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Maxfield Parrish, reconsidered

An otherworldly light glows from Maxfield Parrish's paintings — part golden sunset, part moonlight, part fairy dust. It gives his paintings of dreamy women, wandering knights, Greek gods, fabled Bagdad merchants, and uncannily still landscapes an air of
A window to dream worlds
By GREG COOK  |  August 10, 2012
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Fame, wealth, and the battle for Newport’s Queen Anne Square

Newport's Queen Anne Square, which measures just over an acre, is a rectangle of grass and trees on the doorstep of historic Trinity Episcopal Church, overlooking the city's yacht-filled harbor. Crisscrossed by brick pathways, it reminds many of a colle
Parks Dept.
By BRIAN C. JONES  |  November 25, 2011
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Review: Tom Wolfe at The NMAI and Trent Burleson at the NAM

Tom Wolfe is famous for authoring the nonfiction books The Right Stuff and The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test , as well as the novel The Bonfire of the Vanities . And for wearing white suits, sometimes with matching homburg hat and gloves.
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By GREG COOK  |  July 15, 2011