Tag Archives: visual arts

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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Coast Not Clear

On the coast of Pakistan, on a beach in the port city of Karachi, an important “negotiation” is taking place…

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Faithful Interpretations

Szopki detail in Christmas in Poland at the Knights of Columbus Museum

A photo essay. To view all 27 images, check out the email version.

The annual Christmastime crèche exhibition at…

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Near and Wide

Two days before the launch of this year’s City-Wide Open Studios festival, the Orange Street headquarters of organizer Artspace was awhirl with color and activity. …

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Maker Space

The artist-teachers at Creative Arts Workshop make what they do look easy. Their students know it’s not. …

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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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