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Great Escapes: Art, Food and Architecture in Williamstown and North Adams

Williamstown and North Adams in Berkshire County, Mass., are a feast for the weekend visitor. Both towns were settled in the 18th century and became centers of art: North Adams is home to the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, one of the largest museums of contemporary art in the United States; and Williamstown is home […]

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Allan Rohan Crite has produced an extensive body of religiously themed works, a new exhibition connects his artistic expression to his faith

A PROLIFIC ARTIST, Allan Rohan Crite (1910-2007) was a lifelong Episcopalian who described himself as a storyteller. He made paintings of African-American life in the Roxbury neighborhood of South Boston before devoting himself mainly to works with religious themes. Crite illustrated hymns, biblical stories and liturgical scenes, populating his stories with black characters, including Black […]

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Contemporary Asian art rubs shoulders with old works during Asia Week in New York

Madhvi Parekh (born 1942) God of the Sea, 1971 Oil on canvas 48 x 72.2 in. (121.9 x 183.4 cm.)DAG When Asia Week in New York kicks off its nine-day extravaganza of exhibitions, auctions and museum exhibits on March 16, nearly half of the world’s leading galleries will showcase a stunning range of contemporary paintings, […]

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Fun, Free, Cheap: What to Do in San Francisco This Week

By Johnny Funcheap Special for examiner The Cliff House Moving Image Gallery After the 157-year-old Cliff House closed in 2020, the historic restaurant’s gift shop was transformed into a pop-up museum featuring vintage photographs, memorabilia and artifacts telling the story of the building and its surroundings. Now the story continues after the museum closes for […]

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Wiregrass Gallery Hosts Fundraiser for Black History Museum

February was a busy month at the Wiregrass Gallery, 130 East Jackson St., Thomasville, Georgia. Featured Member Artist: Fran Buie Fran believes that art is a universal language and expression that can bring people from different backgrounds and life experiences together into a common community. She has exhibited her work at Tallahassee Downtown Market, Gadsden […]

Postmodernism

John Wesley, an artist who could not be identified, dies at 93

John Wesley, a painter of flat, cartoonish figures who seemed to come not from the well of Pop Art but from a deeper, alien reservoir of the American unconscious inhabited by floating babies, rubbery nudes and the band’s hapless husband comic Dagwood Bumstead, died Thursday at his Manhattan home. He was 93 years old. His […]

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​Visual arts creatively convey the Olympic spirit

“The greatest value of visual arts is the same as the Olympics,” said Chinese sculptor Zhi Min. His ceramic sculpture named “Zhou” which means “boat” in Chinese was selected as one of the top 10 works of public art in a solicitation campaign launched for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. Chinese sculptor Zhi Min speaks […]

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3 Walking Routes to Tokyo’s Top Sights – Lonely Planet

Tokyo is rightly proud of its world-class public transportation system. But this amazing city also rewards slowing down and exploring its highlights on foot. Here’s how to do just that, connecting several Tokyo landmarks on wonderfully curated walks that showcase different parts of the city, from some of the most iconic outdoor and spacious attractions, […]

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The Andy Warhol exhibition opens in Fresno this weekend | Entertainment

Opening Saturday, February 5, 2022, the Fresno Art Museum will host Andy Warhol Portfolios: A Life in Pop, Works from the Bank of America Collection. The exhibition will remain open until June 26, 2022. Featuring 94 works of art spanning forty years of photographic screen printing, the exhibition includes portfolios and individual prints by Warhol, […]

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Contemporary Traditions in Horacio Rodriguez’s Salt Series Exhibit – The Daily Utah Chronicle

Avery Greig “El Camino del Diablo, the Devil’s Highway: Yuma 14” by Horacio Rodriguez (2022). (Photo by Avery Greig | The Daily Utah Chronicle) the Art Museum of Utah last salt episode of the series presents the artist Horace Rodriguezwhose work invites viewers to examine the identity of borders and the overlapping contexts of ancient […]

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Colby College acquires islands that inspired Andrew and Betsy Wyeth

Nestled in the Atlantic Ocean, five miles off the coast of quaint Port Clyde, Maine, lie two rugged islands with stories to tell. Allen and Benner, as they are called, witnessed a succession of inhabitants over the centuries, from Abenakis and English settlers to lobster fishermen. And then came Betsy and Andrew Wyeth – residents […]