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  • Happening Saturday: Baltimore Contemporary Print Fair, Future Fest, and more

    Happening Saturday: Baltimore Contemporary Print Fair, Future Fest, and more
    -Baltimore Contemporary Print Fair: Over the course of 50 years, a low-income couple by the names of Herb and Dorothy Vogel amassed one of the most important private collections in the 20th century. The moral of the story: Buying artwork can have an immense cultural impact, no matter how small or inexpensive the work. The Baltimore Print Fair is a prime opportunity to start or develop your collection and hear from working printmakers. Through Sunday, Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Drive, (443) 573-1700, artbma.org, free for BMA members, $10-$15 for nonmembers. (Maura Callahan)
  • Finding substance in the minimalist Gedi Sibony sculpture 'All Her Teeth Are Made of Slate'

    Finding substance in the minimalist Gedi Sibony sculpture 'All Her Teeth Are Made of Slate'
    A photo of Gedi Sibony's sculpture 'All Her Teeth Are Made of Slate' from the Baltimore Museum of Art's Contemporary Wing has been the background picture on my phone for about a year. Every time I visit the museum, I make sure to look at this piece,...

    Wandering Eye: The future of art museums, President Obama shirks FOIA, and more

    Wandering Eye: The future of art museums, President Obama shirks FOIA, and more
    The spring issue of the journal Democracy has a pretty fascinating essay by Michael O'Hare on the purpose and future of art museums. It's a long, multifaceted read, but one of his main points is that "The purpose of an art museum is more, better...

    'From Pen to Press' at the Walters has us thinking about the future of books

    'From Pen to Press' at the Walters has us thinking about the future of books
    Last Week I saw a blue transparent “Jurassic Park”-era iMac chilling in someone’s front yard on St. Paul. It looked cold and forlorn. People leave stuff in cardboard boxes for the benefit of the community all the time—paperbacks,...

    No aspect of The Contemporary's relaunch sounds like a guaranteed crowd-pleaser, but it is a wild success

    No aspect of The Contemporary's relaunch sounds like a guaranteed crowd-pleaser, but it is a wild success
    The Contemporary is back. I find myself at a loss for words that do justice to how fucking awesome that is. We haven’t had a dedicated contemporary art museum putting on shows in this city since 2012. When the museum unexpectedly shuttered that...