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Rebecca Pyle

Rebecca Pyle is a writer and an artist with work in dozens of art/literary journals, in the United States and also in journals (in the English language) in India and the United Kingdom and in France and Germany. She graduated from the university the Wizard of Oz adored, the University of Kansas, where she studied art and lit. See rebeccapyleartist.com.

Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

With a Wave of Her Digital Wand Corinne Geertsen Animates a Fading World with Fantasy

Corinne Geertsen’s many-layered art images, which begin as photographs, are magic tricks. They contain ghosts of the photographed past, people wearing clothing time has almost forgotten — derby hats and waistcoats, huge hats covered with flowers, children in proper attire — people, largely, in awe of being photographed, […]

Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

Brent Godfrey’s “Matter of Time” at ‘A’ Gallery is Complex Glory

At this show, you’ve really, for all effects and purposes, been invited into Brent Godfrey’s studio. Postponed for over a year by the pandemic, the exhibit contains Godfrey’s social-statement (“social studies”) paintings, enormous abstracts, small and large figurative paintings, woven canvas pieces, works on paper. Called Matter of […]

Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

How Do You Review Mountains? Jena Schmidt’s Oil Paintings; Samuel Parker’s 1835 Journal

“There is much in the scenery to admire; mountain rising above mountain, precipice rising above precipice.” — Samuel Parker, Journal of an Exploring Tour: Beyond the Rocky Mountains in 1835  How do you review mountains, or paintings of mountains? Mountains too formidably, completely, contain all opposites: in paintings, every […]