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(Oklahoma Gazette)

Cover Story: SOLE PASSION: Gayle Curry steps into Science Museum Oklahoma’s latest exhibit

Cover Story: SOLE PASSION: Gayle Curry steps into Science Museum Oklahoma’s latest exhibit

“I let the painting lead me,” Curry said. “I used to always try to direct my paintings, but with the wax, I find it kind of has a life of its own.”

(Cover design: Anna Shilling / Oklahoma Gazette)

Cover Story: Altered Barbie: Nobody’s Fool confronts cultural norms, ignites debate at April 1 exhibition

“Whether you think Barbie is bad or good, she didn’t fool me,” Miller said. “The concept of Barbie didn’t fool me as a child, but what will the other artists say?”

Cheyenne Lee Pocowatchit, Citizen of Comanche Nation and Affiliated Cheyenne, Nationally Recognized Fancy Dancer (Will Wilson / provided)

Fred Jones Museum, Oklahoma tribes collaborate on PHOTO/SYNTHESIS

“I believe that what [Wilson] does in creating those images is he gives authorship, which is a very generous act for an artist to do for the people who are being represented by those images,” ahtone said.

(Oklahoma Gazette / artwork "Identity Flow" by Brazen Wolf)

Cover Story: Jamie Pettis curates Backfire to retaliate against the establishment and negative state stereotypes

“I think we’ll see a lot of that realness and rawness have to come out again, because everyone’s going to be feeling it,” he said. “You can’t run away from it.”

(Image Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art / provided)

Cover Story: Fred Jones Museum’s Visage exhibit explores unspoken meaning in portraiture

Photographic portraiture comes hand in hand with a deceptive sense of reality. It is easy to understand how a painted portrait could be interpreted, how a commissioned artist might depict a wealthy dignitary without his double chin or with an enhanced, confident gleam in his eye. The truth is many photographic portraits are no more

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