Tag: engaged

Art in 2021 that Engaged the Senses – ARTnews.com

A confessional, hidden behind a gallery’s wall; a forest of withered white trees; a public ritual of mourning, illuminated by candlelight. In 2021, artists transcended conventional museum presentations to engage the full spectrum of senses. Instead of merely looking at paintings, visitors to exhibitions worldwide were invited to touch—and in some cases, play—the art. Odors of bygone plagues suffused gallery spaces, a ghost of ...

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Artist lectures on socially engaged art

Award-winning artist Ann Hamilton Her talk “Art, Connections, Interactions” will be presented at Wednesday, October 13th, 3:30 pm, With zoom. Registration is free, And the general public is invited to participate.Hamilton talks about her in the session project In the context of how art makes connections and facilitates interactions between concepts, objects, spaces, and humans. Her talk challenges the audience to rethink their existing ...

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Yannis Tsarouchis Engaged Greek History in Symbolic, Evocative Scenes – ARTnews.com

Midway through “Dancing in Real Life,” the first major United States retrospective of Greek artist Yannis Tsarouchis (1910–1989), on view at Wrightwood 659 in Chicago, hangs the exhibition’s namesake: Dancing in Real Life and in Theatre. Completed in 1968 and inspired by Caravaggio, the panoramic oil painting is an outlier for Tsarouchis. The palette, earthy and muted, with few accents of light, contrasts with ...

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Peoria art grant recipients help keep residents engaged | News

In June, the city of Peoria distributed $100,000 in grants to 19 organizations as part of Peoria’s Arts Enhancement Initiative. Those 19 organizations have been busy producing 27 arts programs for the residents of Peoria to further enhance the arts and culture of the city. The organizations are designing programming specifically for youth and adults in Peoria focused on art, music, theater and dance.Among the projects: ...

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