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New Ben Sollee from Institute 193

Lexington contemporary art outpost Institute 193 continues its forays into music with a new album of covers by Lexington cellist Ben Sollee. As anyone who has followed Sollee knows, he is not a cellist in the traditional sense of the … Continue reading

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Institute 193 releasing an album

Institute 193 isn’t just for visual art. Folks who have followed the gallery know that it has frequently put on music performances that pack out its tiny space on Limestone. Just in time for Record Store Day, April 20, the … Continue reading

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Lexington’s Institute 193 at New York City event this weekend

  Institute 193 won’t just be an innovative art outpost on Limestone this weekend. The influential Lexington gallery will also be an exhibitor at the Outsider Art Fair in New York through Feb. 3. At the fair in the Chelsea … Continue reading

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Kindred spirits: Jonathan Williams and Institute 193

As Lexington photographer Guy Mendes remembers him, Jonathan Williams was an artist with a “gift for engaging people in conversations and in interests. He wasn’t just someone who was passing through. He was genuinely interested in all manner of folks.” … Continue reading

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2010: the year in Central Kentucky arts

Lexington’s 2010 year in arts could not have been weirder if you took the city and plopped it in the middle of Florida. Between some major changes at area arts institutions and the unprecedented wave of local and national arts … Continue reading

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Artists on Institute 193

One of the things you look out for in beat reporting is names that keep coming up over and over again, that seem to be on everyone’s lips. One that started popping up this year was Phillip March Jones and … Continue reading

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Institute 193: One man, lots of ideas

Read more: Full comments about Jones and Institute 193 from people quoted in this story. Institute 193 is a one-man operation, which means Philip March Jones has to do everything from curating the art space to cleaning it. And he … Continue reading

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Change for Arts’ first pitch

The first Change for Art meter will make its debut on Sept. 3 at Applebee’s Park. The project will utilize retired parking meters, donated by the Lexington Parking Authority, as public art projects that will also collect change to help … Continue reading

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Bob Morgan rarity: a solo show

Anyone familiar with Lexington art would drive past the Horse Mania horse Star Dust Memories at Gray Construction on Main Street and say, “That’s Bob Morgan’s horse.” Robert Morgan has one of the most distinctive styles in The Bluegrass, which … Continue reading

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Lexington artist featured on Kickstarter

Lexington photographer Guy Mendes’ planned book, 40/40 – Forty Years, Forty Portraits, is the featured project today on the fundraising site Kickstarter. Kickstarter is a site where people can post projects they want to raise funds for. They designate a … Continue reading

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