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

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

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

Whitney Ingram’s beaded jewelry is on display at Studio Gallery through mid-November. (Provided)

Whitney Ingram, Phebe Kallstrom find their artistic home at Studio Gallery

When she taught in Edmond Public Schools, Phebe Kallstrom spent most of her time imparting discipline to her middle school pupils. So, when Kallstrom retired after 31 years, structure was the last thing on her mind. “When I retired, I finally had time for myself,” said Kallstrom, who is featured through mid-November with bead artist

Oklahoma Contemporary Gallery

Allied Arts hits record number of donors

Oklahoma arts programs like Allied Arts are suffering financially due to the budget shortfall and lower donations.

(Cover design by Christopher Street)

Cover Story: Henri Matisse exhibit gets OKCMOA, North American debut

“What we always do really well with our exhibitions — and we’ve already gotten feedback that this is the case again with Matisse — is that our exhibitions always look really good,” Whittington said.

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