Laurie Hogin: “Implacable Demons and Better Angels” at Tory Folliard Gallery
Laurie Hogin’s mutated menageries are simultaneously extremely beautiful and intensely horrific. A bit more the former than the latter, though; this is all as if you took Edward Hicks’ The Peaceable Kingdom (1826) and added to it about 100 years of pesticides, radiation, inbreeding and ecosystem destruction—Hell never looked so gorgeous. Read More
In his novel Barnaby Rudge, Charles Dickens wrote, “It is curious to imagine these people of the world, busy in thought, turning their eyes towards the countless spheres that shine above us, and making them reflect the only images their minds contain…So do the shadows of our own desires stand between us and our better angels, and thus their brightness is eclipsed.” Read More
Currently you can watch artist Leo Sewell as he collects materials and constructs his works of art - from his point of view. The Swedish interactive website TELE2 works with artists from all over the world to give their audience a truly unique experience. On their website they state "You can even step inside the mind of another person and experience their life from the inside. See what they see, hear what they hear, feel what they feel." Read More
For "Hair Club," on view at the Tory Folliard Gallery, Fred Stonehouse and Raeleen Kao have concocted a mad-libbed series of collaborative drawings that transform their idiosyncratic, artistic quirks into whimsical, poignant golems. Read More
Aesop’s Fables are filled with stories of animals that take on human emotions and face human dilemmas. Foibles like vanity and greed, as well as examples of compassion, are played out.
In these small dramas, we can see ourselves.
Artist Laurie Hogin doesn’t illustrate the stories of Aesop, but in the exhibition Implacable Demons and Better Angels she demonstrates a predilection for portraying animal characters reacting to their world — and they do so in a way that is utterly relatable to us as humans. Read More
Art Reveal Magazine has featured sculptor Susan Stamm Evans in their 20th issue, pages 46 - 51. In the interview the artist discusses how hes got started as an artist, what has changed along the way, and her thoughts about art in contemporary culture. Read More
New work by Illinois artist, Michael Noland, will be on view at the Farmer Family Gallery in Reed Hall at The Ohio State University January 19 - March 10, 2017. The opening reception will be Thursday, January 19 from 4:30 to 6:30 pm. The reception is free and open to the public.
For more information on available work in the exhibition, please contact the Tory Folliard Gallery at firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-273-7311. Read More
An astute observer of nature, artist Katie Musolff paints plants and animals that she finds along the Mississippi River. Her new body of work, River Journal, consists of meticulous watercolor and gouache paintings that concentrate on the beauty and grace of her surroundings while embracing the remains of the organic world. Always working from direct observation, Musolff aims to capture the sense of wonder that drew her in to her subject in the first place. Read More
Several newly found works by John Wilde, one of the signature Wisconsin artists of the last half-century, are on display at the Tory Folliard Gallery in Milwaukee's Third Ward.
This summer as a grandchild prepared to move into Wilde's former home in Cooksville, she found paintings in a corner. Read More
Fiber artist Mary Bero is participating in a traveling museum exhibition and book called The Box Project: Uncommon Threads. Read more about it in the article from Fiber Art Now Magazine. Read More