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Bringing out the fall’s art endeavors
Fall art shows not to miss
Let's get visual
| September 12, 2013
Recalling the year’s most notable shows
Looking back over this year's art exhibitions, some of the most exciting shows could be discovered at uncommon venues.
In the rearview mirror
| December 21, 2012
Jeff Kellar’s work plays with understanding
Jeff Kellar's work is formal, cool, and reserved, bringing to mind the Dave Brubeck Quartet back in the "Take Five" days, dressed in dark suits and narrow ties with Paul Desmond blowing alto magic under his black horn-rim glasses.
Having it both ways
| September 21, 2012
Extreme reduction yields to openness
Encountering Martha Groome's paintings forces one to slow down, observe coloristic and spatial relationships, and ultimately tune in to the works' quietude.
Balancing shapes of color
| June 15, 2012
Intricate works on paper by one of Maine’s best abstract artists
Geometric shapes like rectangles and circles have been the formal ingredients of some of the most sophisticated abstract art.
Complete in themselves
| October 28, 2011
Don Voisine’s careful placements at Icon
In his essays on interpretation in the 1970s, Frank Kermode assigned a couple of conditions to the apprehension of a text: carnal and spiritual.
| September 23, 2011
Bill Manning's relationally intense paintings
Bill Manning has been a central figure in contemporary art hereabouts for something close to five decades.
No rules, just reasons
| June 17, 2011
Charlie Hewitt & Martha Groome gallery opens at Icon Contemporary Art
And at Brunswick's Icon Contemporary Art gallery, the great Charlie Hewitt has a new sculpture show up this month, where his works will be paired...
| June 02, 2010
More than black and white
In “Drawing,” the spare, residential Icon gallery offers the work of 13 Maine artists on intimate display.
‘Drawing’ at Icon explores the power of line
| May 21, 2010
Andrea Sulzer + Joe Kievitt + Meghan Brady at Icon Contemporary Art
The most handsome and shapely art show of the month will open at Brunswick’s Icon Contemporary Art this afternoon, with drawings, paintings, and prints by...
| October 07, 2009
Throughout his long career Mark Wethli's work has been studied, careful, and formally rigorous.
Mark Wethli's latest work is some of his best
| September 25, 2009
Groups + solos
First on the list of this year's points of interest is the anticipated Portland Museum of Art Biennial, which opens in early April.
Looking forward to 2009
| December 31, 2008
A print apart
Anna Hepler's major works are sculptural installations made from wires and joints that are held together in tension, creating mighty metallic clouds that fill big spaces and change with the light.
Anna Hepler 'flattens' sculptures into woodcuts
| December 01, 2008
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