‘actor setting figure ground’

Darger HQ’s upcoming offering, actor setting figure ground, features the work of two artists preferring industrial and domestic building materials in the service of figurative abstraction and poetic expression. Michael Ian Larsen (Lincoln, NE) and Kristina Estell (Duluth, MN), sculptors with a preference for site-responsive installation, will team up for this show opening […]

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Please Touch the Art

All those warning signs about not touching the artwork have no place in the next exhibit at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) Art Gallery. Sensory: Please Touch the Art is the result of a collaboration of educators, specialists, the UNO Network for Disability Awareness, and 19 artists including curator Jamie Burmeister and advising […]

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Double Your Pleasure

Two masterful painters present side-by-side in the next exhibit at Modern Arts Midtown, Bockelman & Vitale. The artists, James Bockelman and Thomas Jewell-Vitale deliver two unique approaches to painting developed from a lifetime of visual impressions and glimpses of inspiration. Bockelman, a professor at Concordia University, sites a memory of taking off his […]

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Shared Benefits

The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts will host the Benefit Art Auction, Friday, October 28, 2016. The venue will once again unite local and national artists with a community of art enthusiasts and patrons in an effort to raise critical resources for the Bemis Center.  Tickets for the Benefit Art Auction […]

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Threshold

An exhibition of Barbara Simcoe’s paintings, drawings and digital photographs has opened at the Sunderland Gallery in the Saint Cecilia Cultural Center at 701 North 40th Street. Titled Threshold, the show reflects Simcoes’ ongoing interest in travel and architecture, often in exotic locations with vibrant mythical and cultural references. “I continue to be interested in […]

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‘Science Future’

Science fiction (The Martian), science myth (Star Wars Epic) and science fantasy (The Avengers) continue to capture the imagination of filmgoers regardless of age group or point of view. The genre and its subtext live on. But the world of fine art has explored a broader vision often referred to as science future combining elements […]

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Eye of the Beholder

One adage in defense of art is “beauty is in the eye of the beholder,” but when the eye is prompting the art, what happens? The Nebraska Arts Council ventured to answer this question with its first exhibit featuring a curator rather than an artist to fill the Fred Simon Gallery. Alex Priest has been […]

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