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  • Two Installations at the Wadsworth Excavate Bits of Cultural And Political History

    Two Installations at the Wadsworth Excavate Bits of Cultural And Political History
    When you leave "Ode to a Hippie," a "site-specific environment" by Virgil Marti in the Wadsworth's Matrix Gallery, you are at a loss. What, exactly, is a hippie? Where's the ode? Who moved my cheese? These and other questions flutter in the air behind...
  • Childhood Icons, the '70s, Environmental Devastation and More on View in Art Around Connecticut This Fall

    Childhood Icons, the '70s, Environmental Devastation and More on View in Art Around Connecticut This Fall
    In a collaborative comic strip created with Art Spiegelman for The New Yorker, Connecticut's own Maurice Sendak once remarked, "Childhood is deep and rich. It's vital, mysterious, and profound. I remember my own childhood vividly…I knew terrible...
  • 'Weaving the Myth of Psyche' at the Wadsworth in Hartford

    'Weaving the Myth of Psyche' at the Wadsworth in Hartford
    Look closely at any of the five rare tapestries hanging at the Wadsworth as part of Weaving the Myth of Psyche. Spend some time, relax, soak 'em in: they've been out-of-sight for over a decade. Each large 17th-century French piece (including "The Old...
  • HartBeat Ensemble Previews "Cotton Club" Work at Atheneum

    HartBeat Ensemble Previews "Cotton Club" Work at  Atheneum
    As part of the Wadsworth Atheneum's First Thursday party, the Hartford-based HartBeat Ensemble will present a new 15 minute piece about the Harlem Renaissance -- “The Cotton Club on My Mind: A Harlem Renaissance Reminiscence,” based on “...
  • The Wadsworth Examines Caravaggio and His Legacy

    The Wadsworth Examines Caravaggio and His Legacy
    Burst of Light: Caravaggio and His Legacy Ends June 16, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main Street, Hartford, thewadsworth.org   It is nearly impossible to look at a painting by Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi, 1572-1610) without pondering...
  • 32nd Annual Fine Art & Flowers at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford

    32nd Annual Fine Art & Flowers at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford
    As a concept, the Wadsworth Atheneum's annual spring fundraiser, Fine Art & Flowers, has a great thing going: invite area florists, garden clubs and designers to create actual floral representations based on the museum's extensive collection. In practice,...
  • Recovered Nazi-looted painting on view at LACMA

    In a remarkable turn of events, a Nazi-looted Baroque masterpiece that turned up on the art market five years ago was returned Friday to its owner, who plans to donate it to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The life-size figure of St. Catherine...
  • It's A Wonderful Four-Letter Word

    It's A Wonderful Four-Letter Word
    Q: What's a four-letter word that's about half a foot wide and 3 feet tall, rolls up in a can and is an inspired and inspiring gift for many people on your holiday list? A: "Tree: A Calendar for 2014," the latest in the calendar-in-a-canister series...
  • Bridgman/Packer Dance Presents "Voyeur" at the Wadsworth in Hartford

    Bridgman/Packer Dance Presents "Voyeur" at the Wadsworth in Hartford
    Choreographer/dancers Art Bridgman and Myrna Packer (pictured) bring their brand of mixed-media to Hartford's Wadsworth Atheneum on Saturday with Voyeur, a dance/video installation based on the paintings of Edward Hopper. Audience members are invited to...
  • Best of Hartford 2013: Best Museum

    Best of Hartford 2013: Best Museum
    1) Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art 600 Main St. Hartford (860) 278-2670 wadsworthatheneum.org   2) New Britain Museum of American Art 56 Lexington St. New Britain (860) 229-0257 nbmaa.org   3) Connecticut Science Center 250 Columbus...
  • Best of Hartford 2013: Best Exhibit

    Best of Hartford 2013: Best Exhibit
    1) Medieval to Monet (Wadsworth Atheneum) 2) Jenni Freidman - More Joy Than Sorrow (Gallery of American Art at TheaterWorks) 3) Andrew Wyeth: Looking Beyond