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Emily Nelligan inspires at Bowdoin

My friend the late Sidney Tillim has been much on my mind in recent weeks.
Seriously committed
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  May 11, 2012

Angus for real

Barring an act of God, utter stupidity, or an unexpected explosion of well-financed excellence from one of the second-stringers who will prevail in Maine's Democratic and Republican United States Senate primaries, Angus S. King Jr. will be the state's n
In an interview, the ex-governor and independent Senate candidate explains his political views as expressed in his Bowdoin blogs
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  March 23, 2012

Memories from a year in art shows

It was a year when the best shows weren't often the most memorable, and the most memorable weren't often the best.
Fine lines
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  December 23, 2011

Chinese bronzes from thousands of years ago at Bowdoin

Chinese bronzes are often felt, quite rightly, to fall within the purview of scholars and collectors who delight in detailed changes from one period or region to another.
Alive with the past
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  December 09, 2011

Edward Hopper's early, formative works on display at Bowdoin

Edward Hopper (1882-1967) occupies a singular place in the history of American art in the 20th century.
Building mastery
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  August 12, 2011

Slideshow: ''Edward Hopper’s Maine'' at Bowdoin College Museum of Art

''Edward Hopper’s Maine'' is on display at  Bowdoin College Museum of Art  through October 16, 2011. Read Ken Greenleaf's review  here .
"Edward Hopper’s Maine" | Through October 16, 2011
By PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  August 12, 2011