Paradise City Arts


March / April 2011

March / April 2011

Contents
Volume 32, Issue 2

FEATURES

Returning to His First Love By Jeanne Schinto
Now that he has given a good portion of his collection to the MFA, John Axelrod refocuses on where his collecting passion began: American realism.

Profile: Katherine French By Lois Tarlow
Known for her work ethic, dedication, and deep friendships, Katherine French explores the roots that led her to become an acclaimed art curator and museum director.

Window into the Artist’s Mind By Christine Temin
Back when Dutch drawings could be had for less than $1,000 each, George and Maida Abrams bought them up because they provided intriguing insights into the artist’s mind.

Captured in Private Light By Carl Little
In 1959, advertising executive Sumner Winebaum and actress Helen Auerbach hired an up-and-coming artist to paint their portrait. His name: Fairfield Porter.

Frame to Fame Part III By Ethan Gilsdorf
In this last installment of our independent filmmaker series, artists give an update. One is accepted into two festivals, while the others shrug off rejections and hardships in order to keep their dreams alive.

COLUMNS

Letters

Of Note
Compiled by Joanna Michalowski

ArtBuzz
by Dustan Knight

Book Reviews:
Near Andersonville
Reviewed by Leah Triplett

The Art of Collecting
Reviewed by Debbie Hagan

Field of Vision
Boston Cyberarts Festival
by Kris Wilton

Auctions
Shannon’s Fine Art Auctioneers
by Jeanne Schinto

Market
Collecting Art for Genzyme
by Kris Wilton

Art Safari
New Bedford, MA
by Doug Norris

REVIEWS

SPOTLIGHT
Claudia DeMonte at Trustman Gallery, Simmons College by Alicia Faxon

CONNECTICUT
Nancy Eisenfeld at City Gallery by Stephen Vincent Kobasa
Olu Oguibe at Real Art Ways by Patricia Rosoff

MAINE
Rackstraw Downes at the Portland Museum of Art by Carl Little
Alison Hildreth at University of New England Art Gallery by Carl Little

MASSACHUSETTS
Andrea Raynor at the Garner Center at NESOP by Susan Boulanger
Charles Sandison at the Peabody Essex Museum by Sarah Baker
Therese Zemlin at NK Gallery by David Raymond
Mallory Lake at Pucker Gallery by Arlene Distler
Jon Imber at Alpha Gallery by Shawn Hill
Ilona Anderson at Kingston Gallery by Sarah Baker
Meredith Morten at HallSpace by Robert Moeller
Betty, Charlie, Francesca and George Woodman at Samson Projects by Shawn Hill

NEW HAMPSHIRE
Leonard Ragouzeos at New England College Art Gallery by Pam Bernard
Carolyn Webb at Spheris Gallery by Carand Burnet

RHODE ISLAND
Collision at Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art by Steve Starger
Louise E. Marianetti at Bert Gallery by Dana Rae Laverty

VERMONT
Harry Bliss at Amy E. Tarrant Gallery by Amy Rahn
Jessica Nissen at the BCA Center by Amy Rahn

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Focus On: New Bedford, MA

Calendar

Art Seen

RESOURCES AND LISTINGS

Guide to Art Schools andWorkshops

Art Guide

Exhibitions

Classifieds

SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT

Artist Directory


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