by David Sepulveda | Dec 5, 2016 12:00 pm | Comments (2)
The first splash of color in this week’s nationally syndicated Doonesbury Sunday strip by Garry B. Trudeau doesn’t appear until the sixth panel of the nine-panel strip. So what happened to the color?
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by Allan Appel | Dec 5, 2016 7:47 am | Comments (2)
One has been operating a private community art school for 11 years. Another recently retired from teaching in a public school art classroom — which he affectionately called his “studio” — for, count ‘em, 36 years.
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by Allan Appel | Nov 28, 2016 2:50 pm
I’ve always argued that owning a home or any other kind of building is just rent by another name. Whether renting and owning, the arrangement is ultimately temporary, evanescent.
Now “Abide,” the latest art exhibition at the Grove — the co-working space on Chapel Street — proves to my many detractors that I am undoubtedly right.
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by Sophie Haigney | Nov 15, 2016 3:52 pm | Comments (2)
The word “LOSER” was spraypainted across an image of the White House in blue, orange, and yellow — not in D.C., but on a New Haven gallery wall.
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by Allan Appel | Nov 7, 2016 7:04 am
Many years ago when curator Stephen Kobasa and his wife Anne Somsel were on their honeymoon in Nova Scotia and Maine, their route took them one night up to a bridge engulfed in fog.
“What if the bridge ends where the fog begins?” they asked each other.
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by Sophie Haigney | Nov 2, 2016 7:13 am
It was a little hard to locate the line between Joseph Saccio’s studio and his sculpture.
His materials and his finished work were both on display at the final weekend of Artspace’s City Wide Open Studios, at Erector Square. Slabs of oak, round stones, rolled-up maps, bright scarves, and little metal trinkets were scattered throughout the studio — and his stunning natural sculptures almost appeared to grow from this pleasant disorder.
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by David Sepulveda | Oct 27, 2016 7:14 am | Comments (3)
Artists’ studios at Erector Square have been crackling with activity this week as artists straighten out their spaces and make important aesthetic decisions about what to show, and how best to show it, in preparation for the thousands of visitors who will attend their studios during the final weekend of City Wide Open Studios.
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by Lucy Gellman | Oct 26, 2016 10:54 am
Tody’s programs on WNHH radio investigate mental health practices, explore new economic and arts collaborations in the city, get into some serious music making, and catch up on city politics.
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by Lucy Gellman | Oct 26, 2016 10:53 am | Comments (1)
Laughing, New Havener Anna Bresnick motioned to the small, richly purple eggplant she was holding, said its name out loud, and then rolled it gently across the tabletop to her grandson, Elan Arias. He giggled, reached out, and inspected it before focusing on the next vegetable Bresnick was holding: a long, sweet cayenne pepper, waxy in the building’s low light.
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by David Sepulveda | Oct 26, 2016 10:51 am | Comments (3)
“I met him two years ago walking painfully with diabetic feet on Temple Street on the Green. He had rolled up papers stuck in his backpack. Artwork. His.”
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