Posts Tagged 'photography'

COLLODION REBELLION

BY KELLY MADELINE DOLAN   White walls lined with serial images of varying grayscale and sepia prints seem common, almost expected for a traditional photography exhibition. For Christa Blackwood, who has taken it upon herself to alter the traditional mode

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COLLODION REBELLION

BY KELLY MADELINE DOLAN   White walls lined with serial images of varying grayscale and sepia prints seem common, almost expected for a traditional photography exhibition. For Christa Blackwood, who has taken it upon herself to alter the traditional mode

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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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A NEW SCIENCE: A Studio Visit with Brittany Nelson

BY INGA SCHUNN It’s an especially humid August afternoon and I’m walking up the stairs of Fulton Hill Studios, a 45,000 square foot building originally built in 1916 to be a school. Renovated in 1999, it now houses the studios

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A NEW SCIENCE: A Studio Visit with Brittany Nelson

BY INGA SCHUNN It’s an especially humid August afternoon and I’m walking up the stairs of Fulton Hill Studios, a 45,000 square foot building originally built in 1916 to be a school. Renovated in 1999, it now houses the studios

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TRUE SIMULACRUM

BY KELLY DOLAN Currently on view until July 19th, 1708 Gallery is showing Medium Crash by Harrison Haynes. A musician and artist, Haynes collides his two artistic practices into modes of artistic discipline and creative direction. Combining video, photography, audio,

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TRUE SIMULACRUM

BY KELLY DOLAN Currently on view until July 19th, 1708 Gallery is showing Medium Crash by Harrison Haynes. A musician and artist, Haynes collides his two artistic practices into modes of artistic discipline and creative direction. Combining video, photography, audio,

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FROM APPALACHIA TO MISSISSIPPI

BY ALEXANDRA BYRUM As we spring forward, Candela Books + Gallery brings us two new exhibitions: Lisa Elmaleh’s American Folk and Brandon Thibodeaux’s When Morning Comes – work by two young artists who have built deep connections with the rural

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FROM APPALACHIA TO MISSISSIPPI

BY ALEXANDRA BYRUM As we spring forward, Candela Books + Gallery brings us two new exhibitions: Lisa Elmaleh’s American Folk and Brandon Thibodeaux’s When Morning Comes – work by two young artists who have built deep connections with the rural

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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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THE ART & CRAFT OF HAIR

BY FRANKLIN TOAN   “I’ve always seen [hair styling] as art, it’s nice to know that other people think so too,” said another gallery-goer visiting 1708 Gallery’s current exhibition, The Hair Craft Project, a collaboration spearheaded by Sonya Clark, a

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THE ART & CRAFT OF HAIR

BY FRANKLIN TOAN   “I’ve always seen [hair styling] as art, it’s nice to know that other people think so too,” said another gallery-goer visiting 1708 Gallery’s current exhibition, The Hair Craft Project, a collaboration spearheaded by Sonya Clark, a

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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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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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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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VEIL AS STRUCTURE

BY INGA SCHUNN   This Heavy Veil: Recent Photographs from Naples is currently on exhibition at Page Bond Gallery, showcasing photographer William Wylie’s most recent work. The photographs, video, and installation are the outcome of Wylie’s 45 day artist residency

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VEIL AS STRUCTURE

BY INGA SCHUNN   This Heavy Veil: Recent Photographs from Naples is currently on exhibition at Page Bond Gallery, showcasing photographer William Wylie’s most recent work. The photographs, video, and installation are the outcome of Wylie’s 45 day artist residency

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CATCHING THE UNKNOWN

BY INGA SCHUNN “A creative photographer is one who either captures mystery or reveals things, everything else is useless.”—Raghu Rai Courtney Johnson’s most recent work would perhaps not evoke the word “photography” to someone just passing by. However, it is

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CATCHING THE UNKNOWN

BY INGA SCHUNN “A creative photographer is one who either captures mystery or reveals things, everything else is useless.”—Raghu Rai Courtney Johnson’s most recent work would perhaps not evoke the word “photography” to someone just passing by. However, it is

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SNAKE SÉANCE ON EAST BROAD

Worsham, Svenonius and the Renaissance in Richmond BY BURT RITCHIE On the 31st of January 2013 a fomenting sea change in Richmond culminated when Ian Svenonius performed a “rock star séance” in front of Susan Worsham’s photographs at Candela Books +

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SNAKE SÉANCE ON EAST BROAD

Worsham, Svenonius and the Renaissance in Richmond BY BURT RITCHIE On the 31st of January 2013 a fomenting sea change in Richmond culminated when Ian Svenonius performed a “rock star séance” in front of Susan Worsham’s photographs at Candela Books +

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RADIUS REWARDS

BY MEGAN ZALECKI   Juried shows are inherently full of uncertainty. For applying artists, there is no guaranteed acceptance or placement. Results are at the mercy of the jurors, whose standards vary. However, certain things can be counted on in

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RADIUS REWARDS

BY MEGAN ZALECKI   Juried shows are inherently full of uncertainty. For applying artists, there is no guaranteed acceptance or placement. Results are at the mercy of the jurors, whose standards vary. However, certain things can be counted on in

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PRIMACY

BY AMY RITCHIE Justin James Reed’s new series of photographs, Rotation, is an exploration of the human mind’s functionality. We garner meaning and understanding of our world by making visual associations and then constructing a narrative out of those associations;

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PRIMACY

BY AMY RITCHIE Justin James Reed’s new series of photographs, Rotation, is an exploration of the human mind’s functionality. We garner meaning and understanding of our world by making visual associations and then constructing a narrative out of those associations;

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