Art: Art behind bars

‘Bars to Walls’ showcases art by Kentucky inmates

It seems pretty much everyone — from the artists, to the organizers, to the commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Corrections — is hyped about the “Bars to Walls: Inmate Art


Art: Art through the ages

‘Art After Eighty’ showcases 19 senior artists

Pablo Picasso, Claude Monet, Michelangelo — artists from very different times, with vastly diverse styles and subjects. But the one thing they have in common?


Culture: Kentucky in the Civil War

A historical exhibit at the Kentucky State Fair

What Stephanie Wilding Darst was looking for when she stepped into her time machine and turned the dial back 150 years was a fresh take on the story of Kentucky in the Civil War.


Nice tatts

Alternative Arts Festival showcases the tattoo as an art form

“The world is divided into two kinds of people: those who have tattoos, and those who are afraid of people with tattoos.” Psychologist Michael Mantell opened his 2009 article, &ld


Art: Stitched conversations

Penny Sisto’s quilts speak for themselves

How do you know when you’re looking at art by Penny Sisto? First off, the medium is fabric.


Art: Salvaging identity

Salvo showcases regional art, design and accessories

Salvo, which is British slang for salvage, is the name of the latest home design and accessory store to join Market Street’s creative retail revolution.


Young at art

Exploring Louisville's off-gallery art scene

A convention hall lined with zombie comic book authors and vinyl collectibles might seem like an odd place to find artists whose work doesn’t grace the pages of science fiction or fill


Art: Get hot and bothered with ‘Summer Heat’

Why is it that when the tomatoes get good, the art shows tend to get bad?


Art: Full Speed ahead

Art museum begins a $79 million renovation

Construction is a way of life around the University of Louisville. Third Street near Cardinal Boulevard is yet again full of orange cones, chain-link fencing and earth-moving equipment.


Art: Foiled again

Contemporary artists employ folk art techniques

Currently on display as part of the “Cuba Now” exhibit at 21c Museum Hotel, Alberto Casado’s paintings are luminescent and bold, reminiscent of stained glass or the glowing golds