Dishing up art monthly at the Harrison Center

Harrison Center Executive Director Joanna Taft created the monthly Art Dish series as an opportunity to encourage conversation between artists and potential patrons using the lure of first-rate cuisine.

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LOU’S VIEWS: At Eiteljorg show, honesty is the ‘West’ policy

It would be foolish to go to the Eiteljorg Museum’s “Quest for the West” show (through Oct. 6) looking for surprises. This is, after all, an invitational show focused on pleasing collectors of conservative western art who, in Indy for the show’s opening, purchase most of what’s shown.

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Friday fun: iPhone art at Launch Fishers

Although ever-present smartphones have unleashed a creative spirit in many of us, the artists’ work featured in the iCreate show is a far cry from the selfies that fill your Facebook feed.

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LOU’S VIEWS: Doing it Ai Weiwei’s way

The eyes of the creative world are on Ai Weiwei. The Indianapolis Museum of Art offers a chance to put your eyes on his works. Plus, thoughts on the IBJ A&E “War Horse” road trip.

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LOU’S VIEWS: Art + theater made for memorable road trip

George Seurat’s painting “A Sunday on La Grande Jatte—1884” provided the inspiration for the musical “Sunday in the Park with George.” For an Oct. 20 visit to both the painting and the musical, I was in the company of 35 participants in the first IBJ A&E Road Trip, an exercise in arts connectivity.

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