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Yearly Archive for 2012

: 2012

Inventing Abstraction: 1910–1925 – Museum of Modern Art (NYC) December 23, 2012–April 15, 2013

Inventing Abstraction: 1910–1925 explores the advent of abstraction as both a historical idea and an emergent artistic practice. František Kupka. Localization of Graphic Motifs II. 1912–13. Oil on

Recent posts on my Art History News blog

See lots of great art with each of these posts on my blog: Art History News Mary Cassatt and the Feminine Ideal in 19th-Century Paris The Cleveland Museum of Art presents *Mary Cassatt and the

The Recalcitrant Cancer Research Act has passed Congress

The Recalcitrant Cancer Research Act, formerly known as the Pancreatic Cancer Research & Education Act, has passed Congress today as part of the National Defense Authorization Act and will now be sent

Wait, What? They took that money too?

by Jon Pelto from Wait, What It was created in 2007 as a way to fund education technology programs in Connecticut public schools and help develop public oriented local and state cable programming. Its

American Legends: From Calder to O’Keeffe, opening December 22 at the Whitney Museum of American Art

Eighteen early to mid-century American artists who forged distinctly modern styles are the subjects of American Legends: From Calder to O’Keeffe, opening December 22 at the Whitney Museum of American

Record breaking cuts to social services and education programs – no new taxes for the wealthy

by Jon Pelto from Wait, What It’s morning in Connecticut: Do you know what the budget bill means? With little debate, and even less awareness of the ramifications of passing the bill, the State House

Raising Minimum Wage Lifts Single Mothers Out of Poverty and Boosts U.S. Economy

Raising the minimum wage to a living wage begins the cycle of lifting single mothers out of poverty, according to a policy report released by the Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis (IUPRA)

Cuts in public sector expenditure will weaken the economy further, and may even put the state back into recession

From the Connecticut Center for Economic Analysis at the University of Connecticut, Connecticut Economic Outlook – December 2012 report The Connecticut economy is in trouble. Deep trouble. Federal

Study predicts extreme climate in Eastern US

Results show the Northeast region will be hotter and wetter From extreme drought to super storms, many wonder what the future holds for the climate of the eastern United States. A study conducted by

Teachers are True First Responders…

by Jon Pelto from Wait, What As our state and nation work to process the incomprehensible, the first thing that stands out when we look back on the Newtown tragedy, and the many other school shootings