“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.
The Unsettled Lens and After the Floating World open Saturday.
OU’s College of Architecture, the OU Humanities Forum, the African and African American Studies program and the Women’s and Gender Studies program supported the project.
New museum displays explore everything from dime novel art to the classic cowboy bandanna.
The historic photographs by Lewis Hine were taken between 1916 and 1917.
The key to success in such a rapidly growing industry, Alyssa said, “[is] to find your niche and go with it, because if you try to do everything, it’s too much.”
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…
Wendy Thomas-Pomeroy’s 39 Days exhibit runs through Aug. 5 at 1219 Creative.
“When we made a proposal to start an archive that would, over time, put small, comprehensive collections of Brett’s work in museums ’round the country, they liked the idea.”
“That piece is about using classical imagery to represent feminine energy, recognizable feminine energy, regardless of the setting or context,” she said of “Marilyn.”