For curator E. Carmen Ramos, immigration to the United States is very much tied to the country’s foreign policies. In the art she sees that reckons with the nation’s approach to Cuba, Iraq, Central America and elsewhere, Ramos finds a deep understanding of identity and American society. When talking with Smithsonian Second Opinion, Ramos identified five artists whose works tackle immigration in America.
Columbus State University is adding to the public art environment in Uptown Columbus by installing a newly commissioned, site-specific, installation by artist Pard Morrison inside and outside Frank Brown Hall.
A significant public art project will be installed and dedicated in downtown Columbus next week. The sculpture, which will feature six unique parts, will be placed outside and inside Columbus State University’s Frank Brown Hall on the former Ledger-Enquirer site. The work by Colorado artist Pard Morrison will be dedicated Wednesday afternoon at Brown Hall. Morrison, who visited Columbus during the process to commission the work, will be here for the dedication.
by Jeff Dodge for Colorado State University College of Liberal Arts Magazine The colorful new 30-foot-high sculpture emerging from a water feature at the new U.S. Embassy building in The Hague was created by an alumnus of Colorado State University’s Department of Art and Art History who says the honor of being commissioned for the project…
In this episode of LPB Art Rocks!, we meet New Orleans artist Jacqueline Bishop, whose passion for the environment helps feed her creativity. Her paintings have inspired award-winning Chef Phillip Lopez to create a menu for a premiere event, The Art of Food, a dining experience like no other that will be held at the LPB Studios Sunday, October 22.
Azaceta in Louisiana. Large-scale works by Luis Cruz Azaceta are included in four group shows in Louisiana arts institutions.
On the heels of the opening of Pensacola State College’s new art wing is “A Drop of Water, a Grain of Sand,” an exhibit of paintings by New Orleans artist Jacqueline Bishop. Her lauded works are inspired by the environmental destruction she’s witnessed during her 30 years of global travel.
For the upcoming “Art of Food” dinner, presented by Country Roads and Louisiana Public Broadcasting, we tasked the wildly creative Chef Lopez with interpreting the works of Jacqueline Bishop to create dishes for a four-course menu, to be served on October 22 at the LPB studios.
At the occasion of his latest exhibition at the Arthur Roger Gallery, “R.I.P. Bruce A. Davenport, Jr./Artwork by Dapper Bruce Lafitte”, the artist Dapper Bruce Lafitte gave an interview and offered his latest thoughts about his art, art in general and how he became an artist.
Joan Tanner and Lin Emery prove you only get better with age. After all, Japanese master artist Hokusai was 70 when he began his series of landscape paintings, “Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji.” “At 80, I shall have made some progress; at 90, I shall have penetrated even further. At 100, I will have become truly marvelous,” the artist said. The truth of those words is evident in the work of sculptors Tanner and Emery.