Art: Cuba bound

Carlos Gamez de Francisco shows off his collection

Cuba is a country that’s quite foreign to most of us. That’s not our fault; blame decades of communist rule and the embargo.


Art: Keepers of Kentucky heritage

KMAC shows off our best artists and collections

Did you know that owning three of the same thing qualifies as a collection? Knowledge like that makes the dust-bunnies in my house look more appealing.


Art: First Impressions

Speed Museum presents ‘Impressionist Landscapes’

“Landscape is nothing but an impression,” said Claude Monet, “and an instantaneous one …”


Art: No boundaries

Art has been Bill Fischer’s passion for 92 years

If age can be a state of mind, then artist William L. Fischer is younger than most of us.


Culture: ‘Star Trek’ exhibit proves sci-fi is more than fiction

New exhibit opens at Science Center

Sunday mornings were always times of hope when I was growing up — hope that my parents wouldn’t feel like going to church so that I could watch 


Art: In context

Patrick Smith explores contrast in ‘119 Rodgers Street’

Recently, Mentos introduced new packaging for their fruit-flavored chews — one that allows you to see from the outside that inside are two of each flavor.


Art: The shape of things

Speed exhibit examines design of the 20th century

Architect Mies van der Rohe’s trademark philosophy was “less is more.” That contradictory statement summed up the thinking in design during the 20th cen


Art: In memoriam

Antonio Perez and Stephen Irwin

It’s hard to say goodbye, especially when it’s premature.


Art: Art to the people

‘Creative Rising’ targets the Phoenix Hill neighborhood

Public art is exactly what it sounds like — art for the public. You get the chance to engage with visual art as you go about your daily business.


Art: Uncovering secrets of the everyday

Mary Phelan’s paintings offer a fresh look at urban landscapes

It comes as no surprise that 2002 National Poet Laureate Billy Collins, known for his warm, accessible, finely crafted poems, is a fan of Mary Phelan’s paintings.