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“Parks” Carved From Concrete

by Aliyya Swaby | Sep 22, 2014 7:59 am | Comments (1)

Eighteen local artists and organizations converted metered parking spaces all around the city into artistic public installations, to mark Friday’s international PARK(ing) Day.

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Satchel’s Mural, Delivered

by David Sepulveda | Sep 16, 2014 4:52 pm | Comments (3)

DAVID SEPULVEDA PHOTO Satchel Ramos watched aerosol-paint artist Josh Griffin create a mural-sized portrait of jazz great Wynton Marsalis. One day, Satchel said, I hope you paint my portrait, too.

Five years later, Griffin did. Sadly, Satchel was not around to see it. Lots of other people were.

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Look At All That Music

by Lucy Gellman | Sep 16, 2014 12:04 pm

Yale University Art Gallery Collection Jessica Sack motioned to Anthony Hernandez’ Landscapes for the Homeless # 68, asking the audience what they saw. 

Piled possessions, one viewer noted. A messy space, without any inherent order.

The soiled rug, another suggested. Sack nodded. It looked like a home. Or a shelter, not a home. Except nobody was living there.

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Paul Is Not Dead

by Staff | Sep 10, 2014 3:14 pm | Comments (9)

Michael Marsland Photo But Peter Salovey has usurped his spot on Abbey Road.

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Slave (Statues) Duel It Out On Chapel Street

by Allan Appel | Sep 10, 2014 1:59 pm

Yale Center for British Art The mid-19th century Victorians idealized ancient Greece so much that even their elegant, white marble Greek Slave (pictured) seems only a touch downcast. She even wears her chains with the lightness of a bracelet.

Near her, not three feet away stands the The American Slave, created 11 years later in the heat of the Civil War: She’s made of bronze, and her chains hang heavy and industrial from her wrists. Her feet even stand on a shell-strewn sea shore where she awaits the horrors of the Middle Passage.

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Sometimes A Door Is Just A Door

by Paul Bass | Sep 8, 2014 5:07 pm | Comments (12)

Paul Bass Photo Believe in People is saying something with his newest New Haven piece ... isn’t he?

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SNAP “Shots” Bring Hunger Home

by Allan Appel | Sep 8, 2014 1:42 pm | Comments (4)

Allan Appel Photo After Congress cut Miracle Brown’s food stamp (SNAP) benefits by $11, she wanted to make people understand her daily struggles to afford to eat. So she pulled out a camera.

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Ninth Square Makes Noise!

by Lucy Gellman | Sep 8, 2014 12:27 pm

Svigals + Partners Photo It was 4 p.m. on a Friday. The end of the work week loomed, the ticking of clocks across the city growing louder with each each drawn-out minute.

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On Roman Stay-cation, The Garlic Came Back

by Allan Appel | Sep 5, 2014 1:24 pm

As I stared at No. 64 on the map hanging in the Knights of Columbus Museum, Il Gesu, I could hear the honking of the Roman drivers from the Largo di Torre Argentina, where our hotel was, and even taste the tang of the pistachio.

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“Feral Seed” Heads North

by David Sepulveda | Sep 4, 2014 1:15 pm

DAVID SEPULVEDA PHOTO Westville artist Gar Waterman is heading back to Dartmouth, his alma mater—where his new work, “Feral Seed,” a nearly 11-foot, commissioned bronze sculpture, has found a home.

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