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The Common Threads of Alejandro Naranjo, Mark Fox, and Joseph Mele
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The Common Threads of Alejandro Naranjo, Mark Fox, and Joseph Mele

The Common Threads series, run by the Red Dot Gallery, showcases three artists whose work shares threads of similar themes. The series starts its third installment next month with a trio of artists with “the unique ability to project a critical view of humanity’s social fabric”, according to the Gallery. The artists featured in this installment are Colombia-based … Continue reading

Cohesion and Clash: A Look at So Much Yes by Eli and the Sound Cult
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Cohesion and Clash: A Look at So Much Yes by Eli and the Sound Cult

Sacramento band Eli and the Sound Cult, composed of Elijah Jenkins (guitar, vocals, key, and samples) and Jason Bove (bass), describe themselves as an “indie-neo-electro-pseudo-soul duo.” The five songs on the band’s newest EP, So Much Yes, do not suggest quite this level of genre crossing, though they do rise and fall with sublimated anguish. … Continue reading

What Are We Really Looking At?: The Work of Denise Stewart-Sanabria
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What Are We Really Looking At?: The Work of Denise Stewart-Sanabria

Denise Stewart-Sanabria is a hyperrealist artist out of Knoxville, Tennessee who specializes in re-creating the world around her through painting and woodwork. Her intricate life-size plywood drawings are so realistic they force one to look twice before realizing they are part of an installation. Through her paintings she has been able to create decadent and … Continue reading