Author Archives: Alan Singer

You Have To See This

Nocturne by Pat WilderOnce or twice a year I have the opportunity to let my students at R.I.T.    ( in the School off Art ) draw from live birds brought to my classroom by the volunteer group in Mendon called: Wild Wings.  After reading … Continue reading

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Fall: Fancy That

Glorious Fall Weather in Ithaca, New YorkA drive along Route 89 in the Finger Lakes reveals the height of fall colors and an opportunity for me to hit the Art Trail.  It’s a glorious day in Ithaca, and I am here to attend Gallery Night and the ope… Continue reading

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Here’s The Scoop On Art Writing

In Rochester:RoCo Director, Bleu Cease introduces the Art WritersThursday, October 24, 2019photo by Alan SingerA dilemma:  The current capitalist system allows payments for goods and services as a way of making a living, and artists and other crea… Continue reading

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Here’s The Scoop On Art Writing

In Rochester:RoCo Director, Bleu Cease introduces the Art WritersThursday, October 24, 2019photo by Alan SingerA dilemma:  The current capitalist system allows payments for goods and services as a way of making a living, and artists and other crea… Continue reading

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Seasoned Pros in Autumn

Entrance to The Memorial Art Gallery500 University Ave.,  Rochester,  New YorkOn Sunday, I was in attendance for an interesting interview after the opening of the Alphonse Mucha ( 1860 -1939 ) exhibition at The Memorial Art Gallery in Rochest… Continue reading

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Art Workers

October Light by Alan SingerThis week in The New York Times, critic Michael Kimmelman remarked about the expansion of The Museum of Modern Art in Manhattan, that the new layout allows the curators to strike a new path by re-hanging the art to show the … Continue reading

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Scene One, Take Two

Sticky Memo Ballat RIT CITY Art Spacepart of  “Current Seen”By design, I think about how things look, what they mean, and how they work.  Recently, I read about all of the tons of plastic that have ended up in the world’s oceans, and how… Continue reading

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One Planet, One People

“Current Seen”Rochester, New YorkOctober 4, — November 17, 2019Betye Saar gave a long interview to the New York Times recently with art writer Holland Cotter, and this gem about politics caught my eye: “One Planet, One People”.  This could be a b… Continue reading

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Summer Flavors

Portrait by Alan Singer, 2019Wash your face, then get downstairs ready for a party!  We gather together to celebrate a new season coming, and the summer that is quickly departing…  We had a great time this July – ( our second grand-child is… Continue reading

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Summer Summary

Process & Purpose at RIT City Art SpaceRochester, New YorkThis has been a very rewarding summer season in many ways.  The visual arts in our area undergoes a process of renewal with the success of exhibitions like the one I have curated t… Continue reading

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