Sarah Wilson wrote this great article which was published in the July Issue of the Nashville Arts Magazine, expressing the symbiotic relationship that tourism and the arts have with one another in the metro area.
We want to thank all of Nashville and 5th Avenue of the Arts for creating and cultivating the welcoming atmosphere for both tourists and the arts in our blossoming city!
This past Sunday's edition of The Tennessean featured a spotlight article on Lyle and his work, shedding even more light onto the work of this talented cultural connoisseur. It is great to see our artist's work and installations so appreciated by the Nashville community and elsewhere!
Lyle describes how people might respond to his freedom of expression when he says, "when someone asks 'Is it art?' I know they don't know what they're talking about, because that's not a question to be asking. It's something to be contemplating: Why does someone feel this is art? Maybe its something you......read on
Nashvile Arts Magazine featured multimedia artist Lyle Carbajal in their most recent issue to highlight his upcoming exhibition, Romancing Banality. John Seed describes entering the exhibition as entering "into an environment that feels both foreign and somehow strangely familiar." Read the full article here.
Romancing Banality opens June 6th and will remain on display through July 25th. Tinney will host an artist talk and pre-opening reception with Carbajal and Nashville Arts Magazine's Paul Polycarpou at 5pm on June 6th.
From Artnet News: Performance artist and sculptor Chris Burden, who may remain best known for a performance in which he had himself shot in the arm, died today at his home in Topanga Canyon, California, at age 69. The cause was malignant melanoma, according to the artist's friend Paul Schimmel, as reported in the L.A. Times. Read on...
Spanish sculptor Jaume Plensa will be exhibiting his work at Cheekwood beginning May 22nd. The work will be installed in both the interiror museum space and in the botanical gardens surrounding the venue. The show will remain up until November.
Light artist Bruce Munro is kicking off 2015 with a bang—or flash, rather. He currently has new work on exhibition in the United Kingdom at Waddeson Manor and Salisbury Cathedral, with two United States-based exhibitions at the Atlanta Botanical Garden (opening May 2, 2015) and the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art. To learn about the artist's installation at Salisbury Cathedral, which incorporates text by C.S. Lewis, check out the embedded video above, and to read more about his exhibition at Waddeson Manor, click here.