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by Diana Li | Dec 6, 2013 3:47 pm | Comments (2)
Growing up in New Haven in the 1950s, Anthony Riccio never understood why his grandmother immigrated from Italy, the land of Bernini’s masterful sculptures and Giuseppe Verdi’s beautiful music. When he asked her why she moved to the United States, she simply said, “I don’t like.”
by Christopher Arnott | Nov 29, 2013 12:10 pm
“As you get older, you begin to gather all these models,” world-famous set designer Ming Cho Lee lamented. “And what the hell do you do with them?”
by Allan Appel | Nov 26, 2013 7:48 am | Comments (8)
Gloria Hill has a new ceiling fan, upgraded and efficient appliances, and windows that preserve history while they save energy. She also has a new art gallery in her building as well.
Or one in the making.
by Allan Appel | Nov 14, 2013 11:36 am
As the bitter cold sets in, the homeless need ...
Hot food? Check.
How about art?
by Allan Appel | Nov 13, 2013 2:49 pm
Is the above picture an interior to an exterior space? Or a slice of Wonder Bread before it’s popped in the toaster?
by Diana Li | Nov 12, 2013 12:02 pm | Comments (1)
One set of pictures depicts the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy: a completely ruined tennis court, a street ravaged by construction, and the exposed foundation of a house after the storm took its toll. Beside it, a floor-to-ceiling painting offers a different take on storms: beautiful landscapes and clouds and intricate patterns.
These works are in a new exhibit, Futurespace, at Artspace.
by Allan Appel | Nov 5, 2013 11:05 am | Comments (15)
The carrot is doing a little better than the squash. The upright broccoli remains smooth and appealing.
But at least two of the three vegetables forming the endearing new artisanal bike rack in front of Claire’s Corner Copia on Chapel Street by College may already need a paint job, far ahead of schedule.
by Allan Appel | Oct 30, 2013 11:15 am
When he first walked by the bust, Matthew Hargraves stopped in his tracks. Why did Thomas Dawson have his mouth open as if to speak from the marble?
Eight years later he found out: Love. Death, Plus, the man had also had disinterred his entire family.
by Allan Appel | Oct 28, 2013 2:06 pm | Comments (13)
Erich Davis showed eight cords of wood piled high into a maze set in a sun-lit drill hall. David Thompson evoked absence in a darkened Room 319 where long-gone officers once filled the lockers with their gear. Roxane Crane hung her drawings in a stall shower, above the medicine cabinet and across the lid of a long-broken toilet.
by Paul Bass | Oct 25, 2013 11:55 am | Comments (2)
Crews destroyed an old department store, revealing the face of an unusual parking garage. Then a new building went up, and the revelatory view disappeared once more.
Michael Angelis watched it all happen, and captured it on canvas.