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Exhibit to feature artwork by Iowa City youth

The Chait Galleries Downtown will showcase the budding talent of the Iowa City art scene with their Under 20 Art Exhibition 2015, opening this Friday. Included in the show are 30 artists ranging from six to 18 years old. They work in a variety of mediums, including painting, sculpture and jewelry, and all work displayed at the Chait Gallery will be for sale. […]

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Art City: Broadening the spectrum

The Figge’s African American Art Since 1950: Perspectives from the David C. Driskell Center constitutes 55 artists represented through 62 works of art in a variety of media: paintings, prints, collages, photography, ceramics, sculpture and video. The work, which is on loan from The David C. Driskell Center, encompasses the broad spectrum of political and […]

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CSPS exhibit showcases Iowa artist Angela Waseskuk

Angela Wasekuk

CSPS Legion Arts is hosting Cedar Falls artist Angela Waseskuk’s solo exhibition ‘A Day Makes …’, which will run through Sept. 27. Waseskuk received her MFA in sculpture and dimensional studies from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. Her work explores how we approach the repetitive tasks of everyday life. In this installation domesticity plays a large role. […]

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Art City: Painting America in Paris

Art City

Paris in the 1920s was a hub of intellectual and artistic activity, luring artists from all over the world. Many American expats fled their homeland and its morass of economic troubles, institutionalized racism and strict censorship laws to Paris’s rarefied atmosphere, holding out the promise of artistic freedom and intellectual openness. Two influential American painters […]

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Art City: Matt Bollinger’s ‘Odd Jobs’ at Prairie Lights’ Cafe

A selection of new works by New York-based painter and collagist, Matt Bollinger, is on view at Prairie Lights’ cafe through Aug. 3. Entitled ‘Odd Jobs,’ Bollinger presents a series of collage-paintings in which each image contains a snippet of a larger storyline. As the title implies, many of the scenes portrayed fall under the description of ‘odd jobs,’ yet the show is not constrained by a single unified narrative concept. […]

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