Monthly Archives: January 2015

Changing perceptions of still life

A still life painting — that’s a bowl of fruit or a vase of flowers, right? Three local artists are about to change your perception of the classic still life using three different mediums when they open a show at the … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Still Life’

Actors serve at the pleasure and the mercy of the roles they inhabit. Throughout the watery character study “Still Life,” the ace English character man Eddie Marsan operates like a minimalist treasure hunter, seeking out little nuggets of truth and … Continue reading

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The Place Where Your Dreaded Banner Ads Will Never Be The Same

Some attentive Internet users might have noticed banner ads recently popping up in their browsers featuring a blonde-haired, bespectacled man wearing a white turtle-neck and jean shorts, holding text that reads “The You Museum.” That would be “Famous New Media … Continue reading

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MFA, Worcester base pithy shows on a single work in context

Museum of Fine Arts, boston Detail of “Adam and Eve” by Gustav Klimt. An occasion in itself, the first ever display of a painting by Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) at the Museum of Fine Arts, also confirms a new trend in … Continue reading

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Holbrooke: Clarinet Chamber Music CD review – fluent English impressionism

Joseph Holbrooke (1878-1958) became known as “the cockney Wagner” after the success of his operatic trilogy The Cauldron of Annwn, based on stories from the Mabinogion. But as this collection of his chamber works with clarinet – immaculately performed by … Continue reading

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Art Exhibitions From Chelsea to the Lower East Side

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The Most Powerful Artwork I Have Ever Seen

Enlarge icon Pinterest icon Close icon Paleolithic cave-painting of a bison and ibex in the ‘Salon Noir’ of the ‘Grotte de Niaux.’ (Photo by CM Dixon/Print Collector/Getty Images) Photo: CM Dixon/Print Collector/Getty Images I have places inside me where there … Continue reading

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In Berlin, History Squares Off Against Hip

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Millet’s path to Modernism on view in Seoul Updated: 2015-01-29 16:30:38 KST

Life in the peaceful countryside, women doing laundry by the stream, men harvesting the fields. These are the landscapes of Fontainebleau, the French countryside, that inspired many artists who were part of a movement toward Realism in art. Artists such … Continue reading

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Check Out Spirit Club’s New Single “Still Life”

Well, it’s safe to say 2015 is no longer Taylor Swift’s year. Nathan Williams is gearing up to release two records this summer – a new Wavves album and a collab with Cloud Nothings – and while one of them will … Continue reading

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