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Abstract Photography: Selections from Glenstone; UVA Art Museum; Through January 3, 2010

Abstract Photography: Selections from Glenstone; UVA Art Museum; Through January 3, 2010

Is a photograph a straightforward document of reality? Hardly anyone thinks so anymore. In the art photography realm, it’s been nearly a century since artists like Alfred Steiglitz and Paul Strand—now firmly in the canon—began playing with the medium’s relationship to representation and truth. Students of the medium are well-accustomed to thinking about how fluid, […]

DMV may offer meatless license plates

DMV may offer meatless license plates

To the likes of “Horse Enthusiast” and “University of North Carolina” (wtf?), the Virginia DMV may someday add “Vegetarian” to the list of specialty license plates available to drivers registering vehicles in the Commonwealth. Several veggie-minded groups are pushing to make the plates available as soon as April 2011.   “Vegetarian” license plates? The Virginia […]