysteriously named... more

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Now in his seventy-fifth year, artist Keith Jacobshagen has been setting the terms in which Midwestern landscape painting is created and discussed for several decades now.  It is therefore appropriate that Terra Firma, the exhibition on vie... more

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There is a lot going on in the works of Omaha-based artist Erin Foley that are currently on display in the Moving Gallery’s Gallery of the Zodiac space in the Old Market.  In some of these minimal, geometric paintings, what’s going on is qu... more

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On the job less than six months, and working in concert with two new senior staff whose hiring preceded his arrival, new Executive Director Chris Cook is launching the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts into a year of experimentation from e... more

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The recent exhibition of photographs by Omaha-based artist Sam Herron at the RNG Gallery in Council Bluffs offered a glimpse into a world that most of us notice only at specific public moments in our day, if at all.  Staring out at us from... more

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Having visited the South Omaha studio of artist Watie White a few times in the past, I was surprised on my most recent foray to encounter a new object dominating the space:  a long table (actually, three tables lined up end to end) composed... more

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Project Project is growing up, to a point.  After nearly a year of intriguing shows and performances in a rustic, intimacy-inducing space in a Vinton Street storefront, organizers Joel Damon and Josh Powell are putting on a fundraiser to he... more

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The artist and gallerist Rob Gilmer created his alter ego Dressor Newton as a vehicle for asking questions as well as exhibiting new work. How is our response to a work of art shaped by our sense of the artist who created it?  How much do t... more

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The paintings of Mary K. Murphy, the next solo exhibit at Gallery 72 in April, are windows into the world of her personal experience, but these windows are not transparent.  Instead, they are clouded with colored shapes that frequently coal... more

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Evan Major is a painter and muralist whose works have appeared in various locations around town over the last few years, including the bar Eat the Worm, the restaurant Block 16, and the pop-up gallery Project Project.  In the case of the l... more

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The naturalist Charles Darwin famously distinguished between “splitters,” those who divide the animal world into many species defined by small differences, and “lumpers,” those who prefer a smaller number of species based on more widely sha... more

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An exhibition of works by well-known Nebraska artist Thomas Prinz and his son Christopher, opening at Gallery 72 on March 13, provides a litany of quiet moments in which to ponder the expressive potential of material and form.  Trained as ... more

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‘Mock the Magnificent,’ the upcoming show this Friday at Gallery 72 of work by artist Richard Mock (1944-2006) is as intriguing intellectually as it is visually.  On view from February 13 to March 7 at the gallery, located at 1806 Vinton St... more

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The latest installment in the ongoing series of pop-up exhibitions at Project Project, organized by Joel Damon and Josh Powell, is Providential, a two-person show featuring the work of Garry Noland and Lonnie Potter.  Project Project on Vi... more

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Entering the RNG Gallery to view this year’s exhibition of nominees in the visual arts categories of the Omaha Entertainment and Arts Awards, one cannot help but be struck by the quirky diversity of objects populating the space. Looming in... more

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