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Land We Share closes Saturday 2 pm

Last chance to see Land We Share: Installation by Margaret Whiting tomorrow (Saturday, August 19, 11 am – 2 pm).  The gallery will close to prepare for the next exhibition between 2 pm August 19 – 5.00 pm September 1.  

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Margaret Whiting’s Premise

Margaret Whiting’s Premise A Former Healthcare Professional‘s Artistic Nudge Once when I was a child out with a friend, we walked past a tall fence. We were curious about what was on the other side. I lifted my friend up, and he described a swimming pool, a garden, some tables,[…]

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Land We Share – Installation by Margaret Whiting

Five of the 100 tree stumps that Whiting has made from law books for the variable piece called Deforestation, 2016. The tree stumps look surprisingly “real” at first glance.  But what appear to be bark surfaces and vestigial roots are the vertical edges of vintage law book pages that Margaret Whiting[…]

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Main Street Facade Grant Application

Art Space Comments Main Street Facade Grant Application Public Hearing Talk Delivered at the Vincennes City Hall March 27, 2017 On March 27, 2017, I gave a talk that Amy and I put together at a Public Hearing at the Vincennes, IN City Hall supporting the Facade Grant Project on Main[…]

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2 LEAFS: Painting of Bill and Gwaylon Leaf

2 LEAFS is a show of paintings by a Chinese immigrant and his son. The title of the show refers to the last names of the two Las Vegas artists, Bill and Gwaylon Leaf. Bill is a retired professor of art still teaching part-time at the University of Las Vegas; his[…]

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Visual Power-Abstraction-News

Visual Power, Abstraction, News A Lesson in Visual Literacy     This illustration by Bob Staake appeared in the “Letter from Washington” article in the New Yorker Magazine February 2017 digital issue.   I find it to be an excellent example of abstraction in art. Why? Most readers would immediately recognize[…]

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Extinguished Liberty

Photo: Extinguished Liberty  by our niece, Sara Deter: ASV’s Caption:  “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free…” –Emma Lazarus, from the poem, New Colossus, but associated with the Statue of Liberty.

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Proposed Cut to the NEA

Changing Times for Art? NEA, NEH and Public Broadcasting?.  Among the many changes that have occurred since our last newsletter was sent out in late November, Art Space Vincennes as part of the larger art world is particularly concerned with this development:  The federal budget proposal recently put forward by the current[…]

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Tetramurmur Video

  Words are inadequate for describing most art, especially multi-discipline works like the installation at Art Space Vincennes, Tetramurmur.   The four artists, Liz Miller, David Hamlow, Theo Goodell and Rachel Jendrzejewski, intend viewers to interpret the piece through their own experiences. No video recording can replace the original artwork adequately.[…]

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Tetramurmur-An Immersive Environment

Four Minnesota Artists Inspired by Vincennes We are looking forward to bringing a different kind of exhibition experience to Vincennes, that will start off with November 4th’s First Friday Art Walk (5-8 pm). Last spring we invited four Minneapolis area artists, Liz Miller, David Hamlow, Theo Goodell, and Rachel Jendrzejewski, to[…]

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