Many claim funk music has its roots in Dayton, and local artists paid homage to it in this year’s annual “Visual Voices” exhibit at the city’s Victoria Theatre, where artists were challenged to create visual art that captures the essence and flavor of the Dayton funk sound.
This episode of Broad & High includes, Artist Profile: Ric Stewart, Amy Kollar Anderson, and Max Beckmann at the St. Louis Art Museum. Columbus artist Ric Stewart combines his love of art and motorcycles, most notably through sculpture. Dayton artist Amy Kollar Anderson’s medium of choice is acrylic paint. Her paintings are dark and edgy [...]
Lynne Parks is a Baltimore-based photographer and visual artist who gravitates to stark urban landscapes, finding beauty in unexpected places, such as trash heaps and salvage yards. Diagnosed as a teenager with a rare disease that causes aggressive tumors, she says her artwork reflects what she sees in the mirror.
Houston artist and entertainer Dan Dunn has a background in painting and caricature, but took his talent to a whole new level when faced with the rising costs of raising a family. His unique method of painting with rapid strokes at breathtaking speed has made him a global Internet sensation.
The Museum of Modern Art in New York City recently presented an in-depth look into the work of René Magritte, the Belgian surrealist who produced some of the 20th century’s most innovative images by challenging ordinary and rational conventions. The touring exhibition is the first to focus exclusively on his breakthrough years leading up to WW II.
Scott Hocking sees Detroit as a city in transition. By exploring vacant and abandoned spaces, he is trying to recapture the feeling of discovery, just as nature is trying to recapture some territory within the decaying landscape. Through his use of discarded materials to create site-specific installations, he aims to transform the city with creativity and provide a new perspective on its future.
Eunice Parsons is a 97-year-old collage artist, but says her life began at 34 when she entered art school in Portland. And ever since, Parsons has dedicated her life to her passion. She has been a teacher, a painter, a printmaker and a tilemaker but has been focused on collage since the 1970s.