University of Iowa painting and drawing Professor Emeritus David Dunlap welcomed visiting musician David Dondero to Dunlap’s home studio for a discussion of anything and everything on their minds — which, on this day, ranged from Donald Trump and Gerrymandering to peaches from New Pioneer Food Co-op. […]
Guest editor: Shane O’Shaughnessy For its first issue of the new year, Little Village asked me to invite some of my favorite local artists to depict their unique visions of what lies ahead. As a futurist, fantasist and cartoonist, I’m intrigued by the mystery that awaits us in the upcoming year and was thrilled to work […]
It’s another hot Iowa City summer night and in the woods, the trees hang tired and droopy. Black leaves gently shiver against a cascade of smoke rising from a 10-foot-high bonfire. Sparks of flame jaunt into the sky and crackle alongside an endless drone of mating insects. A huge hand-painted mural covered in dreamlike poetic […]
Paintallica, an art collective with a penchant for turning heads, stopped by their old stomping grounds of Iowa City Tuesday for an all-night painting and sculpture event.
The group is inherently divisive (Their first show was titled “Happy Fucking Easter”), incorporating body fluids, sexual imagery, bladed tools and anything else that catches… […]