Visual Arts articles

Plains Indian art show kicks off with two-day preview

American Indian art once evoked sweeping plains, tragic scenes of oppression and a reverence for tribal cultures. But according to Patrick Riley, an artist and coordinator of the 25th annual Gallery of the Plains Indian Art Show, said the genre is no longer so narrow in scope. “There was a definition for Native art, but

Multi-artist ‘Merge’ show seeks to frustrate art critics

e show runs through September, but the opening will feature live music from Divisible by None. “I’m using this as a way to make fun of art critics “” the kind of people who go into a show and try to find meaning in the paintings,” he said. “I look at my paintings like a

100-year-old Oklahomans focus of photo exhibit

Journalist M.J. Alexander is celebrating centenarians across the state with her “Salt of the Red Earth” photography exhibit in the Tulsa World Gallery at the Gaylord-Pickens Oklahoma Heritage Center, 1400 Classen Drive. Alexander’s exhibit features photos of 35 Oklahomans and their thoughts about life, love and living to be 100. For this project, Alexander traveled

Hand-manipulated photographs focus of Hyden’s exhibit

rted/Fine%20Art/samhyden.jpg” width=150 align=right vspace=10 border=0> By day, professional portrait photographer Sam Hyden’s camera captures smiling faces and happy families, with the best takes printed beautifully in vibrant color, most likely to end up hanging proudly on a living room wall. But, in his free time, Hyden takes photos of whatever catches his fancy, and then

Underground art exhibits tells travel stories through paintings, photos

Lining the tunneled walls of The Underground is a series of artful postcards from the travels of several Oklahomans. “Traveling Through Artists’ Eyes,” is the latest exhibit at the Invited Artists Gallery in the newly remodeled underground Conncourse in downtown Oklahoma City. The postcards “” actually bold and vivid photographs, paintings and drawings “” document

Scrambled cable signals make for unique photography exhibit

When Tulsa artist Dan Mayo watches television “” or more specifically, some scrambled cable channel “” he sees beauty and art. Through Aug. 25, Oklahoma City can share in his unique observation via his photography exhibit “TV Prints” at Untitled [ArtSpace], 1 N.E. Third. The show is comprised of 24 digital prints created by photographing

Architect fuses worlds of sculpture, furniture

have otherwise made,” Carroll said. “There is a lot of architectural influence in my design. Form and function “” that’s what architecture is all about.” “”Charles Martin For the full story, pick up a copy of Oklahoma Gazette.

Graffiti art exhibit opening at downtown club

Some people see graffiti and street art as vandalism “” something that should be punished with a fine “¦ or worse. But for Oklahoma City University students Clinton Dean and Adam Jones, the tagging on trains, trash cans and park benches provides the inspiration for their upcoming exhibit, “Graffitto.” Opening Friday at LiT Lounge, 209

Purse exhibit examines handbags through history

For function, fashion or both, purses have been a part of women’s culture for decades. “The Purse and the Person: A Century of Women’s Purses” is showing through Sept. 30 at the Edmond Historical Society & Museum. The exhibit, comprised of 170 bags and more than 300 artifacts of collector Anita Davis’ original 3,000-purse collection,

Photo exhibit compares OKC buildings ‘Then and Now’

A new exhibit at the Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library puts Oklahoma City architecture in a nostalgic and sometimes somberly realistic “before and after” spotlight. The “Then and Now” exhibit displays 50 photographs, comparing historical downtown landmarks and buildings from the Metropolitan Library System’s archives with new photos taken at the same angle. The exhibit

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