The Ephemeral Work of Hans Breder

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Hans Breder trained as a painter in Hamburg, German and found early success in NYC in the early ’60s. Once he was drawn to Iowa, Breder created The Intermedia Program in the School of Art and Art History at the University of Iowa in 1968 and he directed the program until 2000.

Practical Joy by Mary Laube

Juxtapoz // Sunday, January 08, 2012
Mary Laube is a painter based in Iowa City. Her most recent series of paintings from this past year, titled Practical Joy, exhibits flat and geometric interior spaces. The barren domestic scenes are composed of vibrant hues and illusionistic perspectives that exhibit a distinct tension between flatness and depth.

The Butter-Cow Lady Dies at Age 81

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Norma Lyon, aka the "Butter-Cow Lady," who was famous for her amazing butter sculptures, died on Sunday in Marshalltown, Iowa at the age 81. She has sculpted cows, Obama, and her version of the Last Supper, all out of Grade AA salted butter.