Contemporary art

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Orvis Artist in Residence | Jessica Orfe: Topical Animals, Finishing Stages+

Did you know that there has been a collaborative mural happening at Spalding House? For the past five weekends, beginning...

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Keith Tallett has a solo show at the new SPF Projects gallery in Kaka‘ako+

Did you love Keith Tallett’s banana tattooed with “watufaka” and his Flying Hawaiians gleaming, resined wood slabs emblazoned with tire...

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Artists of Hawai‘i 2013 | Ryan Higa: Visual inspiration+

Someone named this plant ‘baby toes.’ Ryan Higa, one of the 11 artists who were selected to be part of...

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Artists of Hawai‘i 2013 | John Ferdico: The persuasiveness of craft+

On miniature aircraft, scale modelers painstakingly reproduce things like wires and rivet heads in sizes up to 70 times smaller...

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Artists of Hawai‘i 2013 | Amber Aguirre: What I’m working on now+

My work has most often focused on social commentary. As the child of a Holocaust survivor I was aware from...

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A glimpse into a day in the life of a curator+

From Curator of Contemporary Art James Jensen, who had a break from everyday curatorial duties: Usually an art museum curator’s...

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Artists of Hawai‘i 2013 | John Ferdico: What I Make+

I’ve been an artist all my life, but when someone asks me, “What sort of work do you make?” I...

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Artists of Hawai‘i 2013 | Roberta Griffith: Progress on ‘Debris Contained’+

A series I am working on for Artists of Hawaii 2013 consists of five hand-sculpted, small Keraflex porcelain boxes. Titled...

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The Artists of Hawai‘i 11 meet in the director’s office+

Last October, museum curators selected out of hundreds of submissions 11 artists to be part of Artists of Hawai‘i 2013....

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Opening reception for Cox Award recipient John Koga+

Last Wednesday, the museum held a small reception for the Catharine E.B. Cox Award Exhibition. This year’s recipient of the...

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