Author Archives: Alan Singer

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Autumn and The Falls at Taughannock State ParkFall colors greeted us as we prepared for a presentation at Cornell University’s Laboratory of Ornithology last Monday evening.  We were invited to hang a selection of images by my father, Arthur Singe… Continue reading

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Satisfy Your Curiosity

“Sacred Curiosities”at Main Street Arts, Clifton Springs, New YorkwithJoanna Poag on wall at left, and Jacquie Germanow in front on rightIn the past week I have visited exhibitions that expand my definition of contemporary art and you might find them i… Continue reading

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Destiny, Considered

Arthur Singer’s paintingsatThe Cornell University Laboratory of OrnithologyNovember – February 28, 2018For a New Yorker – when you look at it – was it destiny that my father, Arthur Singer – who grew up in Manhattan on Audubon ( named after artist John… Continue reading

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Destiny, Considered

Arthur Singer’s paintingsatThe Cornell University Laboratory of OrnithologyNovember – February 28, 2018For a New Yorker – when you look at it – was it destiny that my father, Arthur Singer – who grew up in Manhattan on Audubon ( named after artist John… Continue reading

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Art of the Heart

Arte Del CorazonatThe Dyer Art Center, NTIDRochester Institute of TechnologyThe Dyer Art Center on the campus of Rochester Institute of Technology is one of the premier spaces in town to see art of all kinds.  This light filled room has been host … Continue reading

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Far Out, West

Need a place to stay?  Stinson Beach, CaliforniaOctober, 2017It is a gorgeous day, and yes, I have left western New York for a week to visit with my son, who is celebrating his 35th birthday, and I also get to party with his wife, and my new littl… Continue reading

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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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