10 Best Exhibits Of The Year In Connecticut

Looking back over the year 2012, I’m remembering all the great art events I saw and covered. Some of them are still on the walls to be seen for a few more weeks, and two of the most noteworthy — the expansion of the Yale University Art Gallery in New Haven and the opening of Gallery II at Seven Bridges in Greenwich — will be there forever. Here’s a rundown of the best of 2012:

1. Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven: Every state needs one art gallery that takes more than a day to absorb. Connecticut has one now, since this museum unveiled its $135 million renovation a few weeks ago. Each of Yale’s curatorial divisions — African Art, American Decorative Arts, American Paintings and Sculpture, Ancient Art, Art of the Ancient Americas, Asian Art, Coins and Medals, European Art, Indo-Pacific Art, Modern and Contemporary Art, Photographs and Prints and

Article source: http://www.courant.com/entertainment/arts/hc-artweek-1227-20121227,0,2750119.story

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