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The Honeymoon Chronicles, Part II: Calder's Pool

On Wednesday I told you all about the earthly paradise that is La Colombe d’Or, and yesterday I shared my first artwork inspired by this epicentre of the arts. 393 more words


At Storm King, Sculptor Lynda Benglis Stakes Out Hudson Valley's Hills

Lush outdoor sculpture park Storm King welcomed the summer formally last weekend with the bang (or rather, many bangs) of a gong. The institution’s annual Summer Solstice sunset salute was staged adjacent to a Mark Di Suvero giant metal sculpture. 366 more words

Under the Big Top, part 1

As part of an occasional series, T and I will be responding artistically to a theme, loosely conceived. (See here for our first project… 169 more words

Art And Design

125 - George Ohr/ Alexander Calder

I think it is possible to see the world you want to see in something small.  I think you find an object that is functional or beautiful and you can fall in love with it.   443 more words


This Week in Review - 06/19/2015

Whether I’m going somewhere or reading a book, I constantly research the things going on in my life. I read a stack of gallery reviews, author interviews, and recipes every week. 628 more words


Opinion: The future of Île Ste-Hélène

The recent proposal by Cirque du Soleil creator Guy Laliberté to build a cemetery on Île Ste-Hélène is only a little more questionable than the proposal to pave the parkland at the southwestern part of that island to create a giant amphitheatre for rock shows. 1,075 more words

Local News

no place like Homer | the portland museum of art

If you’re into stormy Maine shorelines but want to save yourself from the cold, try spending some time at the  Portland Museum of Art: home to Winslow Homer’s  158 more words