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Judy Chicago
In her early work from 1965-73 Judy Chicago was already operating at the cutting edge of both second wave feminism and mainstream Minimalism and Finish Fetish. This survey of works from that period shows off her aggressive contributions to mainstream ideas even as she prepared to go her own way. More...


Sam Perry
Sam Perry turns wood into looping tangles, knots and ribbons that allude to themes of adventure and return. More...


Darren Jones
Darren Jones takes pencil to paper to record crumbling castles that remind us of 19th century Romanticism, but here they are critiques of vanity. More...


Fritz Scholder
Fritz Scholder rose to prominence as a disruptor of visual clichés of Native Americans. Here we get a feel for the transition to his interests in mythology and the occult, which he was able to do while consolidating earlier themes. More...


Writing About Art
Jerrett Earnest's new book, "What it Means to Write About Art" is a page-turner for this genre. The subjects really have interesting things to say. More...


Jason Middlebrook
Local wood provides Jason Middlebrook with a natural ground for abstract and stylized paintings that convey their own secret inner lives. More...


Julian Stanczak
Pioneer Op artist Julian Stanczak developed a remarkable system using contrasting colors and linear grids to stimulate and trick the eye. More...


Clark Richert
Geometric abstractionist Clark Richert is a veritable Renaissance man, versed in architecture, math and physics, in addition to his art pedigree. Pattern paintings steeped in astrophysics are here the order of the day. More...


Play It Down
The recent controversy over Victor Arnautoff's Depression-era murals at George Washington High School has attracted national attention. More...


“Victorian Radicals”
The Pre-Raphaelites lead the impulse to create socially and politically relevant art--in mid-19th century Great Britain. More...


Art and Incarceration
It is virtuous if unsurprising that artists are today producing projects geared towards prison inmate rehabilitation. Indeed, prisoners themselves, some unjustly held or mistreated, are practicing art as an expressive vehicle that calls attention to their plight. More...


Art and Incarceration
It is virtuous if unsurprising that artists are today producing projects geared towards prison inmate rehabilitation. Indeed, prisoners themselves, some unjustly held or mistreated, are practicing art as an expressive vehicle that calls attention to their plight. More...


Claude Monet
Why another Claude Monet exhibition? "Monet: The Late Years" solidifies the case that Monet introduced bold innovations during his final decade following a break from painting due to the deaths of his wife and son. More...

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