Figures From the Vault – A Celebration of the Body at SAMA

As the pandemic continues to disrupt the world, the art institutions, facing budget restrictions and dwindling visitor numbers, have to be creative in curating their exhibitions. Many look inward and deep into their own vault. The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art (SAMA) currently features figurative art from their permanent collection. The result is a dynamic … Continue reading Figures From the Vault – A Celebration of the Body at SAMA

Rethinking Art and a New Museum Building in Houston

Were things different this past weekend, we would have been in New York perusing Alice Neel: People Come First at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. With bad weather, airline cancellations and other factors in the way, with a drive to Houston we could check something off our list and rescue the weekend. There's a healthy … Continue reading Rethinking Art and a New Museum Building in Houston

A Minefield of Color and Shape: Kevin Todora and Robert Horvath at Erin Cluley Gallery

I have come to know Kevin Todora’s work through friends. Colored photography is seldom associated with painterly abstraction, but that's the case with Kevin’s work. Having missed his first two solo openings (though we did see the second show later) when Erin Cluley’s gallery was in West Dallas, we made it out to see the … Continue reading A Minefield of Color and Shape: Kevin Todora and Robert Horvath at Erin Cluley Gallery

66th Fishersville Antiques Expo – May 2021

After a one-year hiatus due to the COVID pandemic, planning for the Fishersville Antiques Expo, one of the longest running, top-quality Antique Shows on the East Coast, is in a “full-steam-ahead” mode for the 66th engagement May 7 and 8, 2021. The VDH guidelines make the planning a bit more complex, but Heritage Promotions is … Continue reading 66th Fishersville Antiques Expo – May 2021