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Archive for May 2019

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Helen Cantrell at The White Gallery in Lakeville Connecticutt

“I need lots of color in an image that strikes me. I use a lot of drips and flung slashes of paint. The result is expressive pieces in which swaths of yellow, orange, and violet evoke paths and fields and features a mix of abstraction and figuration, with vibrant bright hues, visible brushwork, and a…

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Richard Kirk Mills: Recent Paintings - Windows and Landscapes

“I paint directly from subjects in my familiar surroundings. The poetry of place arises from my own personal mythology: a longing for lost homes; a remembrance of water; of daydreaming looking out of windows: of silence. I occasionally make a pilgrimage, but for the most part, it’s just there, in front of me. From my…

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In Bloom: The Botanical Paintings of T. Merrill Prentice

The New Britain Museum of America is exhibiting an array of botanical paintings by Connecticut native T. (Thurlow) Merrill Prentice (1898–1985). This is the most extensive exhibition of these paintings at the NBMAA since their gift by the artist in 1977. Prentice’s vibrant watercolors showcase lively wildflowers and plants found throughout the American Northeast. These…

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Jeffrey Vaughn at George Billis Gallery in New York

Vaughn has focused his energies as an artist working in landscapes for over thirty years. Vaughn approaches his work with a quiet contemplativeness that reflects the serene aspects of the natural world and reveals the underlying spiritual nature that can be found in the environments he portrays. Crabapple Blossoms, 2019, oil on canvas, 30"x30” Last…

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Evelyn Patricia Terry at Lynden Sculpture Garden in Milwaukee

Over the course of more than fifty years, Evelyn Patricia Terry’s work has made several bodies of work that address the “conundrum of co-existence that repeatedly occupies the news, my thoughts, and many conversations.” In America’s Favor/Guests Who Came to Dinner (and Stayed!), Terry brings together different bodies of work: an iconic table installation, artist…

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