Monthly Archives: October 2016

NYA soccer coach still joking, still loving life after facing death twice

MONMOUTH — Not much seems to rattle North Yarmouth Academy boys’ soccer coach Martyn Keen. While spectators at the Class C South semifinal Saturday at Monmouth Academy held their breath every time a scramble ensued in front, Keen didn’t move … Continue reading

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At Able Baker, maps and landscapes head in the right direction together

A pair of shows at Able Baker Contemporary, “Mapping Extremes” and “Inside and Outside Landscapes,” create a powerful conversation about place, perception and knowledge using two things that might seem to point in opposite directions: maps and landscapes. “Mapping Extremes” … Continue reading

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A Feverish Era in Japanese Art: Expressionism in the 1950’s and 1960’s

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Pioneering Flemish Painter Clara Peeters at Museo del Prado

Spain’s Museo Nacional del Prado has launched its first exhibition devoted to a woman painter. “The Art of Clara Peeters” highlights the talent and vision of the pioneering 17th century Flemish still life painter Clara Peeters – a remarkable woman … Continue reading

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Jai, ho!: Artist Jai Abu Hassan romances the landscape with his latest exhibition

TO bask in the lovely complexities of natural opulence, to grip that paintbrush and paint nature in congruence of light and shadow which melt into each other must be one of the high points of any artist’s existence. Jai Abu … Continue reading

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Ghosts in the landscape (From Herald Scotland)

It’s not just human figures which crash into Braham’s landscapes. Storm Clouds over Stanley reveals a typically big-skied Perthshire landscape, a block of yellow rape-seed in one field, wheat in another. Into this otherwise bucolic scene flies an RAF fighter … Continue reading

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A Cinematic Study in Modern Anxiety at the Milwaukee Art Museum

“Haunted Screens: German Cinema of the 1920s” is a media-hopping study in modern anxiety and the visual methods for capturing and conveying it. The artistic movement German Expressionism was a reflection of the prevailing mood in Weimar Germany (1919-1933). Brought … Continue reading

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National Aviary hosts nature-inspired art show

PITTSBURGH – A new art show will give National Aviary visitors a chance to view and purchase an array of nature-inspired art. The “Wings Wildlife Art Show” runs Nov. 5 and 6 at the North Side venue, with an opening … Continue reading

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Abstract Expressionism?when New York was alive with promise

Pollock’s Number 1A, 1948 (Pic: Sharon Mollerus) The Royal Academy’s exhibition gives a glimpse of New York’s artistic scene in the aftermath of the Second World War. For a brief time before McCarthyite witch hunts of the 1950s, the city … Continue reading

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A lyrical painter whose art was transformed by the violence of two world wars

Paul Nash Tate Britain, London Until March 5 Rating: Paul Nash was by nature a lyrical English painter whose art, you feel, was interrupted by appalling violence, and this Tate survey offers a beautiful and full account of the work … Continue reading

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