The two-man show "Recent Works 09: Drawings, Paintings, Digital, Sculpture," now at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale's Mark K. Wheeler Gallery, pairs current Art Institute instructor Jon Hunt with former Art Institute instructor Jim Radford, and it's an odd-couple affair that works wonderfully. Both men are essentially realists, although in other regards, their work could hardly be more different. Radford often casts his gaze backward to an idealized antiquity, conjuring scenes of, say, an elegantly gowned woman sitting on stone steps that run alongside a waterfall... More >>>