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Review: ''Conversations'' at West Side Arts; plus, Tayo Heuser
Darkness and light
William Schaff's art is full of bloody warmongers, flaming demons, terminally ill patients, ecstatic saints, and drunks vomiting up heaps of emaciated bodies.
| May 31, 2011
Review: 'European Drawings' at the Portland Museum of Art
Historic drawings sketch the way to greater art
"European Drawings" is the Portland Museum of Art's contribution to "Where to Draw the Line: the Maine Drawing Project," a year-long series of historical and contemporary drawing exhibitions at 16 Maine galleries and art institutions.
| March 30, 2011
Jazz on paper
Romare Bearden's improv collage
A gem of a show, two shows really, has quietly appeared at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.
| October 21, 2009
Robert Crumb at MassArt
In Crumb's world, everything appears tantalizingly available, all options are on the table, all bets are off.
R. Crumb's Underground at MassArt
| February 06, 2009
Interview: Art Spiegelman
"When you don't understand a painting, you assume you're stupid. When you don't understand a cartoon, you assume the cartoonist is stupid."
| November 13, 2008
Sketchbooks at Harvard, dead bird at the Gardner
“Under Cover” is one of those lucid, edifying shows the Harvard museums excel at.
| August 28, 2006
Abu Ghraib as art
The photographs of grotesque prisoner abuses at Abu Ghraib, so shocking when they surfaced two years ago, have since been reproduced so many times that their power to devastate has diminished. Slideshow: Daniel Heyman's prints of Abu Ghraib prison detainees
| July 26, 2006
Artists’ notebooks at the Fogg, issues of extinction at the Gardner, and ‘Photographing Great Horses’ at the Fitchburg
Art — like music, physics, literature, dance, and other creative pursuits — rarely springs forth from the imagination in its final form.
| July 19, 2006
A road trip to sample great art is worth the gas money
Here are 10 exhibits across New England that will keep you happily inside all summer. Summer Guide 2006: Cheap thrills from Bar Harbor to New Haven.
| June 14, 2006
Scenes from the Forget, Forget CD release
| September 11, 2013 at 1:29 PM
State to probe missing crude-oil reports #PanAm #mepolitics #crudeoil
July 10, 2013 at 3:15 PM
The answer to this week's game
June 08, 2013 at 12:15 PM
LePage: Big company didn't ask about Maine taxes #mepolitics
May 09, 2013 at 9:59 AM
LePage uses Obamacare to achieve his own political goal #mepolitics
May 08, 2013 at 10:12 AM
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