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Arts

Baltimore Style’s Arts coverage includes the latest news on local artists, musicians, exhibits, museums and more.

Soul Food A new AVAM exhibition marks this month's Main Event.

Have your cake and explore your complex relationship with it, too! In celebration of its 21st birthday, the American Visionary Art Museum presents the “mega exhibition” Yummm! The History, Fantasy, and Future of Food. A 34-artist collaboration, the project includes input from various heavy hitters in the food universe—from farmers …

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Going Rogue Seven decades ago, renegade Baltimore shrink Robert Lindner shook up psychoanalysis and coined the term “rebel without a cause.”

One hot summer morning in Baltimore in the late 1940s, Dr. Robert Lindner, chief of psychological services for the Maryland Department of Corrections and a psychoanalyst in private practice, received an unusual telephone call from a physician at a classified government installation in New Mexico. The doctor was calling about …

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A Conversation with Mikita Brottman The author of The Maximum Security Book Club on her process, the shocking cancellation of her club and why literature won't save your life.

Earlier this summer, I sat down with author and MICA professor Mikita Brottman to discuss her new book, The Maximum Security Book Club (HarperCollins), which chronicles her time volunteering as a teacher/moderator for a book club at Jessup Correctional Institution. The book is moving but honest, interweaving Brottman’s account of …

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