Online Exhibition
Self Portraits




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RED!




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Virtuallly Yours



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Politically Inspired Art
Part 2


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Politcally
Inspired Art
Part 1













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Amy Kaps

Amy Kaps, Victus Versus Self Portrait, 2012, digital c print, 21" x 33". Click here for larger image and more information.

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2017

6/9 Image of the Week: Amy Kaps

6/9 Self Portraits

6/1 Call for Entries: Self Portraits

6/1 Image of the Week: Lou Beach

5/23 An Announcement and A Call for Entries

5/23 Image of the Week: Gail Randall

5/3 RED!

5/3 Image of the Week: Quinton Bemiller

4/28 Updates

4/26 Image of the Week: Anita Bunn

4/20 RED! Call for Entries

4/18 Image of the Week: Eric Zammitt

4/13 Virtually Yours

4/11 Image of the Week: Linda Lee Nicholas

4/6 Netflix’s Medici: Masters of Florence and a Book That Gives You the Real Scoop

4/4 Image of the Week: Susan Sironi

3/30 Short Takes: Another Mystery Involving a Russian Ambassador; Renaissance Geometry; Tim Hawkinson; New Blog Features & More

3/28 Image of the Week: Minoru Ohira

3/22 Skip Snow’s “Virtual Reality Trump” and a Call for Entries

3/9 Online Exhibition: Politically Inspired Art: Part 2

3/2 Politically Inspired Art: Call for Entries Extended

2/22 Online Exhibition: Politically Inspired Art

2/15 Survey Results and a Call for Entries

2/8 A Survey About How Politics is Affecting You and a Beautiful Book to Take Your Mind Off It

1/25 My Brain on Trump

1/16 Art and Literature in a Post-11/8 World

1/9 Two Announcements and Two Visually Stunning Books


2016

12/14 Happy Holidays!

12/6 My Thoughts on the Oakland Ghost Ship Fire and the Plight of Artists in Our Society

11/28 Jane's Holiday Gift Guide

11/21 MARCH: National Book Award Winner Reminds Us that Eternal Vigilance is the Price of Freedom

11/14 Let all the poisons that lurk in the mud, hatch out 

11/7 A Big Dose of Van Gogh to Cope with Election Anxiety

10/31 Something Big

10/24 Binge-Reading Picasso

10/17 Need a Break from Politics? Here's the Perfect Antidote: Natural Fashion from Africa

10/10 Something for Everyone: A Ménage à Trois; Beatlemania Revisited; A Cookbook to Drool Over

10/3/ One of the Greatest Art Hoaxes of All Time. Would You Have Been Fooled?

​9/26 Storm King and Andy Goldsworthy

​9/19 Manhattan: Safety Vests and Hard Hats are the New Black

9/12 My Summer Vacation, Pt. 2: A Stop in DC Inspired by Shakespeare

9/16 My Summer Vacation, Part One: MASS MoCA , Eric Carle Museum, Montague Bookmill

8/15 ​Lyric Southern Gothic from Photographer Sally Mann

8/8 I Hallucinate. Dr. Oliver Sacks Comes to the Rescue

8/2 ​Five Years Later: "MFA: Is It Necessary?"

7/25 Welcome • Codex Seraphinianus • Belloli, Falkenstein and Weston at PMCA