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 some... Continue Reading →

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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 →

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 his... Continue Reading →

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 out... Continue Reading →

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 space... Continue Reading →

Update: Ugly Art

Well, a while ago I posted that I was back. Then an unexpected tragedy struck my family. That's why there hasn't been an update since. I will have an update soon. I've been thinking about ugly, violent and depressing art....I won't analyze why. I think there will need to be an entry on that soon.... Continue Reading →

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