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Special coverage of the 3rd year of ArtPrize, from art criticism to photos to conversations with artists and venues, and everything in between.

Art with a Capital A

Reviews, critiques and discussion about art.
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| Tue, 10/04/2011 - 12:54pm
LOCAL LIFE: Steve Samson, UICA Director of Exhibitions and Facilities, offers suggestions to the novice on how to appreciate and evaluate contemporary art.
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| Tue, 10/04/2011 - 12:54pm
LOCAL LIFE: Steve Samson, UICA Director of Exhibitions and Facilities, offers suggestions to the novice on how to appreciate and evaluate contemporary art.
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| Mon, 10/03/2011 - 4:18pm
OPINION: Art and Dying Cities: two issues Grand Rapids has recently tackled, between the Top Ten lists of ArtPrize and Newsweek. In this article, I ask the question: How do Top Ten lists come to be and what are they really saying?
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| Mon, 10/03/2011 - 4:18pm
OPINION: Art and Dying Cities: two issues Grand Rapids has recently tackled, between the Top Ten lists of ArtPrize and Newsweek. In this article, I ask the question: How do Top Ten lists come to be and what are they really saying?
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| Fri, 09/30/2011 - 6:48pm
OPINION: How we can improve ArtPrize: The top ten are out. Naselli talks about curation, location, and four ways that she suggests we might save ArtPrize.
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| Fri, 09/30/2011 - 6:48pm
OPINION: How we can improve ArtPrize: The top ten are out. Naselli talks about curation, location, and four ways that she suggests we might save ArtPrize.
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| Mon, 09/26/2011 - 2:52pm
OPINION: Looking at the gender ratios at the Exhibition Centers, ArtPrize 2011
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| Mon, 09/26/2011 - 2:52pm
OPINION: Looking at the gender ratios at the Exhibition Centers, ArtPrize 2011
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| Sat, 09/24/2011 - 5:40pm
OPINION: With just 19 days, it can often feel like there is too much to see and so little time. Experienced Wayfinder Erica Curry Van Ee boils down all the information she has learned in hopes of helping other attendees.
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| Thu, 09/22/2011 - 10:16pm
OPINION: Can art change your mind? Naselli talks about the importance of our vote in ArtPrize, and how to rise above personal preference to choose the greater good.
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Beyond the Reboot

Interviews with artists, curators and venue managers.(Interview questions for reporters available here.)

| Thu, 10/06/2011 - 12:36pm
LOCAL LIFE: Interview with Artist Erwin Erkfitz, co-creator of a collaborative mural in the Heartside district.
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| Wed, 10/05/2011 - 9:00am
LOCAL LIFE: [ArtPrize 2011 3rd Place winner] In this audio interview, artist Lynda Cole talks about how she keeps hearing the same three words: "beautiful, peaceful & mesmerizing" about her piece, Rain.
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| Wed, 10/05/2011 - 9:00am
LOCAL LIFE: [ArtPrize 2011 3rd Place winner] In this audio interview, artist Lynda Cole talks about how she keeps hearing the same three words: "beautiful, peaceful & mesmerizing" about her piece, Rain.
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| Wed, 10/05/2011 - 8:59am
LOCAL LIFE: [ArtPrize 2011 2nd Place winner] In this audio interview, artist Tracy Van Duinen shares the story of his collaboration with the students at WMCAT.
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| Tue, 10/04/2011 - 12:55pm
LOCAL LIFE: Dixie Olin shares the importance of art to the individual, the community, and society as a whole.
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| Tue, 10/04/2011 - 12:55pm
LOCAL LIFE: Dixie Olin shares the importance of art to the individual, the community, and society as a whole.
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| Wed, 09/28/2011 - 4:47pm
NONPROFITS: ArtPrize participants Van Duinen, Tavonatti, and Bomarito offer varying approaches to the medium of mosaic.
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| Wed, 09/28/2011 - 4:47pm
NONPROFITS: ArtPrize participants Van Duinen, Tavonatti, and Bomarito offer varying approaches to the medium of mosaic.
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| Tue, 09/27/2011 - 3:40pm
LOCAL LIFE: Assocreation: what is it? A person, a group, a place, a happening, a pink print t-shirt? Who is Annamarie Buller and why was she out there mixing it up again in the Heartside neighborhood on Saturday September 24 2011? This time it was your feet, fun shoes, pink paint, road dirt and white t-shirts.
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| Mon, 09/26/2011 - 9:37pm
LOCAL LIFE: I spoke with artist Kurt Kaiser about his ArtPrize 2011 entry "Carnival of Castoffs III," showing at CODA gallery on Division, and found out how he creates his work.
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ARTPRIZE 2011 MAPPED

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Capture: Art or Kitsch?

Picturesque this falls asks you to capture art, create kitsch, or play with the lines in-between

| Monday, September 26, 2011 - 15:14
| Wednesday, September 28, 2011 - 13:57
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| Thursday, October 6, 2011 - 09:16
| Wednesday, September 14, 2011 - 08:22
| Monday, September 26, 2011 - 15:06
| Monday, September 19, 2011 - 10:20
| Tuesday, September 27, 2011 - 16:12
| Wednesday, September 14, 2011 - 08:26
| Wednesday, September 28, 2011 - 09:35

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