Tag Archives: visual arts

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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Headspaces

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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Watched Pots

Before the telling of names, dates and other facts, before the presentation of insights and analyses, before the giving of credit where credit is due, curators of art exhibits should strive to do what …

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Vase to Vase

Made in China at Yale Center for British Art

Every now and then, the Yale Center for British Art artfully challenges your ideas about what’s artful. …

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Wheel of Fortune

Sitting on a bench in her local home studio, ceramicist Kiara Matos explains the allure of clay. “I feel almost like it picked me,” she says. “I can’t stay away from it. I can’t stop making things.”

Her mother felt …

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