Sol LeWitt back on display in Spain

The Art Newspaper reports that the Botín Foundation will have several of conceptual artist, Sol LeWitt’s drawings installed in their galleries through early 2016.  Many of the works on display have not been installed anywhere since the 1970s. I think this is great news.  I’ve often thought LeWitt’s work was interesting and challenging in a wayContinue reading “Sol LeWitt back on display in Spain”

Sublimity and Shape: Steven Sorman at the FWMoA

I visited the Fort Wayne Museum of Art the first week of April. While there, I had the chance to see a few magnificent exhibitions. First was Steven Sorman: Only When (March 28-June 14). Sorman is known for his complex printmaking techniques which give his works velvety, rich surfaces. The museum has been collecting Sorman’sContinue reading “Sublimity and Shape: Steven Sorman at the FWMoA”

Modern and Contemporary Art at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art

Sculpture in the 20th Century January 17-March 1, 2015 In addition to the Hunt Slonem exhibition I reviewed separately, the Fort Wayne Museum of Art has a couple other shows worthy of a look. The Sculpture in the 20th Century exhibition is comprised of selections from the museum’s excellent permanent collection. On display are someContinue reading “Modern and Contemporary Art at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art”

Update: What’s coming up?

Hello, everyone, and thank you for reading my blog! At this point I wanted to have some reviews up for shows in Indianapolis, but weather has kept me from travelling much. To let you know what I do have planned, here’s a tentative update. Expect some more from the Fort Wayne Museum of Art soon. Continue reading “Update: What’s coming up?”

Day of the Lepus: Hunt Slonem’s ‘Magnificent Menagerie’ exhibition.

The Fort Wayne Museum of Art hosted a small exhibition of paintings by contemporary, Neo-Expressionist, American painter, Hunt Slonem. (On display until March 8, 2015.) Slonem is known for his works exploring nature, and what he describes as “exotica,”  including images of butterflies and rabbits, for which he is probably best known. He began hisContinue reading “Day of the Lepus: Hunt Slonem’s ‘Magnificent Menagerie’ exhibition.”

Is the future of art Midwestern?

I came across a couple recent articles about artists leaving New York City because of crazy high real estate prices.  At some point (perhaps it’s already here) the benefits of being in the city will be completely undermined by the cost of living there. Where will they go?  The bigthink article (link below) points outContinue reading “Is the future of art Midwestern?”

Excitement, Art, and Potential at the Wunderkammer Company

The Wunderkammer Company hosted its two year anniversary celebration on January 10, 2015 in its 7,000 square foot art center and gallery in Fort Wayne.  This is an exciting and dynamic space helping bring life back into the Oakdale Historic District on the Southwest Side of the city.  If you were in the open spaceContinue reading “Excitement, Art, and Potential at the Wunderkammer Company”