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Breaking The Rectangular Rut

Breaking The Rectangular Rut

Who was the person who decided, centuries ago that rectangles were the preferred way to present information? Books, newspapers, TV screens,...

BOTS Pots Tended By Homeless, Decorated By Artists

BOTS Pots Tended By Homeless, Decorated By Artists

Ralph Gagliardo's grandfather had a garden at his home in South Windsor, and today, Gagliardo tends some vegetable gardens himself. They'...

'When Marco Polo Saw Elephants,' 'Displacement' At Five Points

'When Marco Polo Saw Elephants,' 'Displacement' At Five Points

In the Five Points Gallery in Torrington, there's a found-object sculpture made of hundreds of newspapers bound together to form an arch....

Islanders' Worship Of Ancestors Focus Of Yale Exhibit

Islanders' Worship Of Ancestors Focus Of Yale Exhibit

Centuries before Christianity and Islam came to the Malay Archipelago — the scattering of thousands of islands north of Australia...

'That's Life' At Constitution Plaza Gallery

'That's Life' At Constitution Plaza Gallery

The pairs of people in Cara Vickers-Kane's photographs sit side by side, dressed in their underwear, staring at the camera as if the other...

Ancient Artifacts From Shipwrecks Part Of  'Lost at Sea' At Lyman Allyn

Ancient Artifacts From Shipwrecks Part Of 'Lost at Sea' At Lyman Allyn

Since people started sailing in ships, about a million have wound up at the bottom of the sea. That is the estimate by Robert Ballard, one...

'Space To Maneuver' At NBMAA

'Space To Maneuver' At NBMAA

There's weird behavior going on at New Britain Museum of American Art: People insulting each other, lying on the floor under artworks,...

'Narrative On Leather' Tells Of African American Lives In Deep South

'Narrative On Leather' Tells Of African American Lives In Deep South

Winfred Rembert worked in a Southern cotton field at age 6, was arrested at a Civil Rights demonstration in Americus, Ga., at age 19, was...

Art Smart: Exhibits In Connecticut

Art Smart: Exhibits In Connecticut

Connecticut is rich with art galleries, museums and artists; at any given time, there are dozens of exhibits to see, all over the state,...

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