arts Archive

Natalya Swanson and the Ringling Underground

Museum after-hours events series are rather common. The novelty of viewing exhibitions during a different time of day, the allure of a possible cash-bar and the draw of a reduced admission fee generally characterize the attraction for these sorts of events. They often may amount to ...Read More

David Rathman and Lamar Peterson at the Orlando Museum of Art

This fall, the Orlando Museum of Art presents two solo exhibitions by emerging artists from Minneapolis: David Rathman and Lamar Peterson. Both artists come to Orlando from the Rochester Art Center in Rochester, Minnesota. David Rathman’s “Stand by your Accidents” covers his production during the ...Read More

To Take Away Ownership and to Give It Back Again

The inextricable conversations on appropriation that accompany each Richard Prince exhibition was noticeably missing its usual fire at his recent solo exhibition at the Gagosian Gallery. Perhaps, the conversation is old. We’ve been having it with the work of Prince for 40 years. However, ...Read More

Brief Review: Paradise City

Paradise City accepts the beauty, both natural and imagineered, as well as the weirdness, the endearing sort and the sickening – this is Florida.  Though it may be a subtle balance, it seems difficultly struck.  The exhibition situates itself between the familiar extremes of an ...Read More

Remembering Kevin Dean

Kevin Dean, the director and a curator of Selby Gallery, a Ringling College professor of art history and a prominent nationally known artist in Sarasota passed away on May 14th. In that capacity, he brought many exciting artists to Sarasota, establishing one of the ...Read More

Cross-Platform: a Q&A with Epoxy

An endearingly modest gallery known as Epoxy sits in the middle of a quiet Seminole Heights neighborhood of Tampa. Essentially a mother-in-law house at the end of a driveway, the gallery space is a pleasant balance of DIY earnestness and grad school attention to rigor and ...Read More

If You Go To Only One Art Event This Month…

We really hope you attend many art events this coming month.  Our new series is more of a “deserted island” exercise, essentializing our anticipation and suggestions for the coming month.  Thus, if you could only go to one art event during the month of ...Read More