How The Rural Could Save Contemporary Art

Friday, February 24, 2012

Last Chance installation; Erik Van Lieshout, Art Basel [Editor’s Note: As I am facing numerous writing deadlines over the second half of February, this seems like a good…

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Two For Mardi Gras

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Zulu Parade 2010 King Jimmie L Felder; Eliot Kamenitz, Times Picayune Here’s two videos with a bit of Mardi Gras spirit. First, from the Alan Lomax Archive Channel,…

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Contemporary (Rural) Art: You Can’t Make That Here

Monday, February 20, 2012

photograph by David Lundahl [Editor’s Note: As I am facing numerous writing deadlines over the second half of February, this seems like a good time to give a…

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Reconsidering Grant Wood’s Revolt

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

[Editor’s Note: As I am facing numerous writing deadlines over the second half of February, this seems like a good time to give a retrospective glance to the…

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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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New Work From Places: Rural Studio, Cotton Farmers, The Sound of Music, And Our Natural Space

Friday, February 3, 2012

Bloom, 2010; Michael Lundgren  One of the most valuable resources for considering how the arts intersect with and enliven the rural-urban exchange can be found in Places, “an…

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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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The Art Of The Flyover

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

False-color composite aerial map outside Garden City, Kansas; Wired Who says there’s no contemporary art in the heartland? Wired magazine offers these images taken by NASA and USGS…

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The Weekly Feed: January Twelfth

Friday, January 13, 2012

Wendell and Tanya Berry in The Family Album of Lucybelle Crater; Ralph Eugene Meatyard • Lisa Pruitt of Legal Ruralism – an Ozark native and a law professor…

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The People Speak: New Work From Jetsonorama

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Wheat paste of CJ at the Tuba City, AZ, rodeo grounds on fair day; Jetsonorama Where else would you find a black guy applying wallpaper to the outside…

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