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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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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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Meet the Market: James Spring, woodcarver extraordinaire

James Spring's Wood bowls

James Spring has lived in the woods for 35 years. He grew up in nature, and now lives with his wife Jane in the timber near Burlington. Spring’s connection to nature is evident in his work: He creates intricate illustrations of birds and plant life and is known internationally for his carvings of birds. […]

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