Tag Archives: art

Heat Included

Pablo Picasso’s Guernica, dramatizing the horrors of the Spanish Civil War. David Černý’s vandalism-as-art pink Soviet tank in the center of Prague. Barbara Kruger’s textual collages and photographs, like…

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A Gifted Gallery

Wave Gallery | Daily Nutmeg

“The elements have stayed more or less the same,” says Phylis Satin, starting to explain why WAVE, the shop she’s run in New Haven for over 25 years, is like its namesake. “Yet they’re also always changing. There’s this consistency, …

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The Art of William Congdon, Redeemed

Knights of Columbus Museum

Thank heaven that William Congdon converted to Catholicism in 1959. If he hadn’t, New Haven might not have gotten this rare and remarkable retrospective of his work.

The Sabbath of History: William Congdon/Meditations on Holy Week is not only a …

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New Stores From Closed Doors

Project Storefronts

When Project Storefronts began a couple of years ago, it was as a comment on the economy. The first phase of the project—which lets local artists reconceive desolate downtown storefronts for their own quasi-commercial creative needs—was a slew of art-enhanced …

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Wood Works

Kerry Triffin, Fairhaven Furniture

Kerry Triffin, co-owner of Fairhaven Furniture, began his love affair with wood “…in my basement 30 years ago.” He wanted to work from home to be closer to his then-newborn, Molly, and smiles when telling me, “She was the babe …

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