Meet the real Maud Lewis in the new exhibition at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia | art + culture | Halifax, Nova Scotia – 71Bait

The black cats. The bright colors. The peaceful rural setting. It’s impossible to misidentify a work by Maud Lewis, as Sarah Moore Fillmore, Interim Director & CEO of the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, puts it, “You get exactly what you need from the image… very quickly and very emotionally.” .” But despite Lewis’s fame … Read more

Rockwell Kent’s dramatic exhibition of black and white prints at the Fleming Museum | art criticism | Seven days – 71Bait

click to enlarge Rockwell Kent’s sparse, iconic 1928 wood engraving “Flame,” now on display at the University of Vermont’s Fleming Museum of Art, can have the effect of imprinting itself on the viewer’s memory. A nude supine, one knee bent in the air and the other folded over a ledge in the lower … Read more

“Artists in the Archives” at the Henry Sheldon Museum Collages History | art criticism | Seven days – 71Bait

click to enlarge decency Untitled (China Hall) by Young Shin The Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History in Middlebury touts its unique status as “the oldest community-based museum in the country.” Because of its New England location—and … Read more

Queen Elizabeth Hospital 1 allays fears of peeling paint | Online Daily Express – 71Bait

Queen Elizabeth Hospital 1 allays fears of peeling paint Published on: Friday October 21, 2022 By: Sydney Skinner Text size: Left: A member of the QEH 1 engineering team climbs a hydraulic ladder to get a closer look at the bubbling paint on the ceiling in the main lobby. Right: Maintenance work in the lobbies … Read more

Ancient cultures and contemporary expression in two exhibitions at the Hood Museum | art criticism | Seven days – 71Bait

click to enlarge Courtesy Hood Museum “Magnificent View of Samneung” by Park Dae Sung Viewing art can transport; Images can take you to another place or time, or show you other ways of seeing and communicating—perhaps beyond … Read more

The ancient Jewish practice of Hakhel is experiencing a revival in the 21st century – 71Bait

Every seven years, in ancient times, on the first day of Sukkot, Jewish men, women, and children would gather in the temple to hear the king of Jerusalem read aloud from the Torah. In 2022 there is no king and no temple, and more than half of all Jews live far from Jerusalem – but … Read more

Theater Review: ‘The Pitmen Painters’, Vermont Stage | Theater | Seven days – 71Bait

click to enlarge Courtesy of Lindsay Raymondjack Photography From left: Scott Renzoni, Tyler Rackliffe, Roya Millard, Quinn Rol and Ryan Poulin Art “infects every human being, regardless of his level of development,” wrote the Russian writer Leo … Read more

Montpelier architect Ward Joyce is a champion of public art | Fine Arts | Seven days – 71Bait

click to enlarge Pamela Polston ©️ Seven days Ward Joyce in front of a mural by Mauricio Ramirez A vibrant new mural by Chicago artist Mauricio Ramirez covers the side of Shaw’s supermarket in Montpelier — … Read more

At the Alchemy Jewelry Arts Gallery, design is personal | culture | Seven days – 71Bait

click to enlarge Daria Bishop Marie-Josée Lamarche (left) and Connie Coleman in their workshop space shared with Clay Mohr Lighting and Whalefall South End Art Hop is a feast for the senses with hundreds of artworks, live … Read more

Art in the village keeps the vibe in Warren local and alive | Fine Arts | Seven days – 71Bait

click to enlarge Pamela Polston ©️ Seven days art in the village Color welcomes you like an enthusiastic hugger at Art in the Village. Red and fuchsia impatiens line the lemon yellow front door, little harbingers … Read more