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...
A Serious Look at African Art

A Serious Look at African Art

By Jeff Maisey Works of art from Sub-Sahara Africa are on display at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center in an exhibition called “The African Art: Identity & Power.”  The exhibition, on view through April 28 and paired with the complimentary “Cash Crop” exhibit, is...
The Art of Dickens

The Art of Dickens

Dickens Christmas Towne is one of the region’s most solid and intriguing must-see holiday events By Michael Curry Over the past few years, the wonderfully interactive experience (much more than an exhibition) at the Decker Half Moone Center at Nauticus has been...
The World in 3D Comes to Hermitage

The World in 3D Comes to Hermitage

By Jeff Maisey Jennifer Lucy makes her artistic debut as exhibit curator September 15 with the hip, very “now” show titled 3D Printing the Smithsonian. The exhibit will remain on view until December 16. The craft/art of 3-dimensional printing is a relatively new...