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Jacket CopyBefore the era of the 24-hour news cycle and weekly televised debates, the predominant and most creative outlet for presidential candidates to communicate their vision was the campaign poster. With "Presidential Campaign Posters" (Quirk Books, $40), the...
The Exacting Eye of Walker Evans Through Jan. 29, 2012, Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme St., Old Lyme, (860) 434-5542 "Stare, pry, listen, eavesdrop. Die knowing something. You are not here long." So advised Walker Evans (1901-1975), who knew...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Poetry, Photography, Paul Strand, Robert Frank
L.A. at HomeLong before Shepard Fairey created the Obama "Hope" poster, Ben Shahn (1898-1969) spread his own word as a renowned American Social Realist painter and illustrator. Among Shahn's works: striking images in a series of voter registration lithographs that...
On a visit to the Long Beach area in the early 1960s, David and Dorothy Weidman had their first glimpse of a planned community. David saw tract homes; Dorothy saw opportunity. "All those houses are going to need pictures for the walls," Dorothy recalls...
AKUS GALLERY Through Oct. 31 - "SenseLanguage," ECSU Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition. Gallery talks Sept. 19 and 26, 2:30 p.m. Opening reception Sept. 19, 5-7 p.m. •Gallery hours: Tues and Wed, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thurs, 1-7 p.m.; Sat and Sun, 2-5 p.m....
Special to The SunI consider myself a fairly fearless traveler. I've eaten things indigenous that were inedible (goat stomach, anyone?), hitched rides from people whose language I didn't speak, and bartered the shirt off my back for a souvenir. Until recently, though, I'd...
The Hartford CourantIn the 1998-1999 season, the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art banged out home runs at the box-office and in the media with its exhibition of Pieter de Hooch, a 17th-century Dutch master often compared with the now-much-revered Vermeer. De Hooch,...
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