Tag Archives: sculpture

Aero Nautical

Silas Finch atop Miya's Sushi

New Haven’s the kind of place where you can walk down the street and find a higher calling. “Dan? Dan!” mine went yesterday from the roof of Miya’s Sushi, where mad-scientist sculptor Silas Finch was finishing his latest assemblage. …

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Inner War and Peace

Delicate, wispy curtains blush deep white all around. Resplendent furniture fills the space with carved, polished wood, embroidered textiles and lamps like fine china. On the walls come breaks in the tranquility: explosive, …

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Light-Headed

You can feel dizzy because you stood up too quickly or because you forgot to eat breakfast. You can also feel dizzy because you’re surrounded by too many pretty things.…

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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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Conversation Piece

Habakuk by Max Ernst

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

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Power Animals

Torosaurus outside the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, New Haven

Round a few corners in downtown New Haven and you’re bound to see a piece of public art. What you’re unlikely to see is a certain category of it: sculptures of animals, or at least the non-…

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Looks Alive

You could say the south room of the Eli Whitney barn, located across the street from the famous Whitney museum and workshop that owns it, is “lived-in.” Sawdust marks the spots where file, rasp, radial blade, chainsaw, orbital…

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Family Pictures

When Joanne Paone-Gill looks at a butterfly or a bouquet or a beagle or a boat, she sees them in terms of pencil sketches and watercolor paintings and works of stained glass.…

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Eastern Exposure

Silk Road Art Gallery

If you think New Haven is a world apart from Xi’an, China, Silk Road Art Gallery head and Xi’an native Liwen Ma begs to differ. “Xi’an culture can speak to New Haven culture,” she says, with Silk Road exhibit…

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Boxy Rebellion

Tiny Gallery at Creative Arts Workshop

In the midst of the Audubon Arts District stands an exhibit space that’s three-of-a-kind.

Creative Arts Workshop’s Tiny Gallery—set inside a red, yellow and blue signpost, like an obelisk or a totem, outside…

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