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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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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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That’s Him!

“The Art Institute was yesterday afternoon the scene of a delicate and interesting experiment, upon the result of which a personal reputation may be said to have rested and certainly upon which the merit of a work of presumptive art …

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Top 10

There’s more than a modicum of art worth seeing in Artspace’s new exhibition Modicum, though the degree to which that’s true can’t be gleaned from a single viewing. …

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Mural Fortitude

A warning appears at the entrance…

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Set in Motion

It feels great to get up and move around, to literally be inside a gallery again, surrounded by art. It’s exciting to be able to peer in close, to stand back, to sense the work all around you. So it’s …

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States of Nature

[Ed. Note: After this story published, the Yale University Art Gallery announced it would be closing to the public from March 13 to April 15, 2020, due to concerns about the coronavirus pandemic.]

On my way into the Yale University …

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Messengers

“The medium is the message,” Marshall McLuhan famously proclaimed back in 1964. …

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The Shape of Things

In painting after painting in Shilo Ratner’s soon-ending solo exhibition at DaSilva Gallery, big blocks of color meet contrasting angles and lines and bands. …

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Master Strokes

Step into the exhibition Eileen Hogan: Personal Geographies, on view at the Yale Center for British Art through August 11, and you’ll know you’re in the presence of a master. …

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