ART: This Mortal Toil

ART: This Mortal Toil

(Kent Knowles, Untitled) By Jeff Maisey The Linda Matney Gallery has unveiled an ambitiously engaging new exhibition thematically centered around the human psychological condition associated with emerging from a global pandemic and similar transformative experiences. ...
ART: For Life & Limb

ART: For Life & Limb

(Trumpeting: “I created this painting at my studio in downtown Washington, D.C. after a stay in Norfolk and learning about the history of the Attucks Theatre.”  — Matt Sesow) By Betsy DiJulio Everyone, it seems, has heard of Matt Sesow even if they don’t own a...
ART: Spanish Influence

ART: Spanish Influence

(Mary Cassatt, Offering the Panal to the Bullfighter, 1873, oil on canvas, On loan from Sterling & Francine Clark Art Institute) By Betsy DiJulio Though most of us aren’t going much of anywhere right now, you can take the Grand Tour to Spain by way of Norfolk...
Art and Food Pair to Nourish at MOCA

Art and Food Pair to Nourish at MOCA

(Richard Nickel, “Pea Pod Family,” 2020, Ceramic and low fire glaze, 46 x19 x15 inches, Courtesy of the artist) By Jeff Maisey Since the beginning of the pandemic, visual art museums and galleries as well as the food and beverage cultures of Hampton Roads have...