Monthly Archives: April 2013

STILL LIFE: Sunny and warm

April 28 STILL LIFE: Sunny and warm By David Leaming Staff Photographer Taking advantages of the 70 degree temperature on Sunday Patty Bouchard rakes her lawn beside a blooming forsythia bush at her home in Winslow. Bouchard paused long enough … Continue reading

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Mary Ann Kline Featured in May at Arts Center

  Plein air painter Mary Ann Kline of Egg Harbor Township will bring her landscapes to the Ocean City Arts Center in May. A “Meet the Artist” reception, free and open to the public, will be held Friday, May 10, … Continue reading

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Goings On About Town

MUSEUMS AND LIBRARIES   METROPOLITAN MUSEUM Fifth Ave. at 82nd St. (212-535-7710)—“Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity.” Through May 27. |  “Photography and the American Civil War.” Through Sept. 2. |  “African Art, New York, and the Avant-Garde.” Through Sept. 2. |  “At War with … Continue reading

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Melody Newcomb sings a song of illustration

An Education If illustrations could sing then Melody Newcomb (great name) certainly could make them do so. A New York City based freelance artist and illustrator, she works in all fields of creative image making, including editorial, book, printmaking, concept … Continue reading

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I had just finished reading the blog "In Defense of Boobies".

I had just finished reading the blog “In Defense of Boobies”. Firstly: I want to say that it was a good read. It made some very good points – I liked it. If you want, take a read of it … Continue reading

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Were Van Gogh’s Blues Violet?

That is one of the findings of eight years of analysis of van Gogh’s palette, pigments, letters, notebooks and canvases by scientists at Shell, the oil company, in collaboration with the Dutch Cultural Heritage Agency and curators at the Van … Continue reading

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A Writing Coach Becomes a Listener

In newsrooms, publishing houses and wherever the labor centers on honing sentences and paragraphs, you are almost certain to find among the reference works a classic guide to nonfiction writing called “On Writing Well,” by Mr. Zinsser. Sometimes all you … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: Expressing Africa

Adjani Okpu-Ekbe paints at the Knight Webb Gallery. Photograph by Ruth Waters Arts Editor Ruth Waters caught up with leading Afro-surreal expressionist painter, Adjani Okpu-Egbe, between his Coldharbour Lane studio and his Atlantic Road exhibition. Growing up in Cameroon, Adjani … Continue reading

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Thomasian artists in ‘Autopilots vs The Iron Sky’

MANILA, Philippines – Art and morality have been inextricably linked for thousands of years, art having been seen as depictive of truth and goodness. However, in the contemporary context, existing in a constant flux of information and clashing morals, art-as-morality … Continue reading

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Still stuck on central-bank life support

By Alan Wheatley, Global Economics Correspondent LONDON | Sun Apr 28, 2013 3:06pm EDT LONDON (Reuters) – Five years after the onset of the global financial crisis, the world economy is in such a chronic condition that the European Central … Continue reading

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