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PICK: Creative Mornings

Perfect plans: Ebony Walden describes her skills as a mix between creative catalyst and community builder. The urban...

Blurring the senses

On a Saturday morning, artist Nick Cave and his partner Bob Faust sit with a group of 25 University of Virginia...

Conversation starter

Unless you’ve been living off the grid (or in denial) you know the story: In spring 2016, Zyahna Bryant wrote an open...

Down under, up above

This week, something extraordinary will happen in Charlottesville: Four exhibitions of contemporary Aboriginal...

World of difference

Escapism or activism? Should a work provide respite from pertinent problems, or is it art’s duty to provide...

Ripple effect

A little boy stares into a river while ghostly shadows move through the current. The long, lithe bodies could be lost...

Building happiness

If you’ve seen a parade of 8-foot-tall ants climbing the side of a building, a life-sized foam replica of Stonehenge,...

Birds of a feather

Kent Morris stands in the lobby of the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection with a big grin on his face. He’s just in...

Restorative justice

Vanessa German grew up in Los Angeles in a creative household, wearing clothes her artist mother made, writing...

Inner realities

Winter gray getting you down? Les Yeux du Monde offers a potent dose of Southwestern heat in the form of paintings by...