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Gordon Matta-Clark

Brooke Berger, our other artist in Foster Gallery who is showing with Anna Yeroshenko, also sites an artist who wrestled with architecture as an influence on her work.  Gordon Matta-Clark, who worked primarily during the 1970s, created work that straddled … Continue reading

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Paper Architects of Russia

Anna Yeroshenko, one of the artists whose work is currently on display in Foster Gallery, sites the movement of “Paper Architects” as an influence on her work.  The best known of this group is Brodsky and Utkin, two architects working … Continue reading

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In Honor of POTUS SOTU…

I’m not quite sure what needs to be said here: George Washington, Zombie Hunter.  This crazy vision of diplomatic negotiations gone haywire is the brainchild of the artist SharpWriter.  You can explore his work here.  Be sure to seek out George … Continue reading

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Middle School Art Night and Who Am I?

One of the great evenings of the school year approaches!  Tomorrow, starting at 5:45, the Visual Arts/Performing Arts Combo of Middle School Arts Night and the Choral Concert begins.  It is one of the special treats we enjoy here at … Continue reading

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An Intersection of Gender and Race

A very interesting interview came up in one of our favorite websites, Hyperallergic.  Steven Nelson, professor of art history at UCLA, talks about his field and the racial make-up of the teachers in this arena.  He also points out the … Continue reading

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The Empty Bowls Project

This year, Nobles Empty Bowls Project continued in its third iteration.  Five students from Classes V through I participated in an afternoon program that combined studio practice and community service.  Adrianna Brown, Omar Riaz, Michael Reiser, Liam Smith, and Alana … Continue reading

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The Curious Incident

This weekend, we got a chance to see The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time on Broadway.  It was an incredible experience, mixing inventive set design, outstanding acting, and beautiful writing.   Here’s a short interview with Bunny … Continue reading

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The Ghost of Monet or ZZ Top?

As we get ready for Halloween next week, and looking for costume ideas for the annual “Best-Day-of-the-Year-for-a-Tour”, we came across this story in Cleveland.  Our money is on Billy Gibbons as the specter… Monet

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The Power of the Rubber Duck

  In response to Meghan and Caroline’s inspired and touching rubber duck installation, we decided to look around the world and find where else the rubber duck has been used in the art community.  We found an interesting one: Dutch … Continue reading

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Leap Before You Look

  Tomorrow, at the ICA in Boston, a really interesting show opens that explores the influential experiment in education and the arts that produced such artistic luminaries as Buckminster Fuller, Cy Twombly, Ruth Asawa, Robert Rauschenberg, and Clara Porset.  Black … Continue reading

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