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Smoke and Mirrors
"Hot Art" sets the UA Museum of Art afire.
Story Be Told
Need an explanation of every painting? 'Story Lines' draws you a picture.
The Sharper Image
The Tucson Museum of Art gets real.
Toole Shed artists celebrate a decade of downtown revitalization.
A few pieces stand out amid art of modest size and skill.
Dinnerware's juried exhibition returns a mixed verdict.
Muck and Mirrors
Doodled bacteria and self-portraits invade two downtown galleries.
Art Follows Money
"Scottsdale Invasion" Adds to Concentration of Galleries in Foothills
Dinnerware Gallery asks its alumni and friends to fork over much-needed financial help.
Small, attractive shows have opened in art galleries all over town.
Landscape and Myth
A UA retrospective covers all the ground in the career of beloved Tucson artist Bruce McGrew.
Four artists take different paths to mastery of human form and identity.
You Gotta Move
Shu-Min Lin takes the "hollow" out of "hologram."
Artists with Native American roots show variety within diversity.
The Writing's on the Wall
Persian calligraphy and mysticism suffuse the art of Kendal Kennedy.
Photographs concerning punishment and execution raise unpleasant questions about our attitudes toward justice.
This Is Not a Pipe Dream
Gail Marcus-Orlen finds new uses for Magritte and de Chirico imagery.
The Groundwork Beneath His Feats
Drawings reveal the sources of Jim Waid's style and imagery.
Latino artists explore border and race issues with very different styles.
The Tucson Museum of Art presents three generations of sculpture in "Iron Maidens."
Geoff DeMark finds the extraordinary while dissecting everyday things.
Suzanne Klotz's multi-dimensional sculptures spin around long-held sexist myths.
A new collection raises questions about showing posthumous work.
Language Becomes Aesthetic
An 'is' is a 'why' in a minefield of art and words at TMA.
Tucson artist enters a broader realm of recognition.
Terry Etherton celebrates 20 years of purveying photos.
The Pleasure Principle
The Joseph Gross Gallery aims for brainy beauty.
Time and Time Again
Creative Machines reminds us there are new ways to look at life.
UAMA's latest exhibit explores the nature of contemporary Chinese calligraphy.