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Jeff Kellar

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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
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  September 21, 2012
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A special Maine feel

This may be remembered as the year that the Center for Maine Contemporary Art smashed headlong into a fiscal brick wall, and at this writing it is not clear if, after its current show closes this week, it will open again in the spring.
Exhibitions to remember from 2009
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  December 25, 2009
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Simple and distinct

“Planes of Abstraction” at the Maine Center for Contemporary Art brings together five artists with broad experience who share a common interest in a simplified image.
Solid, serious abstractions at CMCA
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  November 13, 2009
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Retro for fall

Leaves are turning, roads aren't crowded; it's time to look ahead for interest in the fall art season.
Major artists of Maine's past go on display
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  September 18, 2009
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First Friday frenzy

Reflecting on an art-fueled weekend
Reflecting on an art-fueled weekend
By IAN PAIGE  |  December 10, 2008
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Off on a tangent

Over the years Jeff Kellar, whose work is currently on view at Icon Contemporary Art in Brunswick, has been assiduously paring his work down.
Jeff Kellar’s latest work is pared to austerity
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  September 17, 2008


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Contemplating relationships

A decidedly Yankee sincerity surfaces in the absence of any flippant, art-world insider plays on culture.
The Portland Museum of Art's 2007 Biennial juxtaposes mediums, perspectives, and artful themes
By IAN PAIGE  |  April 11, 2007