IN LITTLE ROCK, THE WINDGATE CENTER EXAMINES THE SPIRIT OF AMERICAN SELF-TAUGHT ARTISTS’ CREATIVITY
Around the world, beyond the famous cultural institutions in large cities whose exhibitions and other events routinely garner headline-making critical attention, there are countless other independent art spaces, cultural centers, museums, and innovative outposts whose original, imaginative programming is also worthy of attention. brutjournal is interested in these institutions and, already, in just its first few issues, the magazine has looked at events that have taken place at several such venues.
So-called teaching museums, which are normally located on college or university campuses and often have close ties to their parent institutions’ art departments, and which sometimes own and develop permanent collections of their own, are some of the most interesting, non-mainstream institutions anywhere. Sometimes they hold collections that are unusual and unexpected.
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