N.C. Wyeth: New Perspectives at Portland Museum of Art

N.C. Wyeth: New Perspectives at Portland Museum of Art

N.C. Wyeth: New Perspectives at the Portland Museum of Art, open through January 12, 2020 is a luminous show cataloging the development of Wyeth and his craft as an artist. Before arriving at the Portland Museum of Art, N.C. Wyeth: New Perspectives premiered at The...
Yale University Art Gallery

Yale University Art Gallery

A brief visit to New Haven over the summer led to the discovery of Yale University Art Gallery. Two and a half hours from Boston, this institution is definitely worth a visit when in the area. “Gallery” feels like a bit of a misnomer: Yale’s...
Approaching conceptual art

Approaching conceptual art

A definition Let’s start simple – what is conceptual art? Conceptual art can be defined as “Art for which the idea (or concept) behind the work is more important than the finished art object.” This definition comes from the Tate Modern, from...
The Wellcome Collection, Part I

The Wellcome Collection, Part I

One surprise visit that I took while in London was to the Wellcome Collection. This institution describes itself as “The free museum and library for the incurably curious” and I did find many aspects of it to be delightful. That said, I have some...