Fine Art

Unraveling Identity at Sahara West Library  feels like a public service announcement on sexual and gender diversity.

Denise R. Duarte’s latest exhibit succeeds more as an informative statement than as art

July 11th, 2019

Unraveling Identity at Sahara West Library feels like a public service announcement on sexual and gender diversity.

  • It opened in June with conceptual artist Ayanah Moor, who uses a range of different media to explore the black queer identity, and how it ...

  • Smith was also influenced by the Steve Wonder song “Black Orchid,” which “really speaks to the idea of a black trans woman being misunderstood and ...

  • Instead of painting just one Blue Angel, Stanford decided to paint multiple versions—one emerging from a half shell like Sandro Botticelli’s “Birth of Venus,” and ...

  • At a time when artists are often so technologically handicapped that they can’t sketch a flower, much less a face, without an app, Hampton has ...

  • A chance meeting with NMA communications director Amanda Horn yielded a veritable fount of museum info.

  • Among the highlights is Favela’s “Untitled (Muppet Pile),” featuring eight Jim Henson creations, from Slimey to Snuffleupagus, in a belly-up heap. Rendered life-size in piñata ...

  • “It’s a city for dreamers, you know. Anything you can dream up is possible here. That idea was concreted when I moved to Washington and ...

  • An interest in fibers and column pedestals unites the artists, along with a fascination for transforming materials.

  • She has ushered in a cultural shift, focusing on the perspectives of people of color, women and LGBTQ communities.

  • The Barrick Lecture Series concluded with a few stories from the photographer who captured the Rolling Stones and Barack Obama at their peak.

  • The exhibit will feature some View-Master reels and viewers, but also stereoscopic viewing cards like the kind your great-grandparents might have owned, plus rare 3D ...

  • The “Time Machine” will be an art “wonderland” comprising mostly local artists. In a City Council meeting last month, the partners also proposed a new ...

  • Shan Michael Evans presents playful, bold designs that could be at home in a hipster toy store. “[If] any of these works receive a smile ...

  • “People are expressing themselves in different ways that were hidden before and not talked about. It gives you a chance to say, ‘Here I am. ...

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