July / August 2014

Price: $10.00



Jazz Is Playing at Bates College
By Ric Kasini Kadour
Art-making inspired by Jazz—One of America’s few indigenous art forms

Performance Place
By Sandrine Schaefer
The performing arts through a transdisciplinary lens

Call of the Coastline
By Britta Konau, Susan Landry, and Jan Lhormer
Attitudes and creative practice along the Atlantic




Gallery FlashPoints

Performing Arts at a Glance

Maine Studio Visit
John Bisbee

By Andres Azucena Verzosa

Vermont Studio Visit
Leslie Fry
By Charlet H. Davenport

Summer Reading
What’s on your reading list? A New England Compilation
By Rachel Shipps

A Mockery of Graffiti
By Stephen Vincent Kobasa

A Provincetown Centennial
Karl Knaths (1891–1971): A Painter’s Life in Provincetown
By Christopher Busa

Jamie Wyeth: Another Breed of Realism
By Judith Tolnick Champa

Films on Artists
Three New Films in Release:
For No Good Reason; Nan Goldin:
I Remember Your Face;
Tim’s Vermeer
By Ethan Gilsdorf

Richard Estes: A Realist’s World View
By Carl Little

Breaking New Ground
out of bounds 2014

By Rita A. Fucillo

Destination Cape Ann
More Than One View on the Art of Tradition
By Jasmine Bigelow

Destination Maine
The Downeast Highway of Art
By Daniel Kany

Destination Cape Cod
Provincetown, Truro and Wellfleet: An Interlocking Cultural Landscape
By Susan Rand Brown

Reviews & Previews


Joe Zane: Who Should a Person Be? at Carroll and Sons Art Gallery by Judith Tolnick Champa


Waterways III at Heather Gaudio Fine Art by Claire Hunter

Overview of Fernando Luis Alvarez Gallery by Susanna Jackson


Paintings: Mark Wethli and Douglas Witmer at ICON Contemporary Art
by David Raymond

Tom Burckhardt: Recent Work at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art by Carl Little


Barbara Cohen +9: Venetian Slings at Art Market Provincetown by Susan Rand Brown

Helen Payne: Here I Sit, Brokenhearted at Bromfield Gallery by Robert Moeller


Four Men—Four Botanicals at Mill Brook Gallery and Sculpture Garden by Debbie Hagan

Portraits in Contemporary Photography at Drift Gallery by Debbie Hagan



Overview of GRIN Gallery by Anya Ventura

Heather Leigh McPherson: Hot Salad at 186 Carpenter by Anya Ventura



Cape Ann Artists in Vermont at Green Mountain Fine Art Gallery by Meg Brazill

The Appearance of Clarity: Works in Black and White at Helen Day Art Center by Meg Brazill



Focus On: Cape Ann

Focus On: Midcoast Maine

Focus On: Cape Cod

Guide to Schools and Workshops

Art Guide

Exhibition Listings


Art Seen


Leslie Fry creating work in Arts/Industry, a long-term residency program of the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Inc. Arts/Industry takes place at Kohler Co.

Karen Tusinski, Blue Poppy Field No. 3, oil on canvas, 36 x 36″.

Joe Zane, This one 8, 2014, acrylic on canvas, 24 x 24″. Photo: Julia Featheringill.

On the cover: Judith Larsen, SHIMA, 2013, photograph, 37 x 40″. Featured in the out of bounds 2014 exhibition. See the column by the same name on page 30. From the artist: “This work continues
to explore human interaction with complementary forces which enrich our internal dynamics. The investigation is inspired by a constant metamorphic search for a fluid current of illumination.”

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