What happens when art meets wild imagination?

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_2682795" align="aligncenter" width="600"] "Where Am I?" (excerpt) by Greg Simkins[/caption] What does "Christian" art look like? Ask 30 people and you're likely to get as many answers. more…

Why is Lenin in Seattle?

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_2621855" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Lenin as Darth Vadar[/caption] Shortly after the fall of the Soviet empire, memorials to Marxist luminaries began to tumble as well. Across Romania, Georgia more…

What happens when art meets abortion?

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_2600415" align="aligncenter" width="600"] "Empty Red Shoes" by Judith Gait ("On Abortion" series)[/caption] Judith Gait paints tragic and gruesome things because of a series of legal decisions. Both more…

How many Jews does it take to open an Iranian embassy?

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_2576875" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Hamabul (the Great Flood) Art Collective aka "Iranian embassy"[/caption] How many Jews does it take to open an Iranian Embassy? Only one, if he more…

The crazy names of artist Steve Kreuscher

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_2559505" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Steve Kreuscher, aka ArtistsitrA Iladrodavlas ZionoiZ, aka One Nation Under God aka In God We Trust[/caption] Steven Kreuscher found himself on the front pages more…

Protesting death through dance

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_2540045" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Still from "Arise Sweet Sarah" film 2015[/caption] Kaytee Moyer became a performance artist with a national audience on Oct. 5, 2015, at George Street more…

Dumb hick conservatives find new way to fight liberals

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_2513905" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Frances Byrd[/caption] Frances Byrd is a bold culture warrior, but she is also very annoyed. A conservative painter, Byrd is declaring war back at more…

Frankenstein's trade pact: Frightening stuff

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_2478765" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Leaders of TPP member states in 2010[/caption] Is a film, painting or technical marvel ever created entirely ex-nihilo? Could it spontaneously generate with virtually more…