Tag Archives: visual arts

Rare Birds

At the end of February, more than 100 people gathered on the sixth floor of the Blake Hotel to inaugurate the city’s newest exhibition space: The Gallery, curated by Kehler Liddell Gallery. It was the opening of the first show, …

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Conversation Piece

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

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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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In the Loop

There’s no question we now live in a digital age. But how is it changing us, and to what extent can we control those changes? “Without being fully aware of it, we may even be slowly evolving into a different …

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Going the Distance

“Dad, I didn’t imagine it like this—so lonely,” says 16-year-old Nadir, a refugee from Syria, in an installment of Welcome to the New World, a cartoon strip series published in 2017 by The New York Times. His words …

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Group Text

Until recently, the word “book” usually meant “codex”—a text made up of pages sewn or glued together on one edge—as opposed to a scroll, for example, or a tablet of stone or clay. …

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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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Unsettling In

We have expectations of our furniture: that it will be comfortable, sturdy, beautiful, useful. But…

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