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Ellis Widner

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Artbeat: Four artists deliver works at M2 exhibit

posted: 10/20/2016 1:48 a.m. Discuss

M2 Gallery owner Mac Murphy has assembled one of his best shows to date.

Artbeat: Exhibit at Hearne offers a wide look at lay of the land

posted: 10/16/2016 2:19 a.m. Discuss

There's a special place in the hearts of art lovers for landscapes. They transcend artistic movements, schools and styles; they can be pastoral and serene (Thomas Eakins, Edouard Monet), satirical (Gary Bolding's Suburban Wasteland II), infused with spiritual transcendence (the Hudson River Valley painters) or deeply unsettling (Alexandre Hogue's Mother Earth Laid Bare).

3 exhibits worth trip to Dallas

posted: 10/16/2016 2:12 a.m. Discuss

Take your pick: sacred cats, Spanish modern art or pumpkins.

Artbeat: Kids' memories of mayhem seen in 'War-Toys' art

posted: 09/20/2016 1:56 a.m. Discuss

The arrival of "War-Toys: Israel, West Bank and Gaza," a new exhibit at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, could not be more timely.

Artbeat: ASU gallery offers triple play

posted: 09/06/2016 1:50 a.m. Discuss

Mixed-media artist Delita Pinchback Martin, whose life and art are rooted deeply in her family's matriarchal storytelling and creativity, is a time-traveler.

Duet of note: Husband and wife to play his compositions at free concerts in Arkansas

posted: 08/23/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Some 34 years ago, composer/pianist Phillip Schroeder pushed a musical score across a table in the student lounge to Margaret Jones, an undergraduate student and violinist at Butler University in Indianapolis.

Artbeat: Zarco exhibits art quilts inspired by Hispanic, world cultures

posted: 08/04/2016 1:53 a.m. Discuss

Twelve years ago, Sabrina Zarco won the Grand Award at the Delta Exhibition at the Arkansas Arts Center for her mixed media fabric art Women of Juarez.

Artbeat: Retro Polaroid art on display

posted: 07/28/2016 1:55 a.m. Discuss

One of the charms of a Polaroid camera was its immediacy ... snap, grab the tab, pull the photo out of the camera, wait a few minutes and instant gratification is in your hand. In the pre-digital age, it was a big deal that we didn't have to wait for photos to be developed.

Artbeat: LR galleries' exhibits salute two Arkansas artists

posted: 07/26/2016 1:48 a.m. Discuss

Two late Arkansas artists, one whose star had just started to rise and one an established presence in central Arkansas' art scene, are being celebrated at two Little Rock galleries.

Year's best music more authentic, less stylistic

posted: 07/24/2016 2:39 a.m. Discuss

Hungry for something new, maybe something a bit off the beaten path, away from the highly polished slickness of today's pop and country?




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