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Center of the Earth Gallery in Charlotte to close

by Travis Jeppesen on May 8, 2010

Sad to hear the news about one of my hometown galleries. My earliest exposure to visual art came from this neighborhood, which they nearly singlehandedly pioneered.

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

by Travis Jeppesen on January 29, 2010

The United States’ newest museum of modern art opened on January 2 to much fanfare locally, and very little notice on the national level. One can only speculate as to the reasons why. Perhaps the proliferation of contemporary art museums, (…)

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You’ve gotta be kidding me

by Travis Jeppesen on January 19, 2010

First Jeff Koons, now Takashi Murakami? What’s with this conspiracy to clutter Versailles’s halls with crap? I mean, what’s next? Maybe fill the Louvre with elephant shit?