Tag Archives: exhibitions

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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People and Places

Bus Stop (2016) by Jim Goldberg

In the stark room at the Yale University Art Gallery where Candy/A Good and Spacious Land is staged, a window looks out over the Gothic Revival towers of the school, with …

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Seeing Things

YUAG visitors gazing into Luccata, Op. 162

A photo essay. To view all 25 shots, check out the email version.

Lumia, a new exhibit at the Yale University Art Gallery, is a show of light, and…

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Out in the World

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Dear Claude, 

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Small World

A photo essay. To view all 25 photos, please check out the email version of this story.

In Crèches of Germany: Tradition & Faith—this year’s Christmastime exhibit at…

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Rising Tide

There’s something about the moment of a shipwreck—the strange incongruity of smoke and fire on water, of splintered masts and snapped riggings on glassy sea. …

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Formative Experiences

At the end of a short passageway in the New Haven Museum, a school of origami boats hangs by thin strings at varying heights, as if suspended in animation. Each boat, symbolizing Syrian refugees fleeing for Europe, is pierced by …

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Off the Charts

City of 7 Billion: A Constructed World

There’s some irony in the way City of 7 Billion: A Constructed World’s constructors—curators Joyce Hsiang and Bimal Mendis, with a large crew of helpers and contributors—have …

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Raised Voices

The titles of the works in Voicings, City Gallery’s new art show, are rich enough to make funny poems out of. Here’s a haiku using five of them:…

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True Romance

Immanuel Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason (1781) is among the most influential intellectual works ever written, an all the more staggering achievement given how unapproachable it is. Modern English translations from…

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