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The Arts Seen in NYC (‘Summer with the Averys’ Edition)

Well the Missus and I trundled down to the Big Town last weekend to check out this that and the other thing and, say, it was swell. After the usual funhouse ride through Six Flags Over Midtown Manhattan, we headed … Continue reading

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A Major Acquisition That Will ‘Altar’ MFA

A controversial but historically important artwork has been cleared by a British court to come to Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts. From The Art Newspaper: Anglican court says Benjamin West altarpiece can go to Boston City of London church to … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Streetniks Settle In

Leading indicators that the Occupy Wall Street movement isn’t going away anytime soon. • This PBS Newshour’s piece on Thursday night:   • This piece from The Art Newspaper: Occupy Wall Street group looks to open arts space NEW YORK. A … Continue reading

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Ear, Ear

Oddly, two contrary theories about the cause of Impressionist (performance) artist Vincent van Gogh’s legendary ear-ectomy are in the news this week. Let’s start with Adam Gopnik’s piece in this week’s New Yorker.  The lede: It is, in its strange … Continue reading

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