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Book Review: Art from Dreams by Susan Levin

“Instincts can malfunction
become defective, deficient, half-baked
There should be a recipe for motherhood
Exact measurement
The precise amount of ingredients
Or else sweets for no one”

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Divine Mother

Review: ‘Into the West’ is sexy, self-righteous

Review by Anthony Bannon

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Tracey Stuckey’s work is influenced by pop culture, with works like “Slue Footed Sue” and “Florida Cowboy,” which are part of the “Into the West” exhibition in the Strohl Art Center. 853 more words

The Arts

Where Art meets Fashion: "Charles James: Beyond Fashion" at the Met

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If you haven’t been to the Met to catch “Charles James: Beyond Fashion,” it’s time to go. 392 more words


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. 1,762 more words

Art Criticism

The John Moores Painting Prize (2014)

First held in 1957, the John Moores Painting Prize is the UK’s best-known painting competition and is held in Liverpool’s Walker Art Gallery almost every two years.  662 more words


Melissa Coote: Painting, Sculpture, Paper

Australian artist Melissa Coote, whose first New Zealand solo exhibition was held at Fox/Jensen Gallery in 2012, returns with Painting, Sculpture, Paper.  The flyers for this show gave little away, thus I wasn’t sure what to expect.  478 more words