rss Email Author Leanne Potts

Awards

  • 2006 - Arizona Press Club Awards, published October 27, 2005

    "Suburban Pall"

  • 2006 - Arizona Press Club Awards, published September 29, 2005

    "The Cold West"

2005 Stories by Leanne Potts

Archives: 2006 | 2005
  • Life's Work

    published December 29, 2005

    One of the perks of being an artist is that you usually end up with a fabulous art collection, compensation for all those years of living in an... More >>

  • Life's Lumps

    published December 29, 2005

    British sculptor Anthony Caro is most famous for the lean, linear metal abstractions he made in the 1960s, playful pieces that seemed to float in... More >>

  • Art Scene

    published December 29, 2005

    Eric Finzi at Perihelion Arts: It's a pop culture tenet that Charles Dodgson, better known as Lewis Carroll, was a perv whose... More >>

  • Shadow Dancing

    published December 22, 2005

    "Keeping Shadows: Photography From the Worcester Museum of Art" Photos lie. You knew that. What you probably didn't know is that photos were... More >>

  • Malice in Wonderland

    published December 22, 2005

    It's a pop culture tenet that Charles Dodgson, better known as Lewis Carroll, was a perv. Carroll, who wrote Alice's Adventures in... More >>

  • Art Scene

    published December 22, 2005

    Jennifer Bartlett at Bentley Projects: If you want to see how a painter's brain differs from the gray matter of people who don't know... More >>

  • Happy Trees

    published December 8, 2005

    If you want to see how a painter's brain is different from the gray matter of people who don't know which end of a paintbrush to hold, go look at... More >>

  • Made in China

    published December 8, 2005

    Most Americans don't think much about China. The nation that's home to 20 percent of the people on the planet is a murky place that hovers behind... More >>

  • Art Scene

    published December 8, 2005

    "Big City" at Phoenix Art Museum: There isn't a single image of the PHX among the cityscapes and urban life scenes drawn from PAM's... More >>

  • Spin City

    published November 24, 2005

    There isn't a single image of Phoenix in the "Big City: Cityscapes and Urban Life" exhibition at Phoenix Art Museum. Which is odd, seeing as how... More >>

  • Star Struck

    published November 24, 2005

    Hector Ruiz is one of the most talented artists in the city. His visceral woodblock prints, woodcarvings and papier-mâch&ecute;... More >>

  • Art Scene

    published November 24, 2005

    Ruben Maqueda at Museo Chicano: Ruben Maqueda brings contemporary kick to some of the work in this show of photography and folk art. His... More >>

  • Altared

    published November 10, 2005

    Live in the Southwest long enough, mi'ja, and you would rather eat live fire ants than look at one more gallery full of quaint,... More >>

  • Art Scene

    published November 10, 2005

    "Private Pictures" at Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art: Some superstars of photography come together in this exhibition of images... More >>

  • Suburban Pall

    published October 27, 2005

    Colin Chillag's paintings at Modified Arts make you feel like you've seen them before, in an earlier life. The one of a grandmotherly woman... More >>

  • Snap Shots

    published October 27, 2005

    Some superstars of photography come together in a fascinating exhibition of photographs at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art. ... More >>

  • Art Scene

    published October 27, 2005

    Stella Lai at ASU Art Museum: Lai's deceptively pretty paintings are about how ugly it is to be a woman or an animal in her native Hong... More >>

  • Venus Envy

    published October 27, 2005

    A trio of female authors reading their novels at an event called the First Fiction "Diva" Tour must be a chick-lit thing, right? Wrong.... More >>

  • Art Scene

    published October 6, 2005

    Michael Eastman's "America" at Bentley Projects: The ambient desolation of Michael Eastman's photographs of empty streetscapes and seedy... More >>

  • The Cold West

    published September 29, 2005

    You can't chuck a Grand Canyon snow globe in the Southwest without hitting a Luis Jimenez sculpture. His biliously colored, Pop Art-goes-Chicano... More >>

  • True Lais

    published September 29, 2005

    At first glance, Stella Lai's paintings look like benign decorations, all delicate flowers, bright colors and pretty Chinese calligraphy.... More >>

  • Art Scene

    published September 29, 2005

    Michael Eastman's "America" at Bentley Projects: The ambient desolation of Michael Eastman's photographs of empty streetscapes and seedy... More >>

  • Hogan's Hero

    published September 29, 2005

    Navajo artist Will Wilson knows about the pain of surviving cultural apocalypse, and how difficult it is to keep one's traditions relevant in a... More >>

  • Cactus Queen

    published September 29, 2005

    Sculptor Melissa Martinez, 29, combines materials like cactus needles and concrete into stark, elegiac pieces about the natural world vanishing... More >>

  • Drear Factor

    published September 15, 2005

    Michael Eastman's unpopulated photographs of empty streetscapes and seedy interiors occupy the same desolate ward as Edward Hopper's diner and... More >>

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