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Krikko’s Next Act

by Paul Bass | Nov 28, 2014 3:08 pm

Paul Bass Photo The man who brought a detailed view of cities from around the world to the Hill neighborhood has a new mission: helping New Haveners bring their own city into view.

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Connections Made At Two “‘Ville” Openings

by David Sepulveda | Nov 26, 2014 2:13 pm | Comments (1)

DAVID SEPULVEDA PHOTO Newhallville’s Gallery at Elemar and Westville’s Kehler Liddell Galllery held art exhibit openings last weekend. Both are group shows, with connections—and unity—between them.

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Portraits Without Faces

by Allan Appel | Nov 25, 2014 1:52 pm

Anne Doris-Eisner Everybody knows that a face can conceal far more than it reveals. But what if you asked artists to contribute a revelatory self-portrait—no physiognomies allowed?

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“Accidental” Art Comes To Parking Garages

by Allan Appel | Nov 24, 2014 12:05 pm | Comments (10)

Allan Appel Photo Green, blue, tangerine, tomato red, lavender, pop out lime, and yellow. This spectrum of colors soon may be a well-recognized pattern in our town—and in that order, from bottom to top—as you ascend from level to level on all city parking garages.

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“Food Carts” Deliver

by Allan Appel | Nov 14, 2014 12:01 pm | Comments (1)

The Ricky D’s Rib Shack food truck filled the streets of Westville with the sweet aromas of barbecued ribs, brisket, and pulled pork sandwiches—while hanging on a gallery wall at the same time.

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Artist Sees The Unseen

by David Sepulveda | Nov 13, 2014 12:41 pm | Comments (2)

DAVID SEPULVEDA PHOTO A breeze blows through Tracie Cheng’s new exhibit, The Seen and the Unseen, a collection of 14 drawings and mixed media artworks at The John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts Gallery. Cheng’s works—characterized by undulating movement in the artist’s billowing, parallel contour lines, hovering over atmospheric backgrounds—both mesmerize and soothe.

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Book Sculptures Explore Our Past & Future

by Brian Slattery | Nov 13, 2014 8:31 am

Brian Slattery photos Artspace was packed last Friday night for the opening of CT (un)Bound, a exhibition of works that put together pieces from the Yale University Art Gallery’s Allan Chasanoff Book Art Collection with eight new commissions. The result was a show that combined aesthetic playfulness and keen social observation.

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Yogurt’s Out. Art Is In

by Allan Appel | Nov 10, 2014 12:03 pm | Comments (13)

Allan Appel Photos Pinkberry didn’t last long on Chapel Street, but the space won’t be empty for long either. Fred Giampietro plans to move in to the storefront, serving treats for the eyes instead of for the stomach.

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“Defenders” Defended

by David Sepulveda | Nov 6, 2014 5:47 pm | Comments (9)

DAVID SEPULVEDA PHOTO With his tricorn hat askew, one of three defenders leans forward, squinting with one eye to focus on the approaching enemy. “Ready… aim… fire!” The cannon explodes with thundering kickback.

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Pictures Of Slavery Talk

by Allan Appel | Nov 6, 2014 3:40 pm | Comments (1)

Allan Appel Photo Even with her art history degree from Vassar, Lynn Scott, visiting from Florida, did not immediately notice the collar and lock on the neck of the exotically dressed black slave. He stands alarmed, or attentive, or both, at the bottom right of this group portrait of a certain successful merchant of long ago named Elihu Yale and his aristocratic friends.

When she did notice, she exclaimed, “Americans tend to think of slavery as not part of the New England experience. It’s something we don’t think about.”

Now she does.

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