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Inside Story at MAG

Josephine Tota ( 1910-1996 )Inside the Memorial Art GalleryRochester, New YorkSummer, 2018Too hot and humid to work in the studio, I made up my mind that I would be better off going over to the Memorial Art Gallery to see their new shows and hear from … Continue reading

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Notations and State of the Art

Kristine BouyoucosRundel Library, First Floor115 South AvenueRochester, NY thru July 18, 2018We are fortunate to live in a diverse community where access to the arts is as simple as walking into the Public Library.  This is especially true if… Continue reading

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Political Impressions & 6 X 6

Rose Colors in my garden….Not everything is rosy.  When I step out of my garden, and confront the political realities the images that come to my mind are dreadful.  Just thinking about the young children cut off from their families is a gut… Continue reading

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Father’s Day Gallery Goings On

Alan Singer at homeFather’s Day, June 17, 2018Rochester, New YorkTales of two cities ( Ithaca and Rochester, New York..) – looking for something unusual!  Jump over to the gallery page in the paper, and go see for myself what is happening.  M… Continue reading

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Sign Wave

“Now This” a show of recent art by Nick RuthatMAKERS Gallery & StudioThree shows constitute a kind of sign wave with each exhibition powering up and then simmering down.  One show was closing and two exhibitions were opening.  This is jus… Continue reading

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Art Museum

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Arton the campus of Cornell UniversityIthaca, New YorkMuseum curators will have a tough job on their hands in the future.  How will they deal with the influx of all the different styles and points of view that are happ… Continue reading

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Memorial EarthDay

Brooktondale, New York, May 25, 2018A moment of silence on this Memorial Day for those troops who have served the U.S.-Now, let us think of Earth Day.. If, we are really stardust – as the song says, at what point do these specs of dust achieve consciou… Continue reading

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De / Construct, Re / Construct

Werner SunDe / Construct,  Re / ConstructThe Corners Gallery, Ithaca, New YorkIn today’s news there is a Royal Wedding and gun violence in our schools.  How to make sense of all of this?  To focus, I  return to the potential of art … Continue reading

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Ode To Joy

Oxford Street and Park AvenueRochester, N.Y.May, 2018Spring has sprung, and the magnolias along the  median are in full bloom.  On a sunny afternoon I buzz the door for the Oxford Gallery and walk downstairs for a look see.  Around this … Continue reading

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Industrial Strength

industrial StrengthAlbert Paley, “Genesee Passage”in downtown Rochester, New YorkRight in the circle in front of the old Bausch & Lomb Building in downtown Rochester,  there stands a wonderful monument to industry and artistic pursuit by Alber… Continue reading

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