Political art is about training a critical eye upon — and opening crucial discussion about — pedestaled institutions and systems that can be difficult to approach.
My favorite moments in music performance are those when, as a member of the audience, I am able to make a connection to something personal — something musical that relates to something extra-musical, extending a memory or experience into the present space. Because I want music to be meaningful, it doesn’t take much — I am looking and listening for the connection.
Text and subtext, sense and nonsense, run riddling through Strohl Art Center, and the visitor can pick their own pertinence, whether lining up with the minds of ancients or the fancies of artists today. Curator Judy Barie has set the terms of engagement; it is called “The Circle/Square Game.”
Julie Langsam’s artistic work references everything from the early American Hudson River School to modernist abstraction — often in the same painting.
From the 58th Chautauqua Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art through the Annual Student Exhibition, the Fowler-Kellogg and Strohl art centers have hosted a number of different artists from all over the country this summer.
The theater has backstage tours. The symphony has Q-and-A sessions. The School of Art has open studio night.
After five years, Cathy Digel is stepping down from running Art in the Park.
Mark Boguski first heard about Chautauqua while reading Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, which describes the early traveling
Stanley Lewis has worked in two dimensions with painting and in three dimensions with sculpture. Tonight, he is going to
Don Kimes earliest memory is of drawing.