Sunday, November 11, 2018

RELIGIOUS ART | NEWS OF WEEK

ALPHA OMEGA ARTS
By Gregory & Ernest Disney-Britton
Gregory Huebner's "Ritual 14" at the Arts Council of Indianapolis through the end of November
Gregory Huebner is a shaman of abstraction, and his Rituals Series is on view at the Arts Council of Indianapolis this month. Rituals bind us, such as our 2018 ritual of celebrating the 80th birthday of Ernest’s mom on the 7th day of each month this year. This week, we even think that resulted in a “kind-of” bonding between her and our miniature schnauzer, Kasey. She’s not much of a dog person, but when she visited, she gave in to his wagging tail and began playing fetch with him. She told us, “He believes I want to love him, and he waits patiently for me to believe it too.” That makes Gregory Huebner's "Rituals 14" our art of the week.

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Nick Cave in his studio at Facility, his new multidisciplinary art space in Chicago. The work is called “Arm Peace.” 
Tadao Ando’s “Church of the Light,” 1989 in Ibaraki, Japan. Credit: Mitsuo Matsuoka
A four-sided stela commemorating Armenia’s conversion to Christianity in the fourth century opens the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s exhibition, “Armenia!”
Frédéric Bazille’s “Young Woman With Peonies,” 1870. It is among the works in “Posing Modernity: The Black Model From Manet and Matisse to Today,” at the Wallach Art Gallery at Columbia University.
Tavares Strachan, Six Thousand Years (detail), 2018. Archival inkjet, pigment, enamel, vinyl, graphite, mylar, spray paint, collage, oil stick, acrylic mounted on sintra encased in acrylic, 826 units, each: 11 x 8 x 2 1/8 inches (27.9 x 20.3 x 5.4 cm).