Author Archives: Alan Singer

Building Castles

Wendell Castle RemasteredOctober 8-December 31, 2017atThe Memorial Art GalleryRochester, N.Y.The Memorial Art Gallery hosts “Wendell Castle Remastered” in the voluminous main gallery starting in October and running through the rest of 2017.  There… Continue reading

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Fall Semester 2017

Just looking…. The Print Club of Rochester86th Annual Members ExhibitionatNazareth College Art Center GalleryOct 6 – November 17, 2017You can get an education when you stop in to see a show at a gallery.  You don’t have to know who the artists a… Continue reading

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Reach Your Audience

Left to Right – Frank Blair introduces  Arthur Singer, 1961. Photo by Lisl Steiner on the set of The Today Show.My father, Arthur Singer, was invited to be a guest on The Today Show, and that was back in 1961, after his epic book Birds of the… Continue reading

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Two Dimensional Depth

“Sky Flow ll”  by  Chiaki ShujiatThe Memorial Art GalleryArtists have faced this dilemma for centuries…how to describe depth on a two dimensional surface.  In the Renaissance, the breakthrough came with the “invention” of perspective -… Continue reading

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David J. Wagner, PhD., Museum Director and Curator

David J. Wagner visits The Memorial Art GallerySeptember 21, 2017I have the pleasure of introducing a series of guest speakers in conjunction with our exhibition currently on view of wildlife art by my father, Arthur Singer.  The title of our show… Continue reading

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Start Now

Annual Faculty Show at Bevier GalleryRochester Institute of TechnologyMy quick tour of the annual faculty art show at the Bevier Gallery in Booth Building at the Rochester Institute of Technology did not do the show justice, as I had to move quickly th… Continue reading

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Buy The Book

Art & PhysicsParallel Visions in Space, Time & LightbyLeonard ShlainUsually, I write about what I have been seeing in the art galleries, but I wanted to give you – the reader of this blog some rest before the next wave of art reviews come to th… Continue reading

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Fine Art in the Finger Lakes

Mitchell Messina”Fuse”at Main Street ArtsClifton Springs, NYYou can learn so much by taking a little tour, for example I start out in Ithaca, New York at The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art where I was introduced to the expressionist art of Robert Ric… Continue reading

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Gorges in August

Ithaca Falls in August, 2017Taking some well deserved time off, I drive over to the falls ( don’t dare swim there! ) to take a photo or two.  The temperature is just right, and the view is great.  I want to go up to see what it looks like at … Continue reading

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Show & Tell

The University Gallery at Rochester Institute of TechnologyPresentsArthur Singer, The Wildlife Art of An American Master(Show and tell….it is probably that basic…)  This is not kindergarten, but I do have the urge to speak and write about some… Continue reading

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