ArtScene Press: Instagram Art Show 6-10

Artist- Brian Weston @soulserenityphotography Title - Vista Medium- Photography Size- NA Year - 2018 #orlandoflorida Artist- Jordan Carl Jones @marriedwithoutchildren Title- Moon in the man Medium- Mix media on canvas Size- 18"x24" Year- 2019 #orlandoflorida Artist- JAABPHOTOGRAPHY @jaabphotography Title- The man and his toy Medium- Photography Size- 8"x10" #Orlandoflorida Artist- Heather Nagy @heather.nagy Title- [...]

2020-05-25T15:41:13+00:00May 25th, 2020|central florida, orlando, visual art|

ArtScene Press: Instagram Art Show 1-5

Artist- E.R. Jess @erjess_illustrator Title - Can’t Snuff Out Mr. Candle Medium- Digital Illustration Size- 24”x24” #orlandoflorida Artist- Eduardo Smet @eduardosmet Title- This Used To Be a Figure Painting Medium- Mixed media on Wood board Size- 24”x36” Year- 2017-2020 #orlandoflorida   Artist- Chad Turner @chadturnerartwork Title- Western Sandpiper & Dunlins Medium- Oil on linen Size- [...]

2020-05-21T17:32:41+00:00May 21st, 2020|central florida, orlando, visual art|

Winifred Johnson Clive: An Artist at Home and Abroad

Orlando Museum of Art Through May 30, 2019 The phrase “surrealist landscape painting” might conjure images of Salvador Dali’s fantastic vistas complete with melting timepieces and architectural ruins. Of course, Surrealism isn’t limited to Dali and his clocks. Winifred Johnson Clive painted her vision of surreal landscapes by infusing the ordinary with a hint of magic and mystery. Winifred [...]

2019-04-04T14:20:52+00:00April 12th, 2019|central florida, orlando, visual art|

Harold Garde Burn This Down: Reflections on the Art World

Mills Gallery April 5-May 3, 2019 Opening reception April 5, 2019 6:30-9:30pm Harold Garde, 95, renowned Abstract Expressionist, lives and works in Maine and New Smyrna Beach after many years in NYC. Boris Garbe invited me to visit on media day and, once there, suggested I interview Harold. Here’s that impromptu interview, edited for space.   * * * [...]

2019-04-04T14:54:57+00:00April 5th, 2019|central florida, orlando, visual art|

Louis Dewis: A Belgian Post-Impressionist

Orlando Museum of Art Through May 5, 2019   Louis Dewis: A Belgian Post-Impressionist, currently on view at the Orlando Museum of Art, is more than an exhibition featuring the art of a lesser-known early 20th century painter, it’s a celebration of the life of a true artist. Dewis was clearly inspired by the great artist of the late [...]

2019-04-04T14:03:29+00:00April 4th, 2019|central florida, orlando, visual art|

Degas: The Private Impressionist

The Polk Museum of Art Through March 24, 2019 Any visit to an art museum or gallery brings with it a certain amount of expectation: the guest expects to see the best of an artist’s work. Art institutions worldwide pride themselves on collecting an artist’s masterpieces and spend hundreds of millions of dollars to do just that.  Rarely does [...]

2019-03-24T22:28:22+00:00March 24th, 2019|central florida, visual art|

Magritte & Dali

The Dali Museum, St. Petersburg, FL. Through May 19, 2019 As an art movement, Surrealism can be challenging to appreciate, even for the seasoned museum-goer. The Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida, is dedicated to preserving the legacy of Surrealist artist, Salvador Dali, and making his work more accessible to the public. By adding works by René Magritte, the [...]

2019-02-19T22:53:36+00:00February 22nd, 2019|central florida, tampa, visual art|

Body Snatchers: Death in Culture Cornell Fine Arts Museum January 17–April 7, 2019

Body Snatchers: Death in Culture is a small exhibition exploring a monumental subject. The small gallery’s size is an asset, ensuring that the viewer is enveloped by a variety of death-related artwork ranging from a 2nd-century Roman sarcophagus to a piece by Fred Tomaselli titled and dated May 2, 2012. Although the artwork spans a 2,000-year period, each piece [...]

2019-02-08T04:03:14+00:00February 8th, 2019|central florida, orlando, visual art|

Blue Bamboo Center for the Arts – All That Jazz & More

Counting the music venues in metro Orlando that offer great performances six nights a week isn’t difficult—and it’s certainly fortunate for local lovers of jazz and more. Now add award-winning musicians, and that list of venues narrows. One of the venues on that short list is the Blue Bamboo Center for the Arts in Winter Park, which offers exactly [...]

2019-02-07T00:53:54+00:00February 1st, 2019|central florida, music, orlando|

Silent Lines, UCF Art Gallery January 10 – February 14, 2019

As society addresses and attempts to rectify the rampant sexism plaguing creative as well as commercial communities, social media provides a platform for survivors to voice their experiences. Movements like #MeToo and #TimesUp create community for the abused, and unity for advocating change. But not all experiences fit neatly into a tweet, and not all pain can be conveyed [...]

2019-01-18T03:02:07+00:00January 18th, 2019|central florida, orlando, visual art|