Art

Art

Melissa Merli: Shedding light on famous sculptor

The headline over a 1983 Daily Illini review of a Lorado Taft exhibition at Krannert Art Museum pretty much summed up the way I once viewed the sculptor's art:

"Krannert shows dull works by Alma Mater's creator."

Here's what's happening on the art scene

UI grad showing works at Illini Union gallery

"Monet and the Waterlily Friends," featuring works by University of Illinois alumna Judy Lee, will open at 4:30 p.m. Thursday in the Illini Union Art Gallery.

Entertainment listings, Nov. 27-Dec. 4, 2014

A listing of events, provided by the venues. Here are 

Artist draws more international acclaim, this time for 'Computers Watching Movies'

URBANA — As an artist working with technology, specifically software, Ben Grosser has created pieces that have drawn international attention.

Look ahead: Top picks from Melissa Merli for the week to come

Look ahead: Top picks from Melissa Merli for the week to come

CUDO Pro Show

Entertainment listings, Nov. 20-27, 2014

A listing of events, provided by the venues. Here are 

Shozo Sato: Still building bridges

CHAMPAIGN — In September 1945, a month after the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Shozo Sato and his father visited the city to look for relatives.

They found none.

"That was a horrible sight to see. I can still see the human shadows on the ground," Sato said last week.

Look ahead: Top picks from Melissa Merli for the week to come

Look ahead: Top picks from Melissa Merli for the week to come:

Look back: Highlights from Melissa Merli on the week that was

Look back: Highlights from Melissa Merli on the week that was

A moving peformance

Studio Visit: Mary Torri

Studio Visit is a Q&A with a local artist. Here, artist Mary Torri chats with The News-Gazette's Melissa Merli.

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