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Art Is Long

The first women to study at Yale weren’t the undergraduates who turned up in the fall of 1969. …

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Biggie

E is for Exposition. Or Eastern. There are two big Es in The Big E—the Eastern States Exposition—which runs through October 3 in West Springfield, Massachusetts. …

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Here and There

You won’t find mummy wraps made of silicone rubber in the Peabody Museum of Natural History’s collection. But you will find them at Artspace, where …

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Open Secrets

In Kate Henderson’s painting The Source (2019), pools like oil slicks of blue and green and gold coalesce across a plane surrounded by tree-like spires. A blue arm points like a shaft of light to one pool, whose rings spread …

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Rain and Shine

A photo essay. To view all 26 photos (and at higher quality), check out the email edition. 

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Plein View

Escaping from the record 7.04 inches of rain hurricane Henri had just dumped on New York City, 14 enthusiastic pupils from New York’s renowned Art Students League traveled by train and car to attend a four-day painting and drawing workshop …

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Chapters and Verse

Sitting at a table in the cheerful sun room of her East Haven home, sipping from a mug of coffee small enough to wrap her hand all the way around, poet Marilyn Nelson weaves one tale after another. …

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Sway’s Way

Guitarmaker Tim Sway fashioned his first bass guitar out of a water ski. …

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Love of Country

Early in our conversation, Roya Hakakian and I determine that we’re the same age, born a few months apart. Any similarity in our childhoods ends there. …

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Formal Education

Five-pointed stars are transformed into delicate pentagons, and red and white stripes become a red, purple, pink, gray and white tapestry in fabric artist Rita Hannafin’s American Texture, now on view in…

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