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The Gothic, Gloomy Worlds Of Edward Gorey At Wadsworth Atheneum

The art of Edward Gorey is full of unidentifiable creatures, gloomy adults and children doing who-knows-what, inexplicable shadows, buildings that very well may be haunted. But he was not alone in his artistic exploration of the macabre. In fact, he surrounded himself with it. In his homes in New...

  • Photos Of CT Quarries Among 'Quarry' Exhibit At Real Art Ways

    Photos Of CT Quarries Among 'Quarry' Exhibit At Real Art Ways

    Andrew Buck is fascinated by quarries. “They are just this vast open space. It is so quiet. It feels and looks like another planet,” Buck says. “There really isn’t anything you’re likely to come across that looks remotely like this.” The Farmington photographer has spent years creating images of...

      • Author Matthew Desmond Awarded Stowe Prize For Social Justice Writing

        Author Matthew Desmond Awarded Stowe Prize For Social Justice Writing

        Matthew Desmond has been awarded the 2018 Stowe Prize for Writing to Advance Social Justice, awarded by the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, for his 2016 book "Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City." The book profiles the lives of eight families in Milwaukee. Desmond is a professor of sociology...

          • Deborah Buck's Ink Paintings At Trinity College

            Deborah Buck's Ink Paintings At Trinity College

            When Deborah Buck was at Trinity College in Hartford, one of her textbooks, “Janson’s History of Art,” included no female artists. Art was considered a man’s world even out of the textbooks. “The greatest compliment, in the ’70s, that you could get is ‘you paint like a man’,” Buck says. But Buck...

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