Tag Archives: visual arts

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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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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