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This Week: Chul Hyun Ahn opening reception at C. Grimaldis Gallery, Schroeder Cherry opening reception at The Gallery at Baltimore City Hall, Larry Cook artist's talk + closing at Galerie Myrtis, ...

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What The Oscars got wrong, shifting our perspective on monuments, a royal exit, the sometimes tragedy of birth, meditating on cats and Elizabeth Bishop, the politics of textiles, the popularization of Botox, you probably aren’t Beyoncé’s friend, and the Bernie/Warren spat.

Director Djibril Diop Mambéty's classic is screening for free at the Parkway

Baltimoreans in particular might find something familiar in the film Hyenas, where of a town rendered poor by outside forces falls susceptible to corruption.

“We are done for… we are really done for. I'm not just referring to Africans but to the entire human race,” director Djibril Diop Mambéty said in an interview with ...

This week: Amalie R. Rothschild: Rock Icons and Images reception at Goya Contemporary, Reading and Discussion with Kondwani Fidel at the Walters, Black Femme Supremacy Film Festival Taste Test 2020 ...

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Varied responses from women on the BMA's Announcement to Collect "Only Women" in 2020

Institutional critique from women working in the arts on the importance of making lasting, structural changes rather than vague pronouncements on equity for women in museum collections.

Memes, Art World Gossip, Tough Love, and Predictions for the New Year

@jerrygogosian: "You can still be an artist and find a way to support yourself without academia, grants, or gallery sales, and frankly, the bigger “world” needs the influence of artistic thinkers the most."

Opening Night Celebration and Fashion Show at the Maryland Historical Society

The catwalk performance featured 100 looks by Baltimore-area couture designers, boutiques, stylists, artists, jewelers, and vintage shops.

A Studio Visit with the 2019 23-year-old Sondheim Prize Winner

Brown’s installation and photography work, which asks her audience “to confront race and identity in modern terms,” challenges some viewers to recognize microaggressions they may not have previously considered.

Art of the Decade: Best Baltimore Exhibits, Projects, and Experiments 2010-2019

Baltimore’s pool of talent is an ever-expanding universe

Artist/Collector Couple Richard Cleaver and George Ciscle Open Their Wunderkammer in the Sky 

An Art Collection that Encompasses the History of The Contemporary and Baltimore

Satellite: The Best Art Fair You Might Have Missed

Art Basel Miami Beach's Artist-Run Art Fair

The Best Baltimore Art Exhibitions of 2019

Another good year for Baltimore's visual art scene
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The Baltimore Arts & Culture Guide

This guide is for Baltimore area artists, makers, creatives, and others who wish to get involved in the arts and culture of the region.

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Fall 2019

The BmoreArt Journal of Art + Ideas is released twice a year—each fall and spring—and offers a thematic and image-dense account of art and cultural offerings in the region. All of the writing, photos, art, and design are created locally and offers a unique, authentic, and diverse perspective on Baltimore as a creative muse and environment. The print publication covers visual arts, fashion, design, architecture, food, film, performance, and politics and viewed through the lens of creative cultural production.

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Stories from Issue 08: Archive
The significance of national foundations purchasing the photo archives of Ebony and Jet Magazines for museums

Last summer, four foundations—Ford, Mellon, MacArthur, and the J. Paul Getty Trust—purchased the Johnson Publishing Company’s photo archives for $30 million.

Webster Phillips and the the I. Henry Photo Project is an ongoing effort to archive family photographs by two prominent African-American photojournalists

The I. Henry Photo Project documents a lost and hidden Baltimore from the perspective of Black photojournalists over the past century.

Sun streams in through the large windows at the Walters’ 1 West Mount Vernon Place as Antonio McAfee shows me his installation “Unmaking and Making.” Shadowy faces from long ago, ...

Inside Beyond Video, the rowhouse with the hypnotic paint job next to the Ottobar, there are thousands of Blu-Rays, DVDs, and even some VHS—a defiant, pro-stuff counterpunch to Amazon, Netflix, ...