The Rural America Contemporary Artists: Making Nowhere into Somewhere, Making A Statement

Thursday, February 9, 2012

from the Recalcitrant Mimesis installation at the David B. Smith Gallery, Denver; Liz Miller [Today we are excited to present Brian Frink’s curator’s statement to the Rural America…

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Update: The Black Hills Are Not For Sale

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Mural Installation on Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles; Honor The Treaties Facebook Page Last year we discussed Honor The Treaties, a promising collaboration between photographer Aaron Huey, the…

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2012 Preview: Glen Hanson

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

From the press materials for Glen Hanson Gallery: Now and Then [With a new year approaching, The Art of the Rural is pulling back on the reins and…

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Coming Home, Coming Back To Your Senses

Friday, December 16, 2011

Film still of Emily Vortuba of The Elberta Alert community newspaper; Back To Your Senses This week’s look into the work of the emerging farmers at the Stone…

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Jim Denomie: Reworking American Myths

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Selection from untitled (Untruthful Series), 2011; Bockley Gallery The Bockley Gallery in Minneapolis is currently featuring Works on Paper, an exhibit of new prints and paintings by Jim…

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The Vernacular: This Is Our Whole Family

Friday, October 28, 2011

Selection from an unsigned, undated photograph-postcard To Miss Maude Richmond, Broadhead, Wisconsin Mar 9 1910 Dear Friend: – Well we have not got there yet. Frank is going…

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Jason Vaughn’s Photography: Rural – Urban Amalgam

Friday, September 9, 2011

a selection of a photograph from the Places project; Jason Vaughn Carl Corey, the photographer behind the Wisconsin Tavern League project we recently discussed, suggested the work of…

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In Brief: Wisconsin Tavern League

Friday, August 19, 2011

Selection from a photograph of Sesslers in Meeme, Wisconsin; Carl Corey Growing up in Chicago, we’d come to Wisconsin to visit people, and we’d always go to a…

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Challenging Contemporary Art, From Rural Wisconsin

Friday, August 12, 2011

David Lundahl at work For the next few days I’ll be visiting with David Lundahl, a visionary artist from southern Wisconsin. Though it’s generally wise to scoff at…

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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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