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The year ahead in visual arts

While the PORTLAND MUSEUM OF ART is about to wrap its wildly successful Winslow Homer exhibit, something tells me we'll be feeling the various expressions of "Weatherbeaten" for awhile.
See and be seen
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  December 28, 2012
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Installations at Coleman Burke

"A Thickening Rhythm" is a show of five artists, one of whom, Julie Poitras Santos, also curated the show, at Coleman Burke in Brunswick.
Quiet witness
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  April 13, 2012
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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
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Review: Richard Keen breaks free at Coleman Burke

"Nowhere From Here," a tripartite multimedia installation by Topsham artist Richard Keen in Brunswick's enormous Coleman Burke Gallery, attempts to transpose our perceptions of exterior, liminal, and subliminal spaces.
Less is moor
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  May 27, 2011
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The year in Portland's art scene

For lovers of spectacle, 2010 offered a lot of feasts. A fine collection of installations and site-specific works graced the greater city in 2010, challenging our perceptions and changing our surroundings.
'In'-stallations
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  December 24, 2010
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Quivering timbers

What’s a tree without roots? Usually it’s the kitchen cabinet or a sheaf of inkjet paper, but for Maine artist Jacob Galle, the answer is a lot less complicated.
A suspended forest in Brunswick
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  April 30, 2010


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Hope and energy

As we launch into the next decade with a collapsing economy and apocalyptic themes bleeding into every facet of culture, it's particularly hard to be optimistic about the arts, as yes, they are often the first to go.
Looking ahead to Maine's art scene in 2010
By ANNIE LARMON  |  January 01, 2010
The Art of Tom Chapin and Kate Beck

The Art of Tom Chapin and Kate Beck


A vital bimonthly(ish) day trip for any self-respecting local contemporary art fan, two of Brunswick's best galleries - Coleman Burke Gallery and Icon Contemporary Art...
By webteam  |  June 24, 2009
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Infinite eights

"The Smallest Eight I Can Skate," Duncan Hewitt's interactive imagining of the Coleman Burke Gallery in Brunswick's Fort Andross, is as elegant and introspective as its diminutive title.
Duncan Hewitt skates on thin ice
By ANNIE LARMON  |  May 08, 2009
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State of the arts

In Portland, and around Southern Maine, developing trends hold promise for our changing, but still cantankerously distinct, artistic character to act as a new kind of cultural reflection.
Emerging trends and promising futures for Portland artists
By IAN PAIGE  |  April 03, 2009