| Jan 23, 2013
| 7:40 AM
Toulouse-Lautrec & His World
Through May 12 at the New Britain Museum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., New Britain, nbmaa.org
Toulouse-Lautrec & His World is an unexpected pleasure for New Britain — or anywhere else for that matter. Yes,...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 1:45 PM
This painting, “Apple Pie,” by James Montgomery Flagg, is one of the works at a new exhibit “Paintings by American Illustrators from the Sanford Low Collection at the New Britain Museum of American Art,” which will open at the...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 7:37 AM
Michael Mahalchick needs your help. Mahalchick, a visiting faculty member at Yale University School of Art, is a found-object assemblage artist. For his next exhibition, he’s crowd-sourcing the finding of his objects. Any member of the community can...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 8:05 AM
With just the bare bones of his biography in hand, it would be tempting to characterize the "world" of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901), who died of alcoholism and syphilis at age 36, as chaotic. As Toulouse-Lautrec & His World, the touring exhibit...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 11:15 AM
It took a decade for NEW/NOW artist Tony de los Reyes to have his way with Herman Melville's classic Moby Dick (that's about how long it takes most of us to read it). Reyes re-interpreted the book visually, but not in the graphic novel sense; he...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 10:40 AM
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...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 12:15 PM
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...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 8:05 AM
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...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 10:00 AM
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...
| Jun 18, 2010
| 12:48 PM
| Nov 5, 2010
Kathi Packer's West Hartford home is filled with fascinating objects collected from her worldwide travels and several of her own complex and exotic paintings, which Douglas Hyland, director of the New Britain Museum of American Art, calls "mesmerizing."...