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Music Festival at Rajarani Temple, Bhubaneswar, Mark Towner.


A COLORFUL ROAD TRIP THROUGH INDIA Molly Hamill Last year, photographers Maria Cusumano and Mark Towner traveled to India together and brought back the images that comprise their show now on view at Endicott College, “Om Tat Sat: Reflections from Mumbai to Kolkata.” The collection of images offers the viewer a smattering of India’s bold […]

Galeria O Rastro.

11 for 11: Ron Fortier

FROM NEW BEDFORD TO PORTUGAL: TIPS FOR IMPLEMENTING PLAN B Ron Fortier My name is Ron Fortier and I’m an American abstract painter living and working on the Silver Coast of the Portuguese mainland. After 40 or so years in marketing and advertising, I finally had the chance to do what I’ve wanted to do […]

Stephanie Todhunter, Queen Beth (kintsugi), original macrophotograph backprinted onto glass, gold enamel.


AN ANTIDOTE TO WINTER James Foritano Once again, it’s time for the Cambridge Art Association’s annual Members Prize Show. This year’s juror, Randi Hopkins, director of visual arts at the Boston Center for the Arts, selected member artists who hail from Cambridge and beyond. The members’ inspiration comes, necessarily, from wherever they happen to be […]

Andrew Wyeth, Her Room, 1963, tempera on panel. Farnsworth Museum of Art, © Andrew Wyeth/Artists Rights Society (ARS).


GENERATIONS OF WYETHS AND MORE Elayne Clift The rocky coastline and the lobsters that inhabit its waters are the two treasures most tourists want to experience when they visit Maine. But there is another reason to explore the state’s midsection – its art scene, centered in the Rockport/Rockland area. Many well-known artists have lived and […]

Hill-Stead Museum, exterior view.


CURATING CLASSIC TO CONTEMPORARY Kristin Nord Theodate Pope Riddle could not have foreseen that the stipulations she made in her will would pose such a challenge for Hill-Stead. It’s an exquisite museum, and one of the remaining great country estates near Hartford, but until recently, many visitors have behaved as if one cursory tour was […]

Richard Kattman, Lilac, acrylic on canvas, 68” x 68”.


LOCALLY SOURCED CREATIVITY Flavia Cigliano When Margaret Burdine opened Artists Corner & Gallery in January 2016, she knew what the gallery’s mission would be. She wanted to build a community of artists, artisans and patrons. She wanted her gallery to be a source for local art, and a place for creative interactions offering classes, workshops, […]

Spinning Orange I, 2016, acrylic and ink on cut paper, 41” x 21”.

11 for 11: Barbara Owen

AN EXUBERANCE OF 3-D LINE Suzanne Volmer For Barbara Owen, whose threedimensional paper drawings have a vibrant energy and elegance, 2016 was a productive year in terms of exhibitions, and 2017 promises to be a banner year as well. She is an artist hitting her stride. During a recent studio visit, Owen displayed an assortment […]

Mosquito Netting and Chimney Seascape, Provincetown.

11 for 11: Jane Paradise

SHACKING UP IN PTOWN Laura Shabott In the early 1900s, writers, artists and families made summer homes on the wild back shore of Provincetown, Massachusetts. Affectionately called the “dune shacks,” some were originally life-saving huts constructed in the late 1890s, but most were built in the 1920s and ‘30s out of debris and shipwrecked ruins. […]

Don Dalton, North Shore, watercolor, 14” x 20”.


COSO’S WINTER MEMBERS SHOW Lisa Mikulski It’s a pleasure to rejoin the staff at Artscope after four years in Sweden, with a review of the Copley Society of Art’s 2017 Winter Members Show, “Shaken and Stirred.” This year’s exhibition features a range of dynamic artists and works spanning media in photography, oil, acrylic, watercolor, mixed […]

Deborah Barlow, Vapeerine.


MULTISENSORY SURPRISE AT PHILLIPS EXETER Linda Chestney “You cannot move people Until you touch them.” — Gary O’Neil The above quote was coined by Gary O’Neil, an icon in the advertising/marketing industry in New Hampshire for 30 years and founder of the O’Neil Griffin Bodi advertising firm, who was wildly successful because he got the […]