A strong painting communicates regardless of genre or subject, but there's something else involved in determining "tomorrow's historic artists".
Bloomington Open Studios Tour offers visitors an opportunity to venture beyond the frame into the daily reality of local artists' lives and practices.
Printmaker Elizabeth Busey is one of 45 artists opening up studios tucked into basements and garages for this weekend's Bloomington Open Studios Tour.
Ten Bloomington poets took a cue from ten paintings by local artists to create new poems "just loosely tied to the original, that take on a life of their own."
Family secrets are compounded by context in Ian Woollen's third novel, which begins in the battened-down '50s.
Thirty years ago, Barb Lund took a risk: she started a pottery business…and succeeded. At retirement age, the artist's career path is still unconventional.
A musical revue joins an up-and-coming folk artist with his musical—and philosophical—forebear in a kinship that transcends space and time.
Their neighborhood has been documented by photographers with work in the Museum of Modern Art, but now the kids on Pigeon Hill are representing themselves.
"I’ve got to go back, because it’s going to get ugly," Bill Foley told his bureau after Bachir Gemayel was shot. "And I was right. I hate being right."
For Ben Pines, painting unremarkable scenery in a simplified way is not as much about representing the world out there, as it is about discovering himself.