Second thoughts: Archeology of Wonder at Real Art Ways in Hartford

RAW’s Director of Visual Arts, Kristina Newman-Scott’s first curatorial effort, “Archeology of Wonder,” aims to examine the way we use artifacts and art to approach our relationships to the past. Although any overall coherence to this particular theme is elusive, many of the disparate, individual objects and installations resonate and have the power to move. … read more… “Second thoughts: Archeology of Wonder at Real Art Ways in Hartford”

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Carol Padberg’s type at Real Art Ways

In the Hartford Courant Roger Catlin reports that the newspaper world doesn’t pay too much attention to the fonts of type “that march our ideas along, line by line, day in and day out, in column inches. There’s little time to consider the spurs, tails and eyes of the letters: the neat little shoes of … read more… “Carol Padberg’s type at Real Art Ways”

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Checking in on motel art

“Bridge Motel,” Fremont, WA. One night only.“50,000 Beds,” throughout Connecticut. Through Sept. 23. The projects in the “Bridge Motel” let’s-have-a-show-before-the-developers-knock-down-the-building extravaganza were primarily oriented toward performance and installation, but painter Laura Corsiglia participated with a series called Slippage Drawings. “Slippage Drawing is both born and made. Looking to contain and see out, Slippage Drawing pulls … read more… “Checking in on motel art”

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Blood paintings

In the Hartford Courant, Matt Eagan writes about the new show at Real Art Ways: “Jordan Eagles uses animal blood from slaughterhouses to create his art. He knows how this sounds, but those expecting the art equivalent of the “Saw” movies will be disappointed. This is not a horror show. ‘It’s not designed to be … read more… “Blood paintings”

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