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Connecting a Community Through Art

Located on the eastern side of town and anchored by the 125-year-old Brooklawn Country Club, Brooklawn Park counts among its early residents businessman (and accidental inventor) William Russell Frisbie (1848-1903) and local titans of finance and industry Horace Merwin (1888-1948) and Webster Walker (1895-1966). In addition to its “Who’s Who” of turn-of-the-century personalities, one of [...]read moreConnecting a Community Through Art

Fields of Steel – A sculpture garden blooms in Katonah

Two birds about to take flight. An Asian-inspired gate. Snoopy on a rocket ship. Those are just a few of nearly 150 sculptures found on the property of Donald and Susan Bittker’s Katonah home. The couple has lived there since 1980, but the collecting started in 1996 on a trip out west. At a pit [...]read moreFields of Steel – A sculpture garden blooms in Katonah

Offerings by Art and Cultural Venues Just Keep Getting Better

ART This year, museums are seeing a flowering of art by women and of women—and sometimes both. As MASS MoCA celebrates its 20th with a tribute to musician Annie Lennox, the museum will devote an expanse of its first floor to Cauleen Smith in “We Already Have What We Need.” Connecting with her exhibits at [...]read moreOfferings by Art and Cultural Venues Just Keep Getting Better

Sensing the Body – The Clark explores Renoir nudes

Pierre-Auguste Renoir is known as a painter of optimism; his scenes fill with light and color. Adriatic blue water laps close enough to touch. Men and women sit at café tables, laughing under lime trees and lanterns. Couples waltz outdoors on warm nights. Renoir’s work forms the core of the Clark Art institute’s permanent collection, [...]read moreSensing the Body – The Clark explores Renoir nudes

Summer of ’69 – When Rockwell’s picture-perfect America took a turn

In the summer of 1969, Norman Rockwell told a reporter for the Associated Press that his work had changed. He wanted to paint an image “that would bring America back together again—promote understanding.” He had just finished a broad canvas textured with earth from the Southwest; a Dinee family, a Navajo mother, father and son [...]read moreSummer of ’69 – When Rockwell’s picture-perfect America took a turn

Ten Minutes With the Aldrich Museum Director–Cybele Maylone

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Cybele Maylone has been executive director of The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum since September, having previously led UrbanGlass, where she was named to the Brooklyn 100 by Brooklyn Magazine, and before that she held a variety of positions at the New Museum of Contemporary Art. She has a MA in arts administration from Columbia University and [...]read moreTen Minutes With the Aldrich Museum Director–Cybele Maylone

The Art of It: Gatekeeper’s Aggression

Dai Ban

On a bright morning when the hills are iced and bare, Dai Ban stands in his Great Barrington studio, tracing the shape of an abstract sculpture. He cuts his angles freehand out of foam core and seals them in Venetian plaster as smooth as an eggshell, as in Gatekeeper’s Aggression, which appeared in the 2018 [...]read moreThe Art of It: Gatekeeper’s Aggression

Walter Jenkins new art

Nov 2, 2018 to Jan 5, 2019 05:00 PM until 07:00 PM

Byrde + the b is pleased to announce an exhibit of Walter Fields new  artwork opening on Friday November 2 from 5-7:00pm at Byrde + the b, 10 Titus Rd, Washington Depot, CT 06794.  The exhibit will run through January 5, 2019. Fields has written “Modernism holds no charms for me.  Depth of field is [...]read moreWalter Jenkins new art

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