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Impressionist art: Room for skepticism?

I was recently at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, which has been revitalized by its $145 million expansion. The modern architecture by Tadao Ando juxtaposes with the rustic of the Berkshire hills, creating a harmonious space which is surely envied by many other museums. 1,803 more words

Art Criticism

Yikes! Stripes! Vintage Doll

 . . . and the Devil himself glows with his red cheeks and green eyes reflecting the tortures of hell.

Erwin Christensen Early American Wood Carving…

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The Tragic Life of Clara Immerwahr | Saints, Sisters, and Sluts

Originally posted on Saints, Sisters, and Sluts.

Clara Immerwahr was brilliant … with bad taste in men. But Clara’s bad choice translated into a very tragic story. 139 more words

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The Memories of August 1914 • Royal de Luxe • Liverpool

Originally posted on 14-18 Now

The world-renowned street theatre company Royal de Luxe retells the story of the famous Liverpool Pals Battalions, the young men who volunteered alongside their next-door neighbours, family members and friends to fight for Britain on the battlefields of Europe. 93 more words


Jonathan Schell, A Niagara Falls of Post-9/11 Violence | Tom Dispatch

In December 2002, finishing the introduction to his as-yet-unpublished book The Unconquerable World: Power, Nonviolence, and the Will of the People, Jonathan Schell wrote that the twentieth century was the era in which violence outgrew the war system that had once housed it and became “dysfunctional as a political instrument. 207 more words

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This day in baseball

In a game against the Red Sox on July 22, 1909, Detroit’s Ty Cobb stole three bases in a single inning.  This feat, occurring at Huntington Grounds in Boston, helped give the Tigers a 6-0 victory.


Franklin’s Footpath by Gene Davis

Artist: Gene Davis (1920 – 1985)

Nationality: American

Completion Date: 1972

Style: Colour Field Painting

Genre: Installation