Category Archives: Writing About the Arts

Yayoi Kusama’s Narcissus Garden

Here’s the review I wrote for Art New England magazine about Yayoi Kusama’s Narcissus Garden at the Glass House in New Canaan, CT.

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Laylah Ali

Here’s the profile I wrote for Art New England magazine about the wonderful artist, Laylah Ali.

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“So You Know…” A Retrospective by Terry Albright

It always starts with a dream. In the first one, she and her father have to retrieve a dead baby from the bottom of a well. As she matures as an artist, the baby begins to look like her middle … Continue reading

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“Ida”

The Oscar-winning “Ida” directed by Pawel Pawlikowski is a movie that forced me to ask myself the question, “What would I do if all was lost?” Set in 1962 Poland, “Ida” (played by Agata Trzebuchowska) is the story of an 18-year-old, orphaned, novitiate … Continue reading

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Jealousy

I was just thinking how powerful art can be and thought of a review I wrote of Julian Opie’s show at the Barbara Krakow Gallery in Boston in 2010 for Art New England. That review at 360 words couldn’t possibly … Continue reading

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The Facebook Story

There have been a lot of raves for “The Social Network”—David Fincher’s sensational, agile, frightening, yet sometimes comic story of the founding of Facebook and its founder, Mark Zuckerberg. They’re mostly true. I was shocked, appalled, impressed, and always riveted … Continue reading

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Pipilotti Rist

I was concerned about the sheep’s breath. He had his face so close to mine that I was worried that he might kiss me. He hoofed it right up close and his furry snout was millimeters from my lips. No, … Continue reading

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