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March 2019 News: George Klauba; Michael Noland

George Klauba Paintings at Illinois State Museum, in Womankind Magazine (Issue #19)

Congratulations to George Klauba, over a dozen of his paintings are represented in an exhibit in the Sing Muses!: History and Allegory in Narrative Art) at Illinois State Museum in Springfield, Illinois. All of the paintings are in the museum’s permanent collection. Other artists in this exhibit are: Stanley Bly, Henry Darger, Glen C. Davies, Nicole Gordon, George Klauba, Shirley Mann, Teresa Pankratz, Nancy Plotkin, Filemon Santiago, and Kevin Veara. The exhibit runs through May 13, 2019 and expected to travel to the museum’s gallery in Lockport later this year.

Four paintings from George Klauba’s Rebels, Orishas, and 26 Julio series were also featured in the quarterly publication, Womankind (Issue #19). Womankind, an ad-free women’s magazine distributed throughout the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Asia, the US, and Canada. The paintings are commemorative portraiture of women who fought in the Cuban Revolution in the 1950.


Left: Womankind magazine, Issue #19, 1st Quarter, 2019

(Left) George Klauba, A Letter from Chango to a Faraway Gunner, 2013, Acrylic on panel, 24 x 18 in.. Collection of Illinois State Museum

(Right) George Klauba, Usted No Esta Sola, 2013, Acrylic on panel, 24 x 18 in. Private collection, Private collection

On March 22, 2016, WTTW aired an interview with Mr. Klauba discussing his inspiration for his paintings about the Cuban Revolution and his experience visiting there while serving in the U.S. Navy. The video can be viewed here:


Article on Michael Noland’s Art Featured in Literary Journal Rosebud (Issue #65)

An article Arid Beauty/Precious Poison: The Surreal and Shocking Art of Michael Noland is featured in literary journal Rosebud (Issue #65). His paintings are also featured on the front and back cover. His painting, Evening Star was reproduced as a facing page to the article and shown opposite, The Reluctant King, was also included in the Dreaming In Color: New Work in Gouache last autumn at Hofheimer Gallery. Congratulations to Michael!

Photo credit: Savannah Heidloff

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