Swanson Contemporary http://wfpl.org en Emerging Louisville Artist Transforms Digital Information to Analog Artifact http://wfpl.org/post/emerging-louisville-artist-transforms-digital-information-analog-artifact <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The internet is ephemeral by nature – two screenshots of the same page taken a minute apart could contain vastly different content. But Louisville artist Benjamin Cook is taking screenshots – those instantaneous captures of fleeting information – one step further in his new exhibit "Amusing Myself," which opens tonight at Swanson Contemporary.&nbsp;</span></p><p>“Amusing Myself” is Cook’s first solo show. The exhibit runs through March 29.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 21:46:39 +0000 Erin Keane 8652 at http://wfpl.org Emerging Louisville Artist Transforms Digital Information to Analog Artifact Poor Little Rich Girls: New Exhibit Explores American Debutante Tradition http://wfpl.org/post/poor-little-rich-girls-new-exhibit-explores-american-debutante-tradition <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Louisville artist Jacob </span>Heustis<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> was ten or twelve years old when he visited </span>Harrodsburg’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Beaumont Inn, which had been a girls' finishing school during the </span>19<sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and early </span>20<sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> century. In what used to be a dorm, he remembers something unusual about the room’s original window panes.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 18:13:28 +0000 Erin Keane 6652 at http://wfpl.org Poor Little Rich Girls: New Exhibit Explores American Debutante Tradition Ready, Set, Make: Instant Art Installation Invitational http://wfpl.org/post/ready-set-make-instant-art-installation-invitational <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Eight artists will have one hour to complete an installation and compete for a cash prize in Louisville’s second Instant Installation Invitational Saturday at <a href="http://www.swansonreedgallery.com/">Swanson Contemporary</a> gallery in </span>Nulu<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>The invited artists run the gamut of media and styles, including sculptor Mike Ratterman, photographer Sarah Lyon, furniture artist David Metcalf and video artist Valerie Sullivan Fuchs.</p> Mon, 20 May 2013 10:42:33 +0000 Erin Keane 5447 at http://wfpl.org Ready, Set, Make: Instant Art Installation Invitational Louisville Artist Examines History Through Oil http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-artist-examines-history-through-oil <p>Louisville artist Daniel Pfalzgraf opens a new solo show at Swanson Contemporary (638 E. Market St.) this weekend. "Blindly Following History" is a series of portraits of the September 11 plane hijackers, a sequel of sorts to his 2010 exhibit "Oil and Water Don't Mix," which featured similar portraits of BP Oil executives.</p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 21:26:06 +0000 Erin Keane 3930 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Artist Examines History Through Oil