by Stephen Kobasa | Apr 23, 2014 2:43 pm
by Thomas MacMillan | Apr 16, 2014 1:19 pm | Comments (1)
A year and a half after Yale returned the last of hundreds of Machu Picchu artifacts to Peru, the Yale Peabody Museum faces a new charge of cultural theft—this time about two carvings from a native Alaskan tribe.
by David Sepulveda | Apr 14, 2014 11:36 am | Comments (1)
Leo Villareal has been described as “the real painter of light,” an apt description for an artist whose glimmering LED (light emitting diode) sculptures and installations have enthralled millions internationally, including thousands right here in New Haven.
by Paul Bass | Apr 11, 2014 1:35 pm | Comments (23)
(Updated Friday morning with Yale gallery response.) We’d love the money. But higher artistic principles are at stake.
by Allan Appel | Apr 9, 2014 3:00 pm | Comments (1)
After a long night doing who knows what, disheveled guy walks into the I-95 service plaza in Milford. He’s down in the dumps.
by Paul Bass | Apr 4, 2014 9:01 am | Comments (34)
In the wake of his latest public-art coup, the street artist Believe in People issued a manifesto with high praise for Yale’s art gallery—while also appealing to the gallery to hold onto a bronze satirical faux-historical sculpture he created rather than passing it along to an auction, thereby “subverting the principles that we, as a free people, give our lives to.”
by Staff | Apr 2, 2014 11:02 am | Comments (20)
Rather than play the stuffy spoil-sport, Yale University Art Gallery Wednesday decided to hold onto a satiric plaque affixed to its building by the street artist “Believe in People”—and make sure the work survives.
by Allan Appel | Apr 2, 2014 8:12 am
In a few weeks this wall will bear not only the mural art of nearby Lincoln-Bassett School fifth and sixth graders, but also the aspirations, big and small, of a neighborhood.
by Allan Appel | Mar 31, 2014 8:15 am
Shen Dawei gave a brush-and-ink monumental traditional Chinese landscape painting to the city of New Haven and Mayor Toni Harp.
One day soon he may try his expert hand at our own scenery, and introduce East Rock and West Rock to art lovers in China.
by Allan Appel | Mar 28, 2014 12:38 pm