Monthly Archives: February 2017

‘Meandering Landscape’ explores theme of seeing in nature

The Fuller Projects launched the latest in its line of weekly exhibits this Friday with a focus on natural beauty through the eyes of a variety of student artists. “Meandering Landscape” is a collection of sketches, paintings and more done … Continue reading

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Art and the environment: Photography for Lake Michigan health – Chicago Sun

A family lounges on Lee Street Beach in Evanston in “Red Wagon,’’ Ted Glasoe’s photograph above. On the surface, it’s about as idyllic a modern scene as can be. Paired with it is “Overflow v2,’’ Nelson Armour’s minimalist Lake Michigan … Continue reading

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Everlasting Calm: The Paintings of Elliott Daingerfield

As the story goes, Elliott Daingerfield’s eyes were closed as he was led to the canyon’s rim before sunrise. Daniel Stetson takes it a step further. “He was blindfolded,” the LSU Museum of Art’s director says. “He was one of … Continue reading

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The Whitney Exhibition ‘Fast Forward: Painting From The 1980s’ Reinforces The Purpose of Painting

American contemporary art in the 1980s is largely defined by the work of the artists considered to be a part of the “Pictures Generation” movement: Robert Longo, Cindy Sherman, Richard Prince, Laurie Simmons, Sherrie Levine, and others. These artists noted … Continue reading

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Free Narcan kits moving slowly but still likely saving lives

BANGOR, Maine — Four local medical centers offering free prescription Narcan for people at risk of opioid overdose are seeing that the lifesaving kits aren’t moving as fast as anticipated. But those that have been distributed are probably helping to … Continue reading

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Transform your world: the changing landscape of the UAE in art

Munira Al Sayegh describes the rapid transformations the UAE has undergone and its constantly changing social and physical states, as “the in-between”. A curator and programme officer at the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, she has worked with eight emerging artists on … Continue reading

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Cleantech Investment Roundup: There’s Still Life in This Turbulent …

In a highly competitive residential solar market, Route 66 Ventures has committed $130 million to Sunlight Financial, a provider of loans for residential solar systems. Route 66 Ventures makes credit and equity investments in the financial services sector. Solar installers … Continue reading

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Civil War maritime art exhibit features impression of SC Lowcountry

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) – Xanthus Smith wanted to be a Hudson River School landscape artist like his father. But the Civil War interrupted the Philadelphia artist’s plans.  A new exhibit opens Friday at the Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum in … Continue reading

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Impressionism: In the shadow of the Superstack

A lot of years ago, through a special dispensation from the Pope of Inco, I received permission to take my camera equipment out into the nickel smelting zone due north of Sudbury’s iconic Superstack. I wanted to explore a piece … Continue reading

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The art of expression; Area exhibit highlights German art movement that took root in Boston – Eagle

The rivalry between Boston and New York isn’t limited to baseball. There was a period following World War II when the two cities also competed in the art world and offered contrasting styles of painting and sculpture. When you consider … Continue reading

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