Letter from the editor-in-chief

Letter from the editor – Issue 26

After an arduous journey full of political scandal and a series of would-be headliners, Artscape is finally here. I want to sidestep all that controversy, though, and say this: Baltimore artists deserve everything. Artists show us who we are — for better and for worse. They bring us joy, and they help us dream. When…


In this issue

Feeling the squeeze

This story originally appeared on The Real News Network, a nonprofit news organization connecting viewers to the movements, people, and perspectives that are advancing the cause of a more just, equal, and livable planet. Despite the cold weather, dozens of workers and their supporters picketed outside the Marriott Waterfront Hotel in Baltimore in February, as they had…

Reflecting The Times

How often have you seen a work of art that drew you in, made you feel a connection, an emotional response you couldn’t find the words to explain? Artists in this city are incredibly gifted at tapping into the lane of communication between heaven and earth, unearthing and elevating truths that…

Photostory: Reemerging nature

Baltimore Beat Director of Photography Schaun Champion has taught young people the technique and art of photography at the Youth Art Institute at Morgan State University’s James E. Lewis Museum of Art since 2019. Participants range in age from 11 to 16.  The lockdown stage of the…


Here, There

Here – in, at, or to this place or positionThere – in, at, or to this place or positionI am…


Ana de Armas as Sadie Rhodes and Chris Evans as Cole Turner in “Ghosted” (2023).

Is Apple’s ‘Ghosted’ a glimpse of Hollywood’s AI-driven future?

We live in an era where film enthusiasts often accuse new movies of not really existing. They’re not rejecting observable reality. Rather, they are offering an exaggerated way of saying that something isn’t any good. They are acknowledging the fact that more and more content, designed for quick and casual consumption directly through streaming platforms,…


Want to get the new issue delivered to your inbox?

Processing…
Success! You're on the list.