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New tour and augmented reality app explore Ana Mendieta’s Iowa City

Artist Ana Mendieta came to Dubuque in 1961 at age 12 as a refugee from Cuba. She discovered her love of art there, navigating junior high school with limited other means of expression (her English was not yet good). But it was in Iowa City where her signature brand of bloody, violent and boldly feminist artwork was honed. She earned both a BA and an MA in painting as well as an MFA in intermedia at the University of Iowa, studying under Hans Breder, intermedia program founder who passed away last year. […]

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Exhibition provides a glimpse inside Iowa prisons

An ongoing art gallery displayed in the Little Village Iowa City office challenges society’s conceptions of people living in prisons. “A Glimpse Inside: Art Produced in Iowa Prisons,” which will be on display through January, is a collection of works produced by Iowa prisoners, including many from the Oakdale and Mt. Pleasant facilities. […]

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Center for Afrofuturist Studies seeking Kickstarter funding for next season

The Center for Afrofuturist Studies is a little more than halfway (as of publishing) to its goal of raising $4,000 through Kickstarter to support the next round of artist residencies with an all-or-nothing campaign that ends June 22. […]

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‘Nasty Women’ fill the Near Future space this weekend

Nasty Women in Iowa exhibit Near Future (323 E Market St) — opens Friday, Feb. 17 at 10 a.m. Any town whose economy is dependent upon a university must sustain an infrastructure around said educational institution. Therefore, in some capacity, a college town would behoove itself to cater to the artistic community that comes part […]

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Opening Reception Friday for Lucas Underwood

Opening Reception for Lucas Underwood: Grappler Little Village HQ — Friday, Dec. 9 at 5 p.m. Little Village is pleased to welcome the latest exhibit to our offices (623 S. Dubuque St., Iowa City). For the next month, we will be hosting Grappler, by Lucas Underwood, the third artist to brighten up our walls. Grappler, […]

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A farewell to Stone Pharaohs

Closing Reception: Phil Ochs’ Stone Pharaohs Little Village HQ — Friday, Feb. 12 at 5 p.m. Drawings and paintings by local artist Phil Ochs have been on display at the new Little Village office since its opening in December. The series, Stone Pharaohs, depicts buildings in the Iowa City area that either are slated to […]

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Post Facto Future: Art Show and Auction Opening at PS1

At 7 p.m. this Friday, Public Space One invites the public to an art auction exhibition that highlights the facility’s past, as well as what the future might have in store. A press release sent out by PS1 Director John Engelbrecht sums up the exhibit perfectly: “This is a dual-purpose show: at once a showcase of […]

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