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Lost and Found: Carlos Licon Paintings

Pastel and Ink on Newsprint, Carlos Licon.
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What’s in your basement? Not sure? Don’t remember? If you think it’s just a lot of junk your spouse stored over the years, it might be worth your while to take a look. That’s exactly what Sylvia Greenstein did shortly …

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Big Names, Small Art at the Crocker

BNSA, Big Names Small Art, Crocker Art Museum, May 21, 2015
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Artist from across the Sacramento region mingled with collectors, connoisseurs and the curious at the Crocker Art Museum’s annual BNSA, Big Names, Small Art party held May 21st. An eclectic array of small-format artworks, running the gamut from timid …

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Emancipating the Past: Kara Walker’s Tales of Slavery and Power at the Crocker

Kara Walker, "Pastoral," wall painting in black, 1999, collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer. According to the Crocker Art Museum, "Pastoral portrays the metaphorical 'black sheep' as an ambiguous hybrid that is 'part human, part animal, part black and part white.' "
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Artist Kara Walker’s deftly cut paper silhouettes are used to explain her narrative in a poignant show, “Emancipating the Past: Kara Walker’s Tales of Slavery and Power,” currently on view at the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento. As one …

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Guest Lectures: Spring 2012, CSUS Art Department

Elaine O'Brien
Professor Elaine O'Brien (right) introduces Liv Moe (left), March 13, 2012. Image: Nancy Wylie
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               Throughout the spring 2012 semester, Elaine O’Brien, CSUS Art History Professor, arranged a series of guest lectures delivered by visiting professionals. The following is a round-up of those sessions.

LIV MOE   

LIv Moe, March 13, 2012. Image: Nancy Wylie

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What I Did on My Summer Vacation:

Part II

Mario Schjetnan
Mario Schjetnan's "A Small Tribute to Immigrant Workers," installation at Sculpturesite gallery, Sonoma, CA
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My summer vacation ends this week as I head back to school for fall semester classes (Greco-Roman Art and Modern Architecture) at California State University, Sacramento.  I will continue, however, blogging about art, architecture, design and everything …

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