Category Archives: Visual arts

Cerlan and Henkel’s friendship on exhibit

Artist Gayle Cerlan was out walking her dog one afternoon last summer when she saw the most amazing thing. It was a pigeon that had just been killed by a hawk. She ran the dog home, grabbed a box, got … Continue reading

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Former Herald-Leader arts writer returns as artist

Kevin Nance’s last story for the Herald-Leader was about Central Kentucky photographer James Archambeault, famous for his evocative pictures of the commonwealth’s landscapes. “I don’t think I understood it at the time,” says Nance, who now lives in Chicago, “but … Continue reading

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‘Luminosity’ project’s ‘New Moon’ temporarily dimmed

UPDATE, 10 p.m. March 11: Driving home, I saw Shawn Gannon was working on New Moon, and it had been returned to its original brightness. Add damaging the Lexington Art League‘s New Moon sculpture to Mother Nature’s rap sheet of … Continue reading

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‘Luminosity’ artists exploring options in copyright issues with Disney and IBM

Calgary artists Caitlind r.c. Brown and Wayne Garrett, who have created the New Moon sculpture that will go on display at Triangle Park next Friday, are making headlines back home in Canada for copyright concerns with Disney and IBM. At issue is … Continue reading

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Art Museum at University of Kentucky director candidate: Stuart Horodner

The search for a new executive director for the Art Museum at the University of Kentucky continued Jan. 27 with a visit from Stuart Horodner, currently the curator and artistic director of the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center. Unfortunately, my car … Continue reading

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Art Museum at University of Kentucky director candidate: Julien Robson

The on-campus visits by candidates to be the new director of the Art Museum at the University of Kentucky came to a close Friday with Julien Robson promising to, “take the UK art museum and bring it back to life, … Continue reading

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Art Museum at University of Kentucky director candidate: Tim Close

University of Kentucky staff and Art Museum at the University of Kentucky supporters met the first of three candidates for executive director of the museum this week. Tim Close, whose last job was director and CEO of the Museum of … Continue reading

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Art Museum at the University of Kentucky presents three director finalists, starting Wednesday

The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky has narrowed its search for a new director down to three candidates who will be in town for on-campus visits, including public forums, over the next three weeks. The candidates are vying … Continue reading

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Notebook: Lexington Tattoo Project finale brings hundreds together

Read: Recipients of poetic pieces see final design See: Photos from the finale party There were 254 official tattoos in the Lexington Tattoo Project. But judging by the crowd that turned out at Buster’s Billiards and Backroom Friday night, the project … Continue reading

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Lincoln mural: Small arts organizations, big impact

I drove into work today under the steady gaze of our nation’s 16th President and Kentucky’s No. 1 son, as I anticipate I will for many years to come. Eduardo Kobra’s 60-foot tall mural of President Abraham Lincoln on the … Continue reading

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