Not even “bad” artwork gets much criticism in saccharine America, but provocative artist Thea Lura welcomes it.
Searching for balance in a chaotic world, Eddie Santiago’s paintings reflect the journey of someone who has seen the good, the bad and the brutal.
The urge to create and discover potential in material has been in Ben Bridwell all his life. He discovered metal art when he worked as a welder at a swimming pool company.
It has to the ultimate non-violent statement when the ultimate non-violent man is hit in the nose. “It was very difficult to do, to hit Gandhi,” says Russel Hulsey, 35.
Inspired by themes of faith, hope and love, Al Nelson creates stunning sculptures from stone, impressive landmarks in the Louisville area that include “Let’s Play Ball,” the
Rhonda Caldwell, 36, calls herself “The Graphic Design Girl.” It simplifies things. Her business name and logo “simply reflect who I am and what I love doing,” she says.
More public art in Louisville? Yes, please
The underside of the Interstate 65 overpass on East Market Street is as plain and boring as buying in bulk: gray walls of paneled concrete stand perpendicular to standard sidewalks sprinkled with r
The jewelry of Robbie Moriarty is fun. Entering her shop at the Mellwood Arts Center is like walking into Oz.
Taletha Al Badr stands motionless on the modest stage at the back of the room, her right arm extended above her head, fingers curled inward. In the background is distinctive Middle Eastern music.
A review of the Louisville art scene
In the summer of 2004, I was in New York finishing up the details of an exhibition I was curating called “Earth and Memory: African and African-American Photography.” The exhibit was sc