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Hank Willis Thomas Brings His Quest for Truth to the Grand Opening of NCMA’s New Park

A pair of speech-bubble-shaped benches by the artist are included in the renovated NCMA campus’s permanent sculpture.

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Innovative Social Artist Stacey L. Kirby Brings Top Honors (and Two Hundred Grand) Back to Durham from ArtPrize 2016

Kirby’s interactive installation The Bureau of Personal Belonging made waves at the annual international art festival.

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"Black on Black" Is Too Often Followed by "Violence." At Visual Art Exchange, Curators and Artists are Taking It Back.

Black on Black runs through early November at the Visual Art Exchange in Raleigh.

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Southern Accent Opens a Pandora’s Box of Regional Identity at the Nasher Museum of Art

The life-changing exhibit deeply explores the many facets of Southern identity through contemporary art.

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Clyde Edgerton, Painter? A Noted North Carolina Novelist Gets Visual with Photographer John Rosenthal.

Edgerton reveals a mostly secret passion for painting in a new exhibit, Paintings, Photographs, Friendship, at FRANK Gallery.

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Parking Woes Drive Proactive Moves for Two Important Raleigh Galleries

Adam Cave Fine Art and Lee Hansley Gallery are both moving to the fringe of downtown.

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In The Carrack’s Former Digs, Durham Artists Movement Creates a Safe Space for Diverse Voices

The artist collective, which took over the last six months of The Carrack’s lease, opens its doors to the public.

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One Photographer Reflects on Another, the Legendary North Carolina Native Burk Uzzle

Former INDY photographer Jeremy M. Lange visits All About America, the new Uzzle exhibit at the Ackland Art Museum.

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Some Photographers Turn Their Subjects Into Objects at 21c Museum Hotel

Off-Spring: New Generations runs at 21c through the fall.

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A Hundred World-Class Drawings Plus Thirty-Nine Impressionist Landscapes Equals a Great Day at NCMA

Marks of Genius and American Impressionist are on view at NCMA through June 19.

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In Walls of Color, Hans Hofmann’s Studies for Unrealized Murals Teach Us How to Read Abstract Art

The great Abstract Expressionist’s work is on view alongside another new Ackland show, Racial Violence and Resilience.

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Artists Look For Meaning In a Cycle of Brutality in Racial Violence and Resilience

Now showing at Ackland Art Museum through February 21st

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Five great local visual art shows of 2015

Our critic picks the exhibits that stuck with him the most in a busy year in visual art.

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Artistic influence as a genetic concern in current exhibits where parents collaborate with their kids

Carrie Alter and Max McMichaels’ Crossing the Lines is on view at Artspace, while Dan and Iris Gottlieb have simultaneous shows at Craven Allen Gallery.

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Seeing Escher at NCMA over the holidays? Don’t skip small shows featuring photos of kids and Robin Rhode videos

Robin Rhode runs through Jan. 31 while The Energy of Youthruns through April 3.

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Menaced by digital comics and a corporate invader, NC Comicon learns to play well with others

North Carolina’s homegrown (and growing) comic book convention returns to the Durham Convention Center Nov. 13–15.

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Think you know M.C. Escher? Reconsider the dorm-poster mainstay’s optical illusions at the North Carolina Museum of Art

The Worlds of M.C. Escher: Nature, Science and Imagination runs at NCMA through Jan. 17.

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Think you know Leonardo da Vinci? Reconsider the original Renaissance man through one of his notebooks at the North Carolina Museum of Art

Leonardo da Vinci’s Codex Leicester and the Creative Mind runs at NCMA through Jan. 17.

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So glad to see Edgerton's painting exhibited and appreciated. He is a North Carolina living treasure. …

by Sharon B on Clyde Edgerton, Painter? A Noted North Carolina Novelist Gets Visual with Photographer John Rosenthal. (Visual Art)

Great article! Good luck DAM!

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So glad to see Edgerton's painting exhibited and appreciated. He is a North Carolina living treasure. …

by Sharon B on Clyde Edgerton, Painter? A Noted North Carolina Novelist Gets Visual with Photographer John Rosenthal. (Visual Art)

Great article! Good luck DAM!

by J.P. McPickleshitter on In The Carrack’s Former Digs, Durham Artists Movement Creates a Safe Space for Diverse Voices (Visual Art)

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