Color Field Exhibition and other Installations at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, North-West Arkansas

Color Field was an exhibition on display at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, from June 1st to September 30th 2019. It consisted of outdoor sculptures and installations located in the beautiful landscape of the Ozark forest. Of the installations of interest we mention: Amanda Ross-Ho, 'The Character and Shape of Illuminated Things (Facial…

The Headquarters House in Fayetteville (North-West Arkansas, USA)

The Headquarters House is a charming little house located in the historical district of Fayetteville, a college city that hosts one of the important campuses of the Arkansas University, on East Dickson Street at no. 118. Built in 1853 in Greek Revival style, and sporting a lovely Rose Garden which accommodates twelve rose varieties specific…

Small-town US: Bentonville, North-West Arkansas

As the article's title mentions, Bentonville is a city located in the north-western part of the state of Arkansas. It attracts the attention of the visitor with its small, red-brick buildings, accessorised with black awnings. Brick is a common construction material in the area due to the existence of red clay in the county that…

Open Society Bywords, Flying Pigs, Bird Feeders, Doggy Weathervanes, Little Libraries-Small Decorations which Give Charm to a Small American Town

Fayetteville, a small town located in the North-Western part of Arkansas, the USA, abounds in attractive houses but also in decorations and other details that give a special note to this student town, seat of one of the most important campuses of the University of Arkansas. As shown in the pictures below, houses designed in…

A Few Instances of Mainstream Modernism in Fayetteville (North-West Arkansas)

Few lines will surely not do justice to the topic of modernism in Fayetteville, North-West Arkansas, the place that hosts an excellent design department of Arkansas University, as well as cherishes a sound memory of the creations of E. Fay Jones, one of the most distinguished students of Frank Lloyd Wright the father of American modernism.…

Modern Sculpture in Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA (the example of Hank Kaminsky)

  My sculptures these days are little poems about the nature of god and the peace that comes from knowing that no matter how scattered or chaotic our understanding we are still connected to greater truths. (Hank Kaminsky, http://hankkaminsky.com ) Hank Kaminsky is an artist with a background in engineering whose work of art reflect…

Street Art that Builds Up Care for the Environment (Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA)

In a previous article we were mentioning the Green Candy Art Action, the project meant to bring into discussion the relation of the artist with the environment. Many of the artistic manifestations of that project questioned the frail boundary between art and waste. As the logo of one of the artists involved in the project…

Funky Things for Funky People in Funky Places: Fayetteville (Arkansas) as an Artistic Hub

Fayetteville, a city in North-Western Arkansas, USA, seat of the University of Arkansas since its establishment (i.e. in the second half of the nineteenth century), is a small town abounding in scenic landscapes, given the vicinity with the Boston Mountains. In Fayetteville, people of free spirit get together making a community where living and art…