Monthly Archives: February 2018

Skintrack Sketches: Swiss artist Corinne Weidmann explores layers in the landscape

For 35-year-old Swiss-born Corinne Weidmann—who artistically goes by Iuna Tinta—the landscapes of home exude creative inspiration. Part of her family is from the Bernese Oberland, so images of Lauterbrunnen and the surrounding mountains and glaciers make frequent appearances on her … Continue reading

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Two Weeks in New Zealand: Mystical Landscapes, Hip ‘Hoods + …

Two weeks—or two months, for that matter—is not nearly enough time to explore all the wonders of New Zealand. The country is made up of two islands, four major cities, 14 national parks, and four million people. But if two … Continue reading

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See Deborah Day’s animal and landscape paintings at Threshold Art Gallery in Redlands

Deborah Day, an artist who is also a horse trainer, is the featured artist March 1-31 at Threshold Art Gallery, 18 E. Vine St., Redlands. Her exhibit includes paintings of animals and landscapes. A reception is scheduled 6-9 p.m. Saturday, March … Continue reading

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Can you enjoy great art created by a Nazi? New Emile Nolde …

In the National Gallery of Ireland, in the historic heart of Dublin, there’s a beautiful painting that encapsulates one of the burning issues of our age: how should we react when bad people make great art? Two Women in the … Continue reading

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Why Debussy really was an impressionist

Claude-Achille Debussy was music’s quietest revolutionary. Most of the great upheavals in the art of music have been noisy. Think of Monteverdi with his clattering stile concitato evoking the sounds of war. Or Beethoven, whose music offended people simply because … Continue reading

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‘Overlooked’ pioneer of Abstract Expressionism Richard Pousette-Dart gets first UK show

In the 1951 Life magazine group photograph of the foremost Abstract Expressionists—among them Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko and Willem de Kooning—Richard Pousette-Dart stands, hands in pockets, at the periphery of the frame. Although better known in the US, Pousette-Dart has … Continue reading

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Dedham Art Association to host monthly meeting

The Dedham Art Association will hold its monthly meeting March 13 at the Endicott Mansion, 656 East St., Dedham. The social time will begin at 6:45 p.m.; the meeting will begin at 7 p.m. The live art demonstration will showcase … Continue reading

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Stolen Degas Found in Luggage Compartment of French Bus

Jason Daley is a Madison, Wisconsin-based writer specializing in natural history, science, travel, and the environment. His work has appeared in Discover, Popular Science, Outside, Men’s Journal, and other magazines. Read more from this author | Follow @jasondaley608 Article source: … Continue reading

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Fine Arts Student of the Week: Fine arts runs in student’s genes

Memorable fine arts achievement: “I took third place in a talent show at BHS for singing by myself, a cappella. I did this last year to the song ‘All I Want’ by Kodaline.” Artist most admired: “Pink, the singer. … … Continue reading

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My parents ate my pet ducks – but they still had happier lives than most poultry

Aren’t baby animals delightful? I was allowed, aged 12, to have two muscovy ducklings because my mother fell for them as well. They were fluffly, yellow, dinky, cheeping and adorabubble. I called them Dickens and Jones. But soon they grew … Continue reading

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