Tag Archives: visual arts

Be Their Guest

The “open” in City-Wide Open Studios this year may simply entail opening your laptop, but it’s still possible to visit a few local artists in their natural habitats if you plan ahead. …

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Mural Fortitude

A warning appears at the entrance…

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Messages Received

Once the site of garden parties for the well-heeled guests of Grace T. Ely, the back yard of the Ely Center of Contemporary Art is hosting once more. …

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Feast Your Eyes

A photo essay. To view all 16 images, check out the email edition.

For six-plus months, the pandemic put the city’s most sumptuous visual spreads on ice. Today…

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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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