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Biography

by The Staff September 11, 2014

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  Biography, the exhibit opening tomorrow (Friday) at the Photo Center in Troy, will showcase the work of James Fossett and Stephen Honicki. Fossett teaches visual arts at SUNY New Paltz, and recently completed a series ...

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East Coast National Screenprint Biennial

by The Staff September 11, 2014

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  You’ve all heard the phrase “Troy crazy.” Beginning tomorrow (Friday), Troy is going screenprint crazy for a month with the first annual East Coast National Screenprint Biennial, organized by screenprinter (and RPI lecturer) Nathan Meltz. ...

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The Passenger Pigeon: From Billions to Zero

by The Staff September 4, 2014

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  “Celebration” isn’t quite the right word for this centennial exhibit; let’s go with “memorial.” One-hundred years ago, the last passenger pigeon died in captivity. (Her name was Martha.) A species that once numbered in the ...

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Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company

by The Staff August 29, 2014

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  All this week, the Hyde Collection has been hosting a workshop for young dancers presented by members of the Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company. On Sunday, the “culmination of the students’ work” will be a performance ...

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Playful

by The Staff August 21, 2014

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  The medium is the message in Playful, an exhibit now on view at Carrie Haddad Gallery in Hudson. Phyllis Palmer will be showing her fresco-secco paintings on plaster, which are “reminiscent of the still visible frescos ...

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Michael Lindsay-Hogg

by The Staff August 8, 2014

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  “Michael Lindsay-Hogg,” you’re probably thinking, “I know that name from somewhere.” Indeed you do. Lindsay-Hogg, the son of a titled Englishman and golden-age-era Hollywood actress Geraldine Fitzgerald, is a film director, painter, author, all-around raconteur—and he’s ...

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Fence Select at Troy Night Out

by The Staff July 24, 2014

    Friday (July 25) is Troy Night Out. And the Arts Center of the Capital Region (265 River St., Troy) is hosting a reception from 5 to 9 PM for three exhibits. First is Fence Select, ...

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Of Beauties and Beasts

by The Staff July 24, 2014

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  Bizarre, whimsical, uncanny, and fantastic: These are the adjectives to describe the works in the new show at Troy’s Clement Art Gallery, when the human form is depicted alongside various animal creatures in 30 paintings, ...

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Brenda Goodman: Painting

by The Staff July 17, 2014

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  Brenda Goodman has been a painter for moe than 50 years; her work is part of the collections at Pennsylvania’s Carnegie Museum of Art, California’s Santa Barbara Museum of Art, the Detroit Institute of Arts ...

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Frances Day

by The Staff July 17, 2014

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  Skidmore’s Tang Teaching Museum and Gallery is opening its doors this Saturday in honor of its namesake, the late Frances Young Tang, and you’re invited. There will be “music, art-making, gallery talks, snow cones and ...

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Mary Reid Kelley: Working Objects and Videos

by The Staff July 10, 2014

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  Mary Reid Kelley: Working Objects and Videos is a collection of the widely praised artist’s video art, as well as the “finely crafted and researched costumes, objects, and drawings she creates for her videos.” In 2011, ...

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Material Friction

by The Staff June 12, 2014

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  Do you enjoy Americana? This dauntingly varied exhibit of works from the collection of Jonathan and Karin Fielding, opening today (Thursday) at Williams College Museum of Art, is just the thing. Material Friction: Americana and American ...

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Larry Kagan: Lying Shadows

by The Staff June 12, 2014

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  The Hyde Collection’s summer exhibits will take you into the shadows. Internationally-renowned artist (and RPI faculty member) Larry Kagan’s work is the focus of the Hyde’s major exhibit, Larry Kagan: Lying Shadows. The show will ...

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David Miller: Mapping the Mind

by The Staff June 5, 2014

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  This exhibit of paintings by former Skidmore College professor David Miller is, according to the exhibit notes, about “the phenomenon of time and how it relates to gravity. . . . Whimsical shapes, marks and ...

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2014 Best of SUNY

by The Staff May 30, 2014

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  A tradition continues this weekend as the New York State Museum will showcase the best work by some of New York’s student artists in the 2014 Best of SUNY Student Art Exhibition. This juried show will ...

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Off the Beaten Path

by The Staff May 15, 2014

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  The new exhibit at the Spencertown Academy showcases the work of two artists, with prints by J. Ann Eldridge and photos by Bill Duffy. Eldridge sees her work as reportage: “My prints and drawings all true ...

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The Juried Show

by The Staff May 8, 2014

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  The Hyde Collection’s 23rd Annual Regional Juried High School Art Exhibition—that’s the long name for the show—is currently on view, and features 100 works selected from more than 890 entries submitted by regional students. The ...

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Ecological Interventions

by The Staff March 12, 2014

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    The Sanctuary for Independent Media gets into the spring swing of things this week with a new exhibit of environmental art, Ecological Interventions. Featuring work by internally renowned artists Brandon Ballengee (an American) and Oliver ...

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The Experience of Art

by Stephen Leon February 27, 2014

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  At least two people I know have seen Leonardo DaVinci’s Mona Lisa at the Louvre. My brother-in-law saw it while traveling Europe in the’70s; and my oldest son visited the Louvre on a school trip ...

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Caitlin Masley: other mental landscapes

by The Staff February 10, 2014

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      Brooklyn-based artist Caitlin Masley creates “sculpture, drawings, installations and photography that capture the spaces she sees as ‘monuments to failure,’ symbolic of the things we create or build and then desert or destroy.” An exhibit ...

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Three Exhibits at the Hyde Collection

by The Staff January 23, 2014

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  The Hyde Collection is opening three major exhibits this weekend. So why not bundle up, mosey on up to Glens Falls and get warm in the glow of some great art? Ansel Adams: Early Works showcases ...

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On Being

by The Staff January 9, 2014

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The current exhibit at Union College’s Mandeville Gallery, On Being, features the work of three artists who explore the concept of well-being “through the symbolic use of destruction and reconstruction of form, the incorporation of ...

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Tipping Point

by Shawn Stone November 27, 2013

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  Kristen M. Holler, executive director of Albany Barn, Inc., loves giving tours of The Barn. The former St. Joseph’s Academy, a more than 40,000-square-foot landmark at the southwest corner of North Swan and Second streets ...

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Charlotta Westergren: Progeny

by The Staff October 17, 2013

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According to the gallery notes, “Charlotta Westergren’s paintings draw on old master techniques to evoke deep emotional responses.” Having seen a preview of a few of the works in the show, we heartily agree: The ...

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Kate Gilmore: A Tisket, A Tasket

by The Staff October 17, 2013

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There are two shows opening tomorrow (Friday) at UAlbany’s University Art Museum. A Tisket, A Tasket showcases Kate Gilmore’s video installations (pictured is a frame grab from 2010’s Pot, Kettle, Black). The gallery notes describe ...

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