Visually Speaking: this week’s art news and events (3/21)

[The above image is “Peephole” by McKenna Graham from “DoppelDoppel” at ThinkBox Contemporary.]

Art news
The gallery part of Kaviar Forge & Gallery has been closed for relocation. They will reopen on Thursday, March 24 at 147 Stevenson Ave. adjacent to Kaviar Forge (craigkaviargallery.com).

Kroger, in partnership with Louisville Visual Art, will continue with its mural program for the next two years. Past Kroger stores with murals include the Highlands and Germantown. The Westport Road store is currently accepting proposals (louisvillevisualart.org).

Art events
Hound Dog Press is hosting Chris Fritton, the Itinerant Printer, at their letterpress shop, 1000 Barrett Ave. He will be there on March 21-23 with a pop-up shop on Wednesday, March 23 from 6-9 p.m. Free and open to the public (hounddogpress.com).

Local architect Roberto de Leon, partner and co-founder of De Leon & Primmer Architecture Workshop, will speak at the next Frederic Lindley Morgan Lecture on Tuesday, March 22 at 6-7 p.m. UofL’s Humanities Building, Room 100. Free and open to the public (louisville.edu/art).

Spalding University is embarking on a project to commission an artist to design a commemorative sculpture in honor of Mother Catherine Spalding. Sculptor Janet Zweig is one of the artists being considered and she is giving a public lecture about her work on Wednesday, March 23 at 4:30 p.m. Egan Leadership Center, 901 S. Fourth St. (spalding.edu).

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“DoppelDoppel” by McKenna Graham is at ThinkBox Contemporary, 1401 S. Third St., through April 1.

“Hope, Fear, Fun and Tools” by Paul Nelson is at Revelry Boutique Gallery, 742 E. Market St., through April 21 (revelrygallery.com).

“Wildflower & White Oak” by Colin Simmons is at the Pigment Gallery, Mellwood Arts & Entertainment Center, 1860 Mellwood Ave., through May 31 (mellwoodartcenter.com).

“Al Farrow: Wrath and Reverence” is at 21c Museum Hotel, 700 W. Main St., through July 15 (21cmuseumhotels.com).

 

 

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