art http://wfpl.org en Legendary Louisville Cartoonist Hugh Haynie, Through His Son's Eyes http://wfpl.org/post/legendary-louisville-cartoonist-hugh-haynie-through-his-sons-eyes <p>Judge Smith Haynie has had a long day. He's tired from his work in the courtroom. But when he leaves the bench and heads to a museum showcase of his late father Hugh Haynie's editorial cartoons, he can't keep still.</p><p>"You want two famous cartoons?" he asks me as he bounds across a room in the Frazier History Museum. He's pointing at a pair of framed cartoons that comment on the U.S. space program of the late 1960s and early 1970s. He singles out one, which he calls "Moon Rocks."</p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 11:13:38 +0000 Gabe Bullard 7479 at http://wfpl.org Legendary Louisville Cartoonist Hugh Haynie, Through His Son's Eyes Visually Impaired Artists Exhibit Opens http://wfpl.org/post/visually-impaired-artists-exhibit-opens <p>A juried art show featuring visually impaired artists opens Thursday at the Galt House Hotel. Sponsored by the American Printing House for the Blind, APH Insights 2012 &nbsp;features 82 works (out of more than 400 submitted) by artists from across the country, ranging from professional artists to senior citizens and students.</p><p>A variety of media, including painting, sculpture and photography, is represented.&nbsp;Winners in nine categories have been selected by a panel of Louisville judges to be honored in a ceremony Friday. Artists will greet visitors Friday 4:15-5 p.m.</p> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 18:40:40 +0000 Erin Keane 1948 at http://wfpl.org Visually Impaired Artists Exhibit Opens Art in Metro Hall http://wfpl.org/post/art-metro-hall <p>Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Metro Hall will host a rotating series of art exhibits&nbsp;curated by local artists. The Rotunda Art Project is part of the mayor's on-going efforts to make Metro Hall (601. W. Jefferson St.) a community gathering place.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 11 Sep 2012 15:47:24 +0000 Erin Keane 1619 at http://wfpl.org Art in Metro Hall Final Water Tower Exhibit Looks to Past and Future http://wfpl.org/post/final-water-tower-exhibit-looks-past-and-future <p>The <a href="http://www.louisvillevisualart.org/">Louisville Visual Art Association</a> pays tribute to three decades in their historic Water Tower headquarters with its final exhibit in that building. Art Envoy opens Friday with a free reception. The show pairs artists from a foundational exhibit with members of the younger generation of Louisville artists.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 21 Aug 2012 21:37:44 +0000 Erin Keane 1404 at http://wfpl.org Final Water Tower Exhibit Looks to Past and Future Surreal Play Introduces Kids to Magritte http://wfpl.org/post/surreal-play-introduces-kids-magritte <p style="padding: 0px; margin-bottom: 1.571em; color: rgb(17, 17, 17); line-height: 22px; ">Belgian surrealist painter René Magritte was known for his playful use of mystery&ndash;men in overcoats and bowler hats floating, an apple or a boulder suspended in mid-air. Sometimes silly, always evocative, he captured the imagination of art lovers of all ages.</p> Tue, 29 May 2012 21:39:38 +0000 Erin Keane 464 at http://wfpl.org Surreal Play Introduces Kids to Magritte May: Five Can’t-Miss First Friday Art Events http://wfpl.org/post/may-five-can-t-miss-first-friday-art-events <p><span style="color: rgb(17, 17, 17); line-height: 22px; ">It&rsquo;s fine to hit the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.ldmd.org/Trolley-Hop-Map.html" style="line-height: 22px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; text-decoration: underline; color: rgb(35, 97, 161); ">downtown First Friday Trolley Hop</a><span style="color: rgb(17, 17, 17); line-height: 22px; ">&nbsp;without a plan. Park, wander in and out of galleries, grab a drink or dinner with friends and hop a </span>TARC<span style="color: rgb(17, 17, 17); line-height: 22px; "> trolley from one end of downtown to the next and back&mdash;you&rsquo;re sure to find something to catch your eye or ears.</span></p><p style="padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; margin-bottom: 1.571em; color: rgb(17, 17, 17); line-height: 22px; ">But with so many events and gallery receptions happening at once, it&rsquo;s easy to get overwhelmed, so every month we&rsquo;ll take a look at five don&rsquo;t-miss art events happening during the hop.</p><p> Fri, 04 May 2012 18:40:35 +0000 Erin Keane 132 at http://wfpl.org May: Five Can’t-Miss First Friday Art Events Sculptor Prefers Sticks to Stone http://wfpl.org/post/sculptor-prefers-sticks-stone <p>&nbsp;</p><p>Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest visiting artist Patrick Dougherty will unveil the large willow sculpture he created on the Bernheim grounds this week.</p><p>Dougherty has created more than 200 large-scale sculptures all over the world, from a piece for the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens to a Shinto temple in Japan. His raw materials are indigenous tree saplings and branches, like the locally-sourced willow, maple and gum branches that make up this sculpture, but Dougherty just calls them &ldquo;sticks.&rdquo;</p> Mon, 23 Apr 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Erin Keane 25 at http://wfpl.org Sculptor Prefers Sticks to Stone