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Piecing Together

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Two mosaic peacocks perch on a table at Mediterranean restaurant Rawa. The image is exquisite in the manner of peacocks, but particularly in the manner of mosaics. Each detail, each transition of color, in the life-sized tail feathers is rendered …

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Star Treatment

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A photo essay. To view all 25 photos (and at a better quality), check out the email edition of this story.

Softly, amid distant stars, and boldly, amid giant books, is…

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Pause Effect

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Even before the rise of the internet and social media, “the speed with which the world went by us was not, I think, particularly considerate of pausing,” Stephen Kobasa says. …

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Uncorked

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A small scroll tucked into the mouth of a tall, slender bottle tips the viewer off to the title of Brian Flinn’s digital collage series, Message in a Bottle. …

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Lucid Dreams

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Entering Christian Curiel: Between Reveries, NXTHVN’s first solo exhibition, is a bit like walking into a very quiet party. Curiel’s colorful, cryptic portraits seem…

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Formal Introduction

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The second-floor painting studio at Creative Arts Workshop is a cavernous room with concrete floors and a patchwork of white wallboard. Slanted skylights let in the light of dusk. At…

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Art Is Long

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The first women to study at Yale weren’t the undergraduates who turned up in the fall of 1969. …

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Open Secrets

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In Kate Henderson’s painting The Source (2019), pools like oil slicks of blue and green and gold coalesce across a plane surrounded by tree-like spires. A blue arm points like a shaft of light to one pool, whose rings spread …

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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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Starstruck

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Climb the Institute Library stairs and enter the constellations. …

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