Art Space Vincennes

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2 LEAFS: Painting of Bill and Gwaylon Leaf

2 LEAFS is a show of paintings by two people, 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[…]

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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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Destroy in Order to Create

The New Moon, Art Space Vincennes,  and Hart Bell at Sixth and Main across from the Demolition A New Welcome to Downtown Here is a practical illustration of the principle used by the artist, Cat Vitebsky, who we have been featuring so far this fall:  the principle of destroying to create.[…]

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Big Plans for Downtown

    The Facade Grant Program This summer a series of Vincennes City Council meetings offered hope for constructive growth in Downtown Vincennes. The following information comes from news reports in the Vincennes Sun Commercial filed by Jenny McNeece.   On June 28, the City Council was given for review[…]

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Thoughts on ‘Zoomorphs’

  Thoughts on Zoomorphs by Amy DeLap, Co-owner of Art Space Vincennes, LLC   Cat Vitebsky’s cast bronze sculptures are relatively small. She says, “These figures can be lifted and held in the hand,” then adds, “but the nature of their transformation can never be fully grasped.” What does this[…]

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Wartime Observations Continues

    WWII Drawings by Henry F. Hellert The July reception for the Henry Hellert exhibition at the Art Space Vincennes gallery at 521 Main Street drew more interest than we anticipated. Those attending the J. Patrick Redmond book signing the following weekend also found the work on the walls[…]

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