The Turner Prize has had a tough few years (don’t we all). There was The Covid One (2020), in which ten scholarships replaced one prize, The Collectives One (2021) in which all the shortlisted applicants were artistic collectives and, perhaps most intriguingly, The One Where All The Artists Clubbed Together
Tessa Greene O’Brien, “Layla” Photo by Aliza Eliazarov You might not think Maine-born and raised painter Tessa Greene O’Brien and Chinese-American Jamie Chan (based in Brooklyn, New York) have much in common. Their cultural backgrounds are quite dissimilar. O’Brien is a mature painter who has exhibited widely, run a gallery
Nestled between two unassuming buildings on Livingston Avenue in Livingston Park and accessible only by an alleyway, Dream Clinic Project Space is a haven for artists looking for a space to experiment, create and explore. explore their practice without the looming specter of capitalism overshadowing their art. visions. A large
Mitu Theater Mitu Theater Utopian Hotline Show How can we imagine a more perfect future? During the pandemic, a New York-based theater company invited people to leave voicemails about their visions of the future via a public hotline, the product of a brainstorming session on travel and l space exploration.
Ryan Adams, “Out Grow” Images courtesy of the artist New galleries seem to be proliferating in Maine. One of them, Notch8 Gallery in Portland’s Old Port, is holding its second exhibition, a group of paintings by Ryan Adams titled “Second Season,” which runs through November 12. (Next week I’ll be
EDMUND DE WAAL’s installation in Waddesdon is his second exhibition in the Rothschild country house, built in the style of an 18th century castle nestled in the Chilterns. The potter’s first exhibition at the Manoir in 2012 comes two years after the literary success of The hare with amber eyeswhich
Maine, 2016 Photo by Judy Glickman Lauder/courtesy Maine Jewish Museum Sometimes we don’t know what the artists themselves collect until they die. It turned out that Andy Warhol was an obsessed lover of cookie jars, eclectic furniture, jewelry, and Native American artifacts. Other times they are quite public about their
Breadcrumb Links New Local News A painting by local Indigenous artist Ellie Lagrandeur was chosen to be displayed outside City Hall, to show “the City’s commitment to truth and reconciliation.” Photo provided. Content of the article The City of Fort Saskatchewan and City Council took action to honor the Indigenous