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Contemporary Consciousness

Rochester Contemporary Art CenterNO SOIL BETTER:THEART AND THE LIVING LEGACY OF FREDERICK DOUGLASSA celebration of Frederick Douglass is now on view at Rochester Contemporary Art Center and it is part of a larger enterprise reminding us of the acc… Continue reading

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Juried Show

Rochester Art ClubA juried showat St. John Fisher CollegeJoseph Skalny Welcome CenterIf you are an artist, how many times have you entered a juried show?  Like me, getting rejected is always tough on the ego, but a necessary part of the give and t… Continue reading

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Major Master

Wendell Castle ( 1932-2018 )master of wood work and so much more..This new year, I am sorry to say, has started with sad news of the passing of my valued colleague at Rochester Institute of Technology, here in Rochester, New York.  Wendell Castle … Continue reading

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Winter Wonderland

One degree in the morningRochester, New York, 2018JanuaryThis Sunday there was a note in the obits of The New York Times about the passing of a terrific ceramic artist – and that was Betty Woodman.  I have been a fan for many years having had the … Continue reading

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Some Of Its Parts

An Award Winner byKristine BouyoucosatRochester Contemporary Art CenterRochester, New YorkHas your year been busy as usual?  Maybe, political theatre has taken your energy and attention.  Sometimes,  I just have to turn off all the devic… Continue reading

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New Sunflowers

Sunflower, 2017, Transfer print by Alan SingerToward the end of the year here in New York State, we who love and support the arts should be thankful and grateful to those people and institutions that celebrate culture ( rather  than tear it down )… Continue reading

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Back To Brooklyn

“Proof” with art by:Sergei Eisenstein, Goya , and Robert LongoatThe Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New YorkWe can’t leave New York City without stopping into the Brooklyn Museum on Eastern Parkway.For years, we lived in Park Slope, so walking into the Broo… Continue reading

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MET Masters

David Hockney at The MET thru February 2018In the early 1990s, I remember staying at a friends house high up in the Hollywood Hills, and towards the top we drove past the home of David Hockney.  From the outside it looked just like it does in his … Continue reading

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Well MET

View at The Metropolitan Museum of Art,New York City, New YorkDecember 2, 2017You simply can’t miss walking into the MET Museum this season!We were lucky and found a parking space on the street a block away from the Metropolitan Museum of Art and strol… Continue reading

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Pop Up Show

Early December, Beautiful Day, Manhattangoing toUES Gallery, Sci / Art CenterUES is the Upper East Side, so the show put on by the Sci / Art Center was on 73rd Street – a quiet block just off of Third Avenue.  But why were there policemen on every… Continue reading

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