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  • Set 3 col cutline

    R SCUDDER SMITH
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    July 31, 2007, Tuesday

    Set 3 col cutline Bert, looking as dapper as possible, at the halfway mark.   Set 2 col Helaine Fendelman and Jeff Pressman were at the finish line to welcome Bert, complete with a banner, balloons, T-shirts and pompoms. As Bert commented, “Would anyone expect less?”   Bert On A Bike Set 7-3...Read Full Article

  • MUST RUN 8/10

    GAIL SLUPATCHUK
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    July 31, 2007, Tuesday

    MUST RUN 8/10‘25 YEARS LATER’ OPENS AT UBS w/1 cut avv/gs set 7/31 #707852 NEW YORK CITY — A new exhibition at The UBS Art Gallery in midtown Manhattan will present ten new and recent works of performance, audio and installation art. “25 Years Later: Welcome to Art in General” will be on...Read Full Article

  • ERNEST LAWSON TALK AT PHILLIPS AUG. 16

    GAIL SLUPATCHUK
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    July 31, 2007, Tuesday

    ERNEST LAWSON TALK AT PHILLIPS AUG. 16 AVV 7-16 #706 WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Phillips Collection will present an Artful Evening gallery talk, “Poet of Light — Ernest Lawson,” on Thursday, August 16, at 6 and 7 pm. Attendees can discover how painter Ernest Lawson translated his poetic impre...Read Full Article

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    GAIL SLUPATCHUK
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    July 31, 2007, Tuesday

    ‘RICHARD PRINCE: SPIRITUAL AMERICA’ AT GUGGENHEIM SEPT. 28 AVV 7-23 #707130 NEW YORK CITY — The exhibition “Richard Prince: Spiritual America” will open at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum September 28 and run through January 9....Read Full Article

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    GAIL SLUPATCHUK
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    July 30, 2007, Monday

    JOEL AND LILA HARNETT MUSEUM SHOWS ‘METAMORPHOSIS OF GRAPHITE’ AUG. 23 AVV 12-21 #681893 RICHMOND, VA. — “Leaded: The Materiality and Metamorphosis of Graphite” will be on view at the University of Richmond Museums August 23–October 7 in the Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art....Read Full Article

  • ‘DRAMA AND DESIRE’ AT MFA, BOSTON

    GAIL SLUPATCHUK
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    July 30, 2007, Monday

    ‘DRAMA AND DESIRE’ AT MFA, BOSTON AVV 7-23 #707126 BOSTON, MASS. — The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, will present “Drama and Desire: Japanese Paintings from the Floating World 1690–1850,” on view August 28–December 16. “Drama and Desire” explores the “floating world” of Edo-pe...Read Full Article

  • ‘Stone Cold Folk’ Heats Up The Summer At David Wheatcroft’s Westborough Shop

    DAVID SMITH
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    July 30, 2007, Monday

    30 head‘Stone Cold Folk’ Heats Up The Summer At David Wheatcroft’s Westborough Shop 2c and 3 cut 417 A good selection of Americana ranging from vibrantly painted blanket boxes to stunning portraits.   419 A shapely Windsor armchair is among the furniture displayed.   426...Read Full Article

  • HOOD MUSEUM OF ART WILL PRESENT ‘AMERICAN WORKS ON PAPER’ SEPT. 22

    GAIL SLUPATCHUK
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    July 30, 2007, Monday

    HOOD MUSEUM OF ART WILL PRESENT ‘AMERICAN WORKS ON PAPER’ SEPT. 22 AVV 5-14 #699837 HANOVER, N.H. — “American Works on Paper to 1950: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art,” will be on view at The Hood September 22–December 9....Read Full Article

  • Records For Paintings And Carvings

    DAVID SMITH
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    July 30, 2007, Monday

    Records For Paintings And Carvings Abound At Copley Fine Art Auction     Copley teaser DSS...Read Full Article

  • Wayne Pratt, 64, Auction Force Who BuiltLarge Business In American Furniture

    DAVID SMITH
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    July 30, 2007, Monday

    30 and 24 headWayne Pratt, 64, Auction Force Who BuiltLarge Business In American Furniture Wayne Pratt, 64, Auction Force Who Built Large Business In American Furniture WAYNE PRATT, 64, AUCTION FORCE WHO BUILT LARGE BUSINESS IN AMERICAN FURNITURE/with cuts By Laura Beach...Read Full Article

  • PHILLIPS OFFERS PROVENCE TALK AUG. 23

    GAIL SLUPATCHUK
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    July 30, 2007, Monday

    PHILLIPS OFFERS PROVENCE TALK AUG. 23 AVV 7-16 #706 WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Phillips Collection will present an Artful Evening gallery talk, “Painting Provence — The Riviera of van Gogh and Bonnard,” on Thursday, August 23, at 6 and 7 pm. Participants will explore paintings of southern Fra...Read Full Article

  • Fish Stories FromLake Chautauqua

    DAVID SMITH
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    July 30, 2007, Monday

    30 headFish Stories FromLake Chautauqua 3cut The musky spearing decoy by an unknown Lake Chautauqua maker, cataloged “as one of the finest New York fish made,” sold for a record price paid at auction at $34,500.   Guyette and schmidt 2c and 3cut The John English pintail hen in exceptional pa...Read Full Article

  • RICHARD POUSETTE-DART WORKS AT GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM AUG. 17

    LINDA BAUER
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    July 27, 2007, Friday

    RICHARD POUSETTE-DART WORKS AT GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM AUG. 17 AVV 7-23 #707130 NEW YORK CITY — The work of Richard Pousette-Dart (1916–1992), youngest artist of the first generation of Abstract Expressionists, will be on view at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum August 17–September 25. The exhibit...Read Full Article

  • ‘ARTS OF JAPAN’ AT MFA, BOSTON SEPT. 22

    LINDA BAUER
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    July 27, 2007, Friday

    ‘ARTS OF JAPAN’ AT MFA, BOSTON SEPT. 22AVV 7-23 #707126 BOSTON, MASS. — The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, will present “Arts of Japan: The John C. Weber Collection,” on view September 22–January 13. This exhibition, from one of the finest private holdings of Japanese art outside Japan,...Read Full Article

  • Occupation: My brother and I are partners in J&J Pools, building swimming pools.

    NANCY CREVIER
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    July 27, 2007, Friday

    Occupation: My brother and I are partners in J&J Pools, building swimming pools. Family: Jane is my wife. Our oldest son is Jake, who is 20. He just finished his sophomore year at Wheaton College in Massachusetts. James is 16 and will be a junior next year at Newtown High School.Pets: We have...Read Full Article

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    NANCY CREVIER
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    July 27, 2007, Friday

    * * * Fifty firemen from all five of Newtown’s volunteer fire companies responded early Sunday morning to a house fire on Mt Nebo Road which totally destroyed the Michael Zeerip residence. Deputy Fire Marshal George Lockwood said it was a “suspicious” fire and the cause is under investigati...Read Full Article

  • A Car Crush Confession—I ? My Prius

    NANCY CREVIER
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    July 27, 2007, Friday

    A Car Crush Confession—I ? My PriusBy Nancy K. Crevier“How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth, and breadth, and height my soul can reach…” If 19th Century poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning had owned a Prius hybrid, this poem would more likely have been directed a...Read Full Article

  • Foundation Awards Scholarships

    LAURIE BORST
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    July 27, 2007, Friday

    Foundation Awards Scholarships BROOKFIELD — The Macricostas Family Scholarship Foundation, a not-for-profit organization, announced recently that it has awarded scholarships to 23 deserving college students for the 2007-08 academic year. Seventeen of these recipients are children of employees at...Read Full Article

  • Residents Earn Degrees At Sacred Heart University

    LAURIE BORST
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    July 27, 2007, Friday

    Residents Earn Degrees At Sacred Heart University...Read Full Article

  • Retrospective At Good News Cafe & Gallery: The Life And Art Of David Eugene Bell

    SHANNON HICKS
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    July 27, 2007, Friday

    Retrospective At Good News Cafe & Gallery: The Life And Art Of David Eugene Bell WOODBURY — The unique abstract needlepoint creations of the late Washington (Conn.) artist David Eugene Bell are being featured in a special retrospective exhibition running to August 27 at Good News Cafe and Ga...Read Full Article