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King of Jacks

The Patch Master, all dressed in black and orange, lives in a basement apartment in West Haven. The blinds are drawn and the lights glow orange. Organ music plays, candles flicker. A small table is set with rows of shining …

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A Good Fit

Tim Moran Woodwinds

Unlike auto mechanics who run computer diagnostics, or surgeons who operate while watching a monitor, Tim Moran is practicing a craft that’s hardly changed in 200 years. …

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Fine Lines

Garden Wall by Don Wunderlee

56 blocks of chunky window glass. Gold stripes on a chartreuse couch. Squared-off floorboards from amber to auburn.

Don Wunderlee’s Westville studio is alive with lines, most notably the …

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Oh the Humanity

Enrico Colantoni (foreground) and the cast of An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen, new translation by Paul Walsh, directed by James Bundy. Photo by Joan Marcus, 2017.

Fake news. Groupthink. Entrenched party politics. Distrust in science. The bitter struggle between elites and everymen. …

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The Feeling’s Mutual

Exchange by A Broken Umbrella Theatre

A photo essay. To view all 34 images, check out the email version.

Saturday and Sunday, it was Westville Weekend…

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Conversation Piece

Habakkuk by Max Ernst, at Yale University

Yale’s architecture is aflutter with birds. Some are phoenixes, some are eagles, more are owls. Yet for the last four years, a mysterious newcomer has been standing watch over Bulldog territory…

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Multiple Choice

Private School by Christopher O'Flaherty

In Christopher O’Flaherty’s New Haven studio, an enormous lighthouse stands in black and white, and a red cat prowls, flanked by blue ravens. …

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Watched Pots

Before the telling of names, dates and other facts, before the presentation of insights and analyses, before the giving of credit where credit is due, curators of art exhibits should strive to do what …

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Collector’s Editions

Within a single room in SCSU’s Buley Library, the skyline of a city unfolds, a tree grows to full height and a jewel-toned quilt weaves together on a whim. …

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Vase to Vase

Made in China at Yale Center for British Art

Every now and then, the Yale Center for British Art artfully challenges your ideas about what’s artful. …

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