Book Review: ‘Walter Benjamin Reimagined’ by Frances Cannon

Artist, former Iowa Citian and sometime-Little Village contributor Frances Cannon has delivered a delightful, insightful nugget of wonder with Walter Benjamin Reimagined. This book is everything a fan of the German Jewish cultural critic and philosopher could ever hope for, and it offers an accessible window into his brilliance […]

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‘Tracing the Paths Between Sprout and Rot’ art exhibit explores resilience and decay

"Rosehip" by Frances Cannon

Tracing the Paths Between Sprout and Rot: Work by Emily Jalinsky and Frances Cannon The Paper Nest — through Apr. 29; hours: Wed.–Fri. 1–6 p.m. and Sat. 12–4 p.m. Iowa City artists Emily Jalinsky and Frances Cannon have cross-pollinated a collection of scientific curios that will be on exhibit at the Paper Nest until Apr. […]

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Local exhibition: Frances Cannon’s ‘Normal Mutations’

Frances Cannon’s “Normal Mutations” The Paper Nest — Friday, September 4 at 5 p.m. This evening The Paper Nest gallery will host a show of local artist (and occasional Little Village contributor) Frances Cannon’s artwork, including prints, silkscreens and water colors. The exhibition will largely exemplify Cannon’s taste for the strange and strangely lovely. The Paper […]

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