Monthly Archives: April 2011

CAM’s Time Arrives

It seemed at times that today, the opening date for Raleigh’s Contemporary Art Museum (better known as CAM Raleigh) might never arrive.  (This is an institution and an event years in the making after all with numerous stops, starts and hurdles too lengthy to go into in this post.)  But after an invitation-only grand gala [...]

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Two Exhibitions/One Space at Green Hill Center

In his recent book The Social Animal, David Brooks writes, “creativity comes when two disparate fields crash in one mind, like two galaxies merging in space.”  The current show at the Green Hill Center in Greensboro seeks to accomplish this by displaying the work of Andre Leon Gray and Shaun Richards in a show called, [...]

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Public Art + Earth Day = Scrapel Hill at University Mall

On Friday evening I had the opportunity to attend one of the oddest art experiences that I have yet been a party to (and that’s coming from someone who attended a cook-out inside of a public art piece adjacent to Broad Street, Philadelphia); the opening reception of the Scrapel Hill public art exhibition at University [...]

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Other People at VAE

As part of BURBZAAR’s upcoming appearance at the Visual Art Exchange this week, I posed a few questions to the collective behind the effort – Other People.   Here’s the pre-blurb for the event followed by a few questions and even some action pics of the planning!  Other People is Candace Thompson, Delaney Britt Brewer [...]

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