Monthly Archives: December 2017

Artist John Wullbrandt lost vital paintings in the Thomas fire, but found renewal in fighting the flames

It was close to midnight when the call came from a panicked neighbor. A roaring wildfire was racing down the mountain and the flames would be there soon. It was time to get out. But John Wullbrandt, a prolific artist … Continue reading

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Central Vermont Arts Preview

Courtesy Hopkins CenterChile’s Teatro Sur is bringing its original “Inútiles (Useless)” to Hopkins Center Jan. 5 and 6. Latin American satire HANOVER, N.H. — Dive headlong into politically outspoken, witty and uproarious Latin American theater with the U.S debut of … Continue reading

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Stephen Shore

New York The Museum of Modern Art may have a longer relationship with Stephen Shore than with any living artist. He was only 14, in 1962, when the photography department bought three prints from him—grainy 35mm black-and-white shots of New … Continue reading

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How Half-Life 2 set (still unbettered) standards for video game story-telling, with a hero who never says a word

Before Dunwall, there was City 17. Before The Last of Us’ overrun sewer colony, there were Route Kanal’s resistance outposts. Before Elizabeth DeWitt came Alyx Vance, and before Andrew Ryan there was Wallace Breen. Thousands of words have been devoted … Continue reading

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With canvas and brush Paul Norman Pedersen makes something …

Dec 29, 2017 — The little village of Hermon, NY is probably not the first place you would expect to find an artist trained in classical figurative sculpture and in the laborious and meticulous painting techniques developed by the Old … Continue reading

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Impressionist She-roes

Known primarily as a portrait painter, Cecilia Beaux grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and began art lessons at age 16 from one of her relatives, Catherine Ann Drinker, who would become Beaux’s role model. At age 18, Beeaux became a … Continue reading

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Show in Hingham focuses on still-life paintings

FOCAL POINT A new show of still-life paintings by 15 area artists opens this week at South Street Gallery. Each painting captures an obvious focal point, and the show includes work by Dianne Panarelli Miller of Abington, who paints portraits, … Continue reading

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Ritzville’s Pat Tremaine is Old Hotel Artist of the Month for December

Pat Tremaine, who is known by many for her watercolor landscape paintings, has been an artist all her life. Growing up in Seattle, Tremaine said she took an interest in her craft at a very young age. My parents best … Continue reading

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"Where Are We?" offers new twist on landscape art

‘WHERE ARE WE?’ CONTEMPORARY INTERPRETATIONS OF LANDSCAPE ART WHEN: Exhibit is on display Dec. 27-Feb. 1. An artists’ reception is 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 4. Brown Bag Art Talk is at noon Thursday, Jan. 11. Corvallis Arts Walk … Continue reading

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Artist’s earth-inspired rugs feature luxurious landscapes

Rugs can be simple, functional things — or they can be stunning works of art, like the ones created by Portuguese textile artist Vanessa Barragão. Using different techniques, Barragão is able to create textural landscapes reminiscent of coral reefs and … Continue reading

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