Tag Archives: sculpture

Gone Bust

Parks and Monuments, East Rock-Bust of Mayor Lewis, June 14, 1907, Bronson, #6242_1500

It’s easy to miss the empty pedestal near the summit of East Rock. Situated on a patch of grass where Farnam Drive meets its first overlook and turns toward the summit, the granite pillar is marred with graffiti. Bolt anchors …

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Picking Up Threads

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Ancient tools become works of art in sculptor Yvonne Shortt’s project Picks from the Soil: Harvesting Community Narratives

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Data Recovery

Artspace, March 26, 2021-June 26, 2021

W.E.B. Du Bois was an early giant of the Civil Rights movement. He also has a New Haven connection…

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Space-Time Continuum

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The clock is literally ticking at Kehler Liddell Gallery…

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Conversation Piece

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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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States of Nature

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[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

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“The medium is the message,” Marshall McLuhan famously proclaimed back in 1964. …

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Unsettling In

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We have expectations of our furniture: that it will be comfortable, sturdy, beautiful, useful. But…

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Parked and Wrecked

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Eyesore or masterpiece? Few local attractions have drawn a more polarized response than Ghost Parking Lot, a public art installation that…

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Human Dimension

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The hands are all over. Some are working: measuring a length of thread, tightening a vise, reaching to pull someone else up by the hand. Others are…

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