February, 21, 2019,
The Outsiders, 1983

Film Review: The Outsiders

By Jill Hardy “When I stepped out into the bright sunlight from the darkness of the movie house…” If you immediately recognize those words, you may...

Review: Lady Parts

By Jarica Walsh There is a giant inflated uterus floating in the gallery of Individual Artists of Oklahoma (IAO), and it is impossible to ignore....
Guerrilla Exhibition at Inaugural Fried Chicken Festival, New Orleans

Review: Chunkism

By Renee Montgomery During this era of fake news and ‘alternative facts’ propagated on the Internet, painter/performance artist Adam Carnes confronts the public with hyper-realistic...

Review: [In]Translation

By Krystle Brewer Separated by the immeasurable space between two minds, the ability to directly connect with another individual must be facilitated through spoken and...
Melvin Edwards, 2016. Photographs by Brandon Seekins. Courtesy Oklahoma Contemporary

Review: Melvin Edwards “In Oklahoma”

By Lauren Scarpello The 79-year old Houston native Melvin Edwards recently completed a residency in our state unearthing a trove of found objects assembled into...
Django image courtesy of the Oklahoma City Museum of Art

Film Review: Django

By Jill Hardy In his essay “The Sacred Wood: Essays on Poetry and Criticism,” T.S. Eliot wrote “Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal; bad poets...
Image still from The Lovers and The Despot

Film Review: The Lovers and The Despot

By Kyle Cohlmia Propaganda film is a genre primarily associated with war. From Mussolini to Mao, dictators from around the world have commissioned, or rather,...

Regaining Consciousness with Public Art

By Krystle Brewer In one of my favorite books, Incognito: Secret Lives of the Brain, one point author David Eagleman makes is how our brains...