Tag Archives: sculpture

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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Wheel of Fortune

Sitting on a bench in her local home studio, ceramicist Kiara Matos explains the allure of clay. “I feel almost like it picked me,” she says. “I can’t stay away from it. I can’t stop making things.”

Her mother felt …

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Homeland Security

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

When we featured him last November, local sculptor Mohamad Hafez was …

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Lost in Space

A photo essay.

In a fitting end to an extended term, this year’s City-Wide Open Studios held its fourth and final weekend—there are usually three—in an extended space: Erector Square. …

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Public Access

Cut paper by Marcela Staudenmaier.

A photo essay.

Private art spaces weren’t so private during Private Studios Weekend, when nearly 40 artists at 17 locations left their doors unlocked and said…

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Work, and Play

Installation work by Jesse Peck

A photo essay.

The “Game On!” theme of this year’s City-Wide Open Studios has meant lots of games to play, especially last weekend at the expansive Goffe Street Armory. …

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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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What’s New?

At the Yale Center for British Art—which reopens to the public today after a 16-month closure, signaling the end of a broader conservation and renovation project begun in 2008—the answer to the title’s question is nothing, and everything. …

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Co-Workers

While Tracie Cheng’s paintings lack human subjects, the sculptures of her husband, Eóin Burke, provide them. And while Burke’s sculptures often lack color or motion, Cheng’s paintings surround them …

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Out of This World

In a Westville yard along the West River, various entities—a squid, a sea slug, a shell, a little-known piece of plant biology called an elaiosome—are scattered about. Some are complete. Others wait for their maker to finish endowing …

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