Artists Reflect on #MeToo Movement

Artists Reflect on #MeToo Movement

(“MeToo: Intersected” by Betsy DiJulio) By Staff Local visual artists Betsy DiJulio, Knox Garvin and Anne Bousquet have collaborated on a conceptual exhibition reflecting on the #MeToo movement. Titled “Groundswell: Gender, Power & the Body Politic,” the trio of...
ART: Feeling Glass

ART: Feeling Glass

  By Betsy DiJulio Late in August, I caught up with artist Judith Schaechter and Chrysler Museum curator of glass, Carrie Needell, by phone in advance of Schaechter’s exhibition opening in late September. When, fairly early on, Schaechter said, “I’m familiar with...
Painting Rocketman

Painting Rocketman

Michael Kagan’s With All The Fucking Force (2011) By Jeff Maisey Ground control to Major….Kagan. If pop star David Bowie were alive today we can only assume he’d have a strong interest in the paintings of Michael Kagan. Bowie, like many recording artists of the...
Virginia Beach Art Center Takes Root in the ViBe

Virginia Beach Art Center Takes Root in the ViBe

  By Betsy DiJulio Not to be confused with the old Virginia Beach Center for the Arts which, over the past few decades, evolved into MOCA, the Virginia Beach Art Center (VBAC) is its own thing, though a similarly long time in coming. VBAC’s home, a beautiful...