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Sneak Peek! Haven Collective To Open In East Rock

by Lucy Gellman | Oct 23, 2014 12:37 pm

Lucy Gellman Photo On Friday evening, Melissa Gonzales is planning to throw open her door, stand at the front of a pristine, clean-smelling storefront, and greet New Haveners from East Rock and beyond as she looks out from her news digs on State Street.

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Viewers “Swoon”

by David Sepulveda | Oct 22, 2014 3:45 pm | Comments (2)

David Sepulveda Photo Splashing wheat paste in all directions, international street artist Swoon took only minutes to complete what in another era may have been considered an act of vandalism, not art. But she came to New Haven by invitation—and left her mark.

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Printmakers Make An Impression

by David Sepulveda | Oct 17, 2014 11:18 am | Comments (1)

DAVID SEPULVEDA PHOTOS With regard to the community of artists now showing at Christopher Martins State Street restaurant, exhibiting printmaker Evie Lindemann said that the printmaker defies the stereotype of the lone artist often working in isolation.

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Skate Park Will Get New Look—Temporarily

by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 16, 2014 4:30 pm | Comments (1)

Markeshia Ricks Photo

Paul Bass PhotoEdgewood Park’s skate park is about to get a serious makeover—and perhaps spark an equally serious conversation about public art.

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As An “Open Studio,” Armory Awes Again

by Lucy Gellman | Oct 14, 2014 11:46 am | Comments (2)

Lucy Gellman Photo Joe Fekieta saw it as a chance to harness some of New Haven’s most overlooked voices. Jonathan Sun envisioned the wide, empty stairways and chipping paint as dynamic, integrating several loose and long-abandoned bricks into his work.

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Ribbon Cut, Cupcakes Crawled

by Lucy Gellman | Oct 6, 2014 8:32 am | Comments (2)

Lucy Gellman Photo Another “First Friday,” and the clocks were striking five across the city.

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Armory Inspires As Citywide Open Studios Debuts 17th Edition

by Allan Appel | Oct 2, 2014 1:42 pm | Comments (1)

Contributed Photo Without having ever been inside, Andy Sternad and John Kleinschmidt (pictured) won a small commission to create a kind of organic cloud of a hanging installation at the old Goffe Street Armory.

Then they entered the building for the first time. Their eyes widened at one of the most magnificent indoor spaces in town.

They looked up at the array of riveted I-beam trusses that vault across the wooden floor of the drill hall 40 feet below. Instantly they knew their plans had to change. The building’s history and geometries took over and became a kind of third collaborator in their new conception.

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Industry Marries Art

by David Sepulveda | Oct 1, 2014 11:24 am | Comments (2)

DAVID SEPULVEDA PHOTO Newhallville may not be the first place that comes to mind when thinking about art galleries. And unless you’ve been in the market for new counter tops or imported Tuscany wood-burning ovens, you most likely have never heard of EleMar Marble and Granite—or, therefore the new Gallery at EleMar.

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Under I-91, Neighbors Fill In “Love”

by Khadija Hussain | Sep 29, 2014 1:30 pm | Comments (4)

Khadija Hussain Photo As professional artist Ryan “Arcy” Christenson outlined an elaborate butterfly,  a group of toddlers hurled paint at the wall and older kids added their own up-close touches—which was all part of the point.

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The Walls Talk

by David Sepulveda | Sep 29, 2014 12:54 pm

DAVID SEPULVEDA PHOTOS Some of Steve DiGiovanni’s Bedroom Paintings, now exhibiting at Westville’s DaSilva Gallery, suggest strong sexual content, with brief nudity, as movie rating disclaimers sometimes advise.

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Oct 23, 2014 2:26 pm
Address: 38 Kenny Drive New Haven, CT 06513, USA
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This hole is 4ft long x 2ft wide and about 6 inches deep

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Oct 23, 2014 2:23 pm
Address: Westville New Haven, Connecticut
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