Monthly Archives: March 2013

Reconsidering the Women of Impressionism: The Prints of Mary Cassatt

Observed today, these astonishing prints by Mary Cassatt – currently being celebrated at the New York Public Library in its latest retrospective, Daring Methods: The Prints of Mary Cassatt – are startlingly fresh and elicit a subdued, natural beauty. A friend of Edward Degas … Continue reading

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Abstract Expressionism at Nassau Museum

Artists of the Abstract Expressionist school rejected the mass cultural values which were being formulated in America at mid-century, searching for alternatives to the consumer and advertising culture that had become prevalent in post-World War II America. Abstract Expressionism Reconsidered, … Continue reading

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Artist’s style described as classical realism

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STILL LIFE: Carrying the cross

Yesterday at 6:16 PM STILL LIFE: Carrying the cross By Michael G. Seamans mseamans@onlinesentinel.comStaff Photographer, Morning Sentinel Gene Sawyer, left, stands on the Margaret Chase Smith Bridges in Skowhegan, dressed as Jesus Christ, with Nancy Spencer, in observance of Good … Continue reading

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Review: American landscapes face off at LACMA

The west wall has a spare lineup of all five LACMA paintings that show the American West, hung to create a continuous horizon line. The east wall is entirely covered, floor to ceiling and corner to corner, by a salon-style … Continue reading

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Museum and Gallery Listings for March 29-April 4

Museums and galleries are in Manhattan unless otherwise noted. Full reviews of recent art shows: nytimes.com/art. A searchable guide to these and many other art shows is at nytimes.com/events. Museums American Folk Art Museum: ‘Artist and Visionary: William Matthew Prior … Continue reading

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Eugène Boudin’s luminous humility

Paris, 28 March 2013, Art Media Agency (AMA). The Musée Jacquemart André is honouring until 22 July 2013, Eugène Boudin, the painter of “meteorological beauties” and pioneer of the Impressionist Revolution. As the first Parisian retrospective since 1899, this exhibition … Continue reading

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Carolyn Finnell wins Best of Show at Lacombe Art Guild Spring Members Show …

The Lacombe Art Guild (LAG) held its Spring Members Show March 23-24 at the Lacombe Heart Hospital. The event was one of abundance – food, drink, small talk, live music, and most importantly, great art. Carolyn Finnell won Best of … Continue reading

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STILL LIFE: Funny bunny

Yesterday at 7:51 PM STILL LIFE: Funny bunny By David Leaming Staff Photographer Easter is a time of sharing and caring and University of Maine in Farmington students got in the spirit during a Relay for Life fundraiser for the … Continue reading

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Chelsea Center for the Arts displaying Nancy Flanagan’s intriguing landscapes

She’s also had a distinguished teaching career at Assumption College (Worcester, Mass.), the Rhode Island School of Design (Providence), Pratt Institute (Brooklyn, NY), Dickinson College (Carlisle, Pa.), and the University of Michigan. She now teaches at Henry Ford Community College, … Continue reading

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