Visual art

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In “We Are All Criminals,” one of her incarceration-related photo series on view at Arcana, Baxter focuses not on who's been convicted, but who hasn’t. Read more



photo courtesy of the Gregg Museum

The Gregg Museum's "Art's Work in the Age of Biotechnology: Shaping Our Genetic Futures" is less concerned with answering big questions than in finding head-spinning new ways to ask them. Read more



photo courtesy of the Ackland

In "Project LHAXX" at the Ackland, an Afrofuturist art collective invents a new language for a true story of science, consent, and survival. Read more


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photo courtesy of DHIC

The city and its partners are seeking proposals for a permanent public-art project to give the new affordable-housing complex that certain Durham flair. Read more


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The Golden Belt exhibit, which has a reception and portrait party tonight, boldly yet subtly captures the painful experiences that people of color and queer folks face. Read more



photo by Ron Shanahan

If you've watched cartoons at all in the last fifty years, you've likely seen Campbell's work, which he's bringing to Studio 71 in Hillsborough for three days this weekend. Read more



Jade Wilson

Calhoun's Lump exhibit, "Whispers from Wizard Mountain," playfully and personally explores everything from illuminated manuscripts to the gay wizards of pop culture. Read more



photo courtesy of NCMA

"Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism" underscores the sad fate of Kahlo’s legacy as an iconoclastic proto-feminist painter whose image has come to overshadow her politically confrontational, albeit deeply personal, self-portraits. Read more



photo courtesy of Pleiades Arts

The bad news of the impending closure of another Durham gallery is leavened by the good news that another, very similar gallery will replace it. Read more


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Photo by Heather Wasser

We've got the premiere of this charming tune from "Loblolly Boogie," the forthcoming album by longtime local-music mainstay John Harrison. Read more


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Photo by Lydia Bittner-Baird

The North Carolina Museum of Art announces the debut solo exhibition of paintings and prints by a founding member of our state’s famed Americana ambassadors. Read more


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photo by Roseanne Green Minick

The fine-arts-and-crafts institution founded by Ruth Green and carried on by her daughter, Roseanne Green Minick, is having a 25-percent-off sale through its final day on Wednesday. Read more



Photo courtesy of Galerie Lelong & Co.

Birthday Presents, an exhibit of philanthropic gifts to the Ackland Art Musuem, runs through January. Read more



Photo courtesy of so•ca

“Everyone knows Georgia O’Keeffe’s famous flowers, but [they] may not have heard she was also a foodie who loved to come up with her own recipes." Read more



photo by Titus Brooks Heagins

The Durham photographer's Songs of the South!, an empathetic exhibit about rural poverty in Durham and elsewhere, is on view at Horace Williams House. Read more



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Kuhn's opening at The Fruit and keynote talk at The Ruby are both this week. Read more



photo courtesy of the Gregg

Rural Avant-Garde: The Mountain Lake Experience runs at the Gregg through Sunday, Dec. 30. Read more


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Photo courtesy of Brit Worgan

Plus, our editor’s picks for five art exhibits and five art festivals you can’t miss this fall. Read more


The storm of the century and the storm of fall arts land simultaneously this week. Let's weather the former and sort through the latter together. Read more

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