Rural International: Turning A Town To Art

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

The Firebird at Nikola-Lenivets; photograph by Nikolay Polissky. *Full description below We are fashioning this life from scratch. Go, find a stick, and make something.  Over the last…

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The NEA And Creative Placemaking In Rural America

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

selection from the cover to the NEA Arts Magazine On Monday we discussed Double Edge Theatre, a visionary laboratory theatre group that can help to expand the dialogue…

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The Yuma Project: Adrianna Santiago

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Adrianna with Yuma residents in Shop All; Richard Saxton Today we have the honor of presenting Adrianna Santiago’s work from Yuma. Below we’ll feature Ms. Santiago, in some…

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In Brief: The Witch of Foxpoint, Pokey LaFarge, and The Art of Corn Mazes

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Mary Nohl’s Home; John Michael Kohler Arts Center In Brief offers a selection of links and videos for folks to explore. While in the early months of The…

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Sunday Portfolio: Thornton Dial

Sunday, July 24, 2011

photography by Stephen Pitkin; Rootcism As a way of introducing Thornton Dial, we can turn to Karen Wilkin, writing from her “At the Galleries” column in the current…

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How The Rural Could Save Modern Art

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Last Chance installation; Erik Van Lieshout, Art Basel Last week, on the morning before The National Rural Assembly, I had the privilege of attending a roundtable discussion on…

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Art & Identity in a Not-So-Rural Corner of Arkansas

Friday, June 24, 2011

By Rachel Reynolds Luster, Contributing Editor Last week, the New York Times published an article entitled “A Billionaire’s Eye for Art Shapes Her Singular Museum.” The story is…

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Bringing The Yarn Bomb To The Country

Thursday, June 9, 2011

By Rachel Reynolds Luster, Contributing Editor International Yarn Bombing Day will occur for the first time this Saturday, June 11th. The event was the brainchild of Joann Matvichuk,…

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Filming The Land Arts Of The American West

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Sunny Tang at Point Sublime, North Rim of the Grand Canyon, Arizona, 9-2-2010; Land Arts Filmmaker Sam Douglas is currently raising funds on the USA Artists crowd-funding site…

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Native American Basketry: A Living Tradition

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

The Autry National Center in Los Angeles is currently offering The Art of Native American Basketry: A Living Tradition, a wide-ranging look into the basket arts across cultures…

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