Prayer

Prayer by Michael Braunstein An ancient Greek tale tells of sailors after a battle at sea. Their ship was damaged and sinking. They found themselves in perilous waters, fearing they would be lost. Despair swept through them one by one. As the waves threatened to swallow them, they thrashed to stay afloat and to reach […]

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Photo Perceptions

The time-honored expression “A picture is worth a thousand words” suggests that we can communicate complex ideas through one single image. In the pre-digital world of photography, these images were believed to be factual and unaltered. Fact and Fiction in Contemporary Photography, organized by Toby Jurovics, chief curator at Joslyn Art Museum, explores and challenges […]

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Energy and Addiction

The Energy Nature of Addiction by Michael Braunstein Humans fall easily into the throes of addiction. One could almost say that it’s human nature to become addicted to something or even a lot of things. And, as the ego-mind is wont to do with anything that affects us, humans then look for outside causes to […]

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Tied and True

If unusual weave and tapestry is your thing, join textile artist Mary Zicafoose at the Lied Art Gallery opening reception of her Ikat exhibit January 24, from 4 – 7 p.m., with a gallery talk at 4:30. Zicafoose’s solo will feature the ikat technique in a display of tapestries illustrating a new series of ikat-inspired […]

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Two for the Show

A two-person exhibit, Rachel Cunningham and Emma Westbrook contains work by both Cunningham and Westbrook in the form of acrylic painted clouds and mixed media creations, including prints and drawings. Cunningham’s inspiration comes from the constant movement and evolution of the sky through its color, texture and filtered light. Using the combination of three or […]

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‘Backyard View’

This month, Anderson O’Brien Gallery presents Backyard View: Omaha Through the Eyes of Judith Welk. Welk, a prolific printmaker and painter, passed away last spring. Her work represents the love of family, neighborhood and landscape, primarily in Omaha and the surrounding area. A long-time resident of the Dundee neighborhood, Welk had a fondness for hometown […]

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