Fine Arts

Megan Bent's photo exhibit "There is a Crack in Everything, That's How the Light Gets In" opens at the Bridge PAI on Friday night.

June First Fridays Guide

First Fridays is a monthly art event featuring exhibit openings at many Downtown art galleries and additional exhibition venues. Several spaces offer receptions. Listings are compiled in collaboration with Piedmont Council for the Arts. To list an exhibit, please send information two weeks before opening to arts@c-ville.com. First Fridays: June 6, 2014. Blue Moon Diner […]

“Enjoy what you do,” said Saul Kaplan. “My favorite thing is to sit in my studio listening to Mozart, or Brahms and Beethoven, and work. To draw and do artwork and have that music waft in my ear while I struggle.” Saul Kaplan’s work is on view at Vivian’s Art for Living on the Downtown Mall.  Photo courtesy if the artist.

Saul Kaplan puts his legacy on paper

“I’ve been drawing for 65 years. That’s not an exaggeration. I have a pile of stuff. In the end, I know they’re gonna pull a dumpster up, and there goes the stuff.“ Saul Kaplan, artist and poet, paused as he opened his self-published volume of drawings, ceramics, and paintings. “The way I explain it is, […]

Earl Gordon’s 1999 self-portrait collage is an example of his radiating, fragmented use of mixed media.

Earl Gordon’s mixed media collages are open to scrutiny

Art History Remix, now on view at the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center, presents 20 collages by Earl Gordon that are rich in meaning and contain lively dialogues between Western and African art, contemporary and traditional approaches, and drawn motifs and collage. Gordon’s work provides an interesting contemporary counterpoint to the Joseph Cornell show […]