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  • A Draftsman, Finally

    John Taye's mastery of drawing
      John Taye has been a mainstay of the Boise State art department for over 30 years—he teaches sculpture, painting, life drawing and drawing. By all accounts, he has been a good teacher, giving his students a solid foundation in technique, form and composition upon which to build their own aesthetic. In the spring, he will retire from academic life. This exhibit at the Boise State Visual Arts Center, entitled "The Quiet Art: A Drawing Retrospective," commemorates his years of service.
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  • A League of Extraordinary Artists

    Boise State's 2006 faculty art show
      Driving down a crowded San Francisco street with my sister, I saw the light. It was actually light, too--a ray of light painted on the side of a brick building. There were some freestanding shadowed figures, a little girl on a swing and other symbolic colors and birds in flight amid the rays of light in the giant painting. I was about to turn to my sister and make my regular rant about how I sometimes just don't understand art, when a line toward the bottom of the whole ordeal stopped me: "Art does not read like a sentence."
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  • What's "Weird"?

    Richard Vine on the state of art
      Thirty years ago, the performance/installation artist Chris Burden succinctly captured the prevailing mood in contemporary art with his statement: "Art doesn't have a purpose. It's a free spot in society, where you can do anything." For Burden and throngs of his peers, works of art no longer strive to exalt, provide answers or address universal truths, but rather should erase complacency, challenge proscription and push the envelope with a vengeance.
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  • Eyes of the Beholder

    An annual art exhibition at Boise State's Women's Center
      On March 10, as part of Boise State's celebration of Women's History Month, the Women's Center unveiled their fifth annual National Juried Art Exhibition. The first vestiges of the show were developed around 1999 and by 2001, it was a regular event. Successive exhibits have broadened and thrived, pulling in creative output from women all over America.
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