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Artists to show off work during Spring Art Exposé

Isaac Hamlet, [email protected] April 6, 2016

Art can draw from an unending palettte of sights and textures to color our emotions. Artists use tempered talents to express thoughts and truths unrestrained by the limitations of spoken syllables. On...

Alexandra Janezic helps set up new exhibit, Social (In)Justice, in the Iowa Memorial Union Black Box Theatre on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016.  Funding for the exhibit was provided by Deborah and Rod Zeitler for the semester to promote social injustice. The exhibit will display offensive and racist imagery through May 16. (The Daily Iowan/McCall Radavich)

‘Social (In)Justice’ art gallery to open at IMU

Justus Flair, [email protected] @justus_flair February 18, 2016

Faded, seemingly tarnished bronze, the foot-and-a-half tall man stands with feet apart, the blunt ends of nails protruding from his wide chest, arms, and back, a few dotting the tops of his legs. One empty...

Electric Fibers III, created by Leah Burke, hangs in Public Space One during the exhibition of Maintenance Mode on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. This exhibition examines the importance of labor on artistic expression. (The Daily Iowan/Valerie Burke)

Art’s labor found

Tessa Solomon, [email protected] January 21, 2016

The ax descends, widening a wound in the thick tree trunk. Wood chips splinter from its side, scattering. After hours of exertion, the logger has reduced the giant log to a frayed stump. Then the labor...

Flowing into sculpture

Flowing into sculpture

Allie Biscupski, [email protected] August 4, 2015

As picturesque as a coral reef, Elizabeth Shriver’s art, displayed in the Chait Galleries, 218 E. Washington St., aims to pay homage to the free-flowing structures of nature. “I’m trying to achieve...

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