visual arts

In LEO Weekly’s cover story this week, Cary Stemle looks at a case in which a Kentucky painter signed his own name to someone else’s artwork and displayed it for sale in a Louisville gallery. Stemle Joined us on Friday’s State of the News to talk about how the work’s original creator discovered the fraud, and what the fallout has been for the painter who committed it.

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Cowen’s Retirement Won’t Address All Artists’ Complaints

by Gabe Bullard March 21, 2011

Visual Art Association board chair Benton Keith was among the loudest voices calling for Cowen’s dismissal. He says the retirement is welcome, but inequities still exist.

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Louisville Visual Arts Association

by Laura Ellis May 29, 2009

When we think of supporting the arts, we’re likely to think of the theatre, opera or ballet. But here in Louisville we have a strong visual arts community; so strong in fact that the Louisville Visual Art Association is celebrating its centennial anniversary. For the past 100 years LVAA has endeavored to support visual arts and artists by hosting exhibits, teaching classes and conducting community outreach. So what’s their secret to survival, especially now in these uncertain economic times? Listen to the Show

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