Art: Diamonds in the rough

Artist Jacob Heustis etches vapid socialites using diamonds

Launched with a fanfare of embossed invitations and calling cards, Jacob Heustis’ “Debutantes” was introduced at Swanson Contemporary earlier this month.


The dragon maker

Fantasy illustrator Larry Elmore may be the best-known artist you’ve never heard of

More than 2,500 Facebook fans, 2,097 backers on Kickstarter, hundreds of thousands of dollars in painting commissions each year and fans from Frankfort to France: Larry Elmore may just be the


Art: Blast from the past

Exhibit celebrates 50 years of Actors Theatre

Fourth Street today is a conglomeration of office buildings, the behemoth known as Fourth Street Live and the newly acronymed SoFo, a commercial strip where wig stores butt up against purveyors of


Art: ‘Movie Geek’ exhibit crosses media boundaries

Bryan Renfro knows that films are sort of a biopic of life. Everyone’s lives, really.


Art: It takes a crane to lift a feather

‘Red Feather,’ the Alexander Calder sculpture at the Kentucky Center, takes a leave of absence

Have you been on Main Street lately? Notice anything missing?


Art: Shutterbugs drawn to a pool room’s light

Exhibit showcases photos of Davidson’s Pool Room by Corydon photographers

For a small town, Corydon, Ind., certainly seems to have produced an inordinate amount of excellent photographers — and every one of them found their way into Davidson’s Pool Room.


Art: Exhibit honors ‘dean of Louisville’s African-American artists’

One of the world’s best traditions, both past and present, is to celebrate those who have gone before us. Such is the case with the exhibition “Selected Works of G.C.


Art: Shock and numb

21c exhibits spark empathy, distress and discussion

Eleven years, nine months and three days. That’s how long the United States has been at war, ever since George W. Bush declared a war on terror in October 2001.


Art: I spy a new sculpture on campus

Stroll through the grounds of U of L for a fresh public art sighting — Russell Vogt’s ‘Red Reeds’

Last week, walking through the University of Louisville’s Belknap campus, I noticed a Russell Vogt sculpture southeast of the library.


Art: Public art in focus

New Albany's Bicentennial Series

In 2009, when New Albany began a multi-year public art project to celebrate its bicentennial four years later, it was hard to know what to expect.