LEXINGTON, Ken. — Nearly 50 plush guns line the white walls of the small gallery Institute 193. They range in size, pattern, and make: there are fluffy 10 mm. pistols; handguns with hot pink cylinders and gold lamé tips; and rifles with silk-covered barrels that droop, nearly grazing the floor.
Ashlie Danielle Stevens
University of Kentucky Covers Up a Racially Charged Depression-Era Mural Amid Community Debate
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Universities across the country are having productive conversations about race and representation, but what happens when campus public art is caught in the crossfire between a desire to preserve history and cultural sensitivity?
The Visceral Visual Art of Writer Wayne Koestenbaum
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Writer Wayne Koestenbaum says that during the first year of his painting career, he was consumed with homoerotic visuals.
A Pop-Up Exhibition Hopes to Save a Masterpiece of Googie Architecture
LEXINGTON, Ky. — As visitors walked through the historic People’s Bank in Lexington, Kentucky, bits of waxy, tan paint strips fell from the walls.