In the Arts
Artist Profile: Sheila Miles
The day after Sheila Miles attended a funeral, the raindrops fell hard. They pelted the brick building where she paints and paints and paints. On her canvas, in long blue drops, the rain also appeared. Sloppy, unapologetic, avaricious drops of rain. Then, in the painting, residue from the funeral appeared, too. A boy had died, senselessly, stooping to tie his shoe at the river's edge. The day before, still in her funeral dress, Miles had delivered a lecture to her son, the same age as the boy now dead.
Yellowstone Art Museum announces new artist
Yellowstone Art Museum: Exhibition Opening Reception Polly Apfelbaum: Mini-Hollywood BILLINGS - Yellowstone Art Museum in Billings announces the opening of Polly Apfelbaum:Mini-Hollywood on April 1, 2010, at 5:30 p.m. Polly Apfelbaum drops veritable bombshells. Apfelbaum revels in color, and through her explorations over more than two decades, she has pushed many media-textiles, in particular-to...
Films featured for Glacier National Park Centennial
GLACIER NATIONAL PARK-In honor of Glacier National Park's 100th anniversary, the Glacier Centennial Program is hosting a Centennial Film Festival. The festival will be held at seven locations in or near the park and will feature one film per month for the next seven months. To celebrate the diversity of the park, the Centennial Film Festival will feature a wide variety of films that were shot...
Poindexter Collection to travel nationwide
The Yellowstone Art Museum in Billings has assembled a touring exhibit of American abstract art from the Poindexter Collection, a series of paintings left to the state of Montana by collectors George and Elinor Poindexter. The title of the exhibit, “The Most Difficult Journey,” is derived from an essay Montana native George Poindexter wrote in the late 1950s, describing his transformation from skeptic to passionate collector of abstract painting.
Life in Abstract: the art of Keith Anderson
North of Belgrade, where pavement gives way to hardpanand the heron and geese rest on their flights, Keith Anderson paints hishaunting images civilization after man has left.Calling his work "mystical by what's editedout," Anderson draws most of his influence from another 20th-centuryrealist, Andrew Wyeth. In theworks of both men there is a loneliness, a sadness that stays with...
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