After a brief hiatus, the ArtMurmur Mixed Bag feature returns this week with links to art reviews, photos, videos art blogs and other local art news.
Pic of the week: Local baker and crafter Amanda Linton (pictured here) is holding an Amanda Linton doll made by Sara Leigh at Art You Can Hug, a show that runs through April 27 at Howley’s Restaurant, a ’50s-style diner in West Palm Beach. Amanda and her doll even have the same tattoos. Click here to see more pics from the Art You Can Hug opening.
Artlurker has the lowdown on a new annual prize designed to encourage Miami writers who critique art. Deadline for writing entries is May 4.
Learn about hydriods in Coral Morphologic’s new video, “The Lynx Nudibranch.”
Miami Beach artist Michelle Weinberg will exhibit her new work “Insert/Delete” in Stuck Up, a show that opens Wednesday at Islip Art Museum in New York.
See tattoos for dental school grads on The Junkyard blog.
Utrecht Art Supplies in Fort Lauderdale is seeking submissions through April 26 for its show Paint Me a Landscape .
I added several blogs to the ArtMurmur blog roll this week. Among them are: Miami tattoo artist Pooka’s As Ancient As Time, As Modern As Tomorrow; a blog about art, impressions and observations by Monique Lassooij, an artist born in the Netherlands who now lives in Miami; Brigid Howard’s The Stuff I Do, a blog by artist Dennise Rodriguez and JeanPaul Mallozzi Arts blog.
Check out Artnet TV’s video of Miami artist Chrstina Pettersson talking about Resurrection, her solo exhibition earlier this year.
A Flickr photo of some pins that will be on sale at Miami artist Danny Brito’s solo exhibition At the Sock Hop, which opens April 17 at PinkGhost in Hollywood and at ArtRock on May 15 at Armory Art Center in West Palm Beach.
Booooooom! is seeking photos that depict a celebration of the everyday for a May show at a Hong Kong gallery. Deadline: April 30.
A post about what some Miami artists have been up to in Bangkok via En vivo en directo …
A Palm Beach ArtsPaper Q&A with Hope Alswang, new director for Norton Museum in West Palm Beach.
RevMiami, a blog about music, art, events and counter-culture has a review of Odd Duck Indie Craft Bazaar and a lot of photos.
Coming next week in City Link’s Fresh Art section: Miami artist Alex Yanes, whose solo exhibition [Harmony] will be open during Second Saturday Artwalk on April 10. One of his works, titled “7 Lucky Scales,” is pictured here.