The Art Scene

The Art Scene: What are You Missing?

WTP art correspondents from around the country report back on the art scene, with images from exhibitions you otherwise might have missed, and their own insights into these varied venues. You will also find here individual exhibition reviews.

Poets/Artists Ponder “Breath and Matter”

By Doug Holder, WTP Guest Writer I was pondering a question over my dark ale (with a hint of citrus) at the Remnant Brewery in the new Bow Market in Union Square. It was posed by the poet Robert Pinsky in the foreword of an anthology of poems about sculpture. He asked, “What has art
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Art Roundup: Boston

Spring 2018 By Marni Elyse Katz, WTP Art Correspondent Four times a year, WTP art correspondents from around the country will report back on the previous season, with images from exhibitions you otherwise might have missed, and their own insights into these varied venues. Late winter in Boston (called spring in other parts of the
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International Surrealism Now at the Multimedia P.O.R.O.S. Museum

Portugal | Multimedia PO.RO.S Museum International Surrealism Now exhibition WORLD, PORTUGAL, EXHIBITIONS Date: September 17, 2017 – December 31, 2017 Come see the dreams of International Surrealism Now, A Project by Acclaimed Painter and Curator Santiago Ribeiro, Makes Debut at Multimedia PO.RO.S Museum 2017, Condeixa a Nova, Portugal   International Surrealism Now is the largest
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Exhibition Review: Invented Landscapes

Surreal Visions of the Natural World By Richard Malinsky, Arts Editor Initially, Tula Telfair’s sweeping landscape compositions in her Invented Landscapes series may remind you of the large panoramic vistas of nineteenth-century Hudson River School painters, such as Thomas Cole or Frederic Edwin Church. All have similar attention paid to rendering natural splendor in great detail. However, Telfair’s
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New Hampshire/Vermont

Spring 2019 Highlights By Susan B. Apel, WTP Art Correspondent Four times a year, WTP art correspondents from around the country will report back on the previous season, with images from exhibitions you otherwise might have missed, and their own insights into these varied venues. The Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College has reopened.
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Art as Healing and Headbands

Wearing Your Happiness By Sandra Tyler, Editor-in-Chief Last week, I attended a fundraiser for Healing Headbands Project, Inc., a unique operation that integrates art-making with the perhaps lesser known “art” of laughter. The melding of these two is the healing catalyst for hospitalized children in their daily struggles to get well, even just to survive,
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Art Roundup: Los Angeles

Fall 2018 Highlights By Emily Nimptsch, WTP Art Correspondent Four times a year, WTP art correspondents from around the country will report back on the previous season, with images from exhibitions you otherwise might have missed, and their own insights into these varied venues. This season, Los Angeles boldly presented a wide variety of gallery
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Place and Space

Four Distinctive Artists By Emilia Dubicki, WTP Art Correspondent  This season, I found myself drawn especially to exhibitions that dealt with place and space. Nature and man-made structures, along with the moods, light, and colors they evoke, are approached distinctively by artists Matthias Meyer, Andro Wekua, Jennifer Bartlett, and Richard Anuszkiewicz, while all of these
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Art Roundup: New York City

Spring 2018 Highlights By Emilia Dubicki, WTP Art Correspondent Four times a year, WTP art correspondents from around the country will report back on the previous season, with images from exhibitions you otherwise might have missed, and their own insights into these varied venues. For this spring roundup, I’ve narrowed my selection down to favorites
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Electric Paris Aglow with Light and Thought

We spent the last few weeks touring the New England area and had the opportunity to visit the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT. The show on display was Electric Paris which explored how artists depicted nocturnal Paris by gas light and with the new electric light bulb. There were about 50 works by artists such
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Meditative Painting

Can paintings ever be like a kind of homeopathic medicine designed to heal our eyes and hearts? Bernadette Jiyong Frank's meditative paintings on exhibition in San Francisco.

Place and Space

Emilia Dubicki highlights solo exhibitions dealing with space and place by artists Matthias Meyer, Andro Wekua, Jennifer Bartlett, and Richard Anuszkiewicz.

Shape of Shape at MoMA

Amy Sillman's selection for her exhibition Shape of Shape, part of MoMA’s Artist’s Choice series, spans time periods, styles, and mediums relating to shape.

Brooklyn

A.I.R. Gallery, a fixture in Brooklyn’s DUMBO neighborhood and a leader in promoting and supporting women artists, presents a dynamic exhibition featuring seven artists from different cities and towns.

New York City

Summer in New York often brings group shows to galleries before the spaces close for summer break. Emilia Dubicki profiles four different group shows from New York City this summer.

New Hampshire/Vermont

Art correspondent Susan B. Apel features Vermont artists' fresh takes on Vermont, photojournalistic work from Cuba, and art made from books.

Brooklyn

This spring in Brooklyn, three small galleries: La Bodega, Ground Floor Gallery, and Welancora Gallery, featured outstanding one-person shows by three distinctly unique artists.

New York City

In Chinatown and the Lower East Side: "Between the produce stands of tangerines and mangoes and the plant stores with flowering hibiscus, you will find contemporary fine art—an unexpected juxtaposition, but it works."

New Hampshire/Vermont

Highlights from the spring season at the best of New England's art and cultural institutions, from the reopening of the Hood Museum to a new cultural center in Montpelier.