By John Bear
Zodiac: Not the Serial Killer, the Sexy Painting
Local artist Katie Calico is working on a series of paintings based on the zodiac, and the results are decidedly titillating.
I’m Sure This Violates Leviticus Somehow
Bodies ... The Exhibition comes to Albuquerque
By John Bear
Once the initial wave of creepy wears off, Bodies ... The Exhibition—well,maybe “creepy” is being too modest. The exhibit, which opened Sept. 9 at the Albuquerque Convention Center, features real human bodies in various stages of disassembly. The back of one of the specimens has been filleted to show the spine and muscles. A person with a constitution weaker than mine may regard “creepy” as being the understatement of the year.
The Play With Two Brains (Steve Martin Reference)
The Aux Dog Theatre puts on Picasso at the Lapin Agile
By Christie Chisholm
Art and science are usually viewed as separate, walled-off worlds.
It’s been said that art, while influenced by philosophy and strategy, maintains steadfast ground not in the head, but in the muse-directed heart and gut.
It also goes that science lives in the brain, plodding through cerebral pathways to carve out theories and observe minute truths.
The problem with this stereotype is that it just isn’t true. Art and science lease equal space in the head and heart, and they influence each other as much as they are each inspired by beauty and logic.
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Two-Woman Show at Sorrel Sky Gallery
Works by contemporary Western painter Maura Allen and contemporary Americana-style photographer Jenny Gummersall. Runs through 9/30.
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