Tag Archives: visual arts

Odd Couple

Le Goût du Prince: Art and Prestige in Sixteenth-Century France at Yale University Art Gallery

The Yale University Art Gallery just raised the curtain on two fascinating, wildly disparate summer shows. In the first-floor special exhibit space, filled with royal decorum and decadent pride, is …

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Top Drawer

Michael Sloan

“He’s my alter-ego. He has his head in the clouds. He likes to travel. He appears in places that I love and have lived in: Hong Kong, Paris, New York. I miss them. So when I’m working on a drawing …

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Room and Border

There’s a store on Court Street with a window display that’s busier than the rest. It’s packed with decorative depictions of the Virgin Mary, dancing mariachi dolls, a …

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Co-Workers

While Tracie Cheng’s paintings lack human subjects, the sculptures of her husband, Eóin Burke, provide them. And while Burke’s sculptures often lack color or motion, Cheng’s paintings surround them …

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Pulp Nonfiction

Black History Month is over, but black history isn’t—especially inside Yale’s 32 Edgewood Avenue Gallery, where, for three more days, some 65 objects give black voices from the past 90 years renewed volume. …

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Shape-Shifting

You don’t have to pierce your own nipples and suspend your self from hooks until you reach a moment of ecstasy in order to get published in our zine…..but if your interested in doing that please contact us.

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Out of This World

In a Westville yard along the West River, various entities—a squid, a sea slug, a shell, a little-known piece of plant biology called an elaiosome—are scattered about. Some are complete. Others wait for their maker to finish endowing …

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Mr. Mix-It

A black-and-white man carved from rolling hills, bird’s-eye cornfields and fat streaks of lightning gives new meaning to the phrase “double-breasted jacket.” Below a tense, corded neck, his suit splits off-center, leaving two ties cinched in …

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Aero Nautical

Silas Finch atop Miya's Sushi

New Haven’s the kind of place where you can walk down the street and find a higher calling. “Dan? Dan!” mine went yesterday from the roof of Miya’s Sushi, where mad-scientist sculptor Silas Finch was finishing his latest assemblage. …

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Lens Crafters

Mistina and Luke Hanscom inside Lotta Studio

Next to a sideways stack of records is a record player. It’s not the very old kind, but it’s still pretty old, but it’s newer than many of those records. An exception is the LP on the player’s platter: Sublime’s …

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