Keith Jacobshagen at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Art

365 oil on copper landscapes, each the size of an index card, wrap in a continuous line around the gallery walls of the Bemis Center. The intimate size of the paintings demands that the viewer lean in, nose almost to the paint. Artist Keith Jacobshagen rewards the viewer with richly detailed paintings that capturing the … Continue reading

UNL art history professor Christin Mamiya on Francisco Souto’s "Por el Rio del Tiempo"

Christin Mamiya, Hixon-Lied Professor of Art History and co-author of Gardner’s Art Through the Ages (12th edition), spoke with Francisco Souto shortly after his return from an artist residency in Mexico during Fall 2010. Mamiya’s resulting essay, below, was reproduced in our exhibition catalog, available online. Sometimes meandering, sometimes focused and directed, our lives, like … Continue reading

Francisco Souto exhibits new work at Kiechel Fine Art

Francisco Souto’s new exhibition, Por el Rio del Tiempo (or Through the River of Time) opened Friday, April 22, and we couldn’t be more excited. The show is a knockout, both visually and conceptually. Souto developed the work during an artist residency in Mexico. With these new pieces, Souto sought to answer the question: Can … Continue reading

Dale Nichols featured at Bone Creek

Dale Nichols may be Nebraska’s best-known regionalist, but he was a lot more than that. Bone Creek Museum of Agrarian Art is out to prove it. A broad selection of Nichols’work will be featured in an upcoming exhibition at the Bone Creek Museum of Agrarian Art. The exhibition, Dale Nichols: Transcending Regionalism, will run May … Continue reading

Taking care of your art collection

Summer in Lincoln, Neb., means Jazz in June, frisbee at Holmes Lake, and enough humidity to frazzle your hair and destroy your art collection. With summer approaching, make sure you’ve taken the necessary steps to protect your art. Works on paper and canvas are especially susceptible to the damaging effects of humidity. Humidity works against … Continue reading