Curator’s Corner

Haida Artist George Dickson

Monday, November 29, 2021 | Karl Cole

Haida artists were traditionally renowned for the beauty of their carvings, particularly in wood. Because of the abundance of timber in their lands, Haida artists were able to create monumental works ...

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Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: Papua New Guinea

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 | Karl Cole

Oceania is a vast expanse of the Pacific Ocean that covers one-third of the earth’s surface. Contained in Oceania are the cultural-geographic areas of Australia, Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polyn ...

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Curator’s Corner


Monday, June 16, 2014 | Karl Cole

I know there’s a popular cable show called Vikings. I’ve watched a few episodes, but, as an historian and art historian, I find it really doesn’t address many of the cultural co ...

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Curator’s Corner

Spirituality in African Art

Monday, September 9, 2013 | Karl Cole

It is my fervent hope for peace in the Middle East. In that interest, I’m introducing you to an artist who expressed the same hopes of his fellow South Africans for their country during the end ...

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Curator’s Corner

Sculpture as Jewelry

Monday, July 22, 2013 | Karl Cole

As you know, I consider artists in any medium to be ARTISTS, not “artisans” or “craftspeople” or “decorative artists.” When one looks at jewelry, even if it has bee ...

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