Massive Sculpture Inspired by 1974 Tornado on Display

21c Museum unveils a large sculpture Friday night that was built to fit in its atrium as part of the Louisville Visual Art Festival focusing on glass. It’s by artist Anne Peabody, who has her own ideas about Wheel of Fortune — and it has nothing to do with a game show. It’s her name […]

Photo Exhibit on Haiti Opens at 21C Museum Hotel

January’s earthquake in Haiti prompted many people to go help — including a documentary filmmaker whose photos are in an exhibit that opens today in Louisville. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has details. Just after the earthquake struck, Gabriel Wrye decided to fly there with a small group of nurses. Although he didn’t have a medical background, […]

The Rise of T-Shirt Culture Inspires Local Artist

The end of the 20th Century saw the rise of the T-shirt — and adorning such attire with arresting images and messages. In the past decade, with increasing access to technologies, more people are making T-shirts with distinctively crafted messages. And they’ve made not only onlookers, but artists and even warring factions take note. WFPL’s […]

Project Launches Day of the Dead Exhibits

This week the University of Louisville is celebrating the Day of the Dead, the Hispanic holiday that combines indigenous and Catholic traditions. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. The university has partnered with cultural groups throughout the metropolitan area to create altars, as many Hispanics do on Nov. 1 to remember deceased loved ones. The altars […]