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Sun reporterWhen Grace Hartigan was a little girl, she was bewitched by gypsies. In the 1930s, the Travelers still roamed the countryside in nomadic caravans, and young Grace would shinny up the apple tree in her parents' backyard in Newark, N.J., to spy on them....
Special To The SunThe Eastern Shore and art? To most outsiders, that usually means only one thing: ducks. Duck paintings. Duck sculptures. Duck decoys. But look beyond the surface and you'll discover a region that's redefining itself -- quite rightly -- as a serious arts...
Hilton Kramer, one of the art world's most polarizing and widely read critics for 50 years and founding editor of the conservative arts journal The New Criterion, died Tuesday in Harpswell, Maine. He was 84. Kramer had a rare blood disorder and died of...
Helen Frankenthaler, a New York artist whose bursts of color achieved by pouring thinned paint onto canvas from coffee cans helped point art in fresh directions after the initial post-World War II explosion of Abstract Expressionism, has died. She was 83....
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Culture MonsterHugh Jackman said filming of the movie musical "Les Miserables" is set to begin in March, with rehearsals at the end of January. A new painting depicting George Washington's crossing of the Delaware has been unveiled at the New York Historical Society...
All The RageFashion and fine art photographer Lillian Bassman has died at age 94....
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...
Culture MonsterOceanic sculpture-paintings by Lynda Benglis at MOCA are reviewed by Christopher Knight...
The Hartford CourantAfter nearly a quarter century in deep crimson, the nearly 100-year-old walls of Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art's most recognized space, Morgan Great Hall, are gray. The shade is closer in hue to what they were when the hall was dedicated by J. Pierpont...
Culture MonsterThe Norton Simon features abstract painters from the '60s....
Action painters turned the art world upside down when their big, bewildering canvases began showing up in New York City during the early 1950s. Dripping, spilling and splashing their way across the surfaces of their paintings, they transformed acts...
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