Saturday, February 22, 2014

Portland Phoenix: Piecing Together Meaning


This is a review of the exhibition Remix: Selections from the International Collage Center on view at the Bates College Museum of Art.

Radcliffe Bailey, Untitled, 2009, blanket;
Courtesy the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York

Monday, February 17, 2014

art current: A Dialogue with the Couple Behind Caldbeck Gallery

Cynthia Hyde and Jim Kinnealey opened their Rockland, Maine, gallery in 1982, which gives them a good perspective on the town's art scene.

Thursday, February 6, 2014

art current: A Greenleaf and a Gamble


Rockland's Farnsworth Art Museum has two wonderful sculptures installed outside their education center. Between them, Ken Greenleaf's Structure Nights (1987) and Edwin E. Gamble's Long Reach (1974) cover a great range of artistic inspiration, formal vocabulary, and surface treatment.

top: Greenleaf; above: Gamble


Portland Phoenix: Back to Basics

The small exhibition Regarding the Forces of Nature at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art gathers work by 11 women artists.

‘Double Cherry Blossoms’ Acrylic on canvas, 60 x 40 1/8 in., 1973, by Alma Woodsey Thomas (1891–1978). Bowdoin College Museum of Art.