Life After Life

Crawl Space: October 2019

David Onri Anderson is an emerging Nashville artist who’s been ticking a lot of boxes this year: His September 2018 display at Elephant Gallery was reviewed in Art in America by Scene arts editor Laura Hutson Hunter, and shortly after, he made his Los Angeles gallery debut at Patrick Painter.

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Nashville artist explores ugly truths about slavery in David Lusk exhibit

There is nothing whitewashed about Ashley Doggett’s depictions of the slave experience. Provocative, haunting, and at times surreal, the black Nashville artist doggedly defies the sanitized revisionism to which the long history of African American trauma has been subjected. The result is a form of what she calls “aesthetic protest” against the myths that litter American history.

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Carlyle Wolfe in Her Own Words


Three of the paintings in this exhibition are based on a color experience in the gardens at the Dixon last fall that I found spectacular.

warm, late afternoon light + goldening foliage + deep neutral violet grasses + zinnia gradients from oranges to pinks to violets + warm white fragrant roses + cypress olive greens + soft coral angel trumpets

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Interview with Julian Rankin, Director of the Walter Anderson Museum of Art

First and foremost, I would like to thank you again for your time and agreeing to participate in an interview with me about Carlyle Wolfe and her work. Wolfe provided me with your email saying that you would be an ideal person to reach out too and interview as you have become familiar with her work. I am glad Wolfe suggested this, as you are the Director of the Walter Anderson Museum of Art (WAMA), in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, but especially because of a quote of yours I found in an article announcing your directorship of WAMA:

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Anne Siems

LOVE! I have written about German {Seattle based} artist Anne Siems so many times, but when I saw these new paintings I just had to circle back around. Get it? Circle? Okay, sorry – here are Anne’s words about this body of work:

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Christina Renfer Vogel | Interview

Christina Renfer Vogel has participated in artist residencies at the Hambridge Center for the Creative Arts, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts. Most recently she attended an artist residency program at JSS in Civitia Castellana, Italy. Vogel holds an MFA from the Massachusetts College of Art and a BFA from Tyler School of Art at Temple University. Vogel is a recipient of an Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation grant, among other awards. She currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Painting and Drawing at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

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Spotlight on Matanzas: María Magdalena Campos-Pons and “Ríos Intermitentes”

In this building, Matanzas sculptor Agustín Drake is presenting Objects and Fantastic Animals, a room-sized installation combining found objects and metalwork. “It is a sculpture that makes use of junk,” his artist statement reads, “to compose images where objects, despite articulating a new representation, retain their original personality.”African American artists in Ríos intermitentes include Carrie Mae Weems, Melvin Edwards, Paul Stephen Benjamin, Alicia Henry, and Jamaal B. Sheets, as well as younger artists like Brandon J. Donahue.

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At the Havana Biennial, Seven Nashville Artists Make Cultural Connections

Despite America’s on-again, off-again relationship with Cuba, Americans’ social media feeds are often full of photographs of the country’s 1950s cars, brightly colored buildings, tropical fruits and dancers. But building real community between the two countries requires boldness and vision. Internationally acclaimed artist and Vanderbilt professor Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons aspires to bridge the cultures of her homeland, Matanzas, Cuba — located about 60 miles east of Havana — with her current home, Nashville.

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