Tag Archives: Maine

Fun with Words and Pictures

Glissando, tremolo, accelerando, adagio, diminuendo, appasionato — these musical terms are the titles for Tasha O’Neill’s latest series of photographs on view at Gallery 14 in Hopewell. The show itself is titled Etudes. Ms. O’Neill gives the definition: “A short … Continue reading

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Wyeth’s World

Andrew Wyeth, at 91 one of the most popular American artists of the 20th century, died early today in his sleep. Here’s a story I wrote about him three years ago, during a major retrospective of his work at the … Continue reading

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The Potato Eaters

Did you know it is the United Nations International Year of the Potato? Darn, I just found out — and the year is almost over! I love potatoes — everything from Van Gogh’s “The Potato Eaters” to the tubers themselves. … Continue reading

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Still Water

In another century, Joanne Scott lived and painted in Skillman, NJ. I took a class with her at Princeton Adult School, then continued to study with her in the barn on her magnificent property. She encouraged us to paint en … Continue reading

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Missing Maine

I miss Maine. I miss it not only because I miss summer, with fireflies, watermelon and fresh corn on the cob, heirloom tomatoes and the smell of basil at the farmers market, and being so so so hot and sweaty … Continue reading

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Remember Maine?

As the leaves start to fall, many of us remember the glorious summer days we spent in Maine, whether paddling along the Kennebec, watching the sun rise on Mount Desert Island, or cracking open a lobster on the dock as … Continue reading

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Bowdoin College Art Museum

Bowdoin College’s Walker Art Building had been closed for four years during its renovation, and just opened last fall. I finally had the chance to visit it last week. The original neoclassical structure, designed by McKim, Mead and White, opened … Continue reading

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Georgia O’Keeffe and the Camera

Those lucky enough to escape central New Jersey at August’s end might take a detour to the Portland Museum of Art in Maine, where Georgia O’Keeffe and the Camera: The Art of Identity is on view through Sept. 7. With … Continue reading

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