Modern Exhibition Redefines Asian Art

Modern Exhibition Redefines Asian Art

  By Betsy DiJulio It all started—and ended—with a donut.   In the spring, my good friend and Hermitage Museum board member, Trish Pfeifer, excitedly shared with me the roster of artists for their summer show, which includes Jae Yong Kim of South Korea.  I was so...
Virginia-centric New Waves for 2019

Virginia-centric New Waves for 2019

By Betsy DiJulio Juried art shows are peculiar animals.  They are one person’s vision of what the viewing public needs to see from what was submitted, usually during an open call for entries, often with a fee, sometimes that includes a museum membership.  In the case...

ART REVIEW: A Bleep Nevertheless

  By Betsy DiJulio Make no mistake: Aggie Zed’s animal-based drawings and sculpture are not about animals.  That’s right.  Her menagerie of horses, donkeys, dogs, rabbits, and more are about people.  It’s the circus parade of the human condition, but not in any...