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Geoff Wichert

Geoff Wichert has degrees in critical writing and creative nonfiction. He writes about art to settle the arguments going on in his head.

Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

Pure Thought Is Magically Made Visible in Guy Dill’s Seven Sculptures at Julie Nester

“The artist Guy Dill has carved out a unique niche for himself on the borderline between abstract and figurative sculpture.” That’s the metaphor that first comes to mind, but the thing is, it doesn’t really work, because he doesn’t carve. They’re assembled in that distinctly American geometric style, […]

Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

The Camera’s Power: Artists at Alice Gallery, Julie Nester and UMFA Explore the Past, Present and Future of Photography

  You don’t take a photograph, you make it.                                          —Ansel Adams   In a decade shy of 200 years—since its invention by British artists seeking a faster, easier way to draw from life—photography has joined those two great clichés of human invention, fire and the wheel, as […]