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Ethan Hayes-Chute, from the series "Beacons", 2015, Digital C-Print.


LIVING DELIBERATELY IN MAINE: CELEBRATING THE IDEA OF THOREAU

FEATURED MUSEUM MAINE MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTS USM GLICKMAN FAMILY LIBRARY 314 FOREST AVENUE PORTLAND, MAINE THROUGH JANUARY 27 by Taryn Plumb At first, it appears to be a touching image of mourning: A man lies on his belly in a pastoral cemetery, leaning in so close to a gravestone that his head nearly grazes […]


Mary Terrizzi, "Electromagnetic Waves", archival pigment print.


ALL IN THE FAMILY: CONNECTICUT’S TERRIZZI-BRICHERS

ARTISTS PROFILE THE TERRIZZI-BRICHER FAMILY by Kristin Nord Not too long ago, the South Kent household of Terrizzi-Bricher served up a sumptuous mix of color, texture, warmth and light, at a time of year when the Connecticut woodlands are a sea of greys, sepias and ochres. Matisse would have happily sunk into the deep pink […]


Installation view of Anna Kunz: Venus exhibition (Image courtesy PC-G; photograph by Scott Alario).


WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS?: ANNA KUNZ AT PC GALLERIES

REVIEW ANNA KUNZ: VENUS REILLY GALLERY SMITH CENTER FOR THE ARTS PROVIDENCE COLLEGE 63 EATON STREET PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND THROUGH FEBRUARY 24 by Suzanne Volmer Known for its theater, Chicago has a cadre of contemporary visual artists garnering national and international attention due to their performative edge. New England audiences can explore a ripple of […]


Ryan Wallace, "Slo Crostic", at the Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art.


JAN/FEB 2018 CAPSULE PREVIEWS

by Brian Goslow “Off the Wall,” on view from January 18 through February 23 at The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art, 522 Congress St., Portland, Maine, pays trib-ute to German-born American sculptor Eva Hesse’s ground-breaking work and its influ-ence on contemporary artists through the recent paint-ings and sculpture of Rosy Keyser […]


Maria Berrio, "Syzygy", 2017, collage with Japanese paper, watercolor, and charcoal on canvas, 96” x 140” (Courtesy of the artist and Praxis Gallery, New York and Buenos Aires).


MAKING CONNECTIONS: WITH DONNA DODSON

by Donna Dodson According to the Biennial Foundation, Prospect New Orleans is one of only 20 biennials/triennials in the United States out of approximately 200 internationally. The current edition, Prospect.4, is curated by Trevor Schoonmaker, who is also the curator of contemporary art at Duke University’s Nasher Museum of Art. Looking at New Orleans as […]


Doug Powell, "Liberty", 2017, upcycled computer keys, 76” x 100”, at Spectrum Miami.


IT DOESN’T HURT TO ASK: MIAMI 2017 SATELLITE FAIRS

EVENT MIAMI ART WEEK ART MIAMI ARTMIAMI.COM CONTEXT ART MIAMI CONTEXTARTMIAMI. COM RED DOT MIAMI REDDOTMIAMI.COM SCOPE ART SHOW SCOPE-ART.COM SPECTRUM MIAMI ART SHOW SPECTRUM-MIAMI. COM UNTITLED ART FAIR UNTITLEDARTFAIRS. COM by Nancy Nesvet Taking advantage of the huge crowds of art collectors in Miami and Miami Beach for Art Basel Miami 2017, the artwork […]


Anish Kapoor, "Non-Object (Door)", 2008, stainless steel, 110” x 46 ½"


ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH 2017: CHECKING THE ART WORLD’S PULSE

EVENT ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH 2017 CONVENTION CENTER SOUTH BEACH, MIAMI, FLORIDA ART BASEL HONG KONG MARCH 29-31, 2018 ART BASEL SWITZERLAND JUNE 14-17, 2018 ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH DECEMBER 6-9, 2018 ARTBASEL.COM by Nancy Nesvet For this writer, Art Basel Miami Beach 2017, the world’s biggest art show — in space, sales, artist and […]


"Via", diptych, hand-dyed, hand-stitched cotton 80” x 60”.


TWO ROADS DIVERGED…: VON MERTENS AT UMASS LOWELL

REVIEW ANNA VON MERTENS: COLOR: A LOVE STORY UNIVERSITY GALLERY AT UMASS LOWELL MAHONEY HALL 870 BROADWAY STREET LOWELL, MASSACHUSETTS JANUARY 22 THROUGH MARCH 3 by Greg Morell There are two divergent roads of aesthetic departure for New Hampshire artist Anna Von Mertens. In one direction, we discover works of popular whimsy — a lighthearted […]


"Passage", #17 in a series of 20, Nikon D18 digital camera, printed on museum quality rag paper, 16” x 20”.


A PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST: DAVID LEE BLACK

ARTIST PROFILE DAVID LEE BLACK by Brian Goslow Photographer David Lee Black’s resume is one of a well-lived and experienced life: he earned a BS in music education at the University of Missouri in 1983 and was a Tullaloughaun Residency Fellowship Recipient in County Clare, Ireland in 2012 and 2014; professional career highlights include serving […]


Gwen Strahle, "Cities 4", oil on canvas, 66” x 52”.


GREAT MINDS THINK ALIKE: ARTS RESEARCH COLLABORATIVE

COMMUNITY ARTS RESEARCH COLLABORATIVE 82 PRESCOTT STREET LOWELL, MASSACHUSETTS THROUGH FEBRUARY: SELECTED WORKS OF JESSICA TAWCZYNSKI FROM HER RECENT ARTIST’S RESIDENCY IN AKUREYRI, ICELAND by Flavia Cigliano Founded in 2009, the Arts Research Collaborative (ARC) in Lowell, Massachusetts quickly established itself as a cultural presence in the heart of the city, committed to working with […]