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Published: Thursday, 3/7/2013 - Updated: 1 year ago

Hudson Gallery to feature work by Skot Horn

BY TAHREE LANE
BLADE STAFF WRITER
Drawings by Skot Horn. Drawings by Skot Horn.
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An opening reception for Drawing from the Tenth Floor, an exhibit of new work by Skot Horn, will be at 6 p.m. Friday in the Hudson Gallery, 5645 N. Main St., Sylvania. Horn draws inspiration from Ohio and his urban travels, transferring ideas from memory to paper. The result is energetic, emotional, and colorful.

A Sense of Surface, a collection of Jennifer Solon’s latest mixed media fiber works, continues through April 15 in the Perrysburg Administration Building, 201 W. Indiana Ave., in Perrysburg. Solon applies innovative surface design techniques over hand-dyed cloth. Using several layers, she incorporates mediums including encaustic overlay, a paint made with melted beeswax and resin. Solon has been featured on Quilting Arts TV and published in Quilting Arts magazine. The show was curated by Main Art-ery and is open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Information: info@mainart-ery.com.

A glass egg-making workshop will be 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 23 in Firenation Glass Studio and Gallery, 7166 Front St., Holland. Fee: $40. No experience necessary. Information: 419-866-6288 and sales@firenation.com.

Ceramic sculptures, jewelry, and vessels by the late Edith Franklin are displayed and available for purchase at 20 North Gallery, 18 N. St. Clair St. Information: 419-241-2400 and info@20northgallery.net.

Call for artists: The 21st annual Art Walk in Bowling Green is accepting applications through March 26 for a nonjuried show that will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 27. Registration is at downtownbgohio.org or at Downtown BG, 121 E. Wooster St. Information: 419-354-4332.

Wild Connections Photography Club will exhibit its members’ best work at Downtown Latte, 44 S. St. Clair St., through March 28. The club is supported by the Lucas County Board of Developmental Disabilities. Information: 419-243-6032.

An opening reception for Boyd Hambleton’s provocative work will be 7 to 10 p.m. Friday in the Gerber parlors at the Collingwood Arts Center, 2413 Collingwood Blvd. The show is suggested for ages 18 and above and continues through March. Information: 419-244-2787.

Buddhist Thangkas and Treasures continues through June 9 in the University of Michigan Museum of Art. The objects were collected from 1932 to 1934 by Walter Norman Koelz, a U-M zoologist, who traveled through rugged Himalayan regions by foot and horseback, stopping at Buddhist monasteries and isolated communities along the way. He shipped back a dozen large crates containing 600 objects and artifacts, and thousands of plant and animal specimens that are housed at the U-M Museum of Anthropology.

At 5 p.m. March 19, Arjia Rinpoche will speak about the role of art in the practice of Tibetan Buddhism. He is the former abbot of a monastery in Tibet and a lecturer on Tibetan art. The museum is at 525 S. State St., Ann Arbor. Information: 734-763-8662 and umma.umich.edu.

Michelangelo created some of his most celebrated works for the Medici rulers of Florence, Italy. But were the Medicis his friends, enemies, allies, antagonists, or all of the above? Edward Goldberg traces their long and stormy relationships and the tumultuous world of Renaissance art, politics, and patronage in a 2 to 3:30 p.m. talk Saturday at the Detroit Institute of Arts. An art historian and a long-time resident of Florence, Goldberg founded the Medici Archive Project and has published many articles and books about the Medici period. There is a fee. Information: 313-833-7900 and dia.org.

The Last Days of Pompeii: Decadence, Apocalypse, Resurrection is on view through July 7 at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Since the discovery of the volcanic site in the 1700s, artists have imagined it in paintings, sculpture, photographs, performance, and film. In nearly 100 works, this show explores Pompeii through the lens of modern creators. Included is a series of 10 large paintings by Mark Rothko and a 1991 installation, The Dog from Pompei, by Allan McCollum, which has 16 replicas of canine-body casts. There is an admission. Information: 1-888-262-0033 or www.ClevelandArt.org.

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