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Oliver!

Alloverstreet Is An Art Walk That Doesn't Suck

Art is the most honest way to deal with our inability to understand the world. Our knowledge of...

Cosmic Thing: Artists Explore Orders Of Scale At Area 405

The only thing missing from Brandon Morse's `Big Ear' installation is a self-serve psychotropics...

Matter of Fact: Goya Contemporary Focuses On What Art Is Made Of

As I place my stained fingers on the lid of a wooden box, apparently painted by Nancy Spero, I can¿t...

Short Order

It’s a Tuesday night at the Bryn Mawr School’s dance space and Lynne...

Pussy Riot Hates Me

On Friday morning, my wife told me

NOISE

Michael Owen sinks to a new low of self-promotion

There is self-promotion and...

Art gallery RandallScottProjects to move from D.C. to Baltimore

Influential commercial gallerist and former Los Angeles art dealer Randall Scott is relocating his...

An appreciation of local stage actress Tana Hicken (1944-2014)

For anyone who has followed theater in the Baltimore-Washington region over the past four decades,...

Freedom and Order

Freedom and Order

My wife, CP contributor Nicole King (pictured, left), and I were sitting in a park sipping from a...

Cubists, gods, strippers, and slow contraptions

Cubists, gods, strippers, and slow contraptions

The writer Lawrence Weschler has spent the last several...

Conflicts of Interest

Conflicts of Interest

Watching the electronic duo Matmos on the stage in the...

Conflicts of Interest

Conflicts of Interest

For the first time in decades, City Paper was not invited...

Report from AAN

Report from AAN

Last week, I was in Nashville for the conference of the Association of...

The Power of Powers

The Power of Powers

Baltimore’s art scene is often lauded as being collaborative...

Corrections of Interest

Corrections of Interest

> Last week, Conflicts of Interest began with an error, when I misspelled my...

MORE VISUAL ARTS

This Modern World

This Modern World

“Base Period”

High and Lonesome

High and Lonesome

“I’m Not a Very Good Cowboy,”  a...

A Slimy Recess

A Slimy Recess

I for one am swollen with relief at the...

Profusion Not Confusion

Profusion Not Confusion

Sondheim Semifinalists

Magic 8 Ball

Magic 8 Ball

I think I tripped every time I walked into “We’re All...

Putting the art back in street art

Putting the art back in street art

I’ve recently spent some time planning a trip to Berlin and I’ve...

Forging Ahead

Forging Ahead

The calamitous May 5 thunderstorms that resulted in the well-publicized...

Why Prizes Matter

A few days ago, I couldn't remember whether or not I had applied for this year's...

The Sondheim Artscape Prize

The Sondheim Artscape Prize

When will the Baltimore art scene stop griping, speculating, and guessing...

Lauren Frances Adams

Lauren Frances Adams

Of all the installations in the Sondheim Exhibition, the work of Lauren...

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