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  • 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...
  • 'Arthur Carter: Orthogonals' at the New Britain Museum of American Art

    'Arthur Carter: Orthogonals' at the New Britain Museum of American Art
    In this exhibition, color theorist, minimalist and geometrist Arthur Carter presents a series of orthogonals: paper constructions inspired by mathematical innovators Fibonacci and Pythagoras as well as from the artist Donald Judd, including "Construct 6"...
  • Pictures of Filet at the New Britain Museum of American Art in New Britain

    Pictures of Filet at the New Britain Museum of American Art in New Britain
    Celebrated area chefs Billy Grant (Restaurant Bricco, Grants, Bricco Trattoria), Noel Jones (Polytechnic On20), Christopher Prosperi (Metro Bis) and 13 others from Connecticut restaurants host the NBMAA's annual fundraising dinner, where patrons can dine,...
  • The Real American West 1830-1920 exhibit at New Britain Museum of Arts

    The Real American West 1830-1920 exhibit at New Britain Museum of Arts
    The vastness of the American West has long captured the imaginations of artists and photographers who have explored different ways of representing its cultures. Searching the Horizon, a new exhibit at the New Britain Museum of Art, features over 100 works...
  • Westward the Course of Empire

    The New Britain Museum of American Art's new exhibition, Searching the Horizon, offers "the real American West" but ends up begging the question: Was the American West ever truly "real"? More to the point, the American West that is on view here is as...
  • New Britain Museum Remembers 9/11

    New Britain Museum Remembers 9/11
    On Sept. 11, 2001, Dalton Ghetti was on his way to work from his home in Bridgeport when he heard about a plane crashing into one of the towers of the World Trade Center. When he got to his office job in Wilton, he watched on TV as the second plane...
  • Art For Everyone: Publicly Funded Art From the New Deal Era

    Art For Everyone: Publicly Funded Art From the New Deal Era
    Art for Everyone: The Federal Art Project in Connecticut On view until Feb. 5, 2013. Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main St., Waterbury, mattatuckmuseum.org   Among certain political circles, it is holy writ that the government has never produced, never...
  • A Clinton Deckert 25-Year Retrospective in Southington

    A Clinton Deckert 25-Year Retrospective in Southington
    Clinton Deckert: 25 Year Retrospective Exhibition Oct. 6-Nov. 1, opening reception Oct. 6, 6-10 p.m., Paris in Plantsville Gallery, 15 West Main St., Plantsville, (860) 426-1149, parisgallerycafe.com.   Clinton Deckert is a self-described "hunter...
  • The semi-winking graphic art of Michael Salter in New Britain

    The semi-winking graphic art of Michael Salter in New Britain
    Michael Salter: Visual Plastic Ends Aug. 19, New Britain Museum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., New Britain, (860) 229-0257, nbmaa.org.   When you enter the Cheney Gallery at the New Britain Museum of American Art, you think you have quickly sized...
  • New Britain Museum of American Art Featuring the Works of Artist and Professor of New Media Eric Souther

    New Britain Museum of American Art Featuring the Works of Artist and Professor of New Media Eric Souther
    Eric Souther (pictured), an assistant professor of New Media and Informatics at Indiana University at South Bend, is that rare combination of artist and new-media techno-geek. Souther, who develops his own software, collaborates on multi-media art...
  • A New Show at the New Britain Museum of American Art Spans the History of Photography

    A New Show at the New Britain Museum of American Art Spans the History of Photography
    In Focus: Recent Acquisitions in Photography Through Dec. 30, 2012. New Britain Museum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., (860) 229-0257, nbmaa.org   For an institution that only began collecting photographs in 1999 — when the energetic...