May / June 2011

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Volume 32, Issue 3

FEATURES

Jon Brooks: On Fire   By Debbie Hagan
When a fire destroyed Jon Brooks’s art, tools, and studio, the furniture community rallied around their friend, rebuilt his studio, and restored his passion.

Totally Tommy   By Kris Wilton
Connecticut artist Tommy Simpson has never stopped playing. His art breaks ground in furniture making, painting, printmaking, and sculpture.

Crafted to Order   By Christine Temin
Special bonds often form between a studio furniture maker and his client as this writer and furniture lover discloses.

Art and Cinema in Conversation   By Ethan Gilsdorf
Two film and video artists win major New England art awards and raise questions about the relationship between art and time-based media.

Outside the Artist Colony   By Deborah Forman
Anne Packard calls herself “a loner,” even though she’s a celebrated artist, living and working in the center of bustling Provincetown.

COLUMNS

Letters

Of Note
Compiled by Joanna Michalowski

Art Buzz

Book Review
Alice Neel
Reviewed by Jeanne Schinto

Auctions
Skinner Fetches over $2.5 Million
by Jeanne Schinto

Museums
Edward Gorey’s Elegant Enigmas
by Christine Temin

Architecture
Experiments in Light
by James McCown

Art Safari
The Berkshires, MA
by Charles Bonenti

Field of Vision
Furniture Divas at Fuller Craft
by Barbara Wysocki

Drawing
The Maine Drawing Project
by Carl Little

REVIEWS

SPOTLIGHT

Maine Moderns: Art in Seguinland, 1900–1940 at the Portland Museum of Art
by Carl Little

CONNECTICUT

Monet’s Water Lilies: An Artist’s Obsession at the Wadsworth Atheneum
by Patricia Rosoff

Hope Gangloff at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
by Eve Perry

MAINE

Susan Hiller at Colby College Museum of Art
by Carl Little

Brian Shure at the University of Maine Museum of Art
by Carl Little

MASSACHUSETTS

David Loeffler Smith at the New Bedford Art Museum
by Dana Rae Laverty

Jessica Straus at Boston Sculptors Gallery
by Shawn Hill

Patricia Crotty and Betty Glick at Galatea Fine Art
by Robert Moeller

Berenice Abbott at Dean’s Gallery at MIT
by Susan Mulski

Francis Alÿs at the Davis Museum
by Sarah Baker

Warren Prosperi at Vose Galleries
by Susan Boulanger

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Esmé Thompson at the Hood Museum of Art
by Pam Bernard

Doug Prince at Soo Rye Art Gallery
by Rane Hall

RHODE ISLAND

Suzanne Volmer at Providence Art Club
by Alicia Faxon

Alan Metnick at Gallery Z
by Steve Starger

VERMONT

Marc Awodey at Dibden Center for the Arts, Johnson College
by Amy Rahn

Keith Johnson at PhotoStop Gallery
by Stephen Vincent Kobasa

IN EVERY ISSUE

Focus On: The Berkshires, MA

Calendar

Art Seen

RESOURCES AND LISTINGS

Guide to Art Schools and Workshops

Art Guide

Exhibitions

Classifieds

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ON THE COVER: Warren Prosperi, Conversation by the Sea, Bass Rocks, Gloucester, MA, 2009, oil on canvas, 50 x 33″. See page 57.



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