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Contents

Volume 36, Issue 3

FEATURES

Blowin’ in the Wind
By Cate McQuaid
Janet Echelman, international artist, launches her first public installation in her
hometown of Boston on May 11.

Reviving the Grande Dame
By Susan Rand Brown
Refreshed galleries, dynamic shows and the return of favorite works bring visitors back to the Wadsworth Atheneum.

Changing of the Guard
By Debbie Hagan
A new crop of New England museum directors share their roadmaps
to the top job.

COLUMNS

Letters

FlashPoints

Gallery FlashPoints

Vermont Studio Visit
Julia Zanes
By Pamela Mandell

Massachusetts Studio Visit
David Robinson
By Meg Pier

Museums
Audacious: Reimagining Wood as Art
By Shirley Moskow

Exhibitions

Welcome to Picasso’s Studio
By Amy Lilly

From the Vaults

Secrets of the Museum
By Alexander Castro

Previews
Save the Dates: Six Highly Anticipated Museum Exhibitions
By Carand Burnet

REVIEWS & PREVIEWS

SPOTLIGHT

About Face: Self-Portraiture in Contemporary Art at Hood Museum of Art
by Christopher Volpe

CONNECTICUT
Gari Melchers: An American Impressionist at Home and Abroad at Bellarmine Museum of Art
by Judy Birke

New/Now: Angry Robots Liquefied My Brain at New Britain Museum of American Art
by Andres Azucena Verzosa

MAINE
Alison Goodwin: Re-Entry at Greenhut Galleries by Carl Little

Dark Houses: Elizabeth Livingston at University of Maine Museum of Art by Carl Little

MASSACHUSETTS
Mary Bauermeister: The New York Decade at Smith College Museum of Art
by Carand Burnet

Parviz Tanavoli at Davis Museum, Wellesley College by Shawn Hill

Jay Critchley, Incorporated at the Provincetown Art Association and Museum
by Susan Rand Brown

Philip Gerstein: ¡EXPERIMENT! at Galatea Fine Art by Susan Boulanger

NEW HAMPSHIRE
Lush Life at Lamont Gallery by Christopher Volpe

Carly Glovinski: Land-Line at 3S Artspace by David Raymond

RHODE ISLAND
Dave Cole at David Winton Bell Gallery by Alexander Castro

Ashwini Bhat: Earth Took of Earth at Newport Art Museum by Alexander Castro

VERMONT
Lauren Olitski at Mitchell-Giddings Fine Arts by Arlene Distler

Subtle, Not Subtle: Evocative Nuance at West Branch Gallery and Sculpture Park
by Cynthia L. Close

In This Issue:

Calendar

Destination: Berkshires

Destination: Connecticut Shore

Summer Getaway Guide

Guide to Schools and Workshops

Art Guide

Exhibition Listings

Classifieds

Art Seen

On the Cover: Milton Avery, The Steeplechase, Coney Island, 1929, oil on canvas, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Sally M. Avery, 1984 (1984.527). Image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Image source: Art Resource, New York; © 2013 Milton Avery Trust/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Courtesy of the Wadsworth Atheneum.



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