Black Mountain College Museum Presents PERFORMANCE: Music for Modernist Shapes: Reimagining Spectodrama

ACTIVE ARCHIVE is a stream of programs that pairs the museum’s extensive collection with contemporary artists, curators, and cultural thinkers. It launches with an exhibition featuring the museum’s permanent collection curated by Philadelphia-based interdisciplinary artist Martha McDonald. PERFORMANCE + ARTIST Q+A – 69 Broadway Friday, November 17 and Saturday, November 18, 7pm Music for Modernist Shapes: Reimagining Spectodrama Performance artist Martha McDonald and composer/multi-instrumentalist Laura Baird perform … Continue reading Black Mountain College Museum Presents PERFORMANCE: Music for Modernist Shapes: Reimagining Spectodrama

The Art of Resilience, Artworks by Dewayne "Blove" Barton at YMI Cultural Center Through Dec. 31

Dealing with pertinent social issues in Asheville like affordable housing, gentrification, gun violence and inter-racial  relationships, “The Art of Resilience” is a installation of mixed-media, found-art works by Dewayne “Blove” Barton. Many of the exhibitions pieces were constructed on-site at Asheville’s Burton Street Community Peace Gardens, which Burton co-founded. [Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”6″ gal_title=”DeWayneBarton”] DeWayne Barton (B-Love), Founder and CEO of Hood Huggers International, is a sculptor and poet who combines … Continue reading The Art of Resilience, Artworks by Dewayne "Blove" Barton at YMI Cultural Center Through Dec. 31

The Art of Resilience, Artworks by Dewayne "Blove" Barton at YMI Cultural Center Through Dec. 31

Dealing with pertinent social issues in Asheville like affordable housing, gentrification, gun violence and inter-racial  relationships, “The Art of Resilience” is a installation of mixed-media, found-art works by Dewayne “Blove” Barton. Many of the exhibitions pieces were constructed on-site at Asheville’s Burton Street Community Peace Gardens, which Burton co-founded. [Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”6″ gal_title=”DeWayneBarton”] DeWayne Barton (B-Love), Founder and CEO of Hood Huggers International, is a sculptor and poet who combines … Continue reading The Art of Resilience, Artworks by Dewayne "Blove" Barton at YMI Cultural Center Through Dec. 31

Punk-Folk Artist Brett Hunter at Pink Dog Creative

Brett Hunter’s exhibit, Gossima, is showing at the Pink Dog Gallery, 348 Depot St., through December 19. Gossima, derived from a word used to describe something lightweight or delicate, is one of the original names for the game now known as Table Tennis, or Ping Pong. “I use Gossima to describe this collection of work not only for the direct association with the Ping Pong themes in … Continue reading Punk-Folk Artist Brett Hunter at Pink Dog Creative

Atlanta-based artist PaperFrank at The Satellite Gallery Asheville through November 22

Atlanta-based artist PaperFrank presents a solo show, “Concession,” at The Satellite Gallery in Asheville. Featuring all new works, “Concession” brings to life playful memories of childhood baseball games—from the event to the treats and everything in between. The show runs from October 2 through November 22 at The Satellite Gallery. PaperFrank is an internationally known acrylic painter and professional tattoo artist. Born in 1990 with … Continue reading Atlanta-based artist PaperFrank at The Satellite Gallery Asheville through November 22

Body Language: Reuben Negron's Intimate and Intricate Nude Portraits

The contents of this article are for adults 18+ only. Those sensitive to portrayals of the nude human form should use their own discretion in viewing this article. Thank you. Now based in Asheville, figurative watercolor artist Reuben Negron explores the human experience with intimate nude portraits  BY JOHN C. TRIPP Asheville is a relatively new home for Reuben Negron, who relocated here just a year ago … Continue reading Body Language: Reuben Negron's Intimate and Intricate Nude Portraits

Ideas Without Walls: In Between the Spaces at Black Mountain College Museum, October 23

Ideas Without Walls / In-Between the Spaces: Works in Progress PRESENTATION – Friday, October 23, 12:00 – 1:30pm As part of the Ideas without Walls: In between the Spaces series, Principal Arne Emerson presents recent work at Morphosis architects, spanning from large-scale urban planning projects to built work at multiple scales. Focusing on the interaction between design, technology, and fabrication, Emerson will outline how ‘process’ emerges as the central driver … Continue reading Ideas Without Walls: In Between the Spaces at Black Mountain College Museum, October 23

William Henry Price Presents "The Art Gods Must Be Crazy", October 22

The Art Gods Must Be Crazy A talk by William Henry Price One hundred years ago, Marcel Duchamp mounted a bicycle wheel on a stool and placed it into the rarified space of art. And while Duchamp was endeavoring to “put painting once again to the service of the mind”, Bushman shamans of the Kalahari were making images in the service of spirits, as they … Continue reading William Henry Price Presents "The Art Gods Must Be Crazy", October 22