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Monthly Archive for January, 2011

ShareWALPURGIS NIGHT IS STILL A WAYS AWAY, but already the witches are out. Some weeks back, I mentioned an exhibition in a community art center in the Berkshires. My reward for that is to have been placed on the mailing list of an organization that calls itself Gathered Resources of Women (GROW).
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To herald the January [...]

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ShareTHE WEEKS BETWEEN MID-DECEMBER AND EARLY JANUARY are a slow news time in the galleries. That makes it a very good time to introduce artists whom galleries are interested in taking aboard or ones they simply like but cannot accommodate on the roster. Denise Bibro’s Winter Salon is a lively sampler of 21 artists, six [...]

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My Apologies

ShareSTRAIGHTAWAY, MY APOLOGIES FOR BEING IN ARREARS. A few readers emailed to scold me for letting things lapse. Nothing is worse than a blog with no blogging going on, as I’ve been told. Irresponsible, someone chided. Boring, was another complaint. All true. Have patience. Things will continue shortly. Life has a way of . . [...]

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ShareCATHERINE MAIZE IS A DELIGHTFUL FIND, one of the loveliest still life painters at work today. I had seen her painting in real life a few years ago at William Baczek Fine Art in Northhampton, MA. It was quite by accident. I was on the road to New Hampshire. It was lunchtime. I was hungry [...]

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ShareDOES MICHAEL FRIED LIKE ART? Anyone who has dragged themselves through his Absorption and Theatricality has to wonder. It is tempting to push the question a bit further and ask just what it is that he sees when he looks at art. Too often, it seems as though he sees only himself and his own position [...]

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Happy New Year

ShareTHIS LOVELY 15TH CENTURY PANEL is part of the famed Cycle of the Months, one of the most intriguing and rare secular pictorial cycles of the Middle Ages. The snowball fight here celebrates the month of January.  It is in the collection of the Castello del Buoncastiglio, Trent, the largest and most important architectural complex [...]

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