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WPA murals are star of Norwalk tour

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Pictured is one of the many Work Projects Administration murals that can be found in Norwalk, Conn. This one features Alexander Rummler, a resident of South Norwalk, depicting himself in “Mopping for Starfish.” A tour of these artistic works is set for Sept. 28, 2014. If you have ever wondered about the Work Progress Administration […] [Read More]
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New shows highlight Stamford, Darien photographers

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Want some art with that toast, or bagel? Two exhibitions are now on display in nearby businesses that put the focus on some local photographers. J. Edward Greene is enjoying a solo show of his work at Curley’s Diner in downtown Stamford. Nearly 10 images may be found on the walls, evidence of the various […] [Read More]
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New Guerrilla Girls exhibition makes rare stop at Fairfield University

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It has been nearly 30 years since the Guerrilla Girls first arrived, calling attention to inequality in the art world. In the years that followed, the group expanded its reach, seeking social change beyond the world of art. After its initial public debut – at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City in […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s Ken Delmar earns spot in latest “Ripley’s ” tome

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Pictured, Stamford resident Ken Delmar celebrates his art show at George Billis Gallery in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City, N.Y., on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. Delmar creates his paintings on paper towels. File photo/Jason Rearick He made a splash in the newspaper and then in a New York City gallery before landing a […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s Loft Artists Association to launch new show

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The Loft Artists Association, which has been based in Stamford for more than 35 years, is launching its first tristate, all-media juried show. The artists were inspired by the theme “The Elements: Earth, Air, Fire and Water.” Nearly 50 works from 44 artists (you can find the full list here) will be on display from […] [Read More]
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Norwalk’s Maritime Aquarium looks for lighthouse artists

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As the days shorten and the nights get longer, a group of artists will be thinking about how to create award-winning beacons that will light up the galleries of Norwalk’s Maritime Aquarium. Yes, the aquarium’s Festival of Lighthouses (pictured is a previous exhibition) is back, and the call is out for those up for the […] [Read More]
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Artists labor to present weekend of creativity in Mystic; look for zombies, too

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Pictured, Mike McCarthy carving shorebirds at a previous Meet the Artists and Artisans Labor Day weekend show in Mystic at Olde Mistick Village in Connecticut. Contributed photo If your travels find you in the southeast corner of Connecticut this weekend, then you may want to make a stop on the green of Old Mistick Village, […] [Read More]
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‘Mail art’ explored at Stamford’s Franklin Street Works

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Pictured: A still from Lance Wakeling’s video, “A Tour of the AC-1 Transatlantic Submarine Cable,” which is on view in Franklin Street Works’ upcoming exhibition, “It Narratives: The Movement of Objects as Information.” Franklin Street Works, Stamford’s nonprofit contemporary art space, opens its new exhibition, “It Narratives: The Movement of Objects as Information,” with a […] [Read More]
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Greenwich exhibition takes a dip into summer’s scene

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After a day at the beach, why not check out some art inspired by the scenes of summer? Greenwich’s C. Parker Gallery will host an opening reception Thursday night for its latest show, “Just Add Water,” which features work by artists represented by the gallery as well as some special guests. Among the artists are […] [Read More]
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Visions of home: Larry Silver shares decades of images taken in Westport

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It has been more than 40 years since photographer Larry Silvers moved with his family to Westport from New York City. And, in that time, very little has escaped his eyes, or, more accurately, his lens. This weekend, you can see what has captured his attention in the ensuing decades in the new show “Larry […] [Read More]