Monthly Archives: May 2017

Object Lessons, or What We Can Learn From Matisse’s Beloved Chocolate Pot

Editorial Generation Trump? Winning the 9/11 Wars Indefensible Articles Prime-Time Conspiracy Theory The Republican To-Do List They Deserve Our Gratitude Hubris in the U.K. Misreporting Iran Japan Returns Unprecedented? In Praise of the Aircraft Carrier Features Unfinished Business Article source: … Continue reading

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Artists Of Bolton Show Celebrates 11 Years

There are some things that just naturally complement one another. A good wine enhances the flavors of a delicious meal. A bright scarf against a dark coat accentuates the striking difference between the two pieces of clothing. And so it … Continue reading

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Art Watch: Art Circles Kennett Square

Kennett “Squared” by Rob Sigafoos, prototype of Kennett Square sculpture installation June kicks off with a mammoth art event in Kennett Square this Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. to celebrate the arts and salute the first public art sculpture … Continue reading

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Cancer Doesn’t Define You, Say These Heartrending Ads About Life With the Disease

A new campaign from U.K. cancer support charity Macmillan makes the point that life still carries on and can be joyful, even with the difficulties that a cancer diagnosis can bring. Based on the insight that 85% of people with … Continue reading

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SA landscape masters expected to fetch millions next week

Jacob Hendrik Pierneef Farm Jonkershoek with Twin Peaks Beyond, Stellenbosch signed and dated 1928. R 6 000 000 – 8 000 000 Image Credits: Supplied Landscape was the bedrock of the emerging South African painting canon, a fact reflected in … Continue reading

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Is it art, or is it trash? Jeff Gillette wants you to stomp through his ‘art landfill’

Jeff Gillette invites you to trash his artworks — to step on them, kick them, wade through the hundreds of drawings and prints littering the floor of Gregorio Escalante Gallery in L.A.’s Chinatown. This is where Gillette’s solo show “Total … Continue reading

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Latest look into Hillary Clinton’s life shows she still doesn’t get it

In a recent piece for The Hollywood Reporter, “Veep” showrunner David Mandel compared Selina Meyer — the callow, vainglorious, incompetent former president of the United States played by Julia Louis-Dreyfus — to Donald Trump. “Trump, in a weird way, is … Continue reading

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As Dakota Access Pipeline Leaks, Native Artists Examine Contested Landscapes

Nicholas Galanin, “God Complex” (2016), mixed materials, dimensions vary (all images courtesy Radiator Arts) “We are in crisis,” intones the indigenous artist collective WINTER COUNT in a video of the same title. A drone pans over the Oceti Sakowin camp formerly … Continue reading

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‘Abstract Atmospheres’ on display at ArtHaus gallery starting May 26

An exciting show entitled “Abstract Atmospheres” by Jillian Webb Herrmann will be on display at the ArtHaus gallery starting May 26. Webb Herrmann is a native North Carolinian who recently moved to St. Olaf. Her work reflects her life beside … Continue reading

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The Japan that inspired Katsushika Hokusai – and his iconic Great Wave

The entrance would fit perfectly into a bucolic Japanese woodblock print. There is an elegantly gnarled pine tree, a small stream flowing under a stone pathway and a scene-stealing wooden gate capped with waves of curved roof tiles. But just … Continue reading

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