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Shea Wilkinson: Homo roboticus

 

Shadows loom over memory lane.

 

‘Terra Firma’

 

Of love, nourishment and compassion

 

Speaking the speeches trippingly on the tongue

 

Creature Feature

 

Letters of Recommendation

 

Banner Year Celebration

 

The Bard arrives in many guises.

 

‘Treasure Island’

 
<p>Hard edge geometric abstraction from artist Peter Hill, currently on view with sculpture by Les Bruning at Modern Arts Midtown</p>

Geometric Progression

As social activism, and social practice take hold in pushing the definition of "what is art?”, it is good to know a purely visual aesthetic is still relevant. The evidence of such is on view in Modern Arts Midtown's current exhibition Abstract Works at MAM: A survey of Peter Hill's hard-edged geometric painting including new work from Sculptor Les Bruning, continuing through Nov. 29.

Abstraction is the prevailing...


Schweiger Talks About Durang’s New Comedy

SNAP Productions latest offering is the new Christopher Durang comedy Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike. The show’s director, Daena Schweiger, took the time to talk with The Reader about the production.

Tell me about the unique challenges in directing this play. No doubt, Durang's writing calls for its own unique interpretation. 

Indeed it does...he really puts his own spin on family dynamics - so much of his writing...


CIRCLE THEATER’S GOT IT ALTOGETHER

Circle Theater stays alive and well, heating up an evening by digging into David Mamet’s 1988 movie-biz zinger Speed the Plow. Dynamic acting talent permeates a tiny corner of a sometimes noisy pizza joint’s back room in Benson. But who gives a crap if there’s audible competition outside the door sealing off the audience from happy diners? The performances validate the visit. Here we have another example of how this...


<p>Self Portrait II by Angela Drakeford in State of the Art Exhibit in Crystal Bridges Museum</p>

Two for the Show

There are so many ways to approach, let alone grasp, large significant group art shows, that attempts to explain, justify and critique them can become cause celebres themselves. Which is a shame because it turns the attention away from the art itself. It’s not the conversation we could be having.

This has often been the case with such blockbuster American exhibits as the Carnegie International, the 2011...


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