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By Brooke Leboeuf » Thursday, May 21, 2015

Most people experience nature in a mitigated form, a watered down version that is more palatable than the raw, cruel unpredictability of the natural world. We see nature on screens or in books, we... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Sunday, May 3, 2015

The first object visitors see in the Albright-Knox Art Gallery’s smart and searing exhibition “Overtime: The Art of Work” is an Instagram-ready conveyor belt rotating endlessly into a spotless... Read More

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The street-level walls of the 464 Gallery on Amherst Street are displaying something the well-known and regarded local art space hasn’t seen much of before: out-of-town artists.... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Joan Linder goes out into the world and draws what she sees. Does this sound a touch too simplistic for the work of a celebrated contemporary artist whose work is in dozens of international... Read More

By Brooke Leboeuf » Wednesday, April 8, 2015

In the late 1980s, artist Rosemarie Bauer Sroka bought a small, decaying building in Allentown, rescuing it from demolition. She refurbished the building, turning it into studio space that she used... Read More

By Joseph DiDomizio » Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Despite concerning itself with light, Sang Jun Yoo’s new solo exhibit “I Have Nothing To Say About Anything At All” keeps viewers in the dark. For his MFA thesis exhibition for the University... Read More

By Joseph DiDomizio » Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Traveling to capture footage for her most recent installation, Millie Chen came across an empty room. Chen was in Cambodia, in Tuol Sleng, the infamous site of a high school used by the Khmer Rouge... Read More

By Brooke Leboeuf » Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Artist Kurt Treeby has painstakingly re-created, in the most unlikely of media, some of the world’s most celebrated artworks, from Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel ceiling to... Read More

By Joseph DiDomizio » Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Jazz is usually the draw at Allentown’s Pausa Art House on Wadsworth Street. The small, renovated house has a lounge with a bar at the front, connected by a thin hallway to the performance... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Monday, January 19, 2015

Artist: Catherine Shuman Miller // Title: "Intermaze" // On view through March 22 in Betty's Sometimes we need a little bit of structure in order to be truly free. This is one of the central... Read More

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