{ Spring 2016 Issue }

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The Spring 2016 edition of On View Magazine is now available
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{Pg. 8} MUSE—Shawn Hall: Recent Works

Shawn Hall is a New Orleans-based interdisciplinary visual artist/painter who views her practice as an act of participation in the biological world through intuition and action. As a visual artist, she observes and imagines the natural world in its various facets, often from an up-close and even microscopic point of view. Working from the premise […]

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{Pg. 34} Will Cotton + Steve Lotz

Orlando Museum of Art simultaneously presents “The InFlux Series: Will Cotton” and “The Sources: Paintings and Drawings by Steve Lotz,” featuring Will Cotton’s seductive imagery composed of sugary delights and Steve Lotz’s dream-like visions of transcendent metaphysical realms. Will Cotton’s paintings depict astonishing worlds in which beautiful women are surrounded by and adorned with an […]

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{Pg. 50} Art Spaces: Redefining Florida’s Visual Art Experience

Many institutions in Florida are growing to meet new demand, and we have chosen to showcase three that indicate a hunger for fine art is starting to be satiated. Norton Museum of Art, Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) Miami, and Bass Museum of Art are different venues with different missions. What they all have in […]

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{Pg. 68} Dana Gluckstein—DIGNITY: Tribes in Transition

Appleton Museum of Art, College of Central Florida in Ocala presents “DIGNITY: Tribes in Transition,” an exquisite photography exhibition by Dana Gluckstein, honoring Indigenous Peoples worldwide. The exhibition, which will be on view from April 22 through June 19, 2016, captures the fleeting period of world history where traditional and contemporary cultures collide. Gluckstein’s powerful […]

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{Pg. 80} Pop Art Prints

Pop Art is coming to Orlando! The Mennello Museum of American Art will host a blockbuster exhibition of 37 prints, one of only three museum engagements on loan from the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s permanent collection. The installation includes works from primarily the 1960s by Allan D’Arcangelo, Jim Dine, Robert Indiana, Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, […]

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{Pg. 92} Lynne Buchanan—Changing Waters: The Human Impact on Florida’s Aquatic Systems

When most people think of Florida and its waters, they’re probably thinking of its 1,197 miles of coastline and beautiful views of the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean. But Florida is home to more than 11,000 miles of rivers, streams and waterways, and its most storied lake—Lake Okeechobee—is the second-largest lake in the United […]

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{Pg. 102} About Face: The Art of Jota

Step inside the surreal world of Jota Leal. Coral Springs Museum of Art presents the first major solo exhibition of artistic works by the Venezuela-born painter, currently on view through May 27, 2016. This remarkable compilation brings together the best of Leal’s whimsical and incisive portraits of rock stars, movie stars, sports icons, and historical […]

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{Pg. 112} Charles McGill: Front Line, Back Nine

The first major museum exhibition featuring works by Charles McGill explores his fascination with the subject and objects of golf, and provides a thought provoking means for us to examine race and social differences in our community. Included are golf bags adorned with collages of imagery of black history and popular culture from the artist’s […]

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{Pg. 114} Carole Feuerman: Still Life

Carole Feuerman has carved a very special niche for herself. Internationally recognized as one of the world’s most prominent hyperrealist sculptors with a prolific career spanning four decades, Feuerman creates colorful provocative figures that begin as casts taken directly from her subjects and end up as free standing sculptures in interior and exterior spaces. Most […]

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{Pg. 116} Kenton Parker: Everything Counts in Small Amounts

Kenton Parker’s work is about setting a stage for innocence, for steadfast friendship, for sharing and helping, for letting go and moving on. His tributes to friendship and first love take place in modestly scaled vernacular structures—a flower shop, a tree-house, a tool shed. In these structures, re-created in the gallery, Parker channels every child’s escapist fantasy […]

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{Pg. 118} Stephen Knapp: Lightpaintings

Stephen Knapp dispenses with traditional media to create sculptural canvases composed entirely of light and glass. Heralded as the first new art medium of the 21st century, the artist has been developing his “lightpaintings” since the late 1990s. These works explore color, light, and space through the use of specially cut dichroic glass, shaped and […]

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