Sunday, July 7, 2002
Spencer exhibit explores art and social radicalism
In describing the exhibit "Printed Art and Social Radicalism," Stephen Goddard, senior curator at the Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, says, "Graphic arts can be efficiently and inexpensively distributed in large numbers, and they therefore lend themselves to such political image making."
The pieces in the show, such as Richard Mock's linoleum cut "All American Family, 1995," above, use provocative, politically challenging imagery. The works range from conceptual art to fine art prints to posters and handbills.
Goddard views the show as something of an experiment. Running through July 21, it's a small summer show that draws from museum's extensive collections. He sees the potential for expanding the show into a larger exhibit during the academic year because the show's content, which addresses political, economic and social themes, has interdisciplinary appeal.
Half to two-thirds of the prints were acquired within the last 15 years.
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Journal-World is looking for most eligible bachelor
There's a saying that a woman has to meet a lot of frogs before she meets her prince. Well, those frog-gigging days are over.
The Journal-World is on a quest to find the city's most eligible bachelors ï¿½ and we're asking our readers, both male and female, to give us a hand.
We're looking for men who are single and at least 21 years of age. The bottom line: They should be someone you would want your sister, daughter or best friend to hook up with.
If you know someone who fits the bill, send his name, address, phone number and the reasons why you consider him to be a good catch to Jan Biles, arts-features editor, Lawrence Journal-World, 645 N.H., Lawrence, 66044, or e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have a photo send that along, too. Deadline is Friday.
The results will be published in the July 21 issue of the Journal-World.