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  • The Prints of Tides

    The Prints of Tides
    Fittingly, The Tides of Provincetown: Pivotal Years in America's Oldest Continuous Art Colony, 1899-2011 — a sparkling exhibition at the New Britain Museum of American Art up through Oct. 16, 2011 — opens with a map. Not just any map but a giant panoramic bird's-eye view of Provincetown and upper Cape Cod. This visual aid perfectly encapsulates the insular feel of Provincetown, which sits on a crooked finger of land at the Cape's very tip, 70 miles from "mainland" Massachusetts. This finger of land spirals inward, so that Provincetown essentially surrounds itself. Thus protected from outside scrutiny and judgment, town residents have been free to be and do things that might have been forbidden or suppressed elsewhere.
  • Charles Burchfield: A master of American Modernist watercolor

    Charles Burchfield: A master of American Modernist watercolor
    Arguably, watercolor was the most important medium sustained by American painters struggling with the new demands and untried possibilities of Modernism in the first half of the 20th century. Georgia O'Keeffe, John Marin, Charles Sheeler, Marsden...

    L.A. museums' collections grow despite poor economy

    L.A. museums' collections grow despite poor economy
    As Los Angeles art museums face the future in a down economy, building their collections may not be the highest priority, but it's a big worry. Will art acquisition funds dwindle to nothing? Will once-dependable patrons stop writing checks when...