Tag Archives: visual arts

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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Two Wheelers

A storefront tucked away on Howe Street has long been a source of curiosity for passersby. The door is almost always locked; the lights are almost always out. But when you peer into the windows, you can see rows of …

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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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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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Pencil Puller/Pusher

Krikko Obbott

Four years. 300 square feet. 2,496 pencils.

They’re what artist and architect Krikko Obbott poured into Super Big Apple, a mammoth 20’x15’ aerial rendering of New York City. …

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Chalk-Full

Michael Micinilio

What do a snowman with a wine bottle, a baker flying on a measuring cup and a creepy, hollow-eyed businessman all have in common?

Michael Micinilio. …

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Odd Couple

Le Goût du Prince: Art and Prestige in Sixteenth-Century France at Yale University Art Gallery

The Yale University Art Gallery just raised the curtain on two fascinating, wildly disparate summer shows. In the first-floor special exhibit space, filled with royal decorum and decadent pride, is …

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Top Drawer

Michael Sloan

“He’s my alter-ego. He has his head in the clouds. He likes to travel. He appears in places that I love and have lived in: Hong Kong, Paris, New York. I miss them. So when I’m working on a drawing …

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