For years I’ve been a fan and friend of Mixed Greens gallery in New York City so when they reached out to me in the spring and asked me if I wanted to curate a summer show of Richmond artists, I jumped at the chance. At that point I had been in Richmond for only…
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The ICA is working with a group of community members to help transform an unused outdoor space at our temporary headquarters into a “Secret Garden” that can be used for events and educational activities. ICA Director Lisa Freiman tapped a number of community members for the project, including Sally Schwitters from Tricycle Gardens, Patrick Farley of Watershed Architects, Greg Riggs from Field of… Read more »
Have any burning questions for ICA Director Lisa Freiman? She’ll tackle them over a beer at Isley Brewing Company. All ages are welcome. VCUarts Dean Joe Seipel will act as referee. Visit ica.vcu.edu and come armed with a zinger! Can’t make it? Tweet your questions to @VCU_ICA.
This fall, the ICA presents the largest U.S. exhibition of work by Israeli artist Nir Evron at VCUarts’ Depot Gallery. Through film, video and photography, Evron examines the architecture and built environment of his home country and its areas of conflict. Rather than illustrating explicit images of conflict, Evron concentrates on architectural sites and pristine landscapes…. Read more »
John D. Freyer’s “Free Ice Water” installation can be seen in the ICA office window through March 31. Here’s a bit about the project. In 2013, VCU Professor John Freyer begun Free Ice Water, an art project in which he sits down with individuals for conversation over a Mason jar filled with ice water. Intended to… Read more »
Please join us at Style Weekly’s When Art Meets Fashion event at Richmond’s Saks Fifth Avenue on April 11. Reynolds Gallery generously donated fine art which will be auctioned to benefit the ICA. Guest will also enjoy a Diane Von Furstenburg fashion show, music, cocktails and more. Tickets $75-$125 available here.
The ICA team is working with a group of architects and interior designers from BCWH to help develop a vision for the interiors of the ICA. BCWH was chosen in part because they are the architects of record for the ICA construction project, and also because they have a staff filled with many, talented VCUarts… Read more »