April 15, 2014

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Ride 'em Purdy

Dylan Miner delivers museum-quality bikes

Picks Artist, historian and adjunct curator of indigenous art at the Michigan State University Museum, Dylan Miner appreciates finding beauty in the mundane.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 Enrique Limón

Shoot to Thrill

Forget winter, the revamped Cocteau Cinema is coming

Art Features Navigating through tarps, boxes and paint cans, George RR Martin pauses and takes it all in. “It’s coming together well,” the Game of Thrones mastermind says of his latest venture.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 Enrique Limón

Mightier Than Bronze

Sculptor Star Liana York is ready to pounce

Picks Star Liana York’s close-to-life-size cougar sculptures outside Manitou Galleries have become celebrities all their own...

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 Enrique Limón

Words With Friends

Some artists find inspiration in nature. Illan Shamir found it in his kitchen

Arts Valve A mantra is scribbled on the walls of Ilan Shamir’s Upper Canyon Road studio. “The things that make us happy make us wise,” it reads in bright yellow chalk, vividly contrasting with the dark, eggplant-h...

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 Enrique Limón

[Head] Dressed for Success

New exhibit challenges steadfast stereotypes

Picks Chances are, if you close your eyes and ponder the concept “Native American art,” a shockingly colorful image of a braids-clad Incredible Hulk demanding that you respect the treaties...

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 Enrique Limón

Positive Affirmation

New exhibit enlightens and empowers

Arts Valve A bright red wall dominates the Museum of International Folk Art’s Gallery of Conscience. Against it rests a Plexiglas-covered psikelekedana—a traditional softwood carving made from wood of the cashew nut t...

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 Enrique Limón

One Man's Trash

Matthew Gray gets his art supplies at a truck stop

Picks Described by the artist as “an epic installation of handmade candy and mixed media,” as well as “an optimistic takeover...

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 Enrique Limón

Box Tales

Coming to a street corner near you!

Local News The lights were tripped—rather fantastically—on Friday evening, making SFR’s Project Art Box a partially dark...

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 Enrique Limón

Shame As It Ever Was

Twelve years after “Our Lady” controversy, artist Alma López looks back

Arts Valve Shortly after SFR’s much-hullaballooed 2013 Summer Guide hit the stands, Alma López started getting phone calls. A veteran of “sacrilegious” art, López made an indelible mark on the local scene in 2001....

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 Enrique Limón

Think Different

Picks “Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The round pegs in the square holes,” read a late ‘90s advertising campaign for Apple.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 Enrique Limón
 
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