Growing up surrounded by a generally pleasant, yet extremely passive-aggressive citizenry is the burden of all children raised in the Midwestern tradition. Expletives are usually found in kitchens, barrooms and back alleys, but in my childhood, the usage of F-bombs and other ‘pirate language’ was reserved exclusively for car rides. As soon as the [...]1 Comment Read More
By Jake Ramberg
For this year’s Art-A-Whirl the Rogue Buddha Gallery opened its doors with a new show entitled “Science & Wonder” featuring haunting portrait paintings by Caitlin Karolczak and intricate sculptural assemblages by Michael Thomsen. Sadly, despite the obvious talent of both artists, the work lacks the science alluded to in the title of the [...]
David Sollie’s show at the Bockley Gallery, America’s Sweetheart: A Brief History of the Shackway Corporation, pieces together said history through the display of old advertisements and promotional posters. The ads that were created by Shackway’s in-house design firm now serve as a powerful reminder of the most productive time in Shackway’s relatively short life.