Posts Tagged 'painting'

ESTHER MAHLANGU VISITS VMFA

BY MEGAN ZALECKI Evans Court is a space of transition in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. In the style of colonial Renaissance courts with stately, classical columns and serene atmosphere, the court operates as a transitional space, one that

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ESTHER MAHLANGU VISITS VMFA

BY MEGAN ZALECKI Evans Court is a space of transition in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. In the style of colonial Renaissance courts with stately, classical columns and serene atmosphere, the court operates as a transitional space, one that

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Migrant Universe: An Interview with Tanja Softic

BY ALEXANDRA BYRUM   The ten works of Migrant Universe are large in scale and made out of acrylic, charcoal, chalk, and graphite on Japanese paper. Can you tell us a little more about your artistic process? Both conceptually and

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Migrant Universe: An Interview with Tanja Softic

BY ALEXANDRA BYRUM   The ten works of Migrant Universe are large in scale and made out of acrylic, charcoal, chalk, and graphite on Japanese paper. Can you tell us a little more about your artistic process? Both conceptually and

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For the Weekend

The First Fridays art walk of September is here in full force. Here is a brief list of what to catch tonight and throughout the month of September: Bob Trotman: Business As Usual at the Visual Arts Center through October 31.

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For the Weekend

The First Fridays art walk of September is here in full force. Here is a brief list of what to catch tonight and throughout the month of September: Bob Trotman: Business As Usual at the Visual Arts Center through October 31.

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SPONTANEITY SPEAKS

BY MEGAN ZALECKI If you live or visit anywhere in the Richmond city limits, you have likely seen a mural or two or ten on the exterior walls of its buildings. Some are commissioned by businesses from well-known artists in

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SPONTANEITY SPEAKS

BY MEGAN ZALECKI If you live or visit anywhere in the Richmond city limits, you have likely seen a mural or two or ten on the exterior walls of its buildings. Some are commissioned by businesses from well-known artists in

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Paintings by Shaun C. Whiteside

    Shaun C. Whiteside works with ink and acrylic paint in a style most influenced by Abstract Expressionism, with an emphasis on the metaphysical and emotional realm rather than on optical reality. Using several layers of thin glazes, partially

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Paintings by Shaun C. Whiteside

    Shaun C. Whiteside works with ink and acrylic paint in a style most influenced by Abstract Expressionism, with an emphasis on the metaphysical and emotional realm rather than on optical reality. Using several layers of thin glazes, partially

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InSight: Kahn, White, McClellan

BY MEGAN ZALECKI Vivid palettes, introspective figures, and the written word are at play in the exhibitions on display at Reynolds Gallery through May 10th (that’s ten days left!): Concentrated Color by Wolf Kahn, Face Real Heavy by Will Schneider-White, and Letters

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InSight: Kahn, White, McClellan

BY MEGAN ZALECKI Vivid palettes, introspective figures, and the written word are at play in the exhibitions on display at Reynolds Gallery through May 10th (that’s ten days left!): Concentrated Color by Wolf Kahn, Face Real Heavy by Will Schneider-White, and Letters

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EMPOWERMENT THROUGH CREATIVITY

BY MEGAN ZALECKI A.R.T. in RVA, short for Artistic Realization Technologies, is an organization focused on empowering individuals who are confined to wheelchairs to directly express their personal creative visions. People with physical limitations are often overlooked and treated as if

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EMPOWERMENT THROUGH CREATIVITY

BY MEGAN ZALECKI A.R.T. in RVA, short for Artistic Realization Technologies, is an organization focused on empowering individuals who are confined to wheelchairs to directly express their personal creative visions. People with physical limitations are often overlooked and treated as if

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Python’s Refined Reverie

BY MEGAN ZALECKI To experience a reverie is to be absorbed in a state of musing and meditation, to daydream. Rêverie, a series of mixed media works by Tifenn Python on view for one more week at Ghostprint Gallery, provides

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Python’s Refined Reverie

BY MEGAN ZALECKI To experience a reverie is to be absorbed in a state of musing and meditation, to daydream. Rêverie, a series of mixed media works by Tifenn Python on view for one more week at Ghostprint Gallery, provides

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NEW GROUND: SEDIMENT GALLERY

BY INGA SCHUNN Sediment, a new gallery on East Grace Street, is causing a buzz among the art community here in Richmond, Virginia. Managed and curated by artists, the space aspires to feature works by contemporary visual and performing artists

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NEW GROUND: SEDIMENT GALLERY

BY INGA SCHUNN Sediment, a new gallery on East Grace Street, is causing a buzz among the art community here in Richmond, Virginia. Managed and curated by artists, the space aspires to feature works by contemporary visual and performing artists

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INTERNAL VISION

BY MEGAN ZALECKI Tom Condon’s Idiopathic Aura opened last Friday at the Visual Arts Center. The series of works on view blends the artist’s personal history with an ethereal hybrid of painting and photography, exploring the intimate nature of seeing as

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INTERNAL VISION

BY MEGAN ZALECKI Tom Condon’s Idiopathic Aura opened last Friday at the Visual Arts Center. The series of works on view blends the artist’s personal history with an ethereal hybrid of painting and photography, exploring the intimate nature of seeing as

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DEFINING PLACE

BY MEGAN ZALECKI Many of Richmond’s arts and cultural organizations are presenting exhibitions dealing with a diverse range of perspectives on race, place, and identity, and the breadth of this community-wide project cannot be understated. Along with several anticipated openings comes

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DEFINING PLACE

BY MEGAN ZALECKI Many of Richmond’s arts and cultural organizations are presenting exhibitions dealing with a diverse range of perspectives on race, place, and identity, and the breadth of this community-wide project cannot be understated. Along with several anticipated openings comes

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COMPARING DEPARTURES

BY MEGAN ZALECKI An artist must recognize, when he is reasoning, that his picture is an artifice…And even when he departs from nature, he must do it with the conviction that it is only to interpret her more fully.—Henri Matisse

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COMPARING DEPARTURES

BY MEGAN ZALECKI An artist must recognize, when he is reasoning, that his picture is an artifice…And even when he departs from nature, he must do it with the conviction that it is only to interpret her more fully.—Henri Matisse

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NEW DIRECTIONS

BY MEGAN ZALECKI   On view right now at Page Bond Gallery are two exhibitions: Sarah Irvin’s False Colors and Aaron Koehn’s On One. Though completely different from one another, the two bodies of work branch from a common stem

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NEW DIRECTIONS

BY MEGAN ZALECKI   On view right now at Page Bond Gallery are two exhibitions: Sarah Irvin’s False Colors and Aaron Koehn’s On One. Though completely different from one another, the two bodies of work branch from a common stem

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COLLABORATION MEDITATION

BY INGA SCHUNN   Captiva Works: Sounds and Photographs and Metempsychosis are two exhibitions currently on display at Reynolds Gallery. Though at first appearing aesthetically different, the two bodies of work share the Gallery space well as both exhibitions are

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COLLABORATION MEDITATION

BY INGA SCHUNN   Captiva Works: Sounds and Photographs and Metempsychosis are two exhibitions currently on display at Reynolds Gallery. Though at first appearing aesthetically different, the two bodies of work share the Gallery space well as both exhibitions are

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SKILLED HANDS

BY MEGAN ZALECKI     Out of Necessity: Contemporary Ceramic Interventions is a group exhibition currently on display at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond. Curated by Jason Hackett, Assistant Professor of Craft/Material Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University, the show

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SKILLED HANDS

BY MEGAN ZALECKI     Out of Necessity: Contemporary Ceramic Interventions is a group exhibition currently on display at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond. Curated by Jason Hackett, Assistant Professor of Craft/Material Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University, the show

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