Ursula Von Rydingsvard: The Labor Versus The Idea

Ursula Von Rydingsvard: The Labor Versus The Idea words & images by Taylor Kigar Working with thousands of cedar 4×4’s everyday, Ursula Von Rydingsvard creates monoliths from compartments. She brings together small individual pieces and somehow fits them into towering, undulating masterpieces that seem unbreakable. This physical contradiction of creating compartmentalized monoliths makes her work powerful to view, and her...

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Caught on the Catwalk: Fashion’s Night Out Savannah 2013

Words and Images by Kayla Goggin       Other cities may have opted out this year, but on Thursday night Savannah’s Broughton Street exploded with life for 2013’s Fashion’s Night Out. The event ran late into the night with its multiple runway shows, dj sets, live musical performances, painting performances, pop-up shops, and exclusive parties. Since 2011, Fashion’s Night Out has been a highlight on the Savannah...

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We all March for Art March!

Words and Images by Kayla Goggin Another month, another First Friday Art March! This month’s Art March brought in even more artists, vendors, sights and sounds for locals and tourists alike to enjoy than ever before. Scattered throughout the downtown area and along Forsyth Park, the night was alive with live musical acts, gallery opening and closing receptions, innovative local craft vendors and great food and drinks (of course,...

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Curiosities at Non-Fiction

Words and Images By Kayla Goggin Last Friday night saw the opening of Non-Fiction Gallery’s very first juried show: Curious Deviations. The show deals with the theme of the uncanny in art, “both the familiar and strange, feelings of tension, eeriness, or disquiet.” Juried by the four new, young artists (three painters and one photographer) who assumed ownership of the gallery in early July, the accepted submissions...

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A Collaboration of Ghosts

A Collaboration of Ghosts, by Taylor Kigar        The latest collaboration between Kiki Smith and Valerie Hammond has brought one of the best shows to the SCAD Museum of Art to date. Even though this collection of work is small, it encapsulates the two artist’s abilities to work with any medium without fear. From printmaking to bookmaking to sculpture, there’s nothing Hammond and Smith won’t try.        The largest pieces in the show...

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Le Snoot emerges with new collaborative show, “Emergence”

words and images by Kayla Goggin “If we can get enough good people behind a good idea instead of dollar signs, we could make something really amazing.” – Logan McDonald, Le Snoot Co-Owner Friday night’s summer wrap-up show Emergence at Gallery Le Snoot was a resurgence in excitement for the gallery team and its patrons. Emergence focused on “works illustrating connections in technology and human growth...

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