Tag Archives: visual arts

Shape Shift

Fred Giampietro Gallery

Bottle cap bracelets, craft projects stitched with yarn, braided rugs, Colorforms, ribbon candy, filmstrips, analog TV, a party game called Blockhead. …

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Unburied Treasure

Unknown artist (Dutch School), The Paston Treasure, ca. 1663, oil on canvas, Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Norwich, UK, courtesy of Norfolk Museums Service

The Paston Treasure, the enormous centerpiece of the Yale Center for British Art’s new exhibition The Paston Treasure: Microcosm of the Known World, is bursting at the seams…

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2D or Not 2D

Howard2 and IKB by Linda Lindroth

Walk into Linda Lindroth’s Willow Street studio and you may be drawn to the walls with your hands outstretched. You may want to touch the worn velvet, the ragged cardboard, the rumpled polyethylene. …

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Scenic Route

Peace on Earth - Knights of Columbus Museum

A photo essay. To view all 35 images, check out the email version.

Peace on Earth, this year’s nativity scene exhibit at the Knights of Columbus Museum, is a nice title in addition to …

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Garbage Can

Howard el-Yasin sees beauty where most do not. …

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No Place Like Home

Tall, slender wooden placards lean against the walls of the Yale University Art Gallery as if left there for a moment, about to be moved. They emphasize the temporary status of not just an exhibit but also…

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Martha Willette Lewis

A photo essay. To view all 35 images, check out the email version.

Last week’s Private Studios Weekend, the third of four weekends in this year’s City-Wide Open Studios, offered…

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Fine Lines

Garden Wall by Don Wunderlee

56 blocks of chunky window glass. Gold stripes on a chartreuse couch. Squared-off floorboards from amber to auburn.

Don Wunderlee’s Westville studio is alive with lines, most notably the …

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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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Multiple Choice

Private School by Christopher O'Flaherty

In Christopher O’Flaherty’s New Haven studio, an enormous lighthouse stands in black and white, and a red cat prowls, flanked by blue ravens. …

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