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Art in the air conditioning

From Picasso to William "Shrek" Steig's cartoons, and surfer photos to a Twilight Zone toy store, New England offers art worth traveling to this summer. Here we round up the best in the region, no matter the weather or your artistic inclinations.
Local museums keep you cool — and the art's pretty good, too
By GREG COOK  |  June 18, 2010
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States of the art

In New England, where you can't swing a sack of cranberries without hitting a venerable cultural institution, anyone with access to a car (or even a subway pass) can scope out these topnotch art museums.
New England museums worth traveling for
By SHAULA CLARK  |  June 12, 2009
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Whodunit?

Myles Connor: Mayflower descendant, Mensa member, master of disguise, black belt in karate, self-styled "President of Rock 'n' Roll." And probably the most notorious art thief in the history of the United States.
Art thief Myles Connor talks
By MIKE MILIARD  |  March 18, 2009
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Thinking about the passing of Andrew Wyeth

Failure
Failure
By KARL STEVENS  |  January 28, 2009
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Anita Silvey

In her near-40-years working in the field of children's literature, Boston-area resident Anita Silvey has been everything from a publisher, to an editor, an author, a lecturer, a reviewer, and even a professor.
Women warriors
By IAN SANDS  |  January 16, 2009
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Touched by grace

This, around November, when New England’s bones start to show — and I realized my heart was beating faster. The story had quickened my pulse.
Andre Dubus’s unending gifts
By NINA MACLAUGHLIN  |  October 01, 2007


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Sweet Land

After seeing a flashback within a flashback spanning nearly eight decades in its first five minutes, I thought Ali Selim’s debut feature might delve into the mysteries of memory and time. Watch the trailer for Sweet Land  (QuickTime)
Beautifully shot
By PETER KEOUGH  |  November 01, 2006
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Kitchen-sink ‘Summer’

You wouldn’t think a painting exhibit of ships and still lifes, landscapes and portraits, primitives and abstractions representing 82 artists and spanning 148 years would hold together in any discernible way.
A sprawling show at the Peabody Essex
By CHRISTOPHER MILLIS  |  June 14, 2006
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Chills and thrills

Heading north in winter is counter-instinctual. The mere thought of it elicits a warning from the dark parts of your lizard brain. It’s cold. It’s icy. There’s no food.
Embrace the cold and head north this winter
By NINA MACLAUGHLIN  |  March 01, 2006