• “Portraits by Artists”

    Anderson Gallery

    The Virginia Commonwealth University has long had a solid facility for the studio arts, with an exceptionally low student-teacher ratio. It also operates the Anderson Gallery, which, though little-known outside of Richmond, offers diverse and energetic shows of contemporary art that include both local artists and those familiar to national audiences.

    “Portraits by Artists” represents a particular attitude of one group of artists. Related to the underground influences of California funk, the irreverence of punk art and the irascibility of comic book art, the show has a brash liveliness at once

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