If you go to the Davenport Museum of Art's current exhibition of Haitian art from its permanent collection - and you should - be sure to read the notes posted by the works. They offer background on the culture of Haiti that adds to the enjoyment of the show, which features more than 70 works from the museum's collection.
Artists Bill Hannan and Bill Wohlford have more than their first names in common. Both deal realistically with the human figure - Hannan in two dimensions and Wohlford in three. Both artists have worked other jobs to provide income, while doing their artwork when they could.
Once again, MidCoast Fine Arts Gallery in one show marries two artists whose styles and subject matter complement one another.
Paul Algueseva is a sculptor whose prime passion appears to be the figure, while Peter Tong Xiao is a painter who uses the figure in every composition in the show.
A basic tenant of astrology is that the outer reflects the inner. The often-quoted maxim is "as above [the heavens, stars, constellations], so below [the human condition]." This is the premise of Sara Bell's Box of Stars show in St.
"You think your customers are loyal, but do they tattoo your name on their body?"
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"If I have to explain, you won't understand."
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"Ride to Live - Live to Ride.
If you like political satire and commentary, the current show at Augustana College Art Gallery is a must-see. Confrontational Clay: The Artist as Social Critic will be on display at Augustana College's Centennial Hall Art Gallery through October 21.
Imagine close to five miles of a concrete flood wall along the Mississippi River being covered in opaque spray paint by graffiti artists from throughout the U.S. and the world over a three day weekend. For the last three years a group of local graffiti artists have been traveling to St.
How often does the MidCoast Fine Arts Gallery have fireworks for an opening? There were explosions in the sky on Friday night in LeClaire, and I wondered if maybe...
Alas, the aerial attack marked Tug Fest.
After more than a year of planning, Quad City Arts is unleashing the creativity of area youth with Metro Arts 2000, a program in which area high-school students plan and execute public art, including murals and performances, while earning money and getting job skills.
You'll get a rundown of What's Happenin' along with your keys to the Quad Cities' culture.
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