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Depth in Painting (Owen Brown)

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What we mean is not, clearly, a third physical dimension.  Nor, necessarily, the pleasant falsities of perspective.  Instead, depth in painting, in any form of art, is expressed along the measure of emotion. Which we should not be ashamed to acknowledge.  Rather, we should wander at the fact that op artists like Bridget Riley  and […]

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Artist of the Month: Donna Levinstone

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We are thrilled to have Donna Levinstone as our June Artist of the Month! Donna specializes in pastel landscapes that depict the essence and energy of environment rather than a specific location. Donna highlights the dualities that exist in the natural world: ethereal vs. earthly, light vs. dark, tranquility vs. volatility, and day vs. night. […]

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Mural Monday: Banksy is Back in Bristol

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Today’s Mural Monday is all about the infamous and ever-elusive Banksy, who just created a new work in his hometown of Bristol. Titled “Forgiveness Is Easier To Get Than Permission,” the piece appeared overnight on a wall of Bridge Farm Primary School. Banksy created the surprise mural as a gift to the school, who recently […]

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Artist-Inspired Prom Dresses

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With proms across the country in full swing, we decided to take what we know best and infuse it into the fashion of the season. Below we’ve designed nine unique dresses, inspired by famous artists and paintings throughout history. One of the most successful commercial illustrators of his time, Andy Warhol would become known the […]

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Artist of the Month: Mat Ollig

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Often composed of individual paintings pieced together to form a cohesive image, Mat Ollig’s work reflects upon fragmented memories and constructed  narratives. Ollig illustrates ideas and subjects understood by a communal consciousness, retelling the stories of previous generations. By depicting scenes and themes of history, adventure, and innovation, Ollig aims to propel the viewer towards […]

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Art-A-Whirl 2016: Preview

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With 2016 marking its 21st installment, Art-A-Whirl continues to be the headlining art event of Northeast Minneapolis. Organized and presented by the Northeast Minneapolis Art Association (NEMAA), Art-A-Whirl is an open studio tour throughout the Northeast Arts District that will host over 50,000 people throughout the 3-day event. As the largest open studio tour in […]

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Artist of the Month: Ryan Hughes

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As April come to a close, we are thrilled to announce that Ryan Hughes is our Artist of the Month! A Minneapolis-based painter, Hughes experiments with both figuration and abstraction, blurring the distinction between reality and imagination. Often presenting objects in isolation, Hughes invites the viewer to challenge the familiar while simultaneously exploring the unknown. […]

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Artist of the Month: Alli Luhmann

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We are excited to announce that Alli Luhmann is our Artist of the Month for March 2016! An emerging artist based in Minneapolis, Alli Luhmann has a mixed-media practice that primarily includes hot glass. Emphasizing the power of simplicity and ambiguity through her work, Luhmann aims for her viewers to examine these in other aspects […]