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Station North Arts District

Open Walls begins in North Baltimore

(Credit: Catherine Mezensky)

Open Walls is a new outdoor mural project in Baltimore’s Station North Arts and Entertainment district. Street artists from all over the world are painting 20 murals this spring and they hope to be done in time for the Final Friday event on May 25, 2012. The project will include notable artists from around the country, including Overunder, Maya Hayuk and Candy Chang. Murals are being painted …more…

Bjorn Krondorfer

Loyola Integrates Visual Arts into Lecture Series

(Credit: Loyola University Maryland)

Each year in March, Loyola University Maryland presents another speaker in the Jerome S. Cardin Memorial Lecture series, “The Art of Dialogue: Jewish Christian Relations in a Post-Shoah World”. The responsibility for finding the speaker rotates between the school’s academic departments and this year it fell to the Fine Arts department. They selected Bjorn Krondorfer,  an artist and professor of religious studies at St. Mary’s College …more…

Enoch Pratt Free Library

Moments in Time: the Landscape and Wildlife Photography of Gero Verheyen

(Credit: Nfutvol of Wikimedia Commons)

Gero Verheyen’s travel and nature photographs are on display at the Enoch Pratt Free Library in downtown Baltimore.  The exhibit is on display in both the Fine Arts Reading Room and the Maryland Reading Room. Both black and white and color photographs are included. Moments in Time: the Landscape and Wildlife Photography of Gero Verheyen will be at the Central branch of the Enoch Pratt …more…

Black men's fashion

Reginald F. Lewis Museum Celebrates Black Men of Style

“Dandy Lion: Articulating a Re(de)fined Black Masculine Identity” is a show consisting of photographs and films featuring well dressed African American men. “Black Dandyism” is a style that combines African influence with European fashion. Curators at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum developed this show in response to concerns about the one sided images of black masculinity as shown through dress. Modern black dandyism developed as a reaction to young black me who wear informal styles such as baggy pants with boxer shorts showing. The curators seek to provoke discussion on black male identity and style. ...more...

Still life

Explore “The Common Object” at MICA

The Common Object is an exhibition of over 60 still life paintings created by 31 Zeuxis artists and their associates. It is now on display at the Maryland Institute College of Art. Zeuxis (named after a prominent painter in ancient Greece) is a group of painters work to continue to explore still life painting as many contemporary artists disregard it. The Common Object is on tour and the fourth and last stop is here in Baltimore. It originally opened at the Prince Street Gallery in New York City in October 2010. ...more...

Credit: C. A. Mezensky

“Moving Right Along” Entertains Baltimore Travelers

Credit: C. A. Mezensky

As train travelers hurry to their destination this winter, they have an engaging new exhibit to greet them at Baltimore’s Penn Station. “Moving Right Along” is a small show in a vacant store in the station’s lobby. The three pieces included are a sculpture, an animation and an interactive painting.

“Walls of Love” by Artemis Herber is a set of bright red cylindrical cardboard sculptures. They are …more…

The Walters Art Gallery

Walters to display large gift of Russian enamels

Baltimoreans will soon have a chance to view enameled Russian silver that dates from the 17th to the early 20th centuries. Art collector Jean Montgomery Riddell bequeathed over 250 pieces to the Walters Art Museum. This generous gift came to the museum after she died last year at age 100. ...more...